Fort Myers Beach: Then and Now

Fort Myers Beach has been a vacation destination that sun seekers and adventurers have flocked to for years. Though time has passed and things have changed since the early days of the beach, one thing....continue reading

Good Time Charters: Scavenging the Shore

As you walk down the shoreline of Fort Myers Beach or Sanibel, you may find a number of unidentifiable items amongst the shells and driftwood. We’re here to help you identify these strange looking creatures.....continue reading

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