Learn about Southwest Florida estuary life, from the experts.
Take a 20-minute boat ride, then get a close-up look, face to fin.
Pay nothing for this snorkeling adventure, brought to you for the first time this summer by Charlotte Harbor Aquatic Preserves.
•Who: Charlotte Harbor Aquatic Preserves
•For: People age 10 and up, with basic swimming skills
•When: Thursday, July 16; Tuesday, July 28; Wednesday, July 29; and Thursday, July 30. Call for times. August dates not yet announced.
•Where: Gasparilla Marina, 15001 Gasparilla Road, Placida
•Cost: Free, but bring $5 for parking
•Wear: Swimsuit suggested. Snorkel gear available for loan.
•Misc.: Bring a towel, bottled water, sunblock and a hat. Cooler space available beverages and snacks. No private coolers.
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