All posts tagged North Captiva Island

Great Egret, birds of Florida, Cabbage Keys,

Birds of North Captiva, Florida, Saved From Extinction!

Birds of Florida Books for Kids

North Captiva is near Fort Myers in Florida. We love it for its no cars, just golf carts, island vibe, but the birds love it too as it’s a bird sanctuary. This wasn’t always so, certain birds were hunted to near extinction around the turn of the century when exotic feathers were all the rage to decorate ladies’ hats. Read more…

Family Reunion Vacations: North Captiva Island, Florida

Perfect Family Beach Vacation at Secret Florida Island

Near Fort Myers (and yet so far away) is North Captiva Island, a barrier reef island that is only accessible by ferry.  You might have heard of Captiva but this is a different place altogether.  North Captiva doesn’t allow cars so it’s just golf carts, bikes, boats, and walking for transportation on the island.  And did I mention that it’s also a bird sanctuary?  Be prepared to see an abundance of wild creatures from egrets to dolphins to manatees. Read more…