Explore a remote, historical landmark and see what others are missing! Cruise across the Anna Maria Sound in Tampa Bay to this state-protected island only accessible by boat. Walk the trails, seek for land turtles, learn about the history of Fort Dade, and take amazing pictures among the ruins of the fort. Then, try snorkeling the sunken ruins or take a walk on the sand, lay out in the sun, collect shells, admire marine wildlife, play games, and more.
What we provide
What to bring
We recommend bringing beach towels, sunglasses, hat, and shoes suitable for waking in water and sand. Items of personal use such as sunblock and bug repellent. Adults are welcome to bring beer, wine, or champagne – no red wine please. Although we provide a cooler with ice, it is acceptable to bring a small cooler with specialty beverages or snacks.
Add an elegant charcuterie board or vegan tray prepared locally, or a paddle board to use at the beach. Select the appropriate option when completing your booking.