• Pure Florida to offer EGGcellent Spring Science Cruises April 15

    Pure Florida is celebrating spring with a fun Spring Science Cruise featuring EGGciting experiments in Naples and Fort Myers on Saturday, April 15 with cruises departing in Naples at 10 a.m. and in Fort Myers at noon. The Spring Science Cruise is free to children with paid adult admission as part of Pure Florida’s Kids…

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  • Pure Florida to offer St. Patrick’s Day cruises March 17

    Pure Florida’s Naples and Fort Myers locations will present celebratory St. Patrick’s Day cruises on Friday, March 17, offering buy one get one free drinks aboard any Pure Florida cruise throughout the day. Passengers cruising from Pure Florida’s Naples location will sail the Gordon River aboard the M/V Double Sunshine. Cruises set sail from at…

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  • Pure Florida presents Valentine’s Day sunset cruises Feb. 14

    Pure Florida presents celebratory Valentine’s Day cruises on Tuesday, Feb. 14, setting sail at 5:30 p.m. from its Naples and Fort Myers locations. Each couple will receive one complimentary rose and can enjoy buy one, get one free drink specials during the cruise. Passengers cruising from Pure Florida’s Naples location will sail the Gordon River…

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  • Pure Florida offers Cruise for Kids Jan. 16-22 to benefit Collier County schools

    Pure Florida invites the Southwest Florida community to join in supporting Collier County schools by hosting Cruise for Kids Monday, Jan. 16 through Sunday, Jan. 22 at its Naples location. During the Cruise for Kids week, Pure Florida will donate a portion of the proceeds from any of Pure Florida’s cruises or activities to Champions…

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  • Pure Florida offers language guides

    Pure Florida is now offering printed cruise guides to accompany all sightseeing, river and sunset cruises. The guides are available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Mandarin and French. Florida welcomed a record number of tourists with more than 100 million visitors in 2015, according to VISIT FLORIDA. Southwest Florida hosted approximately five million visitors, with…

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    • January 6, 2017
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  • Pure Florida introduces online ticket reservations

    Pure Florida visitors can now register for cruises, rentals and tours at the touch of a button with the company’s new online ticket reservation system. Pure Florida’s new online ticket reservation system offers visitors a variety of features, including an eco-friendly mobile ticket, email confirmations, the ability to purchase gift certificates, as well as the…

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  • Pure Florida Cruise Cash campaign recognized at VISIT FLORIDA’s 2016 Flagler Awards

    Pure Florida was recently recognized for excellence in tourism marketing by VISIT FLORIDA for its Cruise Cash program, a direct email marketing automation campaign that delivers “Cruise Cash” to the inboxes of users who subscribe to Pure Florida’s email database. Pure Florida’s automated email campaign, developed by Priority Marketing, earned a Bronze Award at the…

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  • Paradise Reef earns Emmy in 40th Annual Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards

    The documentary film, Paradise Reef has received recognition from the Suncoast Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, as the winner of the 2016 Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards in the Topical Documentary category. The winners were announced during an awards ceremony on Dec. 3 in Orlando. The Suncoast Chapter is the regional…

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  • Pure Florida partners with Friends of Foster Children Forever to present birthday celebration cruises for foster families

    Pure Florida has partnered with Friends of Foster Children Forever to present birthday celebration cruises to foster children and their families. As part of the Friends of Foster Children Forever Birthday Club, Pure Florida’s cruise experience will provide foster children the ability to select a day within their birth month to come aboard a Pure…

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  • Pure Florida presents Kids Science Cruise Jan. 21 – Kids cruise free with purchase of adult admission

    Pure Florida’s Naples location will offer a Kids Science Cruise at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, featuring a fun and engaging science show by Glen Beitmen of “Super Science & Amazing Art” on “The Wonders of Water.” The Kids Science Cruise will be free for children when accompanied by paid adult admission as part…

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  • Bark on the Ark Cruise Dates for 2017

    Pure Florida’s Fort Myers location will present their Bark on the Ark cruise once a month from 8 to 11:30 a.m., on the following dates: Saturday January 21 Saturday February 25 Saturday March 25 Saturday April 15 Guests have the opportunity to bring their dogs aboard the M/V Edison Explorer for a sightseeing river cruise…

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  • Pure Florida presents Marine Science Kids Cruise January 7

    Pure Florida Fort Myers location will offer a Marine Science Kids Cruise on January 7 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The Marine Science Kids Cruises are free to children with paid adult admission as part of Pure Florida’s Kids Cruise Free Saturdays at 10 a.m. program. Children will cruise along the Caloosahatchee aboard the M/V Edison…

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  • Pure Florida to offer New Year’s Eve cruises Dec. 31

    Pure Florida will ring in the New Year with celebratory cruises on Saturday, Dec. 31, sailing from its Naples location from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. and its Fort Myers location from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Guests cruising from Naples will have the opportunity to indulge in appetizers and drinks while watching the fireworks show, and…

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  • Kids Cruise Free Program

    Pure Florida’s Naples location is offering children a free sightseeing cruise every Saturday at 10 a.m. when child admission is accompanied by a paying adult. Children can participate in the free program year-round aboard the M/V Double Sunshine. The 1.5 hour children’s cruise provides an entertaining environment for young ones to learn about the Southwest…

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  • Fishing the “Paradise Reef”

    By Mike Weber, Publisher & Editor of Coastal Angler Naples magazine About 3 ½ years ago local attorney Peter Flood joined forces with Diane Flagg, Economic Recovery Task Force (ERTF) Chair and members of the community to promote a state-of-the-art Artificial Reef Project in the Gulf waters of Collier County. The ERTF engaged the support of…

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