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Nature Activities


What treasures of the sea will you discover on Sanibel and Captiva’s world-famous shelling beaches? Grab a bucket and hit the shore, where currents wash up more than 400 species of shells.

Start Your Collection
Kayak Tours

Paddle through calm waters and discover the natural wildlife of Captiva from an all-new perspective. Or take an expedition to Bryant Bayou, Chadwick's Bayou, or North Captiva.

Glide Along
Go! Fish

Learn the art of catch and release from our resident fishing experts. Our waters are teeming with redfish, Spanish mackerel, grouper, and mangrove snapper.

What’s the Catch

Grab a bicycle rental and pedal your way around Captiva Island. Feel the salty breeze in your hair, explore the resort, take in the scenery, and get a bit of exercise while you’re at it!

Along for the Ride

A haven for anglers with some of the finest fishing in Southwest Florida, guests are welcome to fish, surf cast, and shore cast right on property. Learn catch and release or head out on an excursion.

Reel One In
The Beach

A stunning two-and-a-half mile stretch of pristine white-sand beach is waiting for you. What will you do? World-renowned shelling, an evening stroll, bask in the sun, or catch the perfect wave.

Every Day is a Beach Day
Nature Walks

Identify birds or collect treasures. Take a guided birdwatching walk or discover the charms of shelling on our beach.

What Will You Discover?

It’s called the great outdoors for a reason

At South Seas Island Resort, you’re part of a 330-acre protected wildlife sanctuary, with bottlenose dolphins, West Indian manatees, great egrets, white ibis, and Cuban anole lizards as your neighbors. And we have fun activities to help you enjoy it all. Beaches world famous for shelling. Kayak tours through mangrove forests. Dolphin adventures and fishing excursions. Exploring Captiva Island by bicycle or on foot is a great way to get around and the perfect pace to take it all in.