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Address: 634 N Yachtsman Dr, Sanibel Island, FL
Phone Number: 239 472 2328
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Fun for everyone!

The boat is fast, but not too fast for comfort-great way to enjoy the beauty of Pine Island Sound, and the Sanibel and Captiva shorelines. Lots of jumping dolphins. The boat... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Mary Lou C
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Naples, Florida
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Naples, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The boat is fast, but not too fast for comfort-great way to enjoy the beauty of Pine Island Sound, and the Sanibel and Captiva shorelines. Lots of jumping dolphins. The boat captain and narrator were great-highly recommended for all the family.

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Campton Hills, Illinois
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10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Thumbs up for Thriller, but remember this isn't Disney World, so there are a number of factors that may affect your performance. We were fortunate to have a beautiful day and saw quite a few leaping dolphins, but halfway through, the boat developed a small engine problem requiring us to head back to the marina. Much to the captain's credit,... More 

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North Bennington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Arrived 1/2 hour ahead of time, but still ended up near the front. Still able to see the dolphins just fine so not sure it is worth getting there early enough to sit in the back. The crew was fun and knowledgeable.

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tennessee
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Quick but fabulous trip around Sanibel and Captiva! Captain RJ (hope I got that right) found a pod of dolphins that put on a grand show for our trip! It couldn't have been better!!! Gorgeous weather, great narration, fun and fast! Kids had a blast and we did too!!! Wear your sunscreen!!!!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Underpowered, kept asking quest to stand forward to plane out. Fumes from engines drifted forward...last 2 rows it just stunk

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

What a fantastic boat ride if you can call it that! It is a dolphin watch, local history tour, and speed boat trip around Sanibel/Captiva all rolled into one! The dolphins were amazing - playing in the wake of the boat...and the views were wonderful! Arrive early to get your preferred seat but even the waiting is enjoyable watching the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I have visited Sanibel many times and this boat tour was one of the best activities we've done. A beautiful tour of Saniel and Captiva from the Gulf and lots and lots of dolphins playing in the wakes of the boat. Definitely arrive an hour early to get in line for a good seat. No worries all the bench are... More 

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Blaine, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I took my 15 year old daughter and her friend. Couldn't of been a more beautiful morning. Definately get there early and wait on the benches so you can get a spot towards the back. Guides were fun and knowledgeable. Glad we took the time to do it. Even if it seems hot out, bring a jacket or sweatshirt. Does... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

For sure a must do one time. My young kids loved it. Probably only thing kids got a little bored after a while but the trip was just short enough to make it work. Again for sure something to do once

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Marlboro, MA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The reservation staff, captain and guide were all extremely helpful and informative. We arrived early and were able to sit at the back of the boat which helped us to get some amazing video of the dolphins and the babies (calves?) We saw several different pods who followed the boat for quite awhile. And what a ride it was! So... More 

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