Boating, Fishing & Diving

Spend time on the water to get the most of out of your visit. Cruise Paradise Coast waterways by boat, kayak or canoe (bring your own or rent one). Spend the day catching your dinner – there’s plenty of saltwater and freshwater action. No matter what you do, it’s just another day in paradise.

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    Collier County Artificial Reef Program

    Wasmer Reef

  • How to Catch a Tripletail in 5 minutes
    The fishing trip was winding down when Captain Mike Bailey got an idea. “Let’s see if we can get us a tripletail before we head back,” he announced. “What’s a tripletail?... Read More >
    Cook Your Catch in Naples, Marco Island
    Stephanie Roberts gave her husband Jordan a fishing trip for his 30th birthday. Down from Michigan, they wanted to eat what they caught. It’s good they chose Naples. The city and nearby Marco Is... Read More >
    More Than Your Average Fishing Trip
    Don’t call Mike Bailey a charter boat captain. If you do, he’s apt to correct you — gently. “I’m a native guide,” he says, sitting behind the wheel of his 25-foot c... Read More >
    Discover beauty reborn on Florida’s Paradise Coast Reef
    Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades of Collier County, Florida, have always been a Paradise of natural beauty and life. When the Deepwater Horizon disaster occurred in Gulf of Mexico in 2010, it w... Read More >
    An Everglades Adventure
    "Going west" usually means a rugged trek over bleached sands and through snow-capped mountains. If there's water, it's the austere Pacific. But in the Everglades, you'll find tha... Read More >
  • Adventures in Paradise: Everglades Pole-Boat Tours
    Adventure through the world-famous Everglades pole boat tour, one of the oldest means of transportation in the Everglades. Learn more about Everglades Adventure Tours here: http://bit.ly/1JygB1v
    Adventures in Paradise: Everglades Pole-Boat Tours
    Adventure through the world-famous Everglades pole boat tour, one of the oldest means of transportation in the Everglades. Learn more about Everglades Adventure Tours here: http://bit.ly/1JygB1v - 2:50 Play
    Adventures in Paradise: Everglades Pole-Boat Tours
    Adventure through the world-famous Everglades pole boat tour, one of the oldest means of transportation in the Everglades. Learn more about Everglades Adventure Tours here: http://bit.ly/1JygB1v
    Paradise is Yours
    Paradise is Yours
    Paradise Coast Artificial Reef
    The Reef Project funded entirely through grants and private donors, with no taxpayer funds, will have major impacts on Collier County’s ecology and economy. The recreational ecosystem will include 36 ... - 3:05 Play
    Paradise Coast Artificial Reef
    The Reef Project funded entirely through grants and private donors, with no taxpayer funds, will have major impacts on Collier County’s ecology and economy. The recreational ecosystem will include 36 artificial reefs, creating marine life habitats, increasing fish populations, and impacting the local fishing industry
    Explore Florida's Paradise Coast
    Explore Florida's Paradise Coast - 3:06 Play
    Explore Florida's Paradise Coast
    Explore Florida's Paradise Coast
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