Gibraltar Island Tours At Put-in-Bay
If you are looking to explore other islands in the area, visitors can island hop for the day and a Gibraltar Island Tours is one such was to enjoy that! Group tours are offered where visitors have the chance to explore the Glacial grooves and the exterior of Cooke Castle as well as Perry’s Lookout. The tour then commences exploring the Stone lab Research Center where this allows guests to learn more about the research that is done to further conserve the wildlife in the area.
Gibraltar Island Tours Particulars
The glacial grooves are deep striations remnants of the last great Northern Glacier more than 10,000 years ago so it is something to put on one’s bucket list. Studies and research that is done on the island can vary from holding tanks for aquatic organisms to bring more energy efficiently and installing forty- four 240-Watt solar panels that provide energy for the island as well as the hot water that is needed for their dining hall.
The precious small island of Gibraltar was named after its resemblance to a famous fortress at the western end of the Mediterranean Sea. It was once the summer home to Jay Cooke a Civil War Financier back in the mid to late 1800s. To be able to visit Gibraltar island, visitors must meet at the Boardwalk Restaurant dock where they are able to get on a water taxi round trip departing from Put-in-Bay.
Other Place to See and Things to Do in the Gibraltar Island Tours Area
The Put-in-Bay Winery is just up the street from the departure point for the Gibrater Island Tours and a wonderful place to experience Put-in-Bay as is was many years ago. The historic Dollar House formally owned by Valentine Dollar has been restored to its former glory including period correct furniture and is now the home to the wintery. Tours and tastings are offered daily. Just to the west, the Put-in-Bay Yacht Club is a popular venue for regatta both power and sail held each year in June and August. Bayview Gifts located across from the Crews Nest Restaurant & Club is a popular place to buy boating related garb and is along the waterfront.