Captain Brian On The Water

Enjoy a private boat trip departing from McCarthy's Marina on Captiva Island where you will explore the natural surroundings by water. Captain Brian Holaway's specialized trip for 1-6 passengers will give you an opportunity to view birds, collect shells, see dolphins, take photos, relax and explore islands only accessible by boat. Visit the islands of North Captiva, Cayo Costa State Park, Cabbage Key, Useppa or the Tarpon Lodge area on Pine Island. 

Captain Brian's 24 ft skiff named the "Muspa" has shade, comfortable chairs and a cooler full of ice for your drinks or lunch.  Captain Brian has been guiding for over 20 years to the islands surrounding Sanibel and Captiva Islands Families and people of all ages will enjoy this. private guided boat trip.  To see more check out his WILDLIFE WEDNESDAY videos at or follow Captain Brian On The Water on Facebook to learn more about this unique experience.  Captain Brian is a certified Florida Master Naturalist and a licensed Coast Guard Captain with over 20 years experience of guiding in Pine Island Sound. You will leave with a greater understanding of the unique beauty of this special place we call home in Southwest Florida.

Call or text 239-989-6522 to reserve your trip today! 


Shelling, beach combing and relaxing on the beaches of Cayo Costa.


General Information: Open Year-Round

Location: Beachfront

Suitable for Ages: All Ages

Time To Experience Activity: Half Day

Availability: Daily

Dates Closed: Major Holidays

Closest Airport: RSW

Guest Information: Children Allowed, Family Friendly, Reservations Required

Activities: Birding, Boating, Natural Wildlife Viewing, Shelling

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