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“Ranalli Parasail - Just Perfect ! (http://ranalliparasail.com/)” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ranalli Parasail

Ranalli Parasail
DiamondHead Beach Resort, 2000 Estero Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
+1 239-565-5700
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Type: Tours, Adventure
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Owner description: Scenic flights on The Gulf of Mexico, overlooking Sanibel, Captiva, Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Bonita, Naples, and Fort Myers Beach. Parasailing is fun and safe for the whole family. We have flown ages 2 to 92 and everything in between. We'll look forward to hearing from you, to book your adventure.
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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“Ranalli Parasail - Just Perfect ! (http://ranalliparasail.com/)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2010

After much shopping and comparing, we chose Capt Patrick Ranalli (with Mate Carissa, on "My Office") to deliver our Parasail jaunt. The grandkids were yelling for a second flight before we got off the boat good. For me, a perfect flight, a knowledgeable and experienced crew, and a well maintained boat with all the right gear; Carissa launched and recovered us with perfection. We thankfully spent extra for the long flight, getting the views and hang time we wanted. Cherished memories printed on two young brains.

Our flight pictures are not on http://ranalliparasail.com/ because we bought the whole SD card on the spot for 25 bucks. Two samples of our nirvana are attached.

Morning is definitley best, with less chance of thunderstorm delays. Suggest calling a day ahead for best time selection, though we got on in < 1 hr. Park at Diamond Head Resort, go around North Side of pool to beach. Lots of other stuff to rent at the same location.

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“Sit down,shut up, and enjoy the view from 900 feet up! Wow!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2010

The Captain and Mate of the "My Office" (The name of the boat) are very professional,courteous,and fun loving people. They also have been doing this a long time, as evidenced by the Mate's great sea legs. Come to think of it, she just has great legs too! Our ride was perfect from start to finish, including an expertly timed dip into the ocean from a height of 900 feet. On our trip, there was also a teenage girl who was obviously scared, and they made her so comfortable with the notion of para sailing, that she thoroughly enjoyed the flight. Prices range from fifty five to seventy five dollars per person, for eight to twelve minutes air time (actually, they are more liberal than that) with one to two ocean dips. Not cheap, but neither is fuel, and other related business costs. My recommendation is to spend the extra cash, and enjoy the beautiful view from above Fort Myers Beach.

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