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Manatee Sightseeing Eco-Tourism Adventure

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Address: 525 Newport Drive, Port of Islands Marina, Naples, FL 34114
Phone Number: 239-642-8818
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Quality Manatee visuals are guaranteed. No see No Pay. Take this roomy 90...

Quality Manatee visuals are guaranteed. No see No Pay. Take this roomy 90 minute six passenger, 100% covered boat tour looking for Manatees and other wildlife. We check out the harbor/residential area and then into the mangrove forest. High tech see thru the water sunglasses are provided. Use a credit card to reserve and settle up at the end of the tour.

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Andrew Jr. and Bella are the best boat captains!

I went to see manatees on 7/25/2016. I was on a boat with captain Andrew Jr. and his dog Bella. The trip was fantastic. Andrew is knowledgeable about the manatees, knows where... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went to see manatees on 7/25/2016. I was on a boat with captain Andrew Jr. and his dog Bella. The trip was fantastic. Andrew is knowledgeable about the manatees, knows where to look for them, and can explain tons of information about the gators, falcons, and other wildlife that you see during the tour. Bella is beautiful and fun... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a great time eventhough we only found one manatee. Our Captain Andrew stayed with it and we got many good views of it. They make sure that you get to see at least one, even in the morning when there are less of them active. Bella, the co-captain dog, was adorable and friendly, making the children feel less nervous.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Captain Jim is amazing, very knowledgeable and fun to be around. We saw about 15 manatee, gators and bull sharks. We also ran into the very famous Henry. If you want a fun experience ask for captain Jim and ask him about the famous Henry the manatee.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We book the tour at the last minute with Manatiee sightseeing Eco-tourism and it turned out great. Our guide was Andrew J and he great little dog Bella. Andy was a great guide and shared a great amount of insights and local knowledge. The boat is a great size and you are able to move around and get some great... More 

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Etters, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Captain Walker and his son Logan worked hard to find a group of manatees. Finally with the teamwork of Captain Jim, my daughter and I were able to float with a group of 6 for at least 1/2 hour. They didn't let us down. What beautiful creatures!If only people could follow their example!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a great experience, saw manatees within a few minutes of starting our boat ride. Captain Kent was great, very knowledgable and entertaining. We loved getting to see the mom and baby close up. Would recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Saw manatees! Very peaceful adventure. Covered boat. Lots of nature. Kids loved it. Thank you Capt Andy and Bella the dachshund. Go people! Worth it!

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Thank Bakergal69
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had a great time seeing a Manatee with Captain Andrew Jr. and first mate Bella. He spent a lot of time allowing us to really get close to the manatee. On the way back to the dock we also were able to see an alligator.

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family decided to see manatees and we were not disappointed! We were first met by Bella who immediately gave a warm welcome and some fascinating information about Manatees. Next we met the captain, Andy Jr who can't be recommended more highly, and proceeded to see at least 4 different Manatees. Not only did Andy Jr find the manatees but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow. A great time. We saw about 20 manatees in the 90 minutes we were out. And we were only 10 feet from them. The boat holds about a dozen people, but we only had 6. It travels slowly and quietly down the Faca Union Canal. Our guide explained all about these wonderful animals and the other wildlife in the... More 

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