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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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Great trip with Captain Shawn.

Found Paradise Charters on Trip Advisor and after reading reviews decided to give a call. Spoke to the Captains wife about what I was looking for and scheduled a charter for the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Found Paradise Charters on Trip Advisor and after reading reviews decided to give a call. Spoke to the Captains wife about what I was looking for and scheduled a charter for the next morning. She was very polite and gave a rundown on rules of the boat and payment methods. No Beer, cigarettes, marking sole shoes, bananas and no credit... More 

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

Hey Bryce, I had such a great day on the water with you and your son! One of the best parts of what I do is being able to interact with young people and there families and seeing smiles and memories that will always last! You had such a wonderful son and I am so glad yall had such a... More 

Lagrange, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

My husband Tom and son Patrick, spent a day with Captain Shawn and there faces when it was over and even now when the speak about it is priceless! Captain Shawn gave them history, explained all about different fish. They cannot wait till next year! They caught a ton of fish and raved how hard captain Shawn worked to find... More 

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

Hi Dora, I had a great day on the water with your husband Tom and your son Patrick! They were great anglers and great guys! Thank yall so much! Tight lines and good fishing! Capt. Shawn More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Me and my husband booked a trip with Captain Shawn and couldn't be more happier we did. The process of booking the trip was very easy and his wife made sure we knew everything we needed to bring and how to prepare for a great trip. Captain Shawn was very knowledgeable in the waters off of Fort Myers Beach and... More 

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

I had such a wonderful time on the water with you and your husband. It is such a joy to meet great honest people like yourselves. Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are so blessed to live in the fishing capital of the world. I am so glad you enjoyed the snapper. They are very delicious. Tight... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

If you could give no stars, that would be my preference. We showed up at 7am after having already spoken to Captain Sean’s wife who informed us of a couple of rules (including no glass on the boat). When we get on the boat Captain Sean quickly becomes agitated because the cooler we brought had wheels on the bottom and... More 

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

At Paradise Charters safety is our top priority. We have rules in place to protect our customers and our business. We have a detailed check list that we go over prior to the trip with every customer. You were informed of our rules and regulations the day you booked the trip and the evening before the trip as thousands of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

If you are looking for either a fishing or sightseeing tour in Ft. Myers, there is no other place to go than Paradise Charters!!! We did both during our two week honeymoon, and both were excellent! Captain Shawn's knowledge of the area is unparalleled, and his personality makes for an even more wonderful experience! We saw dolphins (and they played... More 

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

Patrick it was so wonderful to spend 2 days with you and your lovely bride as part of your honeymoon! Y'all are a terrific couple! We are so blessed to spend the day with great people, in such a beautiful area, with amazing up close wildlife, and fun fishing! Can't wait to see you two again! Tight lines and good... More 

Austin, Texas
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We booked a trip with Captain Shawn on July 13th. We have fished numerous times with various outfitters along the Florida coast and this was the best fishing charter, by far, that I have ever gone on. Shawn is very knowledgeable of the fishing grounds and is very entertaining! He was terrific with the boys (age 8 & 11) and... More 

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

What a great way to spend a couple of days on the water fishing with an awesome family and a couple of great kids! Cannot wait to see yall again! Tight lines and good fishing! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My family went out with Captain Shawn on July 5, 2015. We all had so much fun. We caught 12 different species of fish. Captain Shawn was so down to earth and very genuine and kind. It was one of our most favorite things we did on out trip.

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

So blessed to be able to fish in such a beautiful place! Great family to spend the day with. Look forward to next time. Tight lines and good fishing!! More 

Mooresville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Our family booked a 1/2 day charter and had an amazing time. Captain Shawn treated us like family and was very knowledgeable about the area. My girls, ages 17 and 15, had an absolute blast and want to visit again and do more fishing!

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

What a great, exciting day on the water with a wonderful family! Look forward to next time! Tight lines and good fishing! More 

Fort Myers Beach, Florida
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I don't even know where to start here. So, let me start by saying that Captain Shawn is literally the best on the water! His experience on the water and knowledge of the area is amazing. It is always such a fun time and I learn so much from Capt. Shawn! I don't know how he does it, but he... More 

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

What a blast on the water that day Wes! Amazing shark action! Always great to take you and your family fishing! Look forward to next time! Tight lines and good fishing! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We booked a 4 hour charter with Capt. Shawn! He was awesome!! Very kind and professional! Knew so much about the area and fishing! We caught lots of fish! Capt. Shawn could tell us all about all 11 species we caught! Filleted up our catch and recommended an amazing restaurant to cook up our catch! Will definitely be back!!!

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mamacita333, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this review

Definitely a great fishing day! So happy you enjoyed your catch! Look forward to seeing y"all again. Tight lines and good fishing! More 

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