• 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 Cruises January – April 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 18 Saturday March 18 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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  • Pure Florida Donates Proceeds to The Foundation for Lee County Public School

    Pure Florida recently donated eight-hundred dollars to the Foundation for Lee County Public Schools as a result of proceeds from the company’s Fort Myers location during the month of August and donations from the Southwest Florida community. Pure Florida’s contribution will assist the foundation in funding tools and resources for teachers and students. “We are…

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    • October 19, 2016
    • Blog
  • Fishing with the Bachelor

    By Capt. Dean Murphy, Pure Florida Capt. Dean Murphy is a Captain for Pure Florida. Originally from Toms River, New Jersey, Capt. Dean moved to Naples, Florida in 1997. He is a Certified 50 Ton Captain. I have lived in Naples since I was 7 years old. Since that time, I have come to discover…

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  • Pure Florida presents Kids Science Cruise Nov. 19

    Pure Florida’s Naples location will offer a Kids Science Cruise at 10 a.m. on Nov. 19, 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 of…

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  • Pure Florida presents Kids Science Cruise December 17

    Pure Florida’s Naples location will offer a Kids Science Cruise at 10 a.m. on Dec. 17, 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 of…

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  • Pure Florida presents Bark on the Ark December 17

    Pure Florida’s Fort Myers location will present Bark on the Ark cruise from 8 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17. Guests will have the opportunity to bring their dogs aboard the M/V Edison Explorer for a sightseeing river cruise to Picnic Island, an island located between Sanibel and Pine Island that exhibits the natural…

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  • Reeling in your fall fishing favorites

    By Capt. William Harger, Pure Florida Capt. William Harger is a captain for Pure Florida. Originally from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, he has been a Naples resident since 1998, and is a certified 50-Ton Master Captain As we begin the transition from summer to fall, we are presented with new fishing opportunities. The summer bite has…

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  • Pure Florida presents Veterans Day Cruise Nov. 11-13

    Veterans cruise free with purchase of adult or child ticket In recognition of Veterans Day, Pure Florida is honoring members of the U.S. military by offering free cruises from Friday, Nov. 11 through Sunday, Nov. 13 for veterans and active duty service members when accompanied by paid adult or child admission. The Veterans Day weekend…

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