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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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A fun ride

It's a fun hour in a half boat ride around the island. We didn't get to see any manatees but we did get to see many dolphins.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
MrandMrsJanecki
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Brookfield, Illinois
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Brookfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's a fun hour in a half boat ride around the island. We didn't get to see any manatees but we did get to see many dolphins.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was great to take a ride on the thriller! People were great, we arrived early and got the back seats so got great photos of the dolphins! Saw two different groups and everyone in the family loved it! Nice to hear the island history so a good time was had by all! Best thing we did during our stay!

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Noblesville, Indiana
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62 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We lucked out and picked the right day - sunny, warm and no rain for the first time a week! Captain Henny(sp?) and our guide Amy both kept us entertained with good-natured hospitality and stories about the history of the area. This is not my first time on the trip and I was impressed to see the quality is consistent... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called for reservations for January 12th, 1:00 for our family. Thriller rep called back to say that the ride was changed from 1 to 2 because of maintenance. That was fine. Just had to change our dinner reservations. We got to Sanibel and waited in line for 30 minutes only to be told that there was still a maintenance problem... More 

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Switzerland
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can highly recommend this tour. The staff are friendly and efficient; the boat is very comfortable and fast; the scenery is a delight and best of all the dolphins displayed a wonderful acrobatic show in the boat's wake. All well worth the money. To get closest to the dolphins you need to sit at the back of the boat.... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went with friends and was a bit nervous about how fast this would go,but it was awesome. When we started watching the dolphins, we were slowed down so I got great photos. make sure you wear sunscreen and a hat that cannot blow off, really fun........great captain & tour guide..

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Robin, our guide, put on a great show, providing a wonderful overview of Sanibel and Captiva and the island's history. The dolphins put on an amazing display, playing in the wake of the boat. Such fun!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

Had a blast on the Thriller. Make sure you bring a water proof jacket or coat as you will get wet especially if it's windy like it was when I went. The back of the boat also gets really wet but has the best views. We got some dolphins to follow us multiple times and got some great pictures. Learned... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

We picked a good day! We ended up seeing about 20 - 30 dolphins and the weather was great. The Captain and crew told us about the island while we were in the boat and overall it was a really good trip. We would recommend the Sanibel Triller.

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Cambridge, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

This was our first time visiting Sanibel Island and because of my love of dolphins decided to try the "Sanibel Thriller". First of all this tour was very informative about the islands of Sanibel and Captiva. We got to see a different perspective of the beautiful homes on the islands from the gulf view from the boat. Plus, the narrative... More 

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