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Sanibel Thriller

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Address: 634 N Yachtsman Dr, Sanibel Island, FL
Phone Number: 239 472 2328
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We were out on a cloudy morning rather than a hot sunny morning. The captain spend quite a bit of time getting dolphins to follow the boat. Every dolphin we saw in the area of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We were out on a cloudy morning rather than a hot sunny morning. The captain spend quite a bit of time getting dolphins to follow the boat. Every dolphin we saw in the area of the boat the captain made sure to try to get us the chance to photograph. The ride was unexpectedly smooth given how choppy the Gulf... More 

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Gardner, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Being forewarned about getting wet in the back, and the back providing the best dolphin viewing helped make our thriller ride perfect. We arrived a half hour early to get the seats we wanted. Glad there were benches out of the sun to wait for our departure. (The boat ride is in full sun-wear sunblock or secure sun hat) Our... More 

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Papillion, Nebraska
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Everything from the boat, the narration, the dolphins, and the general tour was the best. An amazing tour and a Must when visiting Sanibel. Captain JR and Maria made this the highlight of out trip.

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Salem, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

first come, first served as to seating and the place to be was on the rear of this boat if you wanted and unobstructed view of the dolphins. You will have them all to yourself in the back as they come right up to the rear and jump up for you to take pics!! Kids loved it.

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Grandview, Missouri, United States
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This has got to be one of, if not THE best things to do in the Fort Myers/Sanibel area. This is a must see activity. If you enjoy boats, going fast, and above all, dolphins, then THIS is THE cruise to take. Two years ago I took my kids here. This year I was back with my fiancee and her... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My family and I have been on many "dolphin" tours that were nothing more than a boat ride. However, that was not the case on The Thriller. The whole operation was top notch from making the reservation over the phone, to checking in and the actual trip itself. Our tour guide was so incredibly knowledgeable but was also so personable... More 

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carmel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The sanibel thriller was fair priced and good value. Trip around the entire island of sanibel and captiva. The Dolphins loved to play in the wake. If you have kids this is a must do.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Everyone who visits Sanibel Island should take this boat tour. The people who run it are friendly and professional from booking to finish. The guide was so knowledgeable - we couldn't believe all the informative details she shared with us without a glance at a single note. We saw so many dolphins jumping right behind the boat. My tips would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The Thriller was a great time. Crew was friendly and knowledgeable. Going back in a few weeks and will Def go on again

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Orlando, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Really enjoyed our tour on the Sanibel Thriller. Maris was our tour guide and she was funny and very informative with a great personality. Captain JR did a great job finding the Dolphins and I got some really good shots! I know some reviews say that you might get wet, but We got soaked. We were in some rough spots... More 

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Address: 634 N Yachtsman Dr, Sanibel Island, FL
Phone Number: 239 472 2328
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island

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