Cruise Naples’ M/V Double Sunshine is an Naples icon; she has been touring the waters of Naples Bay for over 20 years. Generations of locals and tourists alike know that the Double Sunshine is an entertaining, interactive and educational excursion. The Double Sunshine gives passengers a chance to discover what is Pure Naples!
Capable of carrying up to 128 people, the Double Sunshine sightseeing experience is one of the most unique and exciting features that Naples has to offer. Many riders can boast seeing manatees, dolphins, bald eagles, coastal birds and more during one boat ride! The Double Sunshine is an open air boat which allows visitors an intimacy with nature that other air conditioned boats cannot give. Riders can relax while they sneak a peek at lavish real estate on the Gordon River, learn about Naples’ historic waterfront culture, all while enjoying an abundance of wildlife. Pure Naples – It doesn’t get better than this!
Dolphins are numerous in our area and are one of the friendliest mammals of the sea. They are familiar with our boat and frequently ride in the Double Sunshine’s wake, much to our travelers delight! Most recently, we’ve been fortunate to spot three baby dolphin, or calf, and their mothers in Naples Bay. The calves stays close to their mother but is known for their playful personality and is seen quite frequently.
Peak calving times for dolphins occur between April and August. Female dolphins usually give birth every 3 years so this is a sight you don’t want to miss!
If you’re looking for adventure, culture and a bit of education on what Naples has to offer, give us a call – 239.263.4949! Book your sightseeing excursion on the Double Sunshine today.
The Double Sunshine makes 5 trips daily departing at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. for a 1.5-hour narrated cruise.