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“This is NOT a snorkeling trip!” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Caribbean Spirit

Caribbean Spirit
401 Biscayne Blvd, Bayside Market Place and Marina, Miami, FL 33142 (Downtown)
305-744-1355
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Ranked #34 of 179 Tours & Activities in Miami
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Owner description: Welcome aboard the Caribbean Spirit offering public sailing cruises and private yacht charters for individuals, small & large private & corporate groups aboard South Florida’s newest most spacious and comfortable fleet of catamarans. Sail Parasail Jetski Watersports 1/2 day Adventure pass.
New England
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“This is NOT a snorkeling trip!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Yes, they provide you with a snorkel mask but it doesn't matter because you can not see ONE thing in the water. They do not go out far for you to snorkel so you are basically next to a break wall where there is zero visibility. The water is a murky green and there doesn't seem to be any sea life. They also only allow you to swim in front of the boat and you can only JUMP off the boat, you can not dive. The main attraction of this trip is a mat and a water trampoline (which you can't really jump on, you basically fall). I didn't even want to swim in the water because it was so murky. DO NOT GO ON THIS TRIP IF YOU WANT TO SNORKEL.

If you don't want to snorkel then it's a lovely ride, the captain and crew were nice and not annoying. They didn't try to "entertain" the passengers with silly lip syncing routines or crude jokes. Some of the people appeared to really enjoy the trampoline and mat, some just stayed on the boat.

Bring your own food, they provide water, soda. You can buy beer and wine for $3.

If you want to pay $55 for a nice boat ride then go for it, I was told the best snorkeling is in the keys which I intend to visit next time.

Visited October 2013
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Hollywood, Florida
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22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Romantic and Beautiful Sunset Cruise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We took this cruise on a cool Miami evening. The crew was fun and friendly and the views of the Miami skyline are incredible. It's a great way to finish off any day in Downtown Miami, or the perfect way to kick off an evening before dinner at Bayside.

Visited August 2013
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“The sunset cruise was the perfect way to end the day, get out of the urban Miami scene, and relax.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Our crew was fantastic. Eric, Terry, and Diego set a fun, upbeat tone to the trip. Very attentive, knowledgeable, and witty. Overall a great experience!

Visited October 2013
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North Andover, Massachusetts
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“What could be better than spending a beautiful day on Biscayne Bay⛵️����”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

The absolute best day going out for the day on Biscayne Bay, celebrating my 21st with friends. Going out to the sandbar, kayaking, paddle boarding and sunning on the tubes and water mats. This was a day to remember - we all had so much fun!!

Visited September 2013
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New York
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
“Best sunset sailing in Miami!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Booked a sunset catamaran sail on the Caribbean Spirit with my besties for our 40th birthday (ack!) last weekend and had an amazing time. Captain Terry and partner (First Mate?) Eric were charming, funny, fun, and totally in the spirit. The playlist was perfect for the sail, with a great mix of old favorites, mellow electronica, and fun dance music, and seemed perfectly timed with the setting sun and passing scenery. The boat is beautiful, the company fantastic (we lucked out and had the boat all to ourselves!), and the wine and champagne kept flowing. I'd go back in a heartbeat for a fun start to another great Miami evening.

Visited September 2013
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