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Address: 4765 Estero Blvd., (Behind Publix Grocery Store), Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
Phone Number: +1 239-247-8288
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Description: Paradise Charters would like to welcome you aboard our 2014 Tidewater. We...
Paradise Charters would like to welcome you aboard our 2014 Tidewater. We offer backwater fishing, nearshore and offshore. We also have dolphin tours, sightseeing, shelling and sunset tours. We can specialize any trip to meet your needs. It is our goal at Paradise Charters to make sure you have a safe, fun and memorable time. We sail out of the beautiful Snook Bight Marina that is behind the Publix grocery store which is mid island. From beginners to pros, let's go!
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My wife and I booked the half-day afternoon charter. To begin with, since it was 'cash only', my wife and I expected to find a metal shed at some sort of dock where the boat would... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Bristol, Rhode Island
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Bristol, Rhode Island
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29 reviews 29 reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

My wife and I booked the half-day afternoon charter. To begin with, since it was 'cash only', my wife and I expected to find a metal shed at some sort of dock where the boat would be. In fact, Paradise Charters is located in an upscale, high-end marina. We were worried about traffic into Fort Myers so we were over... More 

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

Had a great day out with y'all! How blessed we are to be able to fish such a beautiful place! Tight lines and good fishing! More 

Johnsburg, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

A budy and I had fished with captain Shawn before. This time we wanted to go shark fishing. It was our first time and Shawn put us in the right place. We only did a 4 hour trip and I wish we would have booked a full day. We boated 6 sharks and had two more follow bait to the... More 

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

Hey Tom, What a great day for shark fishing! See ya next time! Tight lines and good fishing! More 

Hebron, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Had an amazing time out with Capt. Shawn. 12+ different species on our trip. We had a slightly disabled, and one older (70+) person with us and he was very attentive to their needs. He put us on the fish from the start. Will definitely be putting in for another trip.

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

Great day of fishing! Looking forward to having y'all back out soon. Thanks! Capt. Shawn More 

Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

We spent the morning with Captain Shawn fishing in the gulf and had a great time. The Snook Bight Marina is located about midway on the island, behind the Publix grocery and very easy to find. It was a foggy day, but he got us out on time and navigated thru the fog with ease. He knew where to set... More 

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

Dawn, it was a beautiful day to be out on the water! Great fishing! So glad yall enjoyed your catch! Fish On! More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Awesome time with captain Shawn! He hooked us up with fish the whole day. He put us on a lot of Mackeral. I would recommend him to anyone. Thanks again captain Shawn.

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

Great fishing day Eric! Thanks for the recommendations! Tight lines and good fishing! More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Captain Shawn was great and I'd highly recommend him to anyone. My wife and I had a blast on an 8-hour charter a few weeks ago. We took home a bunch of fish and probably released 2-3 times that amount. We caught 10+ difference species of fish and learned a lot over the course of the day. Can't wait to... More 

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

What a great day of fishing! So glad yall had a blast! Can't wait to do it again! Fish On! More 

Norwood, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had such a great time with Captain Shawn...He was top notch, we caught 8 different kinds of fish that day and it was beautiful...until the fog rolled in but that was at the end of our time so it all worked out. Captain Shawn was so good about giving a bit of history about the area that we never... More 

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

Thank yall so much. Tight lines and good fishing. Thanks,Capt. Shawn More 

Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Great fishing day with Captain Shawn.. Very experienced guide, knows where the fish are. He has a great boat, andh is knowledge of fauna and flora of the area is unsurpassed. We also caught a lot of fish!

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

Hi George, Had such a good time with you and your wife. Thank yall so much. Capt. Shawn More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

The trip was just what we were looking for tom cruze , scott macduff and two others had the best time thanks captian . Mackrel , sugar bass , whitey all great eating!!! Thanks again !

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

Hey Tom, I had such a great time with yall. The action was great that day. Thanks,Capt. Shawn More 

Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Everything about the Paradise Charters experience is first-class. Dottie makes the booking of the trip easy and fun! Captain Shawn is the perfect guide for experienced and non-experienced anglers. He has a wealth of knowledge about Florida fishing and will be sure to put you on the fish. He has the perfect disposition for a fishing guide - he's positive,... More 

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

It was great meeting you Mark. I had a great day on the water with y'all. We caught some really nice fish that day. Looking forward to seeing y'all again. As always, tight lines and good fishing. Thanks! Capt. Shawn More 

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