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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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Great tour, but sit in back

I read the reviews before my trip and almost everyone recommended to sit in the second to last row. Don't do that if you're not interested in seeing the dolphins. Here's the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Columbia, Missouri
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Columbia, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I read the reviews before my trip and almost everyone recommended to sit in the second to last row. Don't do that if you're not interested in seeing the dolphins. Here's the deal: The last row is politely asked to walk up to the front of the boat following each dolphin encounter so that the boat can resume plane (level... More 

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This is a great way to get a nice cruise around Sanibel. The staff is very friendly and points out many highlights of new and old Sanibel. When going to Sanibel this is a must do.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed the history and geography lessons of the islands as our family of 9 rode on this boat. Boat helped us to get a better picture of the layout of islands. Did Not enjoy being in full sun for nearly 2 hours. Especially not good for fair skinned me and toddler grandchildren. Hats were nearly useless as they had to... More 

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Fishers, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This is a must to do when u visit Sanibel. Make sure u make reservations way in advance , they book up fast. Take a camera to get all the Fantastic Dolfin Shots that u will see many of them jumping and playing over and in the wake of the boat. Try to get the back row seating , get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We had a beautiful sunny day for our cruise. The staff and captain could not have been friendlier, or more informative. We had several encounters with the dolphins riding in the wake of the boat, which was so exciting and led to great photos! This cruise lets you see both Sanibel and Captiva from the ocean side, and it was... More 

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Shawnee, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a must if you are staying or visiting Sanibel/Captiva. Super knowledgeable guides and they give you a great history of the islands. You are guaranteed to see dolphins as they ride the wake behind the boat. We have ridden the Sanibel thriller 3 times now and we have loved it every time. Our kids are now and five... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We had a wonderful time on the Sanibel Thriller tour. This tour is on a modified speed boat that offers plenty of excitement for all ages. We saw plenty of dolphins and got a to learn about beautiful Sanibel and Captiva Island a must do if you are visiting. Be prepared to get a little wet and if you want... More 

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The Thriller is a historic boat outing that goes at a fairly fast speed, not to mention the dolphins! There were so many dolphins, our captain spotted them so many times and every single time the dolphins popped up and followed the boat, jumping out of the waves. The tour guide was young and friendly and knew a ton about... More 

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Oak Creek, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

One of the best boat tours we have ever been on. The tour takes about 1.5 hours, and takes you around Sanibel and Captiva islands. The narration was great, not talking the whole trip. Now for the dolphins, WOW!!!! The captain knew exactly where to look for them, they slowed the boat down and waited for them to appear, when... More 

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Missouri USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I would call this a must Do if you love Dolphins like I do The cost was $50 per person Plus Tax The ride is well worth it it is about 1.30 min long , and they try really hard to find the dolphins for you I enjoyed it very much I got soaked in tbe back seat, but it... 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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