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Manatee Sightseeing Eco-Tourism Adventure

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Address: 525 Newport Drive, Port of Islands Marina, Naples, FL 34114
Phone Number: 239-642-8818
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Description: Quality Manatee visuals are guaranteed. No see No Pay. Take this roomy 90...
Quality Manatee visuals are guaranteed. No see No Pay. Take this roomy 90 minute six passenger, 100% covered boat tour looking for Manatees and other wildlife. We check out the harbor/residential area and then into the mangrove forest. High tech see thru the water sunglasses are provided. Use a credit card to reserve and settle up at the end of the tour.
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See them before we lose them.

The Shell Beach resort on Sanibel Island pointed us to this tour as a nice way to see some manatees and alligators. They were so right. It starts at the marina where the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Madison Heights, Virginia
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Madison Heights, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The Shell Beach resort on Sanibel Island pointed us to this tour as a nice way to see some manatees and alligators. They were so right. It starts at the marina where the manatees might be hanging out because it's really safe, then moves into the canals to slowly motor or drift through the water, watching for wildlife and birds.... More 

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Livonia, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I am so glad we went on this tour. It truly was the highlight of our vacation. Captain Andrew Jr. (and Bella!) was excellent. He knows what he's talking about and is able to convey his knowledge with great ease. We found him to be very entertaining. We were able to see many manatee - including a mama and her... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This is a fantastic Eco tour to see manatees in their natural environment. Captain Rich knew how to spot for signs of manatees and with a complete understanding of their habitat and behaviour, he was able to find us two separate groups, each including several individuals. The highlight of our trip, however was the sighting of a mother and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Found this place via Marco Island app boy did we strike lucky. Boat was safe, covered and uncrowded . Capt. Rich was knowledgeable, patient and passionate about his surroundings. A very gentle way to see these amazing creatures. We saw many Manatees including two with pups one of which was still nursing. Excellent value for money - if you do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

I have been coming to Naples for 15 years, it was the best time I've ever had, Capt. Kent the best!!!!! He knew exactly where to go and was extremely knowledgable. We could not ask for a better guide and charter service!

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Cornwall, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We had a private 1 1/2 hour tour for our family of 5 (3 kids ages 11, 8, 5) with Capt Kent as our guide. Capt Barry met us at the marina and guided us to our boat. We headed right to a secluded backwater area on the canal where we immediately saw several manatees and a bald eagle. It... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We went out with Captain Kent and enjoyed a nice tour seeing manatees, alligators,and birds. The tour was just the right length for the kids and they were super excited when they saw the first manatees. They were a group of three in a shallow part of the canal. Captain Kent made the cruise - his friendly demeanor, the "Dad"... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Great trip got up close to a manatee as it drifted in with the tide. Amazing creature to see next to the boat. Capt Andrew senior very informative and entertaining. Recommended.

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Appleton, Wisconsin, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This was an outstanding experience. It was almost a personalized trip with only six passengers on the boat with Captain Jim Walker. He was an outstanding guide, showing us Manatee, Alligators, and all sorts of other wildlife. Great for a family or a couple like us.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

As I said Capt Rich and his tour made my stay in USA.Capt Rich is a very knowledgeable guy, answering every question we threw at him. The first thing he showed us was a very majestic Bald Eagle. Then the highlight of the trip a 7 foot alligator. We saw many manatees,egrets and other birds. All in all a very... More 

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