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Sanibel Thriller

Address: 634 N Yachtsman Dr, Sanibel Island, FL
Phone Number: 239 472 2328
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

We loved our time at Sanibel Thriller!! Totally worth every penny & a great price for an 1 1/2 boat tour! We saw lots of dolphins & listening to the history & fun facts made our time even better! You get soaked on the ride but it was still great, lots of fun & laughs! Can't wait to come back... More

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Louisville KY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

A fellow guest at our hotel suggested we ride on the Sanibel Thriller, and I am glad we took that advice. We went out on a gorgeous afternoon last week, and enjoyed every minute of it. I have been on a number of cruises on the Pine Island Sound, but I was never as close to the dolphins as we... More

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Novi, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We were able to see many dolphins and get a great tour of the island, it was a blast!! Recommend sitting on right side from the middle to the front. This is to stay dry, hear the commentator and you are still able to see great views of the dolphins.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Interesting info about the islands and history. Saw many dolphins playing with the wake of the boat. You must make reservations in advance. The dolphins were so much fun watching how they interacted with the boat and people. You will get wet so make sure you take a jacket and towel with you. Would recommend this for everyone.

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Spring Valley, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Very informative people handling the boat tour. We had 8 people aging from 2.5 years old to 65 years old and everyone enjoyed it. Great watching the Dolphins play in our waves.

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Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I'm normally not a fan of gimmicky attractions and I've always considered "jet boat" style tours to be just that. In many places they are. (Note: the Sanibel Thriller is not a jet boat, but is similar in style.) We had spent a long weekend on Sanibel and wanted something else to do on the morning of our departure since... More

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My husband and I visited Sanibel Island for our anniversary. After doing some research one of the must do's was this activity, the Sanibel thriller. Tickets are about $ 42 per adult, which to me were totally worth it. We arrived on Saturday around 8:30am for a tour which departed at 10am. Seats on the boat are first come, first... More

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Glenview, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We loved our trip on the Sanibel Thriller. The boat takes you around Sanibel and Captiva Islands. The BEST part is all of the playful dolphins you will see. Our captain did a great job locating the dolphins and gave us the best photo opts. It is not a thrill ride, but the thrill of seeing the dolphins at play... More

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Valley Stream
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

OK, the soundtrack may not have been the best (M Jacksons Thriller) but once you get going they switched to satellite radio. Then there are the dolphins. They love the wake of this power boat and the captain of the boat is good at getting them to ride behind us. I got some nice shots and a really wonderful video... More

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morrison, co
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13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We took a ride on The Thriller the first week of August. Our guide was excellent, he provided us with interesting details and made the history of the island fun and interesting. The Captain was also amazing, he was friendly and very professional. We thoroughly enjoyed our trip, and highly recommend it to visitors of every age! We saw so... More

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