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Daily eco-based charters and tours. New Wave is a cut above the rest. With marine naturalist and biologist led charters and tours, we offer a fresh spin on traditional wildlife cruises and shelling. We treat you to a day of enjoyment and education...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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16431 Captiva Drive, Captiva Island, FL 33924
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+1 239-671-7447
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Reviewed yesterday

Our family so enjoyed being out on the water, getting a closeup look at some of the amazing "water life" that exists around and on some of the islands only available by boat. We learned some history of the part of Florida as we toured...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DebbieS2776
newwavee, Owner at New Wave Eco Charters, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for leaving a review, Debbie! Glad to hear you enjoyed your trip!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I spent a relaxing and informative half day on the water with Captain Steve. When the weather threw us a curveball, he was very accommodating to reschedule. On the water, Captain Steve shared his expertise in many areas, including marine life, history,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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newwavee, Owner at New Wave Eco Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for choosing New Wave to help you relax and enjoy our barrier islands to the fullest. Your review goes a long way and we very much appreciate the time you took to write this. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful afternoon on the water with Captain Steve! Saw lots of dolphins and loved exploring Cayo Costa. Steve is so knowledgeable about the area. We learned a lot. Would definitely book again!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MNlovesSanibel
newwavee, Owner at New Wave Eco Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad to hear you had a fantastic time on the water with us! The bottlenose dolphins are always exciting to see! Thanks for choosing New Wave!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the half day tour with Steve up beyond Captiva to Cayo Costa. The trip was amazing with a huge variety of wildlife seen including Dolphin, Osprey, Bald Eagle to name a few. Steve was very welcoming and knowledgeable answering all our questions both...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FranJG55
newwavee, Owner at New Wave Eco Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yes! Aren't the sea hares amazing marine mollusks? Did you know they can ink purple?! Wonderful to hear you enjoyed your time out with New Wave and we can't wait to take you out again!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our full-day tour was educational for our two kids and their two friends and relaxing for the parents. Captain Steve was great with the kids and spent a lot of time trying to find interesting things for them to see and do. He was very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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newwavee, Owner at New Wave Eco Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving us a review, Kelly! Captain Steve enjoyed getting your family out on the water for some fun, sun, and exploration!

Reviewed January 10, 2019

Our half-day eco charter was perfect! We saw all kinds of wildlife up-close that we've never experienced on the water before. A friendly dolphin came so close to the boat we could feel the air from his blow hole! Captain Steve is so personable and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank erinl_creative
newwavee, Owner at New Wave Eco Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us :) I'm glad you enjoyed your charter to the fullest and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

Our tour with Steve was such a great time. All four of us agreed that it was the best thing we did during our visit to Captiva. We saw manatees, dolphins and bald eagles. Steve even stopped on North Captiva for a short time so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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newwavee, Owner at New Wave Eco Charters, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019

Thank you for your fabulous review Annie! It is wonderful to hear it was the best part of your trip! It's always nice to get out on the water and explore! There are tons of sand dollars on the beach right now due to the...More

Reviewed January 5, 2019

My teen son and I took a sunset tour and had an amazing experience. Before we left Captain Steve asked about what we would like to see as we ventured out. We hoped to see manatees and dolphins and Steve made sure that we had...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank EGielink
newwavee, Owner at New Wave Eco Charters, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019

I am delighted to hear you had a wonderful sunset tour with Captain Steve! Did you see the green flash? If not, you'll have to come back out with us!

Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

We had an amazing sunset cruise with Captain Steve. We saw bald eagles, lots of birds and many dolphins. Captain Steve was very informative, friendly and did an awesome job. We stopped at a small island to look for shells and watched the beautiful sun...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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newwavee, Owner at New Wave Eco Charters, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019

Thanks for kicking off your New Year with New Wave!

Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Captain Steve squeezed a lot into our Eco Tour. He dropped us off on a sand bar where we found a giant lightning whelk, then we stopped at Cayo Costa for shelling. Along the way we saw dolphins, manatee, sting rays, a shark, and more...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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newwavee, Owner at New Wave Eco Charters, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019

It sounds like you had a perfect day :) We can't wait to get you back out on the water again!

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Cindyannjo
November 6, 2018|
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Response from newwavee | Property representative |
Yes, we can accommodate six passengers per vessel. We pick up from Barnacles on North Cap. Please visit our website or give us a call at (239) 671-7447 for more booking information Capt. Steve
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artistmom2
November 28, 2017|
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Response from newwavee | Property representative |
Hey there! No, there’s no bathroom on the boat but we will never be further than 5-10 minutes from a restroom if needed Capt. Steve
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