7996Cayo Costa Heritage Day, 5/5/2012, 12:00 am
- May 2, 2012
Reminder from: swflpc Yahoo! Group Title: Cayo Costa Heritage Day Date: Saturday May 5, 2012 Time: All Day Notes: Cayo Costa Heritage Day - May 5th 2012
The 1st Annual Cayo Costa Heritage Day will be held at Cayo Costa State Park on Saturday, May 5, 2012 from 10 AM until 4 PM.
If you want to take a boat to Cayo Costa read below.
Pat is paddling to Cayo Costa, launching 8am from Coast Connection (Porto Bello/Bokeelia). Paddle trip not for beginners, is 6 mile open water paddle each way, traveling 3-4mph. (239-410-0167) Parking fee $5/car $10/trailer.
This is a chance for visitors to see the unique qualities of this pristine barrier island and to learn more about the fascinating history of the original and early settlers who made their livelihood there for so many years.
The day will feature tours of the island, storytelling by members of the original fishing families, demonstrations and wonderful food. Activities will be held at the State Park landing area off Pelican Bay and beachside near the pavilions and camp ground area.
Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children under the age of 12. The price includes transportation, all activities and lunch. The event will take place rain or shine. Several area charter services are offering roundtrip transportation included with admission on a limited, first come first served basis. Attendees are encouraged to reserve early.
RESERVATIONS: From Bokeelia 239-283-0015
From Punta Gorda 239-283-0015
From Captiva 239-472-5300
From Boca Grande - 941-301-8687
Private boating parties are encouraged to attend and may purchase tickets on the island. Dock space is limited and available on a first come, first serve basis.
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