Bark on the Ark Naples

New Naples event invites dog owners to cruise with their dogs to Keewaydin Island

Pure Florida presents Bark on the Ark, a dog friendly cruise from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 13 aboard the M/V Naples Explorer which departs from Tin City, located at 1200 Fifth Ave. S., Naples. Additional Bark on the Ark events are scheduled for the second Saturday of each month through May 2019. Guests will have the opportunity to bring their dogs for a sightseeing cruise along Naples Bay to Keewaydin Island that exhibits the natural beauty of Southwest Florida.

At Keewaydin Island, passengers will enjoy a playful time socializing with man’s best friend. During the excursion, dogs and owners can run, swim and play catch while enjoying the sunshine, water, sand and fresh air. Water, tennis balls, waste bags and healthy dog treats are included for the canines. Dogs must be kept on a leash at Keewaydin Island. Guests may bring their own small cooler bag with drinks and snacks.

While Pure Florida cannot guarantee animal sightings in the wild, the captain will alert passengers to wildlife such as dolphins, eagles, manatee, native birds and more. Registration for the tour is $64 per person which includes one dog per ticket. For the safety and comfort of passengers one handler per dog is required. Groups of six or more can call for discounted group rates. Reservations are required as room is limited to 18 passengers and their pets. Well trained, friendly dogs that can follow basic

commands are welcome. For more information or to make reservations, call (239) 263-4949 or book online at

Additional Dates Include:
November 10, 2018
December 8, 2018
January 12, 2019
February 9, 2019
March 9, 2019
April 13, 2019
May 11, 2019

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