Join the LaBelle Heritage Museum on one the most popular and newest events at the 52ND Annual LaBelle Swamp Cabbage Festival


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Departure Times From LaBelle Wharf on

February 24th & 25th

8:30 am  ♦  11:00 am  ♦ 1:30 pm  ♦  4:00 pm

Check-in & Required Boarding Passes Available 1/2 hour prior to departure at the Museum’s Booth adjacent to the wharf

For cash & check payments or help using the Eventbrite Website go to or contact the Museum at 360 N. Bridge St, LaBelle, Fl. 33975…or  Call Pat at # 239-910-1538

Museum Phone: # 863-674-0034


Brief Description: A scenic & informative cruise on the Caloosahatchee River. Captain John C. Cookman will pilot “M/V River Queen”, his eco-friendly pontoon tour boat, on an almost two hour cruise. Get an up close view of the beauty of the current river & see original portions of the river as well. Each trip will feature a different speaker guide who will give you information about this unique and wonderful river & surrounding area.

Departure Schedule: Trips leave the wharf on Saturday 2/24/18 & Sunday 2/25/18 at 8:30am, 11:00am, 1:30pm, and 4:00pm Choose your trip by using the “Select a Different Date” feature.

Please arrive 1/2 hour before departure to check-in & receive your boarding pass.

Captain John C. Cookman will pilot M/V River Queen on an almost two hour cruise show-ing the river as it is and once was. Guides & volunteers include the 52nd Grand Marshal of the Swamp Cabbage Festival Parade & award-winning president of the Hendry/Glades Audubon Society Margaret England, Amy Bennett Williams, author of “Along the Caloosahatchee,” Scott Cooper, Hendry County educator, Scott Perry, founder of Children’s Summer Fossil Camps, Florida Pubic Archaeology Network and the Museum’s Joe Thomas assisted by members of Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society, at LaBelle’s Hendry/Glades Center of FSW State College.