Founded by a group of local plant enthusiasts in 1994 and today welcomes over 220,000 visitors per year to experience themed gardens that represent the culture and flora of the tropics.
The Naples Pier is one of the most popular attractions and stands as a community landmark in Olde Naples. A favorite location for both site seers and fisherman, it is also serves as the ideal place to enjoy beautiful Southwest Florida sunsets.
Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens
The Naples Zoo is a nationally accredited zoo and features a full day of fun activities. The paved path winds nearly a mile past rare and beautiful animals residing within a historic tropical garden of exotic plants first planted in 1919 with a fascinating history. In this tropical setting, you can take delight at seeing many of your favorite animals like lions, giraffes, monkeys, pythons, and bears. In addition, you’ll also discover feature exhibits and an array of more rarely seen creatures like the fosas of Madagascar or an Asian deer that barks and eats meat.
The Naples Kayak Company has served Southwest Florida for over twelve years providing kayak rentals, kayak tours, stand up paddle board rentals and tours daily.
Today, Tin City holds its historic, old Florida charm, and is home to over thirty unique boutiques, two waterfront restaurants and a variety of water and boating adventures that are fun for all ages!
Ms. B. Haven Fishing and Eco Charters
Join Captain Mike Bailey a second generation native Naples Fishing Guide who has been angling, navigating and running local Naples fishing charters full time for over thirty years. If you’re looking for an unforgettable experience for everyone from children, people with special needs or the most seasoned angler, he specializes in turning dreams into memories.
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary occupies approximately 13,000 acres in the heart of the Corkscrew Watershed in Southwest Florida, part of the Western Everglades. It is primarily composed of wetlands. These include the largest remaining virgin bald cypress forest in the world (approximately 700 acres), which is the site of the largest nesting colony of Federally Endangered Wood Storks in the nation. Corkscrew provides important habitat for numerous other Federal and State listed species, including the Florida Panther, American Alligator, Gopher Tortoise, Florida Sandhill Crane, Limpkin, Roseate Spoonbill, Snowy Egret, Tricolored Heron, White Ibis, Big Cypress Fox Squirrel and the Florida Black Bear. Several rare plants are also found here, most notably the Ghost Orchid.
Anchored by Whole Foods Market, Nordstrom Rack and Silverspot Cinema, a 12-screen premier-style theater, Mercato offers 12 notable restaurants, over 20 upscale retailers and luxury residential condominiums. Mercato hosts a vibrant year-round event calendar with most events free and open to the public.
JetBlue Park at Fenway South is the new Spring Training ballpark and adjoining Player Development Complex for the Boston Red Sox in Lee County, Florida. Fenway South provides state-of-the-art training facilities. It includes JetBlue Park, the main ballpark with a total capacity of approximately 11,000 fans (including standing room and berm).
Come cruise aboard the most elegant luxury yacht in all of southwest Florida. You will experience the spectacular homes, breathtaking sites and natural beauty of Naples Bay and Port Royal. Relax in their fully enclosed and air-conditioned interior salons or bask in the warmth of the sun in the fresh-air outdoor seating. Enjoy the beverage of your choice from either of their two full-service bars and unwind as you cruise the calm waters of Naples Bay. If you join them for dinner, hors d’oeuvres or lunch cruise, you’ll enjoy a delicious meal prepared fresh daily, right in their galley. The Naples Princess sails from her dock at the Port of Naples Marina, conveniently located near downtown Naples, directly adjacent to the shopping of Tin City. Join them for one of their popular daily public cruises where you’re sure to have the experience of a lifetime.
Join them for a fascinating tour of the Naples area. They are proud of the natural beauty, history and charm of Naples, and are certain you will find your tour interesting, informative and fun. Their guides look forward to sharing their expertise and local knowledge with you.
Everglades Excursions departs Naples and Marco Island daily. You’ll board a comfort-controlled Safari Wagon, driven by one of our experienced echo-trained guides who will provide informative narration throughout the tour. These national sanctuaries contain some of the most amazing natural wildlife in the Southeastern United States.