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Marco Island, FL, USA
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About Florida Saltwater Adventures
See dolphins, manatees, sea turtles, hold starfish, catch crabs, photography, birding and more! We are a family friendly company that offers a variety of educational boat tours exploring Marco Island, the Ten Thousand Islands, Gulf of Mexico near Naples and the Everglades. More people choose us because were experts at finding animals in their natural habitats. All trips are non-touristy, personalized, and available by per person or private charter. Book direct with us and save! Advanced reservations are highly recommended. Open since 2001. Captain Alex Saputo owner/operator.
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Marine Life Boat Tour - Manatees, Sea Turtles, Dolphins & More!
See manatees, sea creatures and dolphins in the wild! Learn, discover and explore the beauty of the southwest Florida on our one-of-a-kind marine life boat tour. Educational, family friendly (ages 3+) and non-touristy, each trip is guided by an experienced master naturalist dedicated to making your adventure fun and memorable. We care about the environment and the quality of our tours! In addition to marine mammals, we'll also search for sea turtles, sharks, stingrays, jellyfish and many others. Summer trips, during low tide, include a stop at the infamous "crab army" island. All tours have a 6 passenger maximum and include a cooler of ice, sunblock and binoculars. Tour runs from May 1 - November 15 and currently departs at 11am. Florida Saltwater Adventures Inc.
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2 hours
from $129.00
Dome Homes Boat Tour - See the Ruins at Cape Romano!
See the amazing Dome Homes of Cape Romano! Learn, discover and explore the beauty of the Ten Thousand Islands one of our most intriguing boat tours. Family friendly (ages 3+) educational and great photography, each tour is led by an experienced naturalist dedicated to make your trip fun and memorable. In addition to the Cape Romano ruins, you'll learn about history, local wildlife, discuss the effects of hurricanes and sea level rise--optional island shelling or photography from the beach. All trips have a 6 passenger maximum and include a cooler of ice, sunblock and binoculars. Tour offered year round and currently departs at 2pm. Florida Saltwater Adventures Inc.
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1 hour 30 minutes
from $99.00
10,000 Islands Eco-Tour - Dolphins, Marine Life, Birding and More!
See dolphins, wading birds, hawks, pelicans and the amazing mangrove tree island forests! Learn, discover and explore the beauty of the Ten Thousand Islands on our most popular boat tour. Educational, family friendly (ages 3+) and non-touristy, each trip is guided by an experienced master naturalist dedicated to making your adventure fun and memorable. We care about the environment and the quality of our tours! In addition to the great wildlife, learn about history, ecology and the effects of hurricanes. All tours have a 6 passenger maximum and include a cooler of ice, sunblock and binoculars. Encounters with sea turtles and manatees possible March - November. This tour is offered year round and currently departs at 8:30am. Florida Saltwater Adventures Inc.
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2 hours
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Birding Photography Boat Tour - Explore Rookery Bay Reserve!
Photograph native and migratory birds in the wild! Learn, discover and explore Rookery Bay Reserve on a fantastic birding photography tour. Designed by a photographer for birding enthusiasts, common encounters include ospreys, herons, ibis, brown pelicans, egrets and a variety of shorebirds. Seasonal birds include roseate spoonbills, reddish egrets, white pelicans and the peregrine falcon. All trips are educational, family friendly (ages 3+) and non-touristy with a 6 passenger maximum. We care about the environment and the quality of our tours! This tour is offered year round and currently departs at 7:30am. Private and custom trips available. Florida Saltwater Adventures Inc.
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3 hours
from $129.00
10,000 Islands Sightseeing Tour - Wildlife, Mangroves, Dome Homes & More!
See exciting wildlife, the Dome Homes and the mysterious mangrove tree islands! Learn, discover and explore the beauty of the Ten Thousand Islands on one of our most popular sightseeing tours. Educational, family friendly (ages 3+) and great photography, each tour is guided by an experienced master naturalist dedicated to making your adventure fun and memorable. Wildlife encounters usually include dolphins, pelicans, osprey, herons and many more. Sightseeing highlights include the Dome Homes of Cape Romano, Key Marco Indian Mounds and the million dollar estates of Marco Island. All tours have a 6 passenger maximum and include a cooler of ice, sunblock and binoculars. This tour is offered Nov. 16 - April 30 and currently departs at 11am. Florida Saltwater Adventures Inc.
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2 hours
from $129.00
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Alex, this was a great outing. Your expert knowledge of Rookery Bay was a highlight of my time on Marco Island. I saw number of new birds (to me) including Black Skimmer, Blue Herons, Green Herons (somewhat rare), Roseate Tern, Caspian Tern, Snowy Egret, Brown...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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fsadventures, Owner at Florida Saltwater Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

I can't thank you enough for coming on my trip and taking the time to write this great review. I enjoyed seeing some of your spectacular pictures--thanks for sharing. Looking forward to another trip in the near future.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Alex was wonderful. Very knowledgeable about the area, the mammals, and the birds. He knew just where to find want we wanted to see! Highly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2019
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fsadventures, Owner at Florida Saltwater Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for coming on my tour and taking the time to write this great review. Looking forward to our next adventure!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Alex was great. We were the only people on this tour and loved it. Captain Alex have us so much information. He stopped the boat to show us things and explain about the wildlife and nature. He gave us the history of the dome...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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fsadventures, Owner at Florida Saltwater Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for coming on my tour and taking the time to write this great review. I had a fun time on our trip. See you next time!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to see manatees. Got to see manatees. Several of them and right at the boat. Also saw dolphins, turtles, rays and even a seahorse. Captain Alex was nice, knowledgeable and knew where to go. Great time!

Date of experience: November 2019
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fsadventures, Owner at Florida Saltwater Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for coming on my tour and taking the time to write this great review. What a fantastic picture! Looking forward to our next adventure!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A pair of us had an amazingly fun and educational eco-tour on host Captain Alex's boat around the Marco 1000 Islands area. He was courteous, humorous and very informative during our voyage. I highly recommend this tour and Captain Alex !!

Date of experience: October 2019
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fsadventures, Owner at Florida Saltwater Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming on my tour and taking the time to write this great review. I had a fun time sharing my knowledge. See you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Starting with meeting Alex at the dock, quickly getting away at the designated time, and watching the sunrise. What a way to start a day. Early morning brought beautiful silhouettes of many species of birds, later Alex carefully ushered the boat (perfect boat!) around mangrove...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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fsadventures, Owner at Florida Saltwater Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming on my trip and taking the time to write this great review. I had such a fanastic morning. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Alex provided an absolutely wonderful time cursing around Marco Island. His knowledge of the area and of the wildlife provided us with remarkable photos. Thank you so much Alex. All the best in the future. Richard

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Date of experience: October 2019
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fsadventures, Owner at Florida Saltwater Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for coming on my tour. I had a great time sharing my knowledge about birds and photography. I hope too see you again on another trip.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a fabulous trip out to see the marine wildlife off Marco Island. It was two and a half hours with the brilliant Alex.... very knowledgeable and friendly, he took us to places where he said we had a good chance of seeing...More

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fsadventures, Owner at Florida Saltwater Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for coming on my tour and writing this great review. I had a fabulous time sharing.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Captain Alex is great! Very knowledgeable, kind and makes you feel very comfortable to be there. It ended up just being my sister and I on the tour and he was very accommodating taking us to some places that were not planned on this particular...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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fsadventures, Owner at Florida Saltwater Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for coming on my tour and taking the time to write this review. I had a great time sharing. I really appreciate your patience, as conditions were tough for our trip. Hope to see you both again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Alex was an amazing guide. He’s very friendly and knowledgeable. We saw manatees, pelicans, dolphins, and a few sea turtles. I plan on coming back next time with my kids.

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fsadventures, Owner at Florida Saltwater Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for coming on my tour and taking the time to write this great review. I had a fun day sharing. See you next time.

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Response from fsadventures | Property representative |
Thanks for your inquiry. I offer custom photography tours for avid or professional photographers. Please contact me directly to discuss options. Thanks!
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lindak4712
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Current business hours are 7am-8pm. Tours are generally 7am-5pm. For couples or individuals, single kayaks are available--parties of 4 will need tandems. If you have 3, one person must go in a tandem with a guide... More
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