History and Eco River Cruise

History and Eco River Cruise
Cultural & Theme Tours > Historical & Heritage Tours > Historical Tour
$36.57
Duration: 90 minutes
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Description

Relax on this 90-minute cruise on the M/V Edison Explorer along the Caloosahatchee River.  Learn about the unique history of Fort Myers and the evolution of the Caloosahatchee and hopefully meet the amazing river wildlife that call the Caloosahatchee home.  See bird rookeries, mangroves, river islands, and enjoy views of historic downtown Fort Myers and the Edison & Ford Winter Estates from the water.  Guests love the entertaining narration and enjoying southwest Florida on the water!

Highlights:

  • 90 Minute History and Eco River Cruise
  • River Wildlife including but not guaranteed variety of birds, dolphins and manatees (seasonally) 
  • Bird Rookeries, Mangroves and River Islands
  • Water views of The Edison & Ford Winter Estates and Downtown Fort Myers
  • Entertaining historical narration provided by certified Pure Florida Captains

Board the M/V Edison Explorer at the Marina at Edison Ford where you'll be taken in an amazing 90-minute cruise north on the Caloosahatchee River, home to mangroves, river islands and an eco-system as unique as its history.  Certified Captains provide entertaining commentary on the history of the river and Fort Myers and elaborates on any wildlife spotted along the way.  Guests love the views from the water of downtown Fort Myers and the cultural gem, Thomas Edison & Henry Ford Winter Estates.  You will love moving freely throughout the boat to get the best view capturing memories that will last a lifetime!  Marine restroom is available on the boat, and refreshments are available for purchase on board.  Your Captain will return guests back to the Marina at Edison Ford where you can enjoy a variety of additional activities including dining at Pincher’s Restaurant, touring the historic Edison & Ford Winter Estates or heading into downtown Fort Myers for a variety of fascinating restaurants and eclectic group of boutique shops and art galleries. 

Relax on this 90-minute cruise on the M/V Edison Explorer along the Caloosahatchee River.  Learn about the unique history of Fort Myers and the evolution of the Caloosahatchee and hopefully meet the amazing river wildlife that call the Caloosahatchee home.  See bird rookeries, mangroves, river islands, and enjoy views of historic downtown Fort Myers and the Edison & Ford Winter Estates from the water.  Guests love the entertaining narration and enjoying southwest Florida on the water!

Highlights:

  • 90 Minute History and Eco River Cruise
  • River Wildlife including but not guaranteed variety of birds, dolphins and manatees (seasonally) 
  • Bird Rookeries, Mangroves and River Islands
  • Water views of The Edison & Ford Winter Estates and Downtown Fort Myers
  • Entertaining historical narration provided by certified Pure Florida Captains