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Estero Bay Express Dolphin & Sunset Boat Tours

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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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Amazing sunset/dolphin cruise with Captain Scott! Would definitely recommend this cruise to any and everyone.. Even if the captain labeled me the FFF (fake fin finder) :) A... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
Sarah J
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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Amazing sunset/dolphin cruise with Captain Scott! Would definitely recommend this cruise to any and everyone.. Even if the captain labeled me the FFF (fake fin finder) :) A wonderful experience!

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Livonia, Michigan, United States
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Awesome time with Matt and Randy. Took us around and got to see manatees and lots of dolphins. Had my 5 year old son with us and he loved it. Well worth the trip.

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

Thank you for joining us aboard the Estero Bay Express II! We are so happy that you and your son had a good time on our tour and we are glad that we could show him some of the interesting wildlife that we experience daily on our tours. Thank you again for joining us and thank you for your review! More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Boat was comfortable. Randy and Matt did a great job guiding us by a frigate bird rookery, experiencing visits from numerous dolphins, and getting fabulous sunset views. Great trip with the kids for Mother's Day.

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

We are so glad you were able to join us for our Mother's Day cruise. It sounds like the wildlife of Estero Bay gave you quite a show! What a wonderful Mother's Day gift! Thank you again for joining us and thank you for the review! More 

Naperville
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

5/8/15...Cap'n Scott was great and very informative. We not only saw dolphins and many different birds, we also learned alot about the Estero Bay Aquatic Preserve. Thanks Justin for the Chi-Town conversation. Highly Recommended!!!

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

Thank you for your review! We are so glad you could join us! Captain Scott and Justin are always happy to share their knowledge of Estero Bay. They truly love showing our customers the beautiful birds and marine life. Thank you again for joining us! More 

Acton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

My wife and I took the morning cruise around Estero Bay. Captain Scott was our boat captain. He was great! Very friendly, professional and informative. He provided great educational background on the area and wildlife. We saw plentiful wildlife including Frigate birds and Osprey [complete with babies]. Numerous dolphin sightings as well. This was our third trip in four years.... More 

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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 we could make another tour memorable for you! Captain Scott is very knowledgeable of Estero Bay and its wildlife and he truly enjoys educating our customers on this unique area. We hope that you will continue to join us on our tours in the future! More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We went on the sunset/dolphin tour. Age span of 10 to 60. Everyone loved it! Capt. Scott did a great job with narrating the tour and making it interesting. Seeing the Dolphins is a great memory for all of us.

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Peggy321, Owner at Estero Bay Express Dolphin & Sunset Boat Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, and we are glad to be apart of a special memory. The Estero Bay and all its wonderful sealife are very special to us and we are happy we are able to share it with you. More 

Estero, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

We were looking for something fun to do when our son, DIL, and 3 young granddaughters visited. What a great choice! Capt Randy made the cruise so much fun, and made sure we saw a LOT of dolphins and manatees. Plus, Randy is extremely knowledgable about dolphins, and made the cruise very interesting and educational. We felt the cost was... More 

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Peggy321, Owner at Estero Bay Express Dolphin & Sunset Boat Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for bringing your family. The Estero Bay is a wonderful body of water and the dolphins that make this home are truly fun to see. All of the Captains of the Estero Bay Express II also get excited when they see our sealife making appearances whether they are on the job or not. There is just something "magical"... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Captain Scott and Justin were funny, nice and very interesting ! We saw a lot of Dolphins in this wonderful Estero Bay. The team is really nice, we highly recommend !(French family / April 2015)

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Peggy321, Owner at Estero Bay Express Dolphin & Sunset Boat Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for making us part of your vacation. The Estero Bay is a wonderful body of water and we enjoy showing it off. More 

Near San Franciso
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We took Randy's dolphin tour yesterday. We were blown away! First of all the ride in the boat was very relaxing and refreshing. What a great way to see the waterways in the area. We saw various birds and even some manatee under the water. And sure enough, about halfway into the tour, we got the thrill of a lifetime...Numerous... More 

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Peggy321, Owner at Estero Bay Express Dolphin & Sunset Boat Tours, responded to this review

We love it when our precious sealife decide to show our guest just how wonderful they are! Thank you for your review and for your business. More 

Glastonbury
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This is a great tour and I'd recommend it to any one thats interested in sea life. You get to see dolphins swim alongside the boat, you also get to see sea turtles and manatees. There's some history its more about the sea and animals also great for kids they may get to drive the boat with captain Randy if... More 

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Peggy321, Front Office Manager at Estero Bay Express Dolphin & Sunset Boat Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy you chose us! The sealife in our area is so precious in our area and we enjoy sharing it with all. More 

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