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Captiva Cruises

11401 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva Island, FL 33924
(239) 472-5300
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
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Concord, New Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

When I called to reserve eight seats on the cruise, I asked about seeing manatees - really, my one goal for this vacation was to see a manatee. The person on the phone was incredibly helpful, supportive, and offered terrific advice. The captain and crew seemed to have enjoyed the cruise as much as the tourists. The Eco-specialist was informative... More

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Kettering, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

We started the week with the sunset sail. Carlos, you are my favorite! Such a wonderful experience. We got to go out in the gulf and see a lovely sunset. We ended our week on the wildlife sunset cruise. WE SAW DOLPHINS! The captain had us go to the back of the boat and he got the boat making a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I was on vacation in Sanibel and took a Captiva Cruise to Useppa island.. I had a wonderful time!! The crew was great and very informative. Captain Eric was excellent!! I ended up having such a good time that I scheduled myself the sunset cruise the next evening. If you're ever Captiva I'd highly recommend reserving yourself a seat on... More

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CaptivaCruises, Manager at Captiva Cruises, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for joining us for not just one, but two of our cruises last month! Useppa is definitely one of my favorite cruises that we offer and we are pretty lucky to have some amazing sunsets and crew! I will pass your comments on to Captain Eric! We look forward to having you back aboard future trips! More

usa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We recently booked on the sunset and dolphin cruise with our family and 2 year old grandson. Started our as a nice trip but soon the crew were yelling at people telling them that they could only sit on seats (not knee) along the railing and they couldn't stand in certain areas because it blocked the captains view. It would... More

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CaptivaCruises, Manager at Captiva Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments regarding the Wildlife Sunset Cruise you took with us last month. We pride ourselves on providing a positive experience for our customers and I apologize if this cruise fell short of your expectations. I will share your post with our crew and management to be sure that everyone is more... More

Saint Louis, Missouri
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566 reviews 566 reviews
162 attraction reviews
251 helpful votes 251 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We took the 2:00 Dolphin and Wildlife Tour. Just off the dock were two manatees which we watched for over 30 minutes before we boarded. Soon after we boarded the crew was pointing out Moon Jellyfish, Ospreys, Cormorants, and Pelicans. About 5 minutes into the cruise the crew pointed out dolphins at 3:00! We then took off at higher speed... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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153 reviews 153 reviews
29 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We went on the Useppa Island cruise two years ago and enjoyed in so much! We knew on our return trip we would schedule one as well. These folks do it right. We chose the "shelling cruise" that went to Cayo Costa. The only one available was the morning, but we would have chosen it anyway. A day long trip... More

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Alexandria, VA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

On a family vacation to Captiva, I wanted to step off the beach and get out on the water. With about two hours notice, I called Captiva Cruises and quickly reserved five spots on their Sunset Wildlife cruise aboard the Santiva. The Santiva is a 49-passenger catamaran. The cruise left from McCarthy's Marina and ran north on Pine Island Sound... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
7 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

2 hours of sailing and a beautiful sunset. What more can you ask for? Maybe a fun crew? Check...George and Carlos provided a fun evening without getting in your face...and Carlos took countless pics for the passengers with the passenger's cameras. Even though the weather was hot, once we left the marina and started sailing at 6:15 p.m., the breeze... More

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Hellertown, Pennsylvania, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were on a large family trip and our entire group of 12 decided to go on the 1.5 hr Dolphin Adventure Cruise. It was perfect for a group with many young children in it and for the adults. They had an open cash bar on the boat with snacks and stuffed animals that you can buy for the children.... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

My husband I wanted to do something really special for our 37th., wedding anniversary. We both love shelling and learning about Marine life. We read about the Marine Naturalist Adventure by Captiva Cruises & decided to try it. We boarded the Catamaran & were warmly welcomed by the Captain (George), first mate Carlos & a Marine Biologist Stephanie! While sailing... More

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