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Double R's Fishing and Tour Co

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About Double R's Fishing and Tour Co
The 2.5 hour manatee viewing eco tour is the only local eco tour that starts in the heart of the Everglades, and takes only minutes to get to the 10,000 Islands and the Gulf of Mexico. The tour is located at the home of South Florida's largest herd of manatees. Viewing the eco system of the Everglades in the comfort of a covered boat is a true Everglades experience. You are likely to see manatees, alligators, dolphins, and turtles, as well as many species of rare and endangered tropical birds. Some of the tropical birds species are the Ibis, Egret, Great Blue Heron, Osprey, Pelican, and the American Bald Eagle. The tour is fully narrated by knowledgeable local Captains and their boats are stable, comfortable and USCG approved. You'll learn interesting facts on the manatee, alligator, dolphin, and tropical bird species, along with information on the Everglades.Our 3 hour Manatee Ecotour/Shelling Adventure is rapidly becoming Double R's most popular tour. This excursion has all of the elements of the shorter tour but includes a 30 minute stop at a deserted island called Whitehorse Key where our guests depart the boat for 30 minutes of shelling and exploring.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a nice trip, saw lots of wildlife, including some delphins. The little walk on 1 of the 10.000 islands was an extra bonus for us, we could have spend the whole day there. Recommended !

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I highly recommend this tour. Captain Fred was friendly and very knowledgeable and informative about the different species and history of the area . What a pleasure

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have fished with Double R many times. Captain Jim is awesome. He knows where to fish and and always gets us fish. He is great at helping people how to learn to fish better and is funny as all hell. He also gives a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didnt get the clear views of manatees I had hope for. We saw several, but only for split seconds. We had a pair of dolphins in our wake jumping out of the water for an extended period. We saw only 2 aligators. The "deserted"...More

8  Thank SteveA4406
Reviewed January 9, 2019

Very nice boat and beautiful day. Mostly we spotted birds (egrets, 5-6 types of herons, spoonbill, ibis, osprey, maybe a young eagle) for most of the trip and right at the end, we entered a cove where several alligators were basking. Sadly, no manatees to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank MPW47
Reviewed December 30, 2018

Capt. Rich took us on his small boat through canals and small inlets in the area between Naples and Marcos Island. We had a wonderful time seeing somewhere around 10-12 manatees and a few gators. Beautiful afternoon on the water. The Captain knows his stuff....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank DKardon
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

We took my mom, our 6 month old, and our 5 year old on this tour. Captain Dave was great! He was funny, knew a ton about the area and was very professional and sweet with both our children. We saw animals (dolphins, alligators, lots...More

2  Thank familytriplove
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Captain Rich was excellent and so knowledgeable about the area. We were able to see several manatees. Would do tour again in a heartbeat.

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Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

We went on the manatee/ shelling tour and had a fantastic time! Our Captain was knowledgeable and made our trip awesome!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Ray D
Reviewed October 16, 2018

We really enjoyed our trip with Captain Jim and his wife. I've traveled to Naples many times and this was the first time I toured Ten Thousand Islands. The only thing that was difficult was finding the office. Other than that, it was a blast.

Date of experience: October 2018
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firstdaughter
December 11, 2018|
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Response from Gary E | Property representative |
Yes we can accommodate a family of 12. Please call to make your reservation as we will need to book two tour boats to accommodate your family. Thank you Gary.
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firstdaughter
December 11, 2018|
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Response from Gary E | Property representative |
Yes we can accommodate a family of 12. Please call to make your specialized reservation at 239-642-9779. Thank you Ellen
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Response from DeIke | Property representative |
Hello, There is no restroom on the boat. We provide free bottled water and encourage our guests to bring anything else that you might want to drink or snack on.
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