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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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Alexandria, VA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

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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62 reviews 62 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

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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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We took the shelling cruise to Cayo Costa State Park. We saw manatee around a kayak as we were leaving and at the dock when we returned. Dolphin played in our wake as we left and we were able to capture them on video. The island was beautiful but the shelling not as good as at our local beach. That... More

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Camp Pendleton
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The ride on the boat was pleasantly beautiful. It was supposed to be a dolphin cruise but it turned into a tour of the surroundings of Captiva island it was nicely narrated by a very knowledgeable individual. While there was no dolphins at the beginning, it was pure luck that towards the end we got a great show by the... More

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belmont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

Magnificent opportunities to see what the area has to offer-cabbage key, Cayo costa state park and sunset cruise were all fantastic. Professional staff who love their work and share it with you. Cannot recommend the it enough. The beach and shelling trip to Cayo costa will take your breath away!

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Magnificent sunset, great margaritas, Jimmy Buffett songs, whats not to like! My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the views around South Seas. The ship staff were courteous and friendly. Will do it again upon return in May.

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Orlando, Florida
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86 reviews 86 reviews
23 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My husband, mother-in-law, and I decided to take our first cruise on Captiva Island, and decided on the Sunset Serenade Cruise through Captiva Cruises. We boarded at 6:30 and immediately purchased drinks and found a table on the upper deck. There was already an excellent guitar player on the desk playing beautiful music, so that started the cruise out on... More

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Clearwater, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Our host from Boston was both funny and informative. Saw some dolphins on this trip. Ended up taking the stop at Useppa Island. Nice restaurant there with a country club atmosphere. We also notice a pool on the island, a croquet field and a life size chess set, but it seemed to be a members only club, so we weren't... More

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