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Gulf Coast Marine Excursions

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9044 Cypress Dr S, Fort Myers, FL 33967-3229
+1 239-240-1128
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Boat Trip with Family

We took our brother & sister-in-law on a boat trip while they were visiting from Iowa. The weather... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Awesome experience

Very happy with captain derrick. Had a great experience and would love to go again!!! He even got... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Paulina W
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Gulf Coast Marine Excursions is a marine charter service. Our mission is to expose the natural beauty of Southwest Florida to visitors and locals alike. Offering Fishing Charters, Wildlife Tours, Shelling Trips and Island Beach Excursions. Florida has more to offer than theme parks. Book your excursion today and Discover The Real Florida.
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9044 Cypress Dr S, Fort Myers, FL 33967-3229
+1 239-240-1128

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our brother & sister-in-law on a boat trip while they were visiting from Iowa. The weather was perfect and they really enjoyed seeing the local area. We did a combo fishing and wildlife tour. We cruised around Sanibel & Captiva. We caught a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very happy with captain derrick. Had a great experience and would love to go again!!! He even got the dolphins following the boat a few times on our way out and back in.

Thank Paulina W
Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

I went on a private fishing tour with three other adults in the beginning of January. Captain Derrick made everything easy with directions on how to get to the boat dock. He kept everything simple from teaching me/my mom to cast and letting my brother...More

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Doing the dolphin tour was really great we saw about 12 dolphins a few manatees and lots of sea birds. Captain Derrick is a really great host and tells you all about the Dolphins

Thank Hays S
Reviewed October 20, 2017

We had the best day with Derrick out on the boat. He grew up on these waters and really knew where to go to catch fish. We had 4 on the boat and he was able to keep up with all of our needs (and...More

Thank andyG5249QC
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Captain Derrick is very good at what he does. He is very engaging, knowledgeable and a great navigator. We caught a lot, enjoyed the many spots we fished at and the loved entire day. We will be back again!

Thank Eje828
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

I have been on many charters across the country and would rate Capt. Derrick as one of the best. Very knowledgeable about the area, very safe, ecologically minded and a good guy. If you don't have a good time on one of his trips it...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Captain Derrick was recommended to us and he didn't disappoint. We booked a 4 hour fishing trip and came home with a bag of food at the end. He was great with our 6 and 8 year old and even had both of them catching...More

Thank mcread43
Reviewed January 18, 2017

A truly great adventure, dolphins running with the boat, jumping, so much fun. Captain Derrick is very knowledgeable and we combined the dolphin tour with a shelling expedition. He brought us to a remote and beautiful coast line that we had to ourselves, a true...More

Thank FrankLaz
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Our half-day trip with Captain Derrick Whitaker was outstanding! We varied locations, baits, and fishing techniques to catch five species (mangrove snapper, puffer (!), jack crevalle, gag grouper, and sheepshead). It would have been six but I lost lost a big snook- which still pains...More

Thank Joe H
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