AAA Editor Notes
Sun Line Cruises departs from the sponge docks at 18 and 510 Dodecanese Blvd. Narrated by a trained naturalist, this 2-hour cruise traverses the Anclote River and Gulf of Mexico. Visitors learn about the area's history, local sponging and fishing industries, and wildlife. Sightings may include dolphins, eagles, osprey, herons and a variety of birds in a protected nesting area. The tour includes a 30-minute stop at Anclote Key, where swimming, shelling and wildlife viewing are possible. Binoculars are available on loan throughout the tour. Weekend sunset tours and visits to the Anclote Lighthouse also are offered seasonally.
Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.