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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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The Sanibel Thriller was one of the highlights of our trip. My kids ages 10 and 12 thought it was amazing, as did my husband and I. We saw at least three pods of Dolphins and one... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The Sanibel Thriller was one of the highlights of our trip. My kids ages 10 and 12 thought it was amazing, as did my husband and I. We saw at least three pods of Dolphins and one with five Dolphins in it. To watch these beautiful animals swim, leap and play was priceless. The history provided about the islands was... More 

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Sicklerville Nj
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

My wife and I have been going to Sanibel for the last 23 years and have never done the Thriller until now! What a Blast!!! I don't know why we have never done it sooner! We took our 3 adult child 25, 22, and 19 with us and they cant stop talking about how much fun they had seeing the... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Very well organised and professional outfit. We arrived really early (nearly 2 hrs before!) as had read the back of the boat was best... There is a nice shaded seating area with fan....and we did get there first, but only just. It is indeed the best place to see the dolphins but to be honest not sure it was completely... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Though we weren't able to do the Thriller this year, we have been before and really enjoyed it. It's a fast boat but very comfortable. The guides are great and the dolphins swim right beside the boat making for great videos and pics.

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Egremont Cumbria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

What a fantastic trip around Sanibel and Captiva islands on the ultra fast thriller speedboat. Everybody in our party agreed it was brilliant, we got to see lots of wild dolphins and manatees swimming near the marina entrance before the trip started. The captain and crew were outstanding, well worth the money and a 'must do' activity for anyone visiting... More 

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Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The staff on Thriller was wonderful and I saw so many more dolphins than anticipated.It was also informative about history of Blind pass, captiva island and Sanibel.well worth money!!!

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Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We were originally looking for a traditional boat cruise around the island but thought we'd give this a go. Sailing was at 2 and we got there just over an hour before to make sure we could sit at the back. So pleased we did as the captain managed to find quite a few dolphin that seemed to have great... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

What a thrilling experience. Probably the best value for your money on the islands, unless it was free. Professional, courteous and extremely knowledge staff just add so much overall value to this wonderful experience. The Captain does everything possible to be sure you interact with the dolphins and he succeeds. Touch a dolphin, not exactly, but they are so so... More 

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Oxford, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Over and over we'd been told to ride the Thriller, so on our most recent visit to Sanibel, the wife and I finally caved. The trip was both fun and informative. As soon as we were clear of the marina and the "no wake" zone, our captain opened up the engines of our speedy-catamaran and took us out by the... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This is a high speed boat.It is uncovered so the heat from the sun can be brutal at times but this ride is worth it as you will see a ton of dolphins.

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