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Sanibel Island Cruise Line

1160 Causeway Road, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
239-472-5799
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Type: Tours
Owner description: Sanibel Island Cruise Line offers exciting cruises on the waters of San Carlos Bay, Pine Island Sound and along the gulfside beaches of Sanibel,... more » Owner description: 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. « less
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Lovely time last Thurs with Cpt Mike. Provided sea kayaks, paddle boards, snorkeling eqpt, beach set up, towels and more. We absolutely loved the sea scooters, they were a blast. Not a lot to see but very cool to use while snorkeling. Dropped us at a private beach but stayed around to make sure we were taken care of. Biggest... More

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East Lyme, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We went out to Cayo Costa with Captain Mike. He was very kind and knowledgeable of the area and the area's wildlife. We loved how Mike spent time slowing the boat down so we could view dolphins jumping in the wake of the boat. It was amazing how many dolphins there were, how close they got to the boat, and... More

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We went out with Captain Jack. He is a nice guy, good sailor and took the time to explain where we we going and what we were going to do. Gave us some island history, which I liked. My teenagers enjoyed the day and trying paddle boarding. I really liked the little seadoo units. I thought they took you out... More

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sanibelcruise, Owner at Sanibel Island Cruise Line, responded to this review

All of our watersport activity cruises go Cayo Costa State Park Some days the conditions for all the watersport activities we have to offer are best done on the bay side of Cayo Costa state park instead of a mile up on the gulfside beach. When you arrive at Cayo Costa on a day like this the Captain will give... More

Denver
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Our family of 5 booked a 4 hour cruise with Captain Mike. This was absolutely one of the best activities we did while on Sanibel. I would highly recommend anyone who wants to have a great time, get out on a boat on the water, visit a secluded beach, see dolphins up close, and enjoy creating some great family memories... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Captain Mike is very friendly and fun...he showed us how and what to do, then stayed near by to help. Cayo Costa is beautiful and private, the shelling was better than anywhere else we had been. Also the seadoo jets were great. Made snorkeling easy and alot of fun.

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somd
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Captain Jack was great at engaging the dolphins on the way out to and back from Caya Costa. The boat was really nice, and all the equipment he brought made for a very fun trip. The sea jets were great for snorkeling. He was very knowledgeable of the area also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Dolphin watching, snorkeling, paddle boarding, and kayaking in the prettiest area off Sanibel. A remarkable day and a super guide. Thanks Captain Mike and hello again Captain Jack. We will return! Our whole family recommends this tour highly.

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I'll be honest; when we got back from our cruise I said, "No way that was three hours!" But it was, in fact, it was three-and-a-half hours. The trip was so beautiful and so fun that the time just flew by. The island was beautiful. Captain Jack was pleasant, helpful and informative. He even found us some dolphins, which swam... More

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kboerman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

What a beautiful day we had cruising with the family. This was our first trip to the island and I am so glad that we decided to take this 4 hr. boat tour. We had our 22 yr old, his fiance, and two twelve yr old little girls. Mike took us to a beautiful spot on the gulf where the... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We've been coming to Sanibel since 2007, and have gone on other cruises, but this was by far the best. It had it all - dolphins, shelling and water sports. Our family of mom and dad and four teens loved the kayaks and paddleboarding. Snorkeling was great and the seadoos were a big hit. Shelling here was unbelievable. Captain Mike... More

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