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Address: 4307 Bayview St., Stuart, FL 34997
Phone Number: 772.219.0148
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This wildlife tour is so informative and Captain Nancy is so passionate about nature and conservation that it rubs off on you. If you miss this tour while in this area you will... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 6, 2015
Jackson, TN
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Jackson, TN
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

This wildlife tour is so informative and Captain Nancy is so passionate about nature and conservation that it rubs off on you. If you miss this tour while in this area you will really miss out on learning so much about the wildlife in this area and even the planet itself.

Thank Harvnjules
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51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We learned a good bit about the areas we were in. Captain Nancy and Patrick were welcoming and helpful. Some on the boat didn't care for all of her opinions about how the local government.

Thank E A
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

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 

2 Thank Sandra Z
Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

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 

Thank Maria F
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

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 

Thank Livin_The_Dream_62
Stuart, Florida
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 

2 Thank Reanne2015
Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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 

5 Thank XanthoXantho
Stuart, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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.

1 Thank Germaine A
Concord, NC
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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!

1 Thank rberg27
Vero Beach, FL
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 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.

1 Thank rsmith9179

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