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Address: 11401 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva Island, FL 33924
Phone Number: +1 239-472-5300
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Dolphins galore

This is my 6th time going on one of Captiva Cruises' excursions. This one was the Dolphin & Wildlife option, which I would recommend. Captain George and Emcee Carlitos are great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

This is my 6th time going on one of Captiva Cruises' excursions. This one was the Dolphin & Wildlife option, which I would recommend. Captain George and Emcee Carlitos are great. Very entertaining as you cruise around. We saw a surprising amount of dolphins--large adults, juveniles, and even some babies! They like to play and jump in the wake of... More 

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Birmingham,AL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

What a great trip for all ages ... Our group ranged from 65 to 6 years old and we all loved the trip ...captain was great and crew was so knowable and fun! We saw plenty of Dolphin and scenic views ...a must do for family time together in Captiva!

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Pekin, Illinois
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48 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

A very fun and exciting ride. We saw lots and lots of Dolphins, and at times there were groups of 7 or 8 all swimming and jumping in the wake at the same time! We even saw a stingray jump out of the water twice as we were heading back to harbor. Our captain was very knowledgeable about the wildlife... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Visited Useppa on a hot Saturday. Clean, comfortable boat. Friendly informative staff. Dolphins surfing in the wake on the way home. Interesting day trip for reasonable price.

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

Great trip out to see dolphins. Saw loads of dolphins riding the boats wake up close. Very knowledgable guide and friendly crew. Recommended.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

nice boat, tour guide extremely knowledgeable about geopgraphy, plant animal and sea life, history of the area. Made the trip really interesting.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This is a great way to see Cayo Costa nature preserve with excellent shelling, swimming and wildlife. The staff are watchful of the passengers and helpful in pointing out dolphins and other sea life. The tour is about 3 hours which includes 30 minutes out, 2 hours on the island and 30 minutes back. Would do it again!

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Yes, we saw dolphins as we first embarked but not much out in the bay area, until our return but thats wildlife its not planned. My children enjoyed seeing the dolphins jumping the waves as we drove off. It was just long enough of a cruise at 1.5 hrs. A great way for a beginner or non boaters to get... More 

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

My wife and I went on the Dolphin Watch. We saw 3 dolphins as soon as we cleared the harbour but nothing after that. The commentary given by the captain was very informative and useful. You can either sit inside or outside, most people on our cruise choosing to sit on the top deck outside. So those choosing to shelter... More 

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Weston, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is an affordable fun way to travel to Cabbage Key for a cheeseburger in paradise, but that is another review.... We started off arriving at the dock at 8:30am for the 9am departure. I booked this over the phone the day before, so everything was waiting for me at the ticket booth. The crew of this tour boat go... More 

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CaptivaCruises, Manager at Captiva Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent trip to Cabbage Key with Captiva Cruises and I love your photographs! We are thrilled you had a good time and enjoyed the homemade Bloody Mary our crew takes great pride in making! They can sometimes get a little competitive as to who makes the best one! We look forward... More 

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