Bark on the Ark- Oct 3

Pure Florida will take passengers and their dogs aboard the Fort Myers-based M/V Edison Explorer for Bark on the Ark on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. The sightseeing cruise will travel along the Caloosahatchee River to Picnic Island, an island located between Sanibel and Pine Island, where man’s best friend and their owners can explore the natural Southwest Florida environment.

Humans and animals can enjoy the fresh air on the Caloosahatchee River while making new friends with other passengers. Once on land at Picnic Island, guests and their pets will have the opportunity to frolic on the shoreline or simply enjoy the beauty of the island. Canines will receive the royal treatment with water, Frisbees and dog treats available for all of Pure Florida’s new furry friends. Guests can also enjoy soda, wine and beer, available for purchase.

The M/V Edison Explorer departs from The Marina at Edison Ford, located at 2360 W. First St. in Fort Myers. Registration for the tour is $39 per human. Reservations are required as room is limited to 25 passengers and their pet. All dogs that can follow basic commands are welcome. For more information or to book your ticket, call 239-919-2965, email or visit the website at