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Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours

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Address: 5781 Cape Harbour Drive Suite 112, Cape Coral, FL 33914
Phone Number: +1 239-728-8687
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Description: Banana Bay Tour Company is dedicated to high quality eco-tourism. We...
Banana Bay Tour Company is dedicated to high quality eco-tourism. We specialize in ecological tours of South West Florida, Fort Myers Beach to the South Sanibel to the West and Cape Coral to the North. Come and watch the dolphins play in our beautiful estuaries. Your guides are trained certified Florida Master Naturalists in Coastal Environments / Wetlands from the University of Florida and we are a Dolphin SMART Approved tour operator.
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Fantastic time!

My family and I loved the dolphin boat tour. Capt JR and First Mate Andy were fantastic. They were extremely knowledgeable and my 8 year old can't stop talking about all the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

My family and I loved the dolphin boat tour. Capt JR and First Mate Andy were fantastic. They were extremely knowledgeable and my 8 year old can't stop talking about all the things she learned. Letting them each drive the boat was a great treat. Capt Chloe, Hayley and Emily loved it. Thank you!

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BananaBayTourCompany, Owner at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear ChristieG914; Thank you for sending in your kindhearted review. Whether we are young or not so young, having fun while learning stays with us long after the tour. Involving the children is such joy for them. Captains Chloe, Hayley and Emily are welcomed back anytime to be part of the “crew”. Thank you again for your caring review. Your... More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

I can't say enough about the Dolphin Sunset Cruise. Captain JR and Andy were fabulous! They both were extremely kind, friendly, and knowledgeable. Captain JR informed everyone on board that if we wanted to choose a different date for the cruise we could reschedule due to the light rain that was falling at the time of our departure. Everyone decided... More 

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BananaBayTourCompany, Owner at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear slw395; Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on our Dolphin Sunset Cruise. The comfort of our guests is very important to us. We are so glad the weather cleared up so that your family could enjoy an amazing rainbow and gorgeous sunset. The Dolphins are really the stars of the show. We love to share... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Went on the dolphin sunset cruise with my family. Boy was it great. Captain Jr and Anja were so knowledgeable on the local wildlife, they explained everything. They guarantee you will see dolphins, if not you get a rain check for another cruise. Plus you get a wonderful sunset view. A must see.

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Dear Kimberdona17; Thank you for your awesome review of the Dolphin Sunset Cruise. The Dolphins never disappoint us and we can even identify a few of them. We receive great joy in sharing our knowledge of the local marine & wildlife. Words are hard to come by when describing the varied and awesome sunsets when viewed on the water. Thank... More 

Port Charlotte, Florida
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We arrived early at Cape Harbour Marina in Cape Coral and was registered for our trip. We were not sure what to expect from the 1 1/2 hour tour but thoroughly enjoyed it. We passed million dollar homes before reaching open water. Our hosts Captain JR and Andy pointed out an osprey, pelicans and cormorants plus gave a running commentary... More 

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BananaBayTourCompany, Owner at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Hudson17; Thank you for your wonderful review of our Homes, Harbour Nature Tour. We are fortunate to have many multimillion dollar estates and luxury yachts surrounding Cape Coral. Many of these home are owned by our winter residents. We love to share some of the history of our area. The Dolphins, endangered Manatees and other wildlife call this area... More 

Nanterre, France
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Had a great day today, thanks to JR and Andy, they were simply perfect explaining us simple and very interesting things about nature, animals and plants, all around us. They were so kind speaking us slowly, in order for us to understand, caring about the fact we enjoy our trip as much as possible. In addition, we were just so... More 

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Dear Tonkud; Thank you for your thoughtful review of our Ecological, Dolphin & Lunch Cruise. This is our most popular cruise because we are able to be on the water the longest. We welcome the most interesting people from all over the world and the playful Dolphins are always ready to amuse our guests. We take our time when sharing... More 

Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This is number one for a reason. Captain JR. and First Mate Andy are not only super friendly but very funny. We saw groups of Dolphins and mommies and babies and even got to see one jump. They explain things and let you ask as many questions as you want. The children even got to be the young captains for... More 

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BananaBayTourCompany, Owner at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Rescuegirl912; Thank you for your awesome review of our Ecological, Dolphin & Lunch Cruise. This is our most popular cruise as we see more Dolphins than on any of our other tours. We love to share our knowledge of the Southwest Florida Eco system with our guests. The Dolphins are always exciting especially Mommies teaching their babies how to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

At the end of our 2-weeks-Florida-Holiday we really enjoyed this boat trip where we could see lots of birds which we knew until today just from TV and -what a luck- different groups of dolphins. The team (Cpt. JR and his wonderful Anja) let us take part of their knowledge in a very pleasant way, thanx. In case of return... More 

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Liebe/r Toothies, ganz vielen lieben Dank fuer Ihre super Bewertung unserer Dolphin Tour. Es ist auch fuer uns immer wieder... More 

Dayton, Ohio
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

One of the best. Captain J R and Anja are really friendly and very helpful. Would recommend this sunset tour as a must if you are in the area.

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BananaBayTourCompany, Owner at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Amerson7; Thank you for your considerate review of our Dolphin & Sunset Cruise. Mother Nature paints a spectacular masterpiece each evening. We are so fortunate to be able to witness them on our cruise. We make every effort to provide a relaxing, stress free and informational experience for our guests on all our cruises. Thank you again for your... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We loved our experience with the Banana Bay Tour Company! Captain JR and Anja were wonderful! We were on a Sunset Cruise on July 15th...unfortunately, the weather took a turn for the worst and we had to head back to the harbor after we had almost reached Sanibel Island. Captain JR and Anja still kept us quite entertained and even... More 

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Dear L G; Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We constantly monitor weather conditions to be sure our guests have an enjoyable time, but unfortunately sometimes Mother Nature has other plans. We are so happy that you were able to reschedule to another tour. The wildlife that includes the Dolphins, endangered Manatees, birds and... More 

Cape Coral, Florida
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

After being let down by another boat company we booked the Sunset Cruise last minute. We were greeted by a friendly crew, Captain J.R. and First Mate, Andy. Captain J.R.'s knowledge and narration of the local waterways, it's bird habitats and marine life was very informative. First Mate Andy had a great sense of humor and was also very knowledgeable... More 

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BananaBayTourCompany, Owner at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Kim0628; Thank you for your cheerful review of our sunset tour. We take pride in offering our guests the most informative & pleasurable time while on our tours. Each tour opens the opportunity to view nature as it happens. The Southwest Florida sunsets can be a magnificent painting and no two are ever the same. Thank you again for... More 

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