We were in Sanibel and seen advertisement for this Murder Mystery Dinner Train. We figured why not try it. After all it was my 50th Birthday ! It's not reasonable priced, $75 per person. But we thought, O.K. it's $75 per person, but you do get dinner, a show, plus a train ride.
Unlike other review's we read, we were actually able to see out the windows, but there was nothing to really look at. The train moves at a snails pace, so they can drag it out for 3 plus hours. Also just an FYI, there is only ONE restroom.
The food was Average to Poor. I understand it's all made on a moving train, But still .
When I made the reservations, I told them it was for a Special occasion, my 50th Birthday.
You would think they would have sat us in a good viewing area to watch the show. But no, I had to keep turning around in my seat, to look behind me where the show was taking place.
The best part of the whole experience was the waitresses, they were the best !!
But for us, we will never go on this Murder Mystery Dinner Train again
There are a LOT better ways to spend $150 ( for a couple )
About half way thru it all, we were ready to leave !! But being on a train
you're pretty much stuck. It was a LONG 3 plus hours...
Save your money and mostly your time, avoid this
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July 2, 2013
I am sorry to read that your experience was not outstanding. As you can imagine, we strive to have everyone enjoy their time with us, as exampled by your high opinion of our waitstaff. The trip is designed to serve the five course dinner to 200 people and present our murder mystery show. That takes the 3.5 hours, no matter what speed we travel, but for some people that may be too long. Thank you for your comments, as we consider the opinions of all our customers as worth noting.
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Seminole Gulf Railway
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