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Address: 634 N Yachtsman Dr, Sanibel Island, FL
Phone Number: 239 472 2328
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Great Ride! Dolphins too!

The speed, the dolphins, and the lively narration made this a boat tour like no other we've been on. The captain and the guide were friendly, upbeat, informative and helpful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Okemo Valley Vermont
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Okemo Valley Vermont
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

The speed, the dolphins, and the lively narration made this a boat tour like no other we've been on. The captain and the guide were friendly, upbeat, informative and helpful. Well worth the price. You will get splashed if you're in the back, so careful selecting your camera ... but be sure to bring one. You WILL see dolphins playing... More 

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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

An excellent trip. Captain JR and Anthony kept us entertained throughout. We were on the boat for 2 hours and saw loads of Dolphins. A great value fun packed day out.

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Moncton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW via mobile

This tour was one of the highlights of our Orlando/Fort Myers trip. I have seen dolphins in the wild before (i.e., the boat chases the 2-3 dolphins and if your lucky you see them for a split second). What the Thriller boat achieves is amazing: we must of seen close to 50 dolphins diving in and out if the water.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

We were told to arrive about an hour and a half before the reservation time. Our reservation was at 1 we arrived at about 11:45. We arrived with another group of people. The boat is first come first serve so whoever arrives first gets the best seat, which is on the back of the boat closer to where the Dolphins... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This was a great adventure! Get there early to sit in the back row. Our captain was JR and the announcer was Anthony. If you're in the back row, you get to travel to the front several times (hold your hat) to shift the weight distribution when powering up. I held my camera over the back and snapped away- I... More 

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Manchester md
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We went on the Sanibel Thriller on the 1st trip out at 9:30 a.m. on a Wednesday morning. We had perfect weather day! We arrived at about 8:30. Once we checked in, we got our place in line on the benches and used the restrooms before boarding the boat. The trip lasted about 1 1/2 hours, it was an absolutely... More 

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New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The dolphins love to play in the wake. Seat at the rear and see them up close. They have slickers to wear. Take a towel to mop your face. This is fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This was a great trip. Emily the guide told us interesting history about Sanibel and Captiva. We saw many dolphins that roads the wake of the boat. What a treat!!

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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

While spending spring break in Sanibel-Captiva, we decided to go on the "Thriller" boat ride at the recommendation of some friends. This is basically a 1.5 hour cruise aboard boat which is fast, but not necessarily "thrilling". The ride starts at the marina on the eastern end of the island, and circumnavigates nearly the entire island except for North Captiva.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Went on this last year and it was great, but things have changed. It was not an exciting trip because the tour guide was so boring. Blah blah blah was all I could hear. We didn't stop as often to watch the dolphins either. (The only reason I went back). It used to be much better. I felt like last... More 

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