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Captiva Pass

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Address: North Captiva Island, Captiva Island, FL
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Porpoises will eat the fish you release at Captiva Pass.

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Time on the water is never wasted

Whether you are out for a cruise, dolphin and bird watching or fishing this is a great spot to be. A wide assortment of wildlife and usually calm waters (check the weather... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 July 2015
Bob C
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Fort Myers, Florida

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Fort Myers, Florida
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

Whether you are out for a cruise, dolphin and bird watching or fishing this is a great spot to be. A wide assortment of wildlife and usually calm waters (check the weather report), The fishing is very diverse. So many species. you'll never be sure what you've caught until you reel it in.

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Vanleer, Tennessee
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

Love the beautiful shells, clean beach and ocean. Most beautiful sunset, Bring water shoes, and bags for the shells and sand dollars

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Ft. Lauderdale
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

This is just a short bridge that connects Sanibel Island to Captiva Island. There is a small beach just to the left of the pass which provides limited parking for a fee. If the tide is low you are able to walk under this connection bridge. Enjoy.

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Tamarac, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

If you want some fun, sun, sand, shells, relaxation and me time, then this is the place to go! If you are with the one you love, it makes your time more special there. Peaceful and loving and time for special words.

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Titusville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2015

On previous visits we have taken this pass by small boat and used it to visit all around the island; although the leeward side is less volatile than the ocean side. There is a strong current and parents need to be mindful of their children as they venture into the water. Fishing with the tide flow is best. This time... More 

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Warren, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2014 via mobile

What a beautiful place North Captiva is. Perfect for those sunset's. Parking is another thing though better rent a golf cart or scooter. Beaches are great for shelling ok for swimming but this is a shelling resort island.

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Ravenna, Michigan
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2014

Always a great spot. Throw a line in, enjoy the sun, peace and quiet. We like to visit in the fall when the munchkins are back in school.

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Haddock, Georgia
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16 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

We stopped here when we saw people doing the Sanibel Stoop :) The water was VERY dangerous to get in, but there were men fishing on the shore lines. Seashells were abundant!!

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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125 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014

All of North Captiva Island is very peaceful and quiet but being near water makes it even better. Awesome place for shelling. The current through the pass is very strong so don't go swimming in there and anchor your boat or you'll keep drifting. Get yourself over to the Cayo Costa side of the pass, because that's where the shells... More 

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burnsville
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2014

make sure you stay for the sunsets they are world class. they hauled in sand so the beaches are very wide yet steep this year. a favorite place

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