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Address: 80500 Overseas Hwy, Angler House Marina, Islamorada, FL 33036-3748
Phone Number: +1 305-393-1779
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We offer custom charters for you and your party! Fish, snorkel, tour on one...

We offer custom charters for you and your party! Fish, snorkel, tour on one trip, or narrow it down and focus on one area of fun. Captain Xavier has been living in the Florida Keys for 20 years and would love to get your family on the water in the Florida Keys!

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We had a superb half day trip with Capt. X.

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2016
RobCodger
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Lansing MI
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Lansing MI
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars 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 lunch and released a ray. There was a little history thrown in with some questions... More 

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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! More 

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5 of 5 stars 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, fish, and generally enjoy the sun and water. He took us out to two very... More 

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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! More 

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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars 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 nervous. Elizabeth and Xavier took their time to make us feel comfortable and even excited... More 

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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! More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars 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! Highly recommended.

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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! More 

Miami Beach, Florida
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43 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 where to take you in order for you not to get sea sick and if... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars 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.

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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! More 

Bolingbrook, Illinois
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 was awful, and on this particular day, there was a window of time where some... More 

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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! More 

Franklin, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

My family has been annually using Bay and Reek Company for over a decade. Xavier is not only the best guide and captain in the Keys, he is one of the nicest people on this planet. He is patient with the kids, insightful, intelligent and does everything to make sure that not only Dad is happy in catching fish, but... More 

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

Oh wow - I am blushing! What a kind review. We live a rich and blessed life! Thank you again - Captain X More 

Jacksonville
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We first used Captain Xavier in 2008. I couldn't tell who was happier when my son landed a fish, him or Captain X. I knew we had a guide who we would enjoy going fishing with for years. We used him again in 2010 and for an Everglades kayak/fishing trip in 2014 for my son's 16th birthday. All trips were... More 

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

It has been such a pleasure fishing with your family over the years! Thank you for your kind words. More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

Captain X was fantastic. Took me and my two sons out on a four hour combo tour (didn't snorkel because my sons were having to much fun fishing). He made sure they caught fish using two different methods in several spots. Caught a small shark which was great fun and very photo worthy! He even insured we would have more... More 

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

Thank you so much for getting on the water! I look forward to seeing you next time! More 

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