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Naples Boat Charters

1221 5th Ave S, Naples, FL 34102-6417
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Sunset in Paradise!

WOW! Captain Jim made our anniversary sunset cruise absolutely wonderful! Can't wait to book... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
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Birthday Cruise

To celebrate my 40th birthday my husband organized a trip with Captain Jim. 5 stars all round! The... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2018
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Naples Boat Charters is a sightseeing charter business that began in 2010. The company is owned & operated by Captain Jim Albert, a U.S. Merchant Marine Officer and U.S. Navy submarine veteran (voted 2016 Favorite Boat Captain by the Naples Daily News). Capt. Jim currently holds a 100-ton U.S.C.G. Master Captain's license and operates the "Maritime Lady" (a 2018 24' Key West Bow Rider) that is docked at The Bayfront Inn Marina located at 1221 Fifth Ave., So. in Naples, FL. The boat can legally take UP TO SIX (6) passengers for hourly "private" narrated & sightseeing charters, sunset cruises and dolphin watches. Capt. Jim also offers "private, by appointment only" 4 to 5 hour lunch trips to Marco Island, tours through Port Royal to see the mansions, the performing of marriages at your venue or on the beach and; the releasing of ashes at sea.
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1221 5th Ave S, Naples, FL 34102-6417
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Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW! Captain Jim made our anniversary sunset cruise absolutely wonderful! Can't wait to book another trip to enjoy cruising on the Maritime Lady. Clean boat, professional & knowledgeable Captain, great champagne..wonderful!!!!

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Reviewed April 23, 2018

To celebrate my 40th birthday my husband organized a trip with Captain Jim. 5 stars all round! The boat is beautiful, Captain Jim is fun, friendly and professional. This was honestly the best way to spend my big day.

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

Our trip on the maritime lady was the highlight of our weekend in Naples. Jim is a great captain making sure our sea-sick prone passengers had a smooth ride and kept our hats on in the wind! The boat is immaculate and all details are...More

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

Captain Jim! We have taken his charter twice so far this spring and can not praise his professionalism and knowledge enough! So enjoyable and we highly recommend it! Thank you so much!

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Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Captain Jim Albert is the best in Naples, FL! Very knowledgeable about the area & his sunset cruise was spectacular!!! This cruise was special & well worth the money 💰! We had two couples, his boat was spacious, very clean & comfortable! I highly recommend...More

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Reviewed March 6, 2018

Captain Albert’s private boat tour through Port Royal and Gulf was perfectly planned and enjoyed by our small group! He was very knowledgeable about the history of the area. We are convinced he had inside info as to where to find the many dolphins who...More

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Capt Jim A, Owner at Naples Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018

Thank you Candace for the kind words.

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Reviewed February 23, 2018

Booking this service from 1500 miles away for my Mother’s ashes dispersal was somewhat nerve wracking. Captain’s Jim was great, beyond what I would have expected. He answered all my questions prior to the booking and kept in contact after I had committed, the day...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2018

Jim offered a personable tour with beautiful accommodations and views! Would strongly recommend to a visitor of Naples or even a resident who rarely appreciates the area! Already booked a sunset tour!

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Reviewed February 11, 2018

Captain Jim is one of the kindest individuals I've come across. He was willing to accommodate my siblings and I for a last minute private charter to release our father's ashes. He made time incredibly early, was an absolute gentleman throughout and helped us say...More

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Reviewed January 13, 2018

We had a wonderful day with Captian Jim. I would do it again every time we are in Naples. We saw dolphins and so much more. The boat is clean and a smooth ride.

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SophieG1
May 11, 2018|
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Response from Capt Jim A | Property representative |
According to my website, you’ll see my lunch charters to Marco Island are a minimum of four hours because it takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes to get to the marina and the same on the return. The amount of time you’d spend... More
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gordondixon
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Response from Capt Jim A |
Hi Gordon, A booking can be done over the Internet with a detailed confirmation email to follow. Go to my website and complete the Contact Form. Capt Jim
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