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The City of Cape Coral is well known for its’ abundance of canals and the waterfront access to the Caloosahatchee River leading to the Gulf of Mexico. Currently, boaters may launch their vessels at boat ramps located at Horton Park or Yacht Club Community Park to access the Caloosahatcee River directly. Canals and lakes may be accessed via the BMX Strausser boat ramp or the Burnt Store boat ramp.

The Yacht Club Community Park Yacht Basin includes such amenities as yearly slips, four (4) transient slips, with a control depth of 5’ and free pumpout. It is located on the Caloosahatchee River, ICW Marker 78 and monitored on channel 16. The facility is conveniently located to downtown Cape Coral. For information or reservations, please call 239/574-0493

Horton Park is located at ICW Marker 60 on the Caloosahatchee River just south of the Veterans Memorial Bridge and Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve. The park offers a scenic view of the river with picnic areas and restrooms. From land, it is conveniently located east of Del Prado Boulevard and Everest Parkway at 2600 SE 26th Place.

The BMX Strausser boat ramp located at SW 7th Court and 15th Street can be used to access Lake Kennedy and Lake Saratoga as well as numerous fresh water canals where bass fishing is popular. There is parking for up to 20 vehicles plus trailers.

Burnt Store Boat Ramp is located on the Islands Waterway at 230 Burnt Store Road South. This ramp can be used to access Pine Island, Charlotte Harbour, and the Gulf of Mexico through the use of a boat lift. This facility also provides access to numerous canals and lakes. For information about the boat lift, please call 239/574-0493.

Palmland Tours of Southwest Florida
7881 Barrancas Avenue, Bokeelia FL 33922
(239)283-3975; (877)PALM-782
Discover our unique adventure and sport fishing tours. Enjoy three or six day vacations cruising Southwest Florida waters on our yachts, accompanied by our "fun fleet" of smaller boats. We offer superb guided fishing and a wide variety of activities for the non-angler. Custom business or private trips available

Sand Pebble Fishing Charters
5605 SW 105h Avenue, Cape Coral FL 33914
(239)936-6676

 

West Coast Fishing Charters
1804 N.W. 26th Avenue, Cape Coral FL 33993
(239)283-9340; (888)476-6656(US)
Guided charter fishing with Captain Kirk SanCartier on the west coast of Florida for tarpon, snook, red fish, grouper, triple tail and more in the areas of Sanibel & Captiva Islands, Pine Island, Matlacha, Cape Coral, Fort Myers all with live and artificial bait.

Golf Course

 

Coral Oaks is a finely manicured Arthur Hills Golf Course, sculptured around magnificent century-old oak trees and shimmering lakes. The contoured fairways, oversized Tifeagle greens and strategic placement of sand traps offer every level of golfer a tremendous challenge. We have been voted Southwest Florida's Best Golf Course by readers of the Ft. Myers News-Press 1998 & 1999.

 

 

Coral Oaks Golf Course

1800 N. W. 28 Avenue Cape Coral, FL 33993

US Phone: 239-573-3100 Fax: 239-573-3107

 

Burnt Store Marina & Country Club
5000 Burnt Store Road, Punta Gorda FL 33955
(239)637-6633; (239)639-2993 (FAX); (800) 237-4255 (US)
Holes: 27 Par: 29/30/31 Yardage: 4015/3709/3926 Rating: 93/92/92 Cart Rental Club Rental

Cape Coral Executive Golf Club
1006 SE 4th Place, Cape Coral FL 33990
(239)574-4454, (239) 542-4694 (FAX)
Holes: 9 Par: 30-32 Yardage: 1765/1665 Rating: 28.2/29.6 Cart Rental Club Rental

Royal Tee Country Club
11460 Royal Tee Circle, Cape Coral FL 33991
(239)283-5522; (239)283-0534(FAX)
Holes: 27 Par: 72 Yardage: 6736 Rating: 71.5 Cart Rental Club Rental

 

Sun Splash Family WaterPark

There’s a splash of fun for everyone at Sun Splash Family Waterpark! The $5.2 million facility opened to capacity crowds in 1992 and continues to be a popular attraction for area residents, as well as many visitors to Southwest Florida. The 12-acre family facility owned and operated by the City of Cape Coral’s Parks and Recreation will open for it's 9th season in mid-March, 2000.

Sun Splash Family Waterpark is designed to provide a safe and exciting experience for the young and young at heart. Sun Splash Family Waterpark features many attractions for swimmers and non-swimmers of all ages. From the Cape Fear waterslide for the daring thrill-seekers, to the Squirt Works interactive play area for the tiniest of tots, Sun Splash offers a fun and relaxing alternative to the beaches of Southwest Florida. Sun Splash’s most popular attraction is the Main Stream River Tube Ride. This ˝-mile inner-tube ride transports guests through lush, tropical foliage to the park’s various attractions. New at Sun Splash for the enjoyment of all guests are two thrilling drop slides that propel guests down a straight and curving, racing slide and a 12-foot raindrop attraction sponsored by Pepsi-Cola. For non-swimmers, Sun Splash features professional sand volleyball courts, a game arcade, and more. When it’s time to eat, the Calypso Café and Ice Cream Shop offer a wide variety of lunches, snacks and beverages, or guests can browse through the Sun Trader Gift Shop to purchase a Sun Splash souvenir as a memento of their visit.

Our 800-seat pavilion and 100-seat party tent provide many options for private parties at the waterpark. These facilities are available year-round for your catered or private party of any kind. Sun Splash offers formal group plans for birthday parties, youth groups and catered events. The Sun Splash Group Sales staff is available year-round to assist with information and planning needs for your special event. For information on group sales, please call the Group Sales Office at (239) 574-0495.

 

400 Santa Barbara Boulevard,
Cape Coral, Florida
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Phone: (239) 574-0557
Fax: (239) 574-0525

 

Hours of Operation

The 2006 season for Sun Splash is scheduled to run from March 11 to October 1, 2006. Hours of operation will vary by seasonal segments.

March 11 - April 16
Friday 11 am to 5 pm
Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 5 pm
Closed Monday through Thursday

April 17 - April 23
Spring Break
Monday through Sunday 10 am to 5 pm

April 24 - May 28
Wednesday though Sunday 11 am to 5 pm
Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 5 pm
Closed Monday and Tuesday

May 29 - August 20
Monday through Wednesday 10 am to 6 pm
Thursday (through August 17) 10 am to 9 pm
Friday 10 am to 6 pm
Saturday (through August 19) 10 am to 9 pm
Sunday 10 am to 6 pm

August 21 - October 1
Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 5 pm
Labor Day (September 4) 10 am to 5 pm
Closed Monday through Friday

Admission Fees
Admission Rates (plus FL State sales tax)
Adults and Children 48" and taller $9.95
Children under 48" tall $7.95
Children 2 years old and younger Free
Senior Citizen (55 years and older) $4.98
Cape Coral residents with proof of their residency are entitled to a $2 discount off the general admission rate, except for the senior citizen rate.

Season Passes (plus FL sales tax)
Single Resident $ 95.00
Single Non-resident $115.00
Family of Two Resident $160.00
Family of Two Non-resident $190.00
Each Additional Family Member Resident $ 55.00
Each Additional Family Member Non-resident $ 65.00
Age Two & Under Resident & Non-Resident FREE

400 Santa Barbara Boulevard,
Cape Coral, Florida
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Phone: (239) 574-0557
Fax: (239) 574-0525

 

Dining Around Cape Coral

Bars & Entertainment/Restaurants:
 
Leapin' Lizards at the Cape Bridge in Cape Coral
1719 Cape Coral Pkwy E, Cape Coral, FL 33904
239-542-6400
 
Rum Runner at the Cape Harbour area in Cape Coral
5848 Cape Harbour Drive, Cape Coral, Fl 33914
239-542-0200
 
Tiki Bar - behind Quality Inn
1502 Miramar St, Cape Coral, FL
 
 
Monkey Bar & Grill - close to Tiki Bar
1428 Lafayette St., Cape Coral, Fl 33904
239-549-8800
 
Martini Bar - live Music
1306 Cape Coral Pkwy E, Cape Coral, Fl 33904
 
Houlihan's Restaurant and Bar - very nice food
627 Cape Coral Pkwy W, Cape Coral, Fl 33914
239-542-7878
 
Sakura - Sushi Bar
3034 Del Prado Blvd.
239-945-2999
 
Outback Steakhouse
1642 NE Pine Island Rd. Cape Coral, Fl
239-772-5454
 
Ming Court Chinese Restaurant - Buffet
4823 Milton St. next to Publix
239-549-3666
 
Super King Buffet - Chinese
2301 Del Prado Blvd
239-573-8777
 
International King Buffet -
right on College Pkwy after Cape Coral bridge
Ft Myers, Fl
biggest Chinese Buffet
 
Siam Hut Thai Restaurant
very good Thai food
4521 Del Prado Blvd S, Cape Coral
239-945-4247
 
Perkins
1502 Cape Coral Pkwy E
1551 Del Prado Blvd S
 
Morettis Seafood
4200 Pine Island Rd NW
239-283-5825
 
Pokorny's Deli - german bread etc
3100 Del Prado Blvd. S, Cape Coral, Fl
239-542-8215
 
Rib City - next to Sweetbay
4836 Leonard Street, Cape Coral, Fl
 
Annie's - Breakfast & Lunch - good food/price
814 SE 47th St, Cape Coral, FL 33904
 
Applebee's Neighborhood Grill -
2228 Del Prado Blvd S, Cape Coral, FL 33990
 
Ariani Restaurant & Lounge - good quality food
1529 SE 15th Ter, Cape Coral, FL 33990
 
Brigands Steak & Seafood Grill - nice cocktails
1708 Cape Coral Pkwy W, Cape Coral, FL 33914
 
Bubba's Roadhouse & Saloon -
2121 SW Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33991
 
Cafe Nova -
4721 Vincennes Blvd, Cape Coral, FL 33904
 
Cape Crab & Steak House -
2301 Del Prado Blvd S, Cape Coral, FL 33990
 
Chicago Pizza -
1227 Miramar St, Cape Coral, FL 33904
 
Del Prado Steak House - very good international kitchen
3724 Del Prado Blvd S, Cape Coral, FL 33904
 
Hooters -
3120 Del Prado Blvd S, Cape Coral, FL 33904
 
Iguana Mia Mexican Restaurant -
1027 Cape Coral Pkwy E, Cape Coral, FL 33904
 
Mr C's Restaurant & Lounge -
850 Lafayette St, Cape Coral, FL 33904
 
Paesano - italian market - Lunch
862 Lafayette St, Cape Coral, FL 33904

 

Attractions:
Things to do

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CAPE CORAL

Cradled by the Gulf of Mexico and the Caloosahatchee River, this waterfront wonderland is filled with subtropical joys. More than 400 miles of salt water and fresh water canals mean boats are backyard fare with links to lakes, favorite fishing spots and open water. Throughout the 114-square mile city, a hometown atmosphere prevails.

History

Cape Coral was founded in 1957 by Jack and Leonhard Rosen (developers). This brothers purchased the land for $678.000.

With 114 square miles Cape Coral is the second largest City in terms of land mass in Florida. With more than 400 miles of salt and fresh water canals Cape Coral is called the Venice of America.

Cape Coral also offers a high quality of life due to its low crime rate (2nd in Florida), outstanding climate, excellent health service, affordable housing, education facilities, parks and recreation.

Cape Coral is Lee County biggest and fastest growing city . The population of Cape Coral has doubled every decade since the city was incorporated in 1970. Since 1970 the population has increased 600%.

 

Reasons why to live and/or invest in Cape Coral

  • Cape Coral is one of the nation´s first master-planned communities
  • Water wonderland with more than 400 mile miles of canals and 27 miles of shoreline
  • Most populated city in Southwest Florida
  • Money Magazine ranked Cape Coral in July 1996 as the "6th Best Place to Live" out of 300 metro areas in the United States
  • The Ft. Myers/Cape Coral area grew seven times faster than the national average between 1980-1990
  • The cost of houses in Cape Coral ranks among the lowest in the state
  • Climatic Conditions
    Summer temperature average high 90.2 / Low 71.9 degrees
    Winter temperature average high 74.0 / Low 63.9 degrees
  • One of the lowest crime rates in the United States
  • Relaxed Gulf Coast Lifestyle
  • Easy Access to Regional and National Markets
  • High-Growth National Job Market
  • Affordable Housing Mixtures
  • Quality Educational Facilities
  • Cost Effective Industrial Space
  • Business Incentives
  • Progressive Tax-Structure

 

Statistic

  • size: 114 square miles
  • inhabitant: about 92,000
  • median home sale price: $97,894 (1997)
  • median income: $36,324 (1997)
  • shore line: 27 miles
  • canals: > 400 miles

Address and phone numbers

  • City of Cape Coral
    815 Nicholas Pkwy.
  • phone: 941-574-0401

Average temperature

  • summer (high/low): 90.2 F / 71.9 F
  • winter (high/low): 74.0 F / 63.9 F

Zip Codes

  • SE: 33904, 33990
  • SW: 33914, 33991
  • NE: 33909, 33990
  • NW: 33993
  • Pine Island: 33956, 33922

Post office

  • Postmart, 2323 Del Prado S
    phone 772-1888
  • United States Post Office
    1030 SE 9th Ave.
    phone 800-275-8777
  • United States Post Office
    4722 SE 17th Ave
    phone 800-275-8777

Radio Stations

  • FM 103.9 Rock
  • FM 101.9 New Country Music
  • FM 95 Wolz, Oldies
  • FM 90.9 Christian Radio
  • FM 107 Country Music

Boat Locks

  • Unit 75, Operation hours
  • Unit 58, Operation hours: You need a key for this lock, get it at City Hall
  • Unit 89, Operation hours

Boat Ramps (public)

  • Unit 58, off Burnt Store Rd.
  • Unit 1, Cape Coral Beach
  • Unit 19, East End of Everest Pkwy
  • Unit 23, off Skyline Blvd.

 

Citizen's Survey

Results from a 1999 Citizen's Survey, Source City of Cape Coral

Age   Residency  
18-34 10% Less than 3 years 15%
35-49 25% 3-5 years 14%
50-64 31% 6-10 years 21%
65+ 34% 11-20 years 32%
Race/Ethnic   over 20 years 18%
Caucasian 92% Employment Status  
African American 1% Full time 47%
Hispanic 3% Part time 12%
Other 4% Retired 41%
Gender   Income  
Male 61% less than $25.000 16%
Female 39% $25.000-$50.000 40%
    $50.000-$75.000 26%
    over $75.000 18%

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