Local communities and businesses are working to Protect Southwest Florida’s Endangered Species

Southwest Florida is world renowned for its natural, untouched beauty reminiscent of a time before widespread human civilization. It was during that time that all animals simply followed the natural cycle of life. Since humans....continue reading

What is Stand up Paddleboarding and why should you try it?

Good Time Charters: 3 Reasons Why You Should Go Paddle Boarding A paddleboard is basically a board that you stand on and paddle yourself around. There are many different styles of boards designed for different types....continue reading

What are those prehistoric looking sea critters?

Horseshoe Crab Central! When Kayaking or boating on the Estero Bay near Fort Myers Beach with Good Time Charters, keep an eye out for the prehistoric looking critter known as the Horseshoe crab.  Horseshoe crabs....continue reading

Visitors and Locals Explore the Wonders of Estero Bay with a Kayaking Tour Fort Myers Beach

Good Time Charters kayaking tours were recently featured as the centerpiece article in the September 18, News-Press Go Coastal section. The article was written by our own Captain Cristina who is a biologist, master naturalist....continue reading

We love finding Sand Dollars and other sea shells in Fort Myers Beach and nearby islands

When out on our Coastal Sealife, Shelling and Dolphin Cruise, our guests often find sand dollars and other beautiful shells washed up on or near the shore. Sand dollars are a species of extremely flattened,....continue reading

Locals and visitors love to see dolphins in Fort Myers Beach! Read her latest News Column

When you think about Florida, dolphins playing in the surf often come to mind. Our Captains and guides are experts when it comes to these marine mammals, their habitat and behavior. In her latest News-Press article,....continue reading

Kids of all ages enjoy a stop at a shell island near Fort Myers beach while on a dolphin cruise!

We never know what we are going to see while at the shell island on our 3 hr Coastal Sealife Dolphin and Shelling cruise! Check out this huge shell that our marine biologist Capt Cristina....continue reading

Fort Myers Beach Biologist volunteers to assist in Bird Nesting Counts

Captain Cristina of Good Time Charters recently assisted a bird rookery nesting count in the Estero Bay Aquatic Preserve. Estero Bay is the first aquatic preserve established in Florida. It is a shallow estuary fed by five minor....continue reading

Romantic activities for couples in Fort Myers Beach

Want to impress your sweetie? Why not take them out on a Good Time Charters Sunset Dolphin Cruise? Southwest Florida is known as the Paradise Coast and what could be more romantic than cruising out....continue reading