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Sanibel Thriller

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Address: 634 N Yachtsman Dr, Sanibel Island, FL
Phone Number: +1 239-472-2328
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Great Time for All the Family

This was our 3rd time on the Thriller. This time with 6 of us. Grandparents, daughter and son in law and 2 grandchildren aged 4 and 2. Everyone had a great time. Saw lots and lots... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Jan M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 3rd time on the Thriller. This time with 6 of us. Grandparents, daughter and son in law and 2 grandchildren aged 4 and 2. Everyone had a great time. Saw lots and lots of dolphins. Mothers with babies. Large pods jumping in the wake. Narrative was interesting about Sanibel and Captiva. (Although it was our 3rd time... More 

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Thank Jan M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm staying in Naples with my mother & sister for a week & we took a day trip to Sanibel for this boat ride. We gorgeous weather, the staff was amazing & we came across far more dolphins than I anticipated. Well worth the price & the drive. If you're near Sanibel, don't miss this!

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Quincy, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Well worth the money.....the dolphins danced for over 20 minutes in the boats wake. Our whole family LOVED the experience!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Dolphins riding the wake from the boat giving us the opportunity to capture some lovely pictures as we travelled at 10mph

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

For my birthday, I got a voucher for the sanibel thriller. After reservation a few days before by telephone and mentioning my voucher (and its value), we had a fixed date for the trip. Upon arrival a staff told us, that we need to pay an extra 10$ due to recent price changes. Even though the voucher said "This certificate... More 

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Ohio
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I really did not enjoy this attraction. The young lady providing the narration and dolphin cheerleading had an ear-piercing voice. The wind in my face for 90 minutes gave me a headache that lasted most of the day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I have been on many boat rides but I have never seen as many dolphins as I did on this trip. Our Captain JR was the best and great at finding the areas where the dolphins hang out. They were so close to us and we got some pretty spectacular pictures and video. The narrator was outstanding as well. We... More 

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Groveland, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

This was a death ride. Captain drove right into a very severe thunderstorm. All other boats turned around and headed in but not him. He tried to go right through it. WRONG! A woman in another boat that had turned around stood up and look at us and gave us the sign of the cross. In the middle of the... More 

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mexico mo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

Sanibel Thriller is always fun and always thrilling! The speed, the view of the island, the dolphins, and the Thriller crew are all great. I have been on the Sanibel Thriller several times and highly recommend it.

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Tynemouth UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Worth every penny. Professional outfit. Great trip round sanibel and captiva islands at high speed. Interesting historical facts from guide. Highlight undoubtedly 2 pods and one lone dolphin coming to play in the wake of the boat. Magical. Best to sit at back right of boat for best views.

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