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

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very private LOVE IT

great fishing, amazing sea shells, cool wildlife and exploring places, very friendly people and paths to access the ocean pass

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 3, 2015
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Bartlett, Illinois

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Bartlett, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2015

great fishing, amazing sea shells, cool wildlife and exploring places, very friendly people and paths to access the ocean pass

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Parrish, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2015

Lovely beach to stroll and seek out shells, we unfortunately arrived to late in the tide chart and did not find as many as we had hoped to find. Best time to shell is low tide. Pay for parking by the hour.

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Southampton
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2015

It's an ok beach - on the positive side of things there are a huge number of beautiful shells which are great for collecting and nice atmosphere , other people on the beach are respectful and peaceful. However the sand is rough and course (? Due to all the shells) and the sea is brown and murky. It is the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2015

This is a beautiful place to visit. Shelling is great. The other tourists (Christmas, 2015) were family oriented, as we were. Peaceful, calm, rejuvenating!

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2015

We found all of our great shells to take back home in this area. There are also rocks that make for some great beach photos. Parking can be tough, and it can get kind of crowded at low tide when the shells are plentiful, but it was worth the stop.

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Church Hill, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015

Less people, all natural, wild life, shelling, a dolphin here and there, boats passing by, the sun on your face, shells in your bag, and a big smile on your face. Yea, that's Captiva Pass.

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Illinois City, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015

Great stop for pictures or you could spend the day at the beach. Parking might be limited so plan ahead.

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Smiths, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2015

Very nice beach w/ paid parking area. Tends to be busiest in late morning to late afternoon and parking gets to be difficult then. Lots of good fishing here and tons of nice shells are everywhere! You can see manatees here as well horseshoe crabs (and lots of birds!). The water is shallow in most places and there's a large... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2015

Whether you are out for a cruise, dolphin and bird watching or fishing this is a great spot to be. A wide assortment of wildlife and usually calm waters (check the weather report), The fishing is very diverse. So many species. you'll never be sure what you've caught until you reel it in.

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Vanleer, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2015

Love the beautiful shells, clean beach and ocean. Most beautiful sunset, Bring water shoes, and bags for the shells and sand dollars

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