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Beach Buddy Tours

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18400 San Carlos Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2358
+1 239-895-8868
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We had a splended time!

We went out on a Cruise for 4 hours, and we had a splended time. You dont need a camer as... read more

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23cro
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Silkeborg, Denmark
Wonderful day on the water

Our family had an amazing day with Capt. John. He was so great with our two kids explaining all of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
rforce1206
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Cape Coral, Florida
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We specialize in private excursions for parties up to 6. Launching daily from Ft. Myers Beach, Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Sanibel. Your trip will be captained by USCG Master Captain John Simoneau aboard our brand new 2018 Chaparral deck boat fully equipped with electric toilet, fresh water shower, beach towels, cooler with ice for your use and a local shell identification chart. You can choose from a 3, 4 or 6 hour private Dolphin & Shelling Tour or an evening Sunset Cruise! Cruise in luxury looking for Dolphins, Manatees & other wildlife!! Our tours and cruises encompass the local waters and depending on the day, length of tour chosen and weather conditions we will navigate to Big Hickory Preserve/Lover's Key, Sanibel Island, North Captiva Island and Cayo Costa State Park. Swim & go shelling on remote & beautiful shores only accessible by boat. We keep a Go-Pro Action Camera and high end digital camera on hand to capture the memories of your adventure. We are pet friendly too!
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18400 San Carlos Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2358
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Reviewed yesterday

We went out on a Cruise for 4 hours, and we had a splended time. You dont need a camer as Kaptajn John takes a lot of pictures and share with you in dropbox. We have some good memories on video with dolpins and our...More

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CaptainJohnSimoneau, Owner at Beach Buddy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are so glad you enjoyed, it was our pleasure! I am so glad you got to see the dolphins!!! Hope to see you on your next trip.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our family had an amazing day with Capt. John. He was so great with our two kids explaining all of the wildlife we saw. We could not believe all of the dolphins and the shells we found are beautiful. This was a trip we will...More

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CaptainJohnSimoneau, Owner at Beach Buddy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are so happy to have had the time out on the water with you and your family! Your boys were tons of fun with the rubber shark!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful day with captain John. Highlight of our week. Beautiful new clean boat. John makes you feel right at home and takes the time to get to know you and what you like, to make sure your day is perfect. Two teenage sons...More

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CaptainJohnSimoneau, Owner at Beach Buddy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We really appreciate the great review and are glad to have been able to be a part of your memories of this vacation! Thank you!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain John is the best , loved everything about the trip Saw Dolphins playing , Got off the boat got some shells went for a swim First class operation all the way , The boat is gorgeous and the smoothest ride Wish we had more...More

Thank Darlene Z
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CaptainJohnSimoneau, Owner at Beach Buddy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Darlene! Your group was so much fun! It's not every day we have a movie star on board! :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the best part of our trip! From Dolphins to Manatee, Tarpin to Shelling and the best Captain! Do not book with anyone else. We didnt have to share our view, Jon was amazing and made sure we had an amazing time. His goal...More

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CaptainJohnSimoneau, Owner at Beach Buddy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Ginger! I really appreciate the kind words and enjoyed taking your family out, will be looking forward to next year!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain John was wonderful! Very patient and kind. He really showed us everything out on the water, and was extremely polite. Our dog enjoyed the experience as well :)

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CaptainJohnSimoneau, Owner at Beach Buddy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review! We are so happy you enjoyed your trip! We are always happy when someone can bring their dog with them too! Please look us up next time!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Captain John and Carolyn made us feel like family! They responded quickly and explained all our tour options with ease. And, Captain John was friendly and attentive with all 6 of us plus our dog. All you need to bring are snacks, if you choose,...More

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CaptainJohnSimoneau, Owner at Beach Buddy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this review! It is our pleasure, we are so glad you were able to get on the water and enjoy! Will look forward to next time!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't say enough great things about our recent day out with beach buddy tours. Captain john is a great host. My wife, 15 month old son, and i had a blast. It was a beautiful day out. The boat is comfortable and clean. You can...More

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CaptainJohnSimoneau, Owner at Beach Buddy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the nice review! Your family was lovely! It was a pleasure having you on board! Good luck with baby number two!!!! See you next year!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was truly an incredible experience! We had so much fun and the boat was beautiful and so clean!

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CaptainJohnSimoneau, Owner at Beach Buddy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate the great review! Had a fun time with you and the rest of your crew! Hope to see you again soon next time you are ready for another break from the hustle and bustle!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I and my friend her husband and little girl did the 3 hour tour with the hopes of finding some shells and seeing the dolphins! Captain John did not disappoint! We were able to get great video of dolphins playing in our...More

Thank cwelter1028
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CaptainJohnSimoneau, Owner at Beach Buddy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for leaving such a nice a review!!! We are so glad you enjoyed it and will be looking forward to seeing you next year!

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Gnccgirl2
May 3, 2018|
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Response from CaptainJohnSimoneau | Property representative |
Hi - we offer a 3, 4 or 6 hour trip. The prices are $425, $525 or $725. These are private tours so you get the entire boat. The boat fits 12 BUT by law we can take 6 people per trip. Capt. John Simoneau a US Coast Guard... More
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Linda B
April 22, 2018|
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Response from CaptainJohnSimoneau | Property representative |
Hi - I am so sorry I just saw this.... I was unaware that this was an option on our listing. Please call me at 404-399-3591 or 239-895-8868 to speak directly if you like. We offer Dolphin, shelling & sightseeing tours as... More
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