January Nature Club – Tarpon Lodge Cruise
Date: January 12, 2022
11401 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva, FL 33924
Meet at McCarthy’s Marina at 9:30 a.m.
Lunch at Tarpon Lodge on the island
Pine Island Sound is rich in fishing culture and history. As you cruise Pine Island Sound you will get an up-close look at the historic fish houses and learn about the Calusa and Spanish-Cuban Ranchos of the past, as well as Tarpon sport fishing, which has been popular for generations. Once on Pine Island, enjoy lunch at the charming and historic Tarpon Lodge. Afterwards, passengers will enjoy a tour of the Randell Research Center, an archeological and historical site that is a program of the Florida Museum of Natural History. A guide will lead you through the Calusa Heritage Trail with its pre- Columbian Mounds of the ancient Calusa Indians.
Price: $57/pp (lunch separate, parking additional $5/per vehicle)