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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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Come Discover Fort Myers Beaches finest natural treasures aboard the Estero...

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 trip

Captain Steve was our guide. We got to see many dolphins as well as other native beach fauna. Very knowledgeable of the Estero Bay. The boat we were on was smooth and easy to get... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Jack O
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Butler, Pennsylvania
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Butler, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Captain Steve was our guide. We got to see many dolphins as well as other native beach fauna. Very knowledgeable of the Estero Bay. The boat we were on was smooth and easy to get on & off.

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

Thank you for the review .... we appreciate your business! More 

Greenville, Rhode Island
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had great time even on overcast day. Captain Scott was knowledgeable and generous. Stayed well passed time and went out of the way to follow dolphins. Definitely recommend

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

Gregg, thank you for the review and we are glad that Captain Scott was able to keep you on the water until the dolphin showed up for a visit! See you again soon! More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Even though the weather was chilly it was still a wonderful experience. We were still able to see dolphins even with the water being as cold as it was. Plenty of wildlife to see and the natural surroundings itself. Good for manatees, dolphins, and birds. As well as locations to visit you might not see if you didn't take this... More 

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

Ryan thanks for the 5 Star Review!! We are so happy that you found your trip to be a reasonably priced value on the beach! We appreciate your recommendation to others and will certainly pass on your thanks to Captain Scott! More 

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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Captain Jay had us laughing and all enjoying ourselves as soon as we set foot on the boat. We saw a bunch of dolphins that followed us and enjoyed a beautiful sunset. Definitely will do this again when we return.

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

Thank you for the kind words about Captain Jay! We are glad you said you would return with us again on a future trip. Perhaps you hit the wrong button rating your trip because the "terrible" category does not match your narrative? If you could kindly change it we would appreciate it greatly. Thank you again for joining us! More 

North Quincy
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have gone on this cruise several times. Whenever we have guests visiting us, we always take the dolphin cruise. It is always so enjoyable. Captain Scott is very knowledgeable about the area, history of Fort Myers Beach and the wildlife. He is a great Captain. He is so friendly! We would recommend the dolphin cruise for... More 

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

It makes us so happy to see repeat customers that find our tour enjoyable each time they visit! Captain Scott truly enjoys providing a great experience to his passengers and works very hard to locate the greatest amount of dolphins for our guests. Thank you so much for the 5 Star Review and we will see you on your next... More 

Quincy, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Scott was excellent, informative and fun. Lots of dolphin sightings! We went with a large group and had an unbelievable afternoon. Thanks to Captain Scott for a memorable time!

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

Thank you for the excellent review! We agree the dolphin create a memorable time and we will pass on your thanks to Captain Scott! See you again on your next visit to our area! More 

Zanesville, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopping at Fish Tales Marina behind Santini Plaza on Estero Island was a great choice. We joined Capt. Jay for a very enjoyable 1 1/2 hour cruise which started in the bay, where he pointed out many of the local birds, explaining in great detail their characteristics for us to identify later. A bonus on our cruise was getting to... More 

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

Thank you very much for the nice review!!! We will pass on your great comments to Captain Jay! We hope you will return to the Estero Bay Express on your next visit! More 

Lafayette, Louisiana
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Where do I start? Captain Jay is cool, funny and laid back as well as both professional and polite. He knows his stuff and has a great sense of humor to boot. We saw a good dozen or so dolphins as well as some other wild life (random birds). I highly recommend this company for your dolphin tour- the other... More 

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

We just love reviews like this one! Thank you so much for taking a tour on the Estero Bay Express and the kind words about our staff! More 

Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Jay is an awesome Capt delivering his book of knowledge on the total environment of the area while injecting humor and southern hospitality for Everyone on the cruise. Being a Single woman naturally puts you in an uncomfortable mode, but Jay made me totally at ease. This cruise is the best entertainment & enjoyment one could buy for a very... More 

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

Thank you for the five star review! we also appreciate the kind words about Captain Jay we think his country charm is pretty nice also! Hope to see you on your future visits to Fort Myers Beach! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must if your ever in the area!! Captain Jay is by far the best-keeps a very lively entertaining boat ride, where your sure to learn lots and see plenty of dolphins!! Highly recommend!!

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

We think Captain Jay is pretty awesome also! So happy you would recommend our tour to others !!! More 

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