Car Parking and Boat launching

Eldred's Marina

  •  We suggest that you park at Eldred’s Marina . Eldred’s is a small mom and pop marina that mainly sells bait while also providing a boat ramp and parking for cars and trailers. Pay for your parking upon your arrival. 
  • As rates may change, we suggest you call Eldred's to find out the parking rate and launch fee.  This marina is one of the last good deals left in Florida .


  • 6301 Boca Grande Cswy Placida, FL 33946-0236 26° 49' 53.04'', -82° 16' 13.09''
  • (941) 697-1431 

Eldred's Services

  • This is not a full service marina, meaning no gas for the boat, however you have a nice boat ramp,  boat slips, parking for your car and trailer, bait – fresh and frozen and tackle, ice.  There are some convenience store items like milk and bread (no beer), and some Little Gasparilla Island T Shirts, hats and other items.  
  • Visitors can  deposit their trash for a fee when leaving the island.