New Year's Eve Cruise
Sunday, December 31, 2017
11 pm - 12:30 am
This special cruise departs at 11:00 p.m. to tour Charlotte Harbor by moonlight followed by anchoring behind the marina for viewing the Fishermen's Village Fireworks display. We will return to the dock after the fireworks are over, approx. 12:30 a.m. Ticket includes party favors and champagne toast at midnight.
Let's Go Fishing! Class
Begins January 10, 2018
An introductory course in Florida Fishing is being offered at the PGI Civic Association on Shreve Street in Punta Gorda. Topics to be covered include fishing techniques, tackle selection, rigging, knot tying, lures, baits, cast nets, fish identification, tides, and fishing regulations for fishing in fresh and salt waters of Southwest Florida. Rods, reels, lures, nets and other fishing equipment will be demonstrated during the class and there will be a number of useful hand outs issued to students. The class is geared towards beginning anglers, but more experienced fishermen will pick up helpful tips as well. The instructor is long time local fishing guide Capt. Ralph Allen who might even reveal the locations of a few local hotspots! The course is open to all members of the public and is held on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for six weeks beginning on Wednesday January 10. The cost for the class is $45 and advance registration is recommended by calling 941-637-1655.
Annual Cruise Pass
Do you love the sunsets over Charlotte Harbor? Can't get enough dolphins? Visiting and want to try a variety of cruises?
Annual Cruise Passes entitle the cardholder to unlimited free admission on all regularly scheduled sightseeing cruises for one year from date of purchase. (Park fees, special events and Christmas Light Canal Cruises are not included.)
The cost of the pass is only $179 + tax for adults or $89.50 + tax for children (3-11 years old). To purchase, visit the King Fisher Fleet ticket booth at Fishermen’s Village or call (941) 639-0969.
Unlimited free admission includes the following cruises:
- Cabbage Key
- Cayo Costa
- Boca Grande
- Burnt Store
- Peace River Nature Cruise
- Harbor Tour
- Sunset Cruise
Bonus: Show your Annual Pass to your server at The Village Fish Market restaurant, also located in Fishermen's Village, and receive your choice of a) a free cup of chowder with purchase of an entree from the regular menu or b) a dessert for $2 when purchasing an entree ($3 for chocolate creation). Child's annual pass entitles the child to a free ice cream dessert when ordering off the kids menu. (If ordering an entree off the regular menu then the same offer as the adults.) Not to be combined with any other offer.