You May See Dolphins During Your Mother's Day Weekend Cruise in Southwest Florida If you'll be in Southwest Florida for Mother's Day, here are two very special offers to show our appreciation for Mom. Not only will she be wowed, but she’ll know you’re smart with money when you book her a free cruise with Punta Gorda's King Fisher Fleet or hook her up with a free kayak rental with Grande Tours in Placida. Moms Cruise Free Mother's Day Weekend 2012 Headquartered at Fishermen’s Village, here’s the scoop on the King Fisher Fleet sightseeing cruises (1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda). Free excursions will be offered beginning on Friday, May 11 with the 7:30 p.m. sunset cruise through Sunday, May 13 with the sunset cruise. Advance reservations are recommended and can be made by calling (941) 639-0969 or visiting www.kingfisherfleet.com. Here's a listing of the eligible cruises: Fri. May 11: Sunset Cruise 7:30 p.m. Sat. May 12: Cabbage Key Day Cruise 9:00 a.m. Peace River Nature Cruise 1:00 p.m. Sunset Cruise 7:30 p.m. Sun. May 13: Cabbage Key Day Cruise 9:00 a.m. Cayo Costa Beach Trip 9:00 a.m. Afternoon Harbor Cruise 2:00 p.m. Sunset Cruise 7:30 p.m. Put Mom in a Kayak Does mom deserve a good paddle? Then venture over to Grande Tours (12575 Placida Road, Placida) for a free kayak rental on Mother's Day. Call (941) 697-8825 for specific information.
About the Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast
Florida's premier year-round eco-tourism destination, Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach, The Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast, is known for its pristine, unspoiled beauty. The area has hosted seven major feature films, been featured on SAIL magazine's list of the "10 Greatest Places to Sail in the United States," ranked by Golf Digest as the "Third Best Place to Live and Play Golf in America," and rated by MONEY magazine as one of the "Best Places to Live in the South." For information about area events, activities and attractions, contact the Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Visitor and Convention Bureau, 1700 Tamiami Trail, Suite G-2, Port Charlotte, FL; 941-743-1900, or call toll free at 1-800-652-6090 for a free Visitor's Guide; or visit the Web site at CharlotteHarborTravel.com.