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Family Activities


Grab your camera and a ScoutAbout map and get ready to discover manatees, dolphins, sunsets—and other hidden secrets and delights of South Seas—on an island adventure.

Start Your Journey
Sanibel Sea School

Become ocean explorers! Discover Captiva Island's incredible ecosystem and wildlife. Learn snorkeling, surfing, and net fishing. Go on a guided birdwatching tour or shelling walk.

Start Learning

In our protected wildlife sanctuary, enjoy world-famous shelling, kayaking in search of sea turtles and manatees, fishing, a run along our scenic trails, or a leisurely bike ride around the island.

Explore our Natural Wonders
Pools & H2Whoa! Waterslides

Relax poolside under the tropical sun or in the comfort of your private cabana, waterfront tiki bar nearby, while the kids make a splash in three pools and H2Whoa! Water Slides.

Dive In
Family Portraits

When you’re having the perfect family vacation, you’ll want to remember it for years to come. Find the best spots and get the best shots with a session with Nick Adams Photography.

Capture Your Memories

Where Making Memories is Easy. So is Capturing Them.

It’s hard to imagine a place capable of pleasing everyone, but South Seas Island Resort is proof that it’s possible. Learn about marine ecosystems or explore the delights of South Seas on an island adventure. Lounge in a private poolside cabana while the kids race down the waterslide, again and again. Enjoy our family recreational center. And make these priceless family moments last forever with some creative beach portraits.