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Address: 25000 Tamiami Trail East, Port of the Islands, Naples, FL 34114-9602
Phone Number: 239-642-9779
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Description: The 2.5 hour manatee viewing eco tour is the only local eco tour that...
The 2.5 hour manatee viewing eco tour is the only local eco tour that starts in the heart of the Everglades, and takes only minutes to get to the 10,000 Islands and the Gulf of Mexico. The tour is located at the home of South Florida's largest herd of manatees. Viewing the eco system of the Everglades in the comfort of a covered boat is a true Everglades experience. You are likely to see manatees, alligators, dolphins, and turtles, as well as many species of rare and endangered tropical birds. Some of the tropical birds species are the Ibis, Egret, Great Blue Heron, Osprey, Pelican, and the American Bald Eagle. The tour is fully narrated by knowledgeable local Captains and their boats are stable, comfortable and USCG approved. You'll learn interesting facts on the manatee, alligator, dolphin, and tropical bird species, along with information on the Everglades.
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Fantastic trip

Gary and his gang did another outstanding job. My family, my daughter, her two children and one of their friends went fishing again this year with Double R's and believe me we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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Grand Blanc, Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Gary and his gang did another outstanding job. My family, my daughter, her two children and one of their friends went fishing again this year with Double R's and believe me we were completely "satisfied" with our trip. Everyone caught fish both in the Gulf and in the backwaters. This is the 17th year we have fished with Double R's... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Did four fishing charters and had a great time and experience every time. From taking employees out for fishing to taking my grandson out today. Captain Jim knows the Islands and the gulf and has made our fishing experience a great one.

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Gilbert, Arizona
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My 2 friends and I were lucky enough to have Captain Mike give us a tour of the Everglades. Entertaining, fun, relaxing, educational, just an all around incredible time. Captain Mike has a great sense of humor and is wonderfully versed on the wildlife in the area. He is also extremely respectful of the wildlife. Shelling on an uninhabited island,... More 

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Long Branch, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I recently had the pleasure of going on Double R's Manatee Eco Tour, led by Captain Mike. What a wonderful experience! The tour was well organized, and Captain Mike had a wealth of knowledge regarding the environment - to include the birds, dolphins, manatees and surrounding shorelines. He even brought us to a small island where we were able to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

A great time. Captain was knowledgable and patient. Our boys fished the whole time. The nature facts we learned kept us entertained.

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Marco Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Saw more manatee and dolphin than expected...Thanks to Capt. Mike learned more about them during our 2.5 hour tour than my 24 years living on Marco Island. Capt. Mike was entertaining as well as educational. Went on eco tour with visiting friends and now is a must for future visitors with us. Thank you

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

WOW...... What do amazing 2.5hrs on the water with capt Carl. His knowledge of the animals, ecosystems, general area were fascinating. He happily told us to ask any questions & he'd answer them for us. Smooth sailing with the amazing bonus of spotting a manatee within about 3 mins of being on the water. Lots of safety advice as we... More 

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Fond Du Lac
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We had a great day fishing with Jim. Caught multiple types of trout and our favorite whiting. Not sure how many fish for the day but it was a large number of fish. On the way back Jim's wife suggested we stop at a special location and WOW am I glad we did. My second cast in and WAM! My... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

My wife and I visit Florida as much as possible during the winter months. One of our highlights is back water fishing with Double R's Fishing and Tour Co. We book several trips a year and have not been disappointed. You actually get two trips in one. The fishing experience is great and as a bonus we usually see dolphins,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We have chartered 3 trips with Gary and our guide Jim. Jim is an excellent guide and you will catch a lot of fish. My first trip was with my brother. Jim got us on a reef where we caught fish non-stop. We brought home 31 fish of 11 species. We had the same kind of luck on 2 other... More 

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