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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 Way to See the Island and dolphins!

The staff was great on our trip- really went out of their way to see as many dolphins as possible. We also enjoyed the historical information they shared about the islands. I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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Littleton, Colorado
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Littleton, Colorado
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

The staff was great on our trip- really went out of their way to see as many dolphins as possible. We also enjoyed the historical information they shared about the islands. I would definitely recommend this for all ages.

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

This was one of the highlights of our time on Sanibel. You will not be sorry, the boat ride, scenery of the island, the history and especially the dolphins were amazing. I suggest sitting in the very back of the boat to get the best view of the dolphins when they start jumping out of the water in the wake... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We went on the ride last week while we were in Sanibel. The guys giving us the tour were amazing. They told us stories about the history of the island and what we were seeing. We got to experience many dolphins. They even went back when they saw a large group of dolphins so we could watch them. My family... More 

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Buffalo
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The Sanibel Thriller boat excursion/dolphin tour is by far the best experience you'll have in the island. It is just that, thrilling! All the staff, from the ladies in the office to the boat driver and your guide, are exceptionally friendly and accommodating. This is money extremely well spent on vacation. The boat tour typically lasts the best part of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

we were a group of 7 that didn't do their homework on Sanibel traffic. Stuck bumper to bumper and 1.5 miles away, the office staff guided us in through a little known route to get around the traffic and on the boat on time. Who does that? Thank you! We bought tickets for a 70 degree partly sunny day. It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Had a good day with my family on the thriller, the day was great weather. Seemed like I had a hard time getting ahold of someone to reserve ride?? No answering machine. Sent email and finally got response. Parking was full, limited parking if scheduled and prior ride is full. If you are planning a visit during peak season and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Going into this trip, we thought it was a bit expensive, however, we would have paid double for the experience. The scenery is extraordinary and the narrator was knowledgable. She made the trip fun and enjoyable. Expect to see lots of dolphin in their natural habitat. Don't miss this opportunity.

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pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

1st off seeing pods of dolphins jump & play in the wake of the boat at the end of this tour was one of the most magical things I've ever seen!! This is totally worth doing BUT make sure you check out the water conditions before you go. We went out this past Fri aft, breezy but sunny & 70... More 

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Wiltshire
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21 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This is the 3rd time that we've been out on the Sanibel Thriller and still love it. Get ther early for a seat towards the back if you can but there are so many dolphin that you will see them wherever you sit. Luxury loos at the Thriller car park and we got takeaway coffee at Grandma Dots. I would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I cant say enough about this boat tour. The captain and guides really know their stuff. Get there early so you can sit in the back row. The boat is high speed and you definitly need a jacket. The dolphins really showed off for us and it was the most amazing sight. They love to play in the wake behind... More 

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