Southwest Florida Birds

Regardless if you’re on the sand, on the road, at home or out and about, there is no denying that birds are everywhere in Southwest Florida. During our tours, we are likely to come across....continue reading

Let’s go on an eco tour by kayaks or boat around Fort Myers Beach and explore the estuary!

Local Island Engineered by Calusa Indians Our big backyard, Estero Bay, has been the location of exploration for thousands of years—and now it’s waiting for you. Travel back in time as we cruise by hundreds....continue reading

Hurricane Season in Florida

Hurricane Season   As we enter into the Summer Months here in Fort Myers Beach, we are also entering into Hurricane Season.   Hurricane Season refers to a period of months (June 1- November 30)....continue reading

Who loves to find shells on Fort Myers beach??

Strombus Alatus: The Florida Fighting Conch     One of the most common of the live shells that you will see on our shelling tours is the Florida Fighting Conch or Strombus alatus. They are....continue reading

What are those weird spider looking creatures in the mangroves around Fort Myers Beach?

Mangrove Crabs   On the water’s edge, along the twisted roots of South Florida’s mangrove habitat lives an otherworldly creature… the Mangrove Crab.   Looking eerily like a large spider, our local mangrove crab, species....continue reading

Are there reefs near Fort Myers Beach and Southwest Florida?

Reefs in Fort Myers and Southwest Florida   Marine conservation is one of the most important aspects of our work here at Good Time Charters. We strive through education, fantastic tours and fun to create....continue reading

Stand up paddleboard yoga Fort Myers Beach is great for any level

SUP: A Flexible and Fun Way To Relax and Realign   (Image Credit: The News-Press)   One of our most unique tours is our stand up paddleboard tour (SUP), perfect for those who are just....continue reading

There are some unusual looking but tasty fish in the Gulf of Mexico near Fort Myers Beach

Fish on Fort Myers Beach: Hogfish   Image:   We have a lot of unusual and rare fish living within our Gulf of Mexico waters off the coast of Southwest Florida. The hogfish, also....continue reading

What to do if you find a stranded or injured dolphin

Fort Myers Beach: Dolphin Discovery & Conservation   Dolphins are aquatic mammals that have inhabited the waters of our planet for anywhere from 12 to 65 million years. Images of dolphins appeared in art as....continue reading