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Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours

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5781 Cape Harbour Dr Ste 112, Cape Coral, FL 33914-8611
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Excellent Tour Company

Very friendly staff - showing all of the sights of SW Florida -- Captain JR could not have been... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2018
Frank B
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Cape Coral, Florida
Such a great time!!!

Our tour was scheduled for a gloomy day so we didn’t get a sunset, but Captains JR and Andy still... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2018
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Banana Bay Tour Company is dedicated to high quality eco-tourism. We specialize in ecological tours of South West Florida, Fort Myers Beach to the South Sanibel to the West and Cape Coral to the North. Come and watch the dolphins play in our beautiful estuaries. Your guides are trained certified Florida Master Naturalists in Coastal Environments / Wetlands from the University of Florida and we are a Dolphin SMART Approved tour operator.
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5781 Cape Harbour Dr Ste 112, Cape Coral, FL 33914-8611
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

Very friendly staff - showing all of the sights of SW Florida -- Captain JR could not have been kinder giving a special birthday present to a special girl by allowing her to steer the boat...More

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BananaBayTourCompany, Front Office Manager at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

Dear Frank B: Thank you for a sweet review. SW Florida has a wide variety of sights to experience, we love to share them with everyone onboard. The special girl will have memories of her birthday to last a long time. Thank you again for...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Our tour was scheduled for a gloomy day so we didn’t get a sunset, but Captains JR and Andy still made the cruise so amazing and special! We saw dolphins before we even left for the cruise and followed them for awhile after. We then...More

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BananaBayTourCompany, Front Office Manager at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

Dear Guest: Thank you for a wonderful review. We are so happy that you had an amazing time, despite no sunset. Experiencing the wonders of our marine and wildlife as it happens is very special. Baby Pelicans and Dolphins are a joy to watch. The...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

We booked the dolphin/Shelling cruise through our resort (Pink Shell). Rob & Captain Robbie are amazing tour guides. Madelyn & Olivia (8&11) had such a good time. Everything you want to know about he FL wildlife can be discussed on this tour. We saw dolphins...More

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BananaBayTourCompany, Front Office Manager at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Dear Ligramma: Thank you for such a great review. Experiencing wildlife as it happens is priceless, especially for the children and we love to answer questions. We are happy Madelyn & Olivia had a good time. I hope you have a beautiful shell or two...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

We took the 90 minute Nate and homes tour, although it lasted almost two hours with a small added detour. The captain (JR) obviously knows his stuff and gave us a very informative commentary, especially about the mangrove trees and their role in the ecology...More

Thank Andy E
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BananaBayTourCompany, Front Office Manager at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Dear Andy E: Thank you for an awesome review of our Homes, Harbour Nature Tour. Magnificent estates, beautiful scenery and some educational information all in one tour is a splendid way to relax on the water. Interacting with our guests is our pleasure, we’re glad...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2018

What a great time. Saw numerous dolphins and manatee's. Also Eagles and Ospreys. Captins JR was friendly engaging, and very knowledgeable. This 3 hour cruise was great value for money. Worth every penny. Would advise to book prior to trip so that lunch would be...More

Thank John W
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BananaBayTourCompany, Front Office Manager at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Dear John W: Thank you for an inspiring review of our half day Ecological Dolphin Lunch Tour. Dolphins and Manatees, Eagles and Ospreys, oh my. We have a vast variety of marine and wildlife that call SW Florida home and love to share them along...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Recently took the morning tour out of the Pink Shell on Fort Myers Beach and were thoroughly impressed. They promise dolphin sightings and, sure enough, before we even left the dock, we saw a dolphin. The kids were elated. The crew of Robbie and Robert...More

Thank Barbara C
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BananaBayTourCompany, Front Office Manager at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2018

Dear Barbara C: Thank you for your thoughtful review of our Dolphin & Shelling tour. The Dolphin sightings are priceless. We have a great variety of marine and wildlife here that sharing some fun facts about them with our guests is our pleasure. The children...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Booked a sunset cruise for a family event (multiple generations from ages 2 to 87) and also included some neighborhood friends. Capt. Robbie and Naturalist Robert did a great job as we saw and learned about dolphins and birds. There was a large group (7...More

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BananaBayTourCompany, Front Office Manager at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2018

Dear CapeCoral01: Thank you for a great review. We love to welcome families of all ages on our tours. We present our experience and knowledge in fun ways for everyone to enjoy. Mother Nature is the artist responsible for our beautiful sunsets. We are just...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Went on the 3 hour tour with husband, 19 year old son & 2 friends - highly recommended. We were lucky enough to see dolphins, numerous birds & a baby manatee. The lunch stop off at Picnic Island was lovely. Robert was very knowledgeable &...More

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BananaBayTourCompany, Front Office Manager at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

Dear JAckie B: Thank you for a great review of our 3 hour Picnic Island tour. This is our most popular tour and we spend the most time on the water to experience our Dolphins, numerous birds and sometimes even the Manatees. We love to...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

Just spent the morning with Robby and Robert. They were terrific. Robby is a fabulous captain. Robert was a wonderfully informed first mate (trained marine biologist) who shared so much information with us about the wildlife and fauna and the area. And they’re both fun!!...More

Thank Amy0304
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BananaBayTourCompany, Front Office Manager at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

Dear Amy0304: Thank you for an awesome review. We love what we do and to share our beautiful and unique Southwest Florida wildlife and fauna is our pleasure. We are especially grateful for our returning guests. We value your recommendation and hope to see you...More

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Reviewed April 18, 2018

We went on the half day dolphin eco tour and it was wonderful. Captain JR and Anya were both very friendly, very knowledgeable. They took time to stop and make sure we saw the dolphins, the pelicans and other various wildlife. They were great with...More

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BananaBayTourCompany, Front Office Manager at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2018

Dear J3944: Thank you for a great review of our half day Ecological Tour. This is our most popular tours as we spend the most time on the water exploring our natural marine and various wildlife. We want everyone to have a great time and...More

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Cori83415
April 6, 2018|
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Response from piepser65 | Reviewed this property |
I think, the access from the dock to the boat maybe difficult or un-accessible by wheelchair. The boats themselves are wheelchair friendly, and I think, that the Crew are very helpfull in this case. Ask them via Email or... More
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Lori H
March 16, 2018|
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Response from BananaBayTourCompany | Property representative |
Hello Lori, I work most of the tours out of our Cape Coral location, please call the office at 239 728 8687 between 9:30 am and 4:30 PM and you can ask the office to be sure. Thanks Captain JR
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March 14, 2018|
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Absolutely the trip is very exciting for children of all ages.
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