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Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train

2805 Colonial Blvd, Colonial Station, Fort Myers, FL 33916
239-275-8487
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Ranked #16 of 51 Attractions in Fort Myers
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Dinner Theaters
Activities: Group tours/train, Dining
Owner description: The Murder Mystery Dinner Train (owned and operated by Seminole Gulf Railway) offers a Unique Dining Experience where passengers enjoy our table side... more » Owner description: The Murder Mystery Dinner Train (owned and operated by Seminole Gulf Railway) offers a Unique Dining Experience where passengers enjoy our table side Murder Mystery Show and a Nostalgic Train Trip as our On-board Chef prepares a delicious Five Course Dinner. The train seats up to 200 people and operates year round, Wednesday through Sunday, and holds special holiday events, like a Sweetheart Express for Valentine’s Day, a New Year’s Eve Gala, two traditional New England style Thanksgiving dinners, and Halloween Ghost Trains. The Murder Mystery Dinner Train also offers hotel Get-Away packages with special rates available only through the railroad. « less
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Lehigh Acres, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I like taking train rides but I wish they had an old steam engine pulling the train not a diesel from the 70's.

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Fort Myers
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

An enjoyable evening of a train ride, nice dinner and entertainment all in one place and it all happens in about 2-3 hours, plus the scenery is nice from the train ride, Great performers and very tasty meal.

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Tampa, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Very nice departure from a typical dinner out. Fun experience to eat on a moving train. The show is your typical small live theatre but done very well. All the actors did a great job, were well prepared and definitely kept your attention. The food was outstanding and served by a witty, efficient staff who added to the total experience.... More

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Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I agree with all the other reviewers. Food, entertainment, service, were excellent. Just check out the location and driving route before you leave. It's not easy to find the boarding station. Our GPS led us to a warehouse area. If one of your group gets nervous waiting between courses, ask for the first coach which gets served first. The rest... More

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Lake Wales, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My husband and I tried something different. He loves train rides so we had read about a mystery dinner train excursion and though we would give it a try. We were very happy with our choice. The train left Fort Meyers on time. The tables were set with white table clothes and linen napkins. On the table was a cheese... More

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were very surprised by the quality of food that was served on this fun train ride. We went for our anniversary and had a blast! If you are thinking of taking a ride, I would say full steam ahead! 🚊

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

What a fun night. The cast made it very entertaining. We were expecting an average dinner but were very surprised at how wonderful it was. We both had the Prime Rib which was at least an inch thick and with loads of flavor. For desert, we had a coconut cake which was very good. The staff was very attentive. We... More

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

It was our 45th wedding anniversary and decided to try an unusual way to celebrate this year. The food was excellent, the staff courteous and anxious to please. The "who dun it" kept us guessing to the end. The actors were all very talented. I was concerned about the seating arrangements and thought I might feel a bit cramped. I... More

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Warminster, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We went to the dinner train in August 2014. We expected a nice show, but we were surprised at how good the dinner was. It's a 3 1/2 hour ride and they do a real nice presentation. The station is a little difficult to find, we used GPS, but it was well worth it. Seating is limited, so you need... More

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Ft Myers, Florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We were a group of 6 and you are seated at train tables of 4. Luckily, we made friends with the other two folks at our table. Dinner presentation is lovely. Appys of cheese, fruit and crackers ready upon arrival. We were in the last car, furthest from the kitchen and the bar car and because the show takes place... More

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