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Bay and Reef Company

#57 of 149 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Islamorada Features Animals
80500 Overseas Hwy, Angler House Marina, Islamorada, FL 33036-3748
+1 305-393-1779
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Another great visit with Xavier

We just finished our 8th year with Captain Xavier. Our sons are now 15 and 12 and we love fishing... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2017
Gunnyson
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Chicago, Illinois
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Awesome captain and charter in islamorada

Great trip. Xavier is just a great captain...really nice and super flexible to do what the family... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2017
MikeB334
,
Stamford, Connecticut
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80500 Overseas Hwy, Angler House Marina, Islamorada, FL 33036-3748
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Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

We just finished our 8th year with Captain Xavier. Our sons are now 15 and 12 and we love fishing and spending time with Xavier. He knows where to catch fish and knows the history and stories of the Keys and is easily comfortable with...More

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Reviewed March 31, 2017

Great trip. Xavier is just a great captain...really nice and super flexible to do what the family wanted. Went out with 3 kids under 12 and fished and snorkled and everyone was really happy. I highly recommend going out with Xavier he knows his stuff...More

Thank MikeB334
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

What an incredible day! We started out Oceanside fishing for yellowtail and hogfish. When the winds kicked up, Capt. X took us into the backcountry to a hidden (secret) cove for some snook fishing. I'm a novice and he had me reeling them in again...More

1  Thank Vivian M
Elizabeth1373, Owner at Bay and Reef Company, responded to this review

Vivian I had more fun than you! You are a becoming a superb angler.

Reviewed July 11, 2016

This was my second trip out with the Bay and Reef Eco Tours company.. about 12 years apart. Xavier is a great skipper and we had a marvelous time. We did a little snorkeling, did a bit of fishing, caught a couple of fish for...More

Thank RobCodger
Elizabeth1373, Owner at Bay and Reef Company, responded to this review

This warms our hearts! But ever more so to see your family again after 12 years! Do plan a trip again - great to see you all!

Reviewed June 30, 2016

My three friends and I booked a trip with Captain Xavier only last week (June 2016). We were looking for a way to get out on the water and just do as much as we can. Captain Xavier definitely delivered! Our plan was to snorkel,...More

Thank Bailey S
Elizabeth1373, Manager at Bay and Reef Company, responded to this review

Thank you for getting out there! Great day on the water with you all! And best of luck to you!

Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Highly, highly recommend Bay and Reef if you're looking for an experienced guide to take you snorkeling. Xavier was AWESOME!! It was our first time snorkeling and it was incredible!! We have a 9 year old and 12 year old who were both a little...More

Thank Shauna S
Elizabeth1373, Owner at Bay and Reef Company, responded to this review

Awww, this warms our hearts! Thank you for getting on the water and committing to getting out there! So glad you loved it!

Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We took a family outing with our 2 kids ages 10 and 12 and Captain Xavier and had a fabulous time! We snorkeled, visited Indian Key, went swimming at a sand dune, saw manatees, nurse sharks and birds. Everyone loved it! Captain Xavier was great!...More

Thank arboykin
Elizabeth1373, Owner at Bay and Reef Company, responded to this review

Thanks so much for getting out there with me! Hope to see you back here!

Reviewed April 20, 2016

I will keep coming back to visit Captain X and Captain Elizabeth as many times I can. They provide you with an amazing experience since they are full of ocean and environmental knowledge that keeps you wanting more. Even on windy days they will know...More

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Reviewed January 4, 2016

Thank you Captain X for a great day with great memories. My 15 yo caught a nurse shark and Capt X helped him reel it in for a perfect photo a lasting memory.

1  Thank Miranda234
Elizabeth1373, Owner at Bay and Reef Company, responded to this review

What a great day on the water! Thank you so much for getting on the water with me! Best to your family!

Reviewed November 25, 2015

My wife and I were able to schedule a last-minute, four-hour excursion with Captain Xavier, and we couldn't be more pleased. We were referred to him by Chef Michel at Islamorada's Bitton French Cafe, who had glowing things to say. Sadly, the weekend weather forecast...More

Thank Baccaruda1
Elizabeth1373, Owner at Bay and Reef Company, responded to this review

It was a joy to get you both on the water! Thank you for your kind words. I hope to see you back here in the Keys!

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