Father's Day 2024: Treat Dad to One of These 5 Unforgettable Experiences in Fort Myers, FL

Mother's Day has quickly passed, so don't let Father's Day sneak up on you—it's Sunday, June 16, 2024, in case you don't have a calendar handy. Whether you're shopping for your dad, your significant other, or any other dad in your life, these adventure-filled experiences are sure to be a big hit.

1. 4-Hour Swamp Buggy Adventure Tour in Florida

On this Swamp Buggy Adventure Tour, you can treat Dad to an exploration of the Big Cypress National Preserve. The tour will take place on a private buggy and tour near Ochopee. The open-air swamp buggy is strategically built to cross rugged terrain, which makes it the ideal vehicle for spotting wildlife such as turtles, alligators, birds, and deer. Some have even noticed panther tracks.

Dad will never forget the adventure you shared together. Plus, you'll hear insightful commentary about the Florida Everglades along the way from your guide–whose family has lived in the area for generations.

2. 300-Foot Parasailing Adventure in Fort Myers

Is Dad a bit of an adrenaline junkie? Then he will love being the tail of a kite, on a high-flying adventure. There is simply no better way to get a birds-eye view of the tropical paradise that is Fort Myers than parasailing.

The 300-foot Parasailing Adventure is family-owned and operated and your family's safety and enjoyment are their highest priority. So dad can get his adrenaline fill, while still knowing everyone is safe!

3. Lake Okeechobee Fishing Trip Near Fort Myers

If dad loves to fish, this is the perfect, relaxing activity for him. On the Lake Okeechobee Fishing Trip, you will fish for trophy largemouth bass on Lake Okeechobee. The trip is a private freshwater fishing trip that takes off from Fort Meyers.

Your captain knows all the best spots where the fish bite and guarantees that everyone goes home with a fish. All the equipment you need and life jackets are provided, along with coolers filled with ice and bottled water. Maybe Dad can catch his biggest fish yet!

4. Fort Myers Scavenger Hunt

Led by Let’s Roam, the #1 app-led scavenger hunt company, this one is fun for the whole family. Explore all the best landmarks and hidden gems of Fort Myers, while answering trivia questions and solving challenges. This tour, His Greatest Invention, begs the question of whether Thomas Edison's greatest invention was one beautiful city in Florida. On this family-fun-filled Fort Myers scavenger hunt, you'll complete your challenges by the Caloosahatchee River.

Work together with Dad, or compete against him, as you learn new facts and create memories. Each player chooses an interactive role, each with their own challenges.

5. Murder Mystery Dinner Train

While every item on this list is an adventure dad will love, none are quite as unique as Fort Myers' very own Murder Mystery Dinner Train. Family fun meets elegance meets murder—what could be better?

On this 40-mile route beginning and ending at Colonial Station in Fort Myers, treat Dad to a fancy meal on a train while you put your heads together to solve the murder mystery unfolding before you. You’re given clues to decipher and uncover in hopes of discovering the guilty party.

Mystery shows are updated and changed often to keep repeat customers guessing, and we house special holiday events too! View the full train schedule and book your unforgettable Father's Day gift!