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Address: North Captiva Island, Captiva Island, FL
Activities: Fishing
Description: Porpoises will eat the fish you release at Captiva Pass.

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Fab beach

Another fab beach to chill out on and enjoy. Because there is not much parking its never that crowded. The small car park is full very early. Also a lovely place for an early... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 29, 2015
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom
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204 reviews 204 reviews
100 attraction reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Another fab beach to chill out on and enjoy. Because there is not much parking its never that crowded. The small car park is full very early. Also a lovely place for an early morning walk.

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Warren, Ohio
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66 attraction reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

What a beautiful place North Captiva is. Perfect for those sunset's. Parking is another thing though better rent a golf cart or scooter. Beaches are great for shelling ok for swimming but this is a shelling resort island.

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Ravenna, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Always a great spot. Throw a line in, enjoy the sun, peace and quiet. We like to visit in the fall when the munchkins are back in school.

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Haddock, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We stopped here when we saw people doing the Sanibel Stoop :) The water was VERY dangerous to get in, but there were men fishing on the shore lines. Seashells were abundant!!

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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84 reviews 84 reviews
63 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

All of North Captiva Island is very peaceful and quiet but being near water makes it even better. Awesome place for shelling. The current through the pass is very strong so don't go swimming in there and anchor your boat or you'll keep drifting. Get yourself over to the Cayo Costa side of the pass, because that's where the shells... More 

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burnsville
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

make sure you stay for the sunsets they are world class. they hauled in sand so the beaches are very wide yet steep this year. a favorite place

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Very nice beaches. The sand is not as powdery as Fort Myers Beach but it is still nice, and very peaceful. Good spot for shelling too!

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Delray Beach, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

take your waders-best shelling in florida-inland from the BLIND PASS BRIDGE-do not pick up live shells-plenty of dead shells- lots of fun-do go-foot note!-no name storm of 1977 changed opening of inlet forever-charlesB.

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Rochester, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Went out with Jim Burnsed- had a great time. Unfortunately a storm the week before was making the fish a little shy. But we did manage to hook up a couple of small sharks. Thanks Jim for a great day.

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Leland, Iowa
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

This is not a beach for swimming (there are plenty of great beaches on Sanibel/Captiva for that), but it's an incredible beach for shelling. My wife and kids love to shell so they can spend an entire day here. There are literally piles of shells on the beach with more washing in all the time. Parking is limited and costs... More 

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