Boating, Fishing & Diving

Spend time on the water to get the most of out of your visit. Cruise Paradise Coast waterways by boat, kayak or canoe (bring your own or rent one). Spend the day catching your dinner – there’s plenty of saltwater and freshwater action. No matter what you do, it’s just another day in paradise.

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    Collier County Artificial Reef Program

    Wasmer Reef

  • Discover beauty reborn on Florida’s Paradise Coast Reef
    Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades of Collier County, Florida, have always been a Paradise of natural beauty and life. Now 36 new artificial reefs built from over 18,000 tons of concrete, are an ... Read More >
    Fishing and Boating Tips
    With such a vast system of estuaries, bays, creeks, flats, near-shore and offshore waters, and freshwater lakes and canals, it's knowing where to cast your line that can make all the difference. W... Read More >
    Florida Fishing License Information
    If you are visiting Naples, Marco Island or the Everglades City area, you will most likely need to obtain a Florida saltwater or freshwater fishing license, depending on what type of fishing you are i... Read More >
    Shelling on Naples & Marco Island Beaches
    Bring back more than a tan from your beach vacation on Florida's Paradise Coast. Join a shelling excursion and your souvenirs could include starfish, sand dollars and fighting conch shells. Florid... Read More >
    More Than Your Average Fishing Trip
    Don’t call Mike Bailey a charter boat captain. If you do, he’s apt to correct you — gently. “I’m a native guide,” he says, sitting behind the wheel of his 25-foot c... Read More >
  • Adventures in Paradise: Everglades Pole-Boat Tours
    Adventure through the world-famous Everglades pole boat tour, one of the oldest means of transportation in the Everglades. Learn more about Everglades Adventure Tours here: http://bit.ly/1JygB1v
    Adventures in Paradise: Everglades Pole-Boat Tours
    Adventure through the world-famous Everglades pole boat tour, one of the oldest means of transportation in the Everglades. Learn more about Everglades Adventure Tours here: http://bit.ly/1JygB1v - 2:50 Play
    Adventures in Paradise: Everglades Pole-Boat Tours
    Adventure through the world-famous Everglades pole boat tour, one of the oldest means of transportation in the Everglades. Learn more about Everglades Adventure Tours here: http://bit.ly/1JygB1v
    Paradise is Yours
    Paradise is Yours
    Paradise Coast Artificial Reef
    The Reef Project funded entirely through grants and private donors, with no taxpayer funds, will have major impacts on Collier County’s ecology and economy. The recreational ecosystem will include 36 ... - 3:05 Play
    Paradise Coast Artificial Reef
    The Reef Project funded entirely through grants and private donors, with no taxpayer funds, will have major impacts on Collier County’s ecology and economy. The recreational ecosystem will include 36 artificial reefs, creating marine life habitats, increasing fish populations, and impacting the local fishing industry
    Florida's Paradise Coast - Nothing Stands Between You and Paradise
    This season, experience your version of paradise. Whether it's adventure on the Everglades, relaxing by pristine beaches, dining at award-winning restaurants or enjoying the shops and nightlife, you'v... - 0:30 Play
    Florida's Paradise Coast - Nothing Stands Between You and Paradise
    This season, experience your version of paradise. Whether it's adventure on the Everglades, relaxing by pristine beaches, dining at award-winning restaurants or enjoying the shops and nightlife, you've discover your paradise on Florida's Paradise Coast.
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