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Address: 1160 Causeway Road, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Phone Number: +1 239-472-5799
5:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 am - 11:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Sanibel Island Cruise Line offers exciting cruises on the waters of San...

Sanibel Island Cruise Line offers exciting cruises on the waters of San Carlos Bay, Pine Island Sound and along the gulfside beaches of Sanibel, Captiva, upper Captiva and Cayo Costa. Cruise itineraries range from On The Boat trips of about 20 miles for Dolphin watch and sightseeing, to Boat, Beach and In The Water cruises including use of Kayaks, Stand-Up Paddleboards, sea doo sea scooters (for snorkeling) and snorkel gear. Each of our 30ft Century boats can easily accommodate your party of up to 6 guests and are powered by twin 225hp and 250hp outboard engines, a T-top for shade and restroom for your comfort.

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Highlight of the vacation!

Went on the 4 hour private cruise to Cayo Costa with Mike. He was great and very attentive to our family of 5 including a 3 yr old. The location he took us to on Cayo Costa was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Went on the 4 hour private cruise to Cayo Costa with Mike. He was great and very attentive to our family of 5 including a 3 yr old. The location he took us to on Cayo Costa was perfect for snorkeling and shelling. We really could not have asked for anything more on this trip!! Well worth the money!

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Northern Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Taking a private boat cruise near Sanibel was high on our list of to-do's, and we were not disappointed. Captain Mike took us on a very memorable trip to Cayo Costa where we enjoyed snorkeling, kayaking and a ton of GREAT shells. My wife found the largest shell of her life just off the beach. If you want to go... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We went on this fantastic 3 hour trip with Captain Jack. Our kids are 5 1/2 and 8 years old. If they were a little older we would of definitely stayed longer. 3 hours seemed like enough time for their ages. They had the best time seeing dolphins, kayaking, SUP, and shelling. Captain Jack's sea doos were a HUGE hit!... More 

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Morristown, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

These guys are great tour guides. Our captain was Captain Jack and he answered all of our questions and really provides lots of information during the tour. The equipment provided was great and Captain Jack took us to the rock ledges where we saw lots of ocean creatures. The beach was private but there were several fishing boats off the... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Took this trip back in April while we were on vacation on Sanibel Island. This is by far one of the best excursion that my wife and I have ever taken. We saw lotsome of dolphins and the captain did a fantastic job finding them. I would recommend this to everyone, do it again.

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Glen Carbon, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We did the 4 hr trip with Capt Mike. And bought another hour. It was absolutely the best thing money could buy. On time, clean, knowledgable. Drove out to Cayo Costa and he put us on the jackpot of shells. He also had all the toys for the kids. Paddle boards, kayaks, snorkels, and even seadoo sea scooters which everyone... More 

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Elida, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Cayo Costa Island excursion is a MUST if you are visiting Sanibel Island-Ft. Myers Beach We went out with Captain Jack at 11 a.m on a 5 hr trip. We were educated on the geography and history of the islands on the way. We saw some dolphins on the way to the island. We got to this beautiful natural island... More 

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Long Beach, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

We went out Apr 28 for the 4 hour Costa Cayo cruise, and everything was perfect. From the sights being pointed out to the beachside service - everything was top notch. We had 3 adults and 2 children (aged 13 and 10) and we all thought EVERYTHING was perfect. We cannot wait to come back to the area and go... More 

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Southington, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

So overall, the island was amazing, but honestly the boat ride wasnt. Got there on time, but went VERY fast and having two little kids (4 and 6) we really didnt get to enjoy the boat ride. Would have liked to have gone slower and actually been able to enjoy the ride but seemed like we were in a race... More 

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sanibelcruise, Owner at Sanibel Island Cruise Line, responded to this review

All of our prices are clearly listed on our website. When a guest calls to confirm their trip we must know that they understand which tour they have chosen and the cost of that trip. No deposit is required and payment is made at the end of your trip to the Captain on the boat after he has asked for... More 

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

This was our second trip with Captain Jack and Captain Mike taking us on our Cayo Costa Crusie. We brought friends with us this time who equally had a blast. Our kids ages ranged from 3-12 years old. They all enjoyed the wide varitey of water sports that they provide you as well as exploring the island and relaxing on... More 

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