Dive into Adventure: Exploring Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach

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Waterfront Resorts in Punta Gorda and Englewood<br />
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Are you seeking an adrenaline rush? From airplane and jet ski tours to skydiving, Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach boasts an array of thrilling activities.

Airplane Tours

Suncoast Biplanes
Experience the exhilarating freedom of soaring above Southwest Florida’s Gulf Coast aboard an open-cockpit biplane. Witness the stunning shoreline and marine wonders from a unique vantage point on a Suncoast Biplanes tour. Feel the warm Florida air rush over you and take in the smell of saltwater as the engine hums 1,000 feet over the Charlotte Harbor.

For the daring souls seeking extra excitement, indulge in the region’s sole open cockpit aerobatic airplane adventure. Secure your spot on this unforgettable journey today and prepare to create memories that reach new heights.



Helicopter Tours

For a bird’s-eye view of the beauty that our area has to offer, hop aboard a helicopter tour. From high above, behold gorgeous beaches, lush landscapes and crystal-clear waters stretching as far as the eye can see. Whether you choose a short scenic flight or an extended tour, you’re in for an awe-inspiring venture that will leave you breathless. We have two helicopter tour companies right here at the PGD Air Center:

Helicopter Tours for Unforgettable Memories! Chase the Blue Skies Over Punta Gorda

Jet Ski Tours & Parasailing

Feel the wind in your hair and the thrill of the waves on a jet ski tour. Explore mangrove forests, uncover hidden coves and soak in the stunning coastal scenery. Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach offers various jet ski tour companies including:

Quality Watersport Rentals & Tours

Island Jet Ski Tours & Rentals provides jet ski dolphin tours, bringing you within arm’s length of dolphin pods. Riptide Jet Ski Rentals even offers delivery to any public boat ramp in Charlotte County.

For those who crave an even more exhilarating experience, take to the skies with parasailing. Marvel at the breathtaking views of the Southwest Florida coastline as you soar through the air. Englewood Parasailing, the No. 1 rated parasailing company in Englewood, ensures a memorable trip suitable for the whole family.

Airboat Tours

PeaceRiverChartersGet ready to discover the hidden gems of Punta Gorda’s waterways with an exhilarating airboat tour. Zip through winding channels, glide past towering mangroves and spot native wildlife along the way. Peace River Charters, LLC was voted best tours in Southwest Florida by Tripadvisor. You’ll see wild alligators, birds and more as you enjoy a thrilling ride on their 450 horse-power engine airboats. Peace River Charters offers private tours, group tours and custom charters for avid air boaters.



Sky Diving

Skydive Southwest Florida, IncFor the ultimate adrenaline rush, skydiving over Punta Gorda is unparalleled. Don’t miss the adventure of freefalling and the euphoria of gracefully gliding back to earth. Whether you’re a seasoned skydiver or a first timer, SW Florida SkyDive Club promises a once-in-a-lifetime journey.




Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach is not just a destination for relaxation and sun-soaked beaches, it’s also a playground for adventure seekers. Choose to explore the coastline via jet ski or parasailing, take in the sights from a helicopter, venture through the mangroves on an airboat tour or experience the ultimate thrill of skydiving. No matter the choice, one thing is for sure: this vacation will be one for the books!