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Captiva Cruises

11401 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva Island, FL 33924
(239) 472-5300
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013 via mobile

The 5 of us on 2/4/13 were treated to many dolphin sightings thanks to an ever attentive crew! Got incredible pics of dolphins jumping next to the boat less than 10 feet away. The volunteer on board Bob provided us with some great historical and wildlife backgtround while we cruised. Oh yes and not to forget being able to enjoy... More

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Overland Park, Kansas
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20 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

This was a great ninety minute cruise around Captiva Island (North) to the Gulf for a great view of the sunset. Guide was very good and overall a most enjoyable experience. Well worth the money.

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Essex, Connecticut
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

A comfortable and exciting trip with a knowledgable wildlife expert to narrate. There were dolphins playing and feeding alongside the boat and then the captain did a maneuver that allowed the dolphins to ride in the wake. You could actually see their smiling faces! Interesting narration about history, houses, geography too.

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Southampton, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

We really enjoyed the overall cruise as our guide was interesting and informative. We were so fortunate to see so many dolphins, and the weather was perfect for sitting on the top deck. We were on the same boat as the people who were going to Useppa Island, but we had chosen to visit Cabbage Key based upon the information... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013 via mobile

we had a wonderful time on our cruise with captains George in Elliot. The showing was amazing and the 2 and a half hour morning trip was perfect time for our 4 year old and 1 year old to have fun but still be home before their nap would definitely recommend and do again

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

We enjoyed an absolutely wonderful day on the Eco-Heritage Day Trip to north Pine Island. We've enjoyed trips to Useppa Island and Cabbage Key in the past but I'd have to say that this new trip was the best. Our guides, Shawn and Richard, were informative and enthusiastic providing details on the wildlife and fishing heritage of the area. We... More

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Sugar Grove, Illinois
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11 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We decided to do some serious shelling and chose the Captiva Cruises. The weather was not ideal for the trip to Caya Costa State Park, but we dressed for the day. The state park has no facilities on the island, but the boat we took stayed moored for the two hours that we were there and had a bathroom on... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

he cruise out to this island was fun! We saw lots of dolphins. My family enjoyed eating at the restaurant, walking the pink promenade, looking at the rare turtles, walking the beaches, and visiting the museum that explains the planning of the Bay of Pigs. Highly recommend this excursion for people of all ages!

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tallahassee, florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

We were hosting friends from the UK in Florida and wanted to share the wonders of the Gulf with them. This was a great way to do it. We chose the catamaran because we wanted a small scale boat trip with no motor. There were about 10 passengers, a captain and a mate. Very safety conscious. We departed from South... More

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Charlotte, NC
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

We took the dolphin watch cruise of Pine Island Sound on the Lady Chadwick. The upper deck was open air, with a partial canopy. Lower deck was enclosed and air conditioned. We expected a nice relaxing boat ride with some drinks and maybe a glimpse of some sea life. But in an hour and a half, we saw an amazing... More

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