Good Fortune II Nature Cruises email for info 239.403.4236 No other cruise in the area can offer you the Good Fortune II eco-cruise experience! While we can’t guarantee the wildlife Mother Nature provides, we can guarantee this cruise is like no other. Our Good Fortune II custom pontoon boat has capacity up to 33 people and is newly equipped with cushioned seating. We'll be back next season with our most popular cruises and private charters! Join a Coast Guard certified boat captain and a trained Conservancy volunteer naturalist off the beaten path aboard our quiet pontoon boat through one of the few remaining undisturbed mangrove estuaries in North America. Assorted wildlife, including hundreds of species of birds and many threatened and endangered animals, thrive in this unique environment. Private charters available year-round. Private Charters Two hour private charters: Available year-roundReserve the Good Fortune II for your private event – up to 35 people. This is perfect for photography clubs, small receptions and any special gathering. Conservancy Members Others $699 (up to 35 people) $799 (up to 35 people) To Shell Island Road and the Good Fortune II from NAPLES and NorthFrom I-75, take exit 101 and follow signs for Marco Island. You will be on Collier Blvd./State Rd. 951. Continue south to US-41. Cross US-41, continue south on 951. Do not turn into Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. From US-41 it is three miles to Shell Island Road. Turn right onto Shell Island Road (just before Fiddler’s Creek). The street sign is small, so watch carefully. To Shell Island Road and the Good Fortune II from MARCO ISLAND.From Collier Blvd, head north towards Naples. Turn left onto Shell Island Road, just after Fiddler’s Creek entrance (which is on the right). On Shell Island RoadContinue 2.5 miles on Shell Island Road. (You will pass Florida Fish & Wildlife). Shell Island Road is a wildlife area; please allow extra time for the 2.5 mile road. You will come to a Good Fortune II sign pointing to a grassy parking area which will be on your right. Park on the grass. Go through the gate at the wooden fence and follow the path to the boat dock. Please watch your step.What to bring:- You are welcome to bring food and drinks. (One personal size cooler per person)- Camera- Binoculars (a limited supply is available for use)- Sunscreen/hat (the boat is canopied so you will not be in direct sun)- Mosquito repellant- Light jacket for sunset cruise – Temperature is cooler over the water - Bird Identification Cards available for useSpecial notes:- The Good Fortune II boat and all captains are Coast Guard certified.- All trips are weather-permitting. We will provide notice to you as soon as a trip is cancelled, generally within two hours of departure time.- As a courtesy to other guests, we ask that you kindly cancel or reschedule your cruise at least 48 hours before departure time.- Facilities are available onboard the boat for your convenience.