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Address: 7225 Estero Blvd., Behind Santini Marina Plaza, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
Phone Number: +1 239-463-3600
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Description: Come Discover Fort Myers Beaches finest natural treasures aboard the...
Come Discover Fort Myers Beaches finest natural treasures aboard the Estero Bay Express. Try one of ours narrated tours of Estero Bay’s tropical oasis. Look for manatees, dolphins, birds and other wildlife in their natural habitat.
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Dolphin Galore!

The 90 minute tour was a perfect trip for my wife, myself, and my two kids (5 & 3 1/2). We had barely left the harbor, and the very friendly & knowledgeable Captain said... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Urbandale, Iowa
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Urbandale, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The 90 minute tour was a perfect trip for my wife, myself, and my two kids (5 & 3 1/2). We had barely left the harbor, and the very friendly & knowledgeable Captain said "Dolphin"...and sure enough, they were right there. We saw probably close to 15-18 dolphin...2 manatees...and dolphins of all sorts. Baby dolphins, dolphins on the hunt for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

It was amazing when we saw the dolphins, the captain was so good he explained us everything and he did everything to make us see dolphins my daughter and I enjoyed so much

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We had the absolute BEST time on the Estero Bay Express II last week with Captain Scott! It was incredible to see all of the dolphins, manatees, birds, and fish in their natural habitat. Our daughter Sierra is still talking about how she got to 'drive the boat' and go 'really, really fast!' Captain Scott was simply outstanding at really... More 

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Kathy D, Owner at Estero Bay Express Dolphin & Sunset Boat Tours, responded to this review

We agree, we think Captain Scott is pretty awesome! We are glad that you enjoyed your dolphin cruise and we highly appreciate your feedback. Your shared positive experience is the biggest reward we can ask for. Thanks again and we hope to see you soon! More 

Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We took the 1:00 PM tour with Captain Scott. Saw lots of dolphins - some came right up to the boat. also saw lots of birds. Captain Scott did a great job describing the local waters and even threw in some history.

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Kathy D, Owner at Estero Bay Express Dolphin & Sunset Boat Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive feedback! Aren't the dolphins amazing? Scott is a great source of knowledge. We are glad you enjoyed the cruise. Be sure to come back and try our sunset cruise! We think you will love it. More 

Tinley Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Saw this boat cruising, we took an early afternoon cruise. Ship's Captain was knowledgeable as well as funny. The cost for our cruise was 23.00 for 1 1/2 hours. The boat cruised down to Bonita Springs. we saw the Dog Beach, dolphins and an overall very pleasant cruise. I would recommend it to couples or families.

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Kathy D, Manager at Estero Bay Express Dolphin & Sunset Boat Tours, responded to this review

We are so glad you gave us a try and we're glad you enjoyed riding on the Estero Bay Express. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. We're proud of our crew here at Fish-Tale Marina and will pass along your kind words to Captain Randy & Captain Scott and the rest of our ship store crew.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Had a great evening with Captain Randy!!! We will be back again out next trip to Fort Myers Beach. Definitely worth the $25.

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Kathy D, Manager at Estero Bay Express Dolphin & Sunset Boat Tours, responded to this review

We love what we do here at Fish-Tale Marina and we enjoy sharing that experience with our guests. Thank you for sharing your positive feedback on Trip Advisor. It sounds like you had a great time on our dolphin cruise! Please come visit us again soon! More 

Chestertown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Captain Randy and his mate were great! They put us on several pods of dolphins and made it possible to take wonderful video of several dolphins right next to the boat. Very professional, boat was super clean, and as title of review states......Couldn't ask for more!!!!

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Kathy D, Owner at Estero Bay Express Dolphin & Sunset Boat Tours, responded to this review

It sounds like you all had a wonderful trip on the Estero Bay Express. Aren't the dolphins beautiful? We are glad you were able to experience this beautiful place we call home. We will pass your positive feedback along to Captain Randy. We hope you will come back and see us soon! More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Had a wonderful experience with this company. Starting with the amenities of the marina to the professional tour guide and captain Justin and Randy.

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FishTaleMarina, Owner at Estero Bay Express Dolphin & Sunset Boat Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We are glad that you had a great experience with our company. Captain Randy and Justin truly enjoy giving our customers the best service possible while showing off the beauty of Estero Bay. We hope that you will join us again in the future! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Captain Randy was wonderful. He was very knowledgable about the wildlife and provided much more than we expected. We spotted some very playful manatees as well as chipper the dolphin! We will definantly return, and I would highly recommend this dolphin your.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Captain Randy was awesome. The greatest tour we have ever been on. Answered all our questions. Was very patient with small children. My grandson was so excited to see the dolphins surfing.

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