You need a North Captiva water taxi service to explore all that island Florida has to offer. Make a water taxi and sightseeing tour today at Jensen’s Marina.
Seeing Old Time Florida in a tranquil setting is a must have experience when you travel to Southwest Florida. A Florida trip that involves a private water taxi service so you can spend time on the water is the best way to soak in the Florida experience.
The best way to see Old Time Florida in all its glory is by taking a North Captiva water taxi service to get to the most relaxing part of Captiva Island. FInding a marina that offers water taxi, fishing and sightseeing tours is the best way to chart your vacation path.
We have all the answers to your questions below to make you a North Captiva Island expert.
A water taxi is a boat or other form of watercraft to provide transportation over the water to a destination. In many cases, water taxis are used in waterfront locations to get people to popular destinations during a busy time of the day or month to alleviate road traffic congestion.
Water taxis can have one stop or several stops along the way and are very popular in coastal communities. Water taxi services typically come with a flat fee for a one-way destination.
A water taxi is a great way to get around when you are on vacation and want to see the sights when you don’t have a car or get somewhere that’s only accessible by boat. Here are some other benefits of water taxis:
While there are plenty of benefits for taking a water taxi, you also need to make sure you pack all of the essentials. To learn more, check out our article What to Pack For a Day on the Boat.
This is the first question people ask before heading to one of the best islands Florida has to offer. The short answer is that Captiva Island is accessible by car via way of Fort Myers by crossing Blind Pass Bridge. Captiva Island is approximately 16 miles from Fort Myers.
You will want a car on Captiva Island because you can access Sanibel Island via car as well, which gives you access to more shopping and eatery options.
Next learn how to get water taxi service to North Captiva Island.
So how do you get from Captiva to North Captiva Island and what’s the difference? These are great questions.
For starters, while Captiva Island is accessible via bridge, North Captiva Island is only accessible via a North Captiva Water Taxi or other method of boating. The following options are available to you to get to North Captiva:
There is a ferry that departs from the North Captiva Island Club that takes you to North Captiva Island. It costs $22 per adult for a one-way ferry ticket and $19.50 each way for kids ages 2-12. Toddlers under 2 years old are free.
Each passenger can take one full size bag of luggage and one 30-gallon bin for beverages on their North Captiva Island ferry ride. Groups of four can take four bags of luggage and four 30-gallon bins for beverages.
The ferry ride is approximately 20 minutes. Make sure you look for dolphins on your leisurely cruise!
Water taxi service from Captiva to Boca Grande is popular. Boca Grande Pass is a beautiful area full of fish, sun and surf. Take advantage of a water taxi service at Jensen’s Marina™ that goes to historic Boca Grande, the most northern of destinations offered by Jensen’s Marina™. Once there, you will enjoy an historic town that includes restaurants and a museum, as well as galleries and shops. Enjoy beautiful downtown streets lined with trees and homes that are grand in stature.
Enjoy a water taxi ride to Pine Island and head back in time to an island known for its fantastic art galleries. You can also take a walking tour of the island at the Historic Calusa Native American Shell Mound. Schedule a water taxi to Pine Island at Jensen’s Marina™ today.
A lot of people ask the following questions: “How do I get to Cabbage Key?” and “Is there a ferry to Cabbage Key?
The answer to the first question is Cabbage Key is so secluded that it is only accessible by boat. Cabbage Key is one of many coastal keys in Southwest Florida in Pine Island Sound.
You can reach Cabbage Key via a water taxi from Pine Island to North Captiva Island. by renting a boat or booking a private charter. From Fort Myers, you can take a ferry from Pine Island Sound to Cayo Costa State Park.
Cabbage Key is not far at all via boat from Captiva Island. It’s approximately 8 miles or the equivalent of a peaceful 1-hour boat ride to Cabbage Key from North Captiva Island.
Think peaceful, relaxing activities that include:
Jensen’s Marina™ on North Captiva Island has been in operation for more than 50 years. We also offer boat rentals to see the coastline for yourself. You can rent a boat on North Captiva Island and we offer the following rental boat options:
A boat ride and North Captiva water taxi service is all within your reach at Jensen’s Twin Palm Marina and Cottages™. Do some island hopping by scheduling a water taxi today. You can schedule an island tours trip with a couple of boat stops on nearby islands for some sightseeing and to grab lunch.
You can contact us today to set up a boat ride and a private sightseeing tour or a private water taxi today that can involve a beach lunch, a shelling excursion and dolphin watching.
Our North Captiva private water taxi service and sightseeing adventure includes scheduled trips to the following:
Come enjoy the Jensen's Marina™ Captiva Island experience. We offer boat rides and private outer island tours by the hour or as long as you like. We offer the following rates. All you have to do is pick the time and invite your family and friends for parties up to six people.
Our marina also offers a museum, barbecue food options, a store, wireless internet and fishing access off our private dock! Come enjoy live music events too in the evenings along the water,
Come schedule a charter, North Captiva Island water taxi and sightseeing boat tour and plan that fishing trip at Jensen’s North Captiva Island today! Contact us to schedule your perfect North Captiva water taxi, boat ride and private sightseeing tour!