Our group really enjoyed the river cruise along with hearing about the history of the river. The staff were very friendly and happy to answer any questions.
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.
Chris & Nick were great tour guides, very friendly and informative. When we got to the Island to look for shells we found lots of sand dollars and got to see starfish in the ocean, as well as seeing Dolphins along the way.
We had a great time learning about the local cultural, animals and protected areas. It was great to see manatees and dolphins in their own environment. We enjoyed collecting shells on the private beach. I know there were some environmental issues, but those were unforeseen...More