Activities in Punta Gorda

The small coastal town of Punta Gorda is a popular tourist destination that truly has a little something or everyone.  Most of the activity is centered on the waterfront, and even those who will not be participating in the many available watersports like fishing, sailing, or snorkeling and diving around the barrier reef, find themselves spending much of their time on Front Street be it for shopping or dining purposes.  Further inland, sightseeing will take you to Mayan ruins and numerous nature-based activities that invite visitors to kayak down a jungle river or hike a mountain trail. 


Punta Gorda is known for its abundance of multiple kinds of fishing avaliable to tourists. From inshore bone fishing to deep sea charters, visiting fishermen will have no problems finding an option that suits them.

If you're a fishing fanatic you may already know that Punta Gorda isn't exactly flooded with charter operators. However, the area does have plenty of fish. You can find more details about fishing in this area can do so by clicking on this link.


If there are some folks who enjoy shopping vacationing with you, they can check out some of the 6 retail stores in the area. Navigate to this article if you'd like to find out about shopping in Punta Gorda.


Most visitors spend some time exploring the sights and sounds of Punta Gorda. Make your way to this page regarding area sightseeing attractions if you'd like to find additional specifics.

Information concerning a firm that will show you the most interesting local sights can be found here:

Sightseeing Services In And Around Punta Gorda
Name Type Phone Location
Desmond Nature Tours Nature Tourism Service (501) 702-2833 3.0 mi. Northwest of Central Punta Gorda
Galvez Tour Service Travel and Tour Operators (501) 722-402 0.3 mi. South West of Central Punta Gorda
Roots and Herbs Travel and Tour Operators (501) 722-2834 0.5 mi. South-Southwest of Central Punta Gorda
Tide Tours Hiking Tour and Trip Operator (501) 722-2129 Central Punta Gorda
Wild Thing Hiking Tour and Trip Operator (501) 663-4559 Central Punta Gorda

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