We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 4307 Bayview St., Stuart, FL 34997
Phone Number: 772.219.0148
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 45 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 29
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Educational and informative

Captain Nancy is truly an expert and very passionate about the sea life and saving the animals and the environment. We saw tons of birds and several dolphins during the trip. It... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2014
Cowgirl198
,
Wisconsin
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

45 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Captain Nancy is a wealth of information on the wildlife, history, and ecology of the Indian River Lagoon. Seeing and learning about Bird Island was one of the highlights of the tour. An outstanding tour both for what you see and what you learn. Note: located in Pirate's Cove. If you do a search on Google Maps without first putting... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Emmaus, Pennsylvania
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I took this trip yesterday with a group of elderly seniors who all had walkers and one was in a wheelchair. Captain Nancy was EXTREMELY helpful and caring to each and every one of them. She even assisted me with boarding the walkers and made a special trip to unlock the nearest bathroom for one of the women. She definitely... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pittsburgh
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This boat tour was a nice way to see the area by way of water. We got to see some dolphins and lots of birds. It was reasonable in length at 2 hours. I rated this trip down because of the operator Nancy's attitude and tone. Their was a constant agenda to be critical of everyone and every governmental agency... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Stuart, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Last week I took my visitors from UK on the Sunshine Wildlife Tour. This was a most enjoyable morning. Captain Nancy is so knowledgeable about the lagoon and we learned such a lot about the life in the estuary and the importance of this in the ecosystem. Her enthusiasm and passion for the wildlife sustained by this stretch of water... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

First, I want to say the boat ride was very enjoyable. The mate Patrick did an excellent job of pointing out wildlife and making the experience enjoyable for everyone on board. There were also some educational elements that were interesting. However, the poor rating is because despite the enjoyable nature of the ride the ranting and ravings of Captain Nancy... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Stuart, Florida
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We enjoyed the trip so much we did it twice in one day, loved Bird Island, dolphins and manatees:). Nancy, the captain is very dedicated to our waterways.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Concord, NC
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

My mom and I loved this educational tour so much we went twice in one day! Bird island was amazing as well as the dolphins and manatee. We learned so much about the ecosystem and importance of mangroves. Nancy's knowledge was astounding. I highly recommend this tour!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Vero Beach, FL
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

I am Florida native who fishes and boats frequently on the Indian River. Captain Nancy is knowledgable, passionate, and thoroughly entertaining. It's a beautiful and enjoyable tour that I would recommend for tourists and locals.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Stuart, Fl.
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We were told by friends that Nancy gives the best trip down the St. Lucie River and the Indian River Lagoon. She is a expert naturalist and advocate of sustainable environment and a keen observer of marine wildlife. An interesting speaker who is able to communicate her passion for marine wildlife. We took the Sunset Cruise in order to go... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

Captain Nancy is truly an expert and very passionate about the sea life and saving the animals and the environment. We saw tons of birds and several dolphins during the trip. It was a beautiful area to see. I learned a lot about the area and what is happening to the environment. Too bad more people don't share her passion... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Been to Sunshine Wildlife Eco Tours? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Sunshine Wildlife Eco Tours staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?