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Capt. Gill's River Cruises

1 Scipio Creek Drive, Apalachicola, FL 32320
850-370-0075
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Type: Boat Tours, Adventure
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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This is our second river cruise in the past 4 years with Captain Gill and it was awesome each time. Captain Gill is knowledgeable, personable and witty. Fun and informative for most all ages, 6 and up, mainly due to lack up interest for children younger than that. It is an awesome way to see the back river country.

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Athens, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

A great, leisurely cruise up the river [not the Prison River!] w/the Skipper. Goes up the back-waters and you'll see everything you CAN'T see from your car. Gators smiled at us!

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Middleton, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Gill was fantastic! He knew the history of Apalachicola and area. Knew bird locations as well as other native critters. He was professional and very polite. Boat was spacious and comfortable. He allowed us to take photos and we never felt rushed.

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Manning
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Even though we didn't see any alligators or manatees, we did see bald eagles and ospreys, as well as learning a lot about the area. The trip was comfortable and relaxing...could have gone on for hours.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

What a wonderful experience! We took our 9yr old and parents and it was totally worth the money. We saw gorgeous, pristine, backwater country. Captain Gil was the perfect guide.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Loved the experience and scenery. And Captain Gill added tremendous color with his knowledge of the area along with his easy going nature and fabulous humor. Great experience for both us as grandparents and our grandchildren. 👍

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DuQuoin, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

What a wonderful and relaxing trip!!! We took the cruise for our son's birthday and weren't disappointed. Very informative and relaxing. A three hour trip into places that it is awesome to know still exist. Capt. Gill is an amazing and informative guide - so glad we took this cruise.

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Elkridge
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Laid back, informative and fun sums up our experience out on the river with Captain Gill. There is no better way to learn about Apalachicola while seeing up close bald eagles, Osprey, alligators and turtles. Captain Gill kept the trip interesting and we were never bored. Photo ops were plentiful and the Captain was very obliging by getting us in... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

My family and I (along with our dog) spent some time out on the river with Captain Gill during our recent trip and couldn't have had a better time! Captain Gill makes you feel like a friend and enjoys sharing his knowledge. It is very apparent that he loves the beautiful area and wildlife. This experience is totally worth it... More 

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novelty, ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

planning a trip with capt gill for may '14 and realized forgot to review last years trip. just wonderful, very informative, and some of the best money spent for stuff while on vacation. we got some very nice photos. he's a very knowledgeable guide and he shows you a part of the "forgotten coast" that made memories when the area... More 

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