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Sanibel Island Cruise Line

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Address: 1160 Causeway Road, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Phone Number: 239-472-5799
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Description: Sanibel Island Cruise Line offers exciting cruises on the waters of San...
Sanibel Island Cruise Line offers exciting cruises on the waters of San Carlos Bay, Pine Island Sound and along the gulfside beaches of Sanibel, Captiva, upper Captiva and Cayo Costa. Cruise itineraries range from On The Boat trips of about 20 miles for Dolphin watch and sightseeing, to Boat, Beach and In The Water cruises including use of Kayaks, Stand-Up Paddleboards, Bladefish DPV's sea jets and snorkel gear. Each of our 30ft Century boats can easily accommodate your party of up to 6 guests and are powered by twin 225hp outboard engines, a T-top for shade and restroom for your comfort.
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Sanibel Cruise Line is a must do! The captain does his best to find dolphins on his way to and from the private beach. Once at the beach you can paddle board, kayak, use the seado... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Sanibel Cruise Line is a must do! The captain does his best to find dolphins on his way to and from the private beach. Once at the beach you can paddle board, kayak, use the seado jets, go shelling, or set on the beach. My family loved the seado jets. I would recommend the 4 hour cruise.

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Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We can't thank captain Jack enough for our family adventure. We appreciated that the trip was customized to our interests, and suggestions were made to help us have the best adventure for our family (kids ages: 11,14,16, 20). We spent most of our time enjoying the Dolphins swim around our kayak, but also saw large stone crabs, stingrays, large sea... More 

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New York City, New York
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Capt. Mike was great, right on time and pleasant. Saw tons of dolphins and manatees. Seeing them in their natural habitat was simply amazing and peaceful.. A must do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Wow, what a great time our family had with Captain Jack. We took the 4 hour cruise with our kids, ages 8-13yrs old. We saw over a dozen dolphins. We even got to paddle on the SUP next to a manatee. The most amazing time we had was snorkeling with the sea scooter and viewing the limestone ledge of the... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Captain Mike was great! We saw dolphins and manatees and had a great time paddle boarding and kayaking. ..great shells too!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

My husband, two teens and I took a private four hour Cayo Costa cruise with Captain Mike. He was prompt, courteous and bent over backwards to make it enjoyable. On the cruise out to the island he pointed out the different islands in the area and went out of his way to find dolphins for us to view. They put... More 

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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We went out on the 1 1/2 hr. boat ride and it was amazing. Captain Mike is a fantastic tour guide. Brought us right up to the dolphins and even got them to "play" behind the boat. My whole family enjoyed this and would do it again in a heartbeat!! It is pricey but it is also a private boat... More 

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Tulsa, OK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We had a great time with Captain Jack. He was very informative and nice. We snorkels, paddle boarded, kayaked and seadoo'd to our hearts content. It was a lovely morning. Pretty expensive, but lot's of fun.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My family and I had no idea what to expect from this trip. Captain Mike was so friendly and informative. He knew exactly where the dolphins play and took us on a ride of our lives. We drove by the dolphins and spent around 15 minutes watching dolphins jump in our wake just feet away from us. The only word... More 

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Covington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Crew and cruise was great. Saw the thriller boat just sitting by the dolphins, no shade. Our boat had inside, bow, stern and second level views of the dolphins. We were able to get a group of 5-6 dolphins to swim with us twice!!

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