Sanibel & Captiva New Resident Guide

As a new resident or potential new resident to Sanibel & Captiva check out all the groups, organizations, activities, and opportunites you have to get involved and check out all that Sanibel & Captiva have to offer residents of the islands. 

Moving In

Happy Moving Day! Really — the day you move can be a happy one with these moving tips and advice from real homeowners who bring new meaning to the term “smooth move.” Our stories include moving ideas and hacks that will make getting into your new home as fun as living in it is going to be. CLICK HERE TO FIND TIPS FROM HOUSELOGIC.

Important Community Phone Numbers & Contact List

Click Here for Important & Community Phone Numbers

Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation

New Property Owners Take Advantage of a Free One Year Family Membership to SCCF. 
Find out more information about SCCF by clicking HERE

Big Arts

Visit Big Arts Exhibits and Check out their Schedule of Events at Big Arts website HERE.

 

Also, if you are a new resident, ask your REALTOR® about the complimentary first year of Big Arts membership and checkout opportunities to volunteer at Big Arts. See the forms below.

Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife

Visit CROW. Check out the Schedule of Events at the CROW Visitor Education Center HERE

You can also find out more information about becoming a member of CROW HERE or by downloading the CROW Membership Brochure below.

J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge

Welcome to J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge, the crown jewel of Sanibel Island. Explore our 6,000 acres of habitat for nearly 450 species of birds, river otters, manatees, turtles, bobcats, and raccoons.

Check Out Live Webcams on the Islands

  • ‘Tween Waters – real time view, displaying a few seconds of video at a time before refreshing.
  • Mucky Duck – real time streaming video with infrared. You can now get your island fix 24/7.
  • Pointe Santo – automatically refreshes every minute or choose the option to run video.
  • Island Inn – real time view, displaying a few seconds of video at a time before refreshing.
  • Casa Ybel – real time streaming video.
  • Castaways – camera showing the beach and Sunset Bay.

City of Sanibel Traffic Cameras

  • Traffic Cams – 12+ cameras showing the traffic on the causeway and Periwinkle.

Check Out City of Sanibel Council Meetings, Live Audio, Agendas, and more.

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