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Sanibel Sea School Day Program
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Sanibel Sea School is dedicated to vibrantly teaching children and adults about marine ecosystems. We use the barrier island habitats of Sanibel and Captiva to give our students an opportunity to touch, feel, and understand their surroundings...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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455 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3934
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+1 239-472-8585
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended a half day program on horseshoe crabs & now we are 'hooked'! The staff was knowledgeable & passionate about conservation & excellent with children - he obviously loves his job as much as we loved Sea School. This is exactly the type of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our boys 6th year going. They love it, staff is very friendly. Our ask us every year to sign them up for classes. We sign them up for at least 2 ever trip we take.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank thdchorizo
Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review, and for returning to explore the ocean with us year after year!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did our usual Christmas trip to Southwest Florida and had our daughter attend two half day sessions at Sanibel Sea School one on Dolphins and the other on Sea Horses. This wasnt her first time attending but the thing that I really noticed was how...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank christopherwC3598IH
Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Christopher, Thank you so much for writing us a review. It makes us happy to hear that your daughter enjoyed exploring and learning about the ocean with us, and that as a parent you were satisfied with the experience as well. We hope your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our daughter's fourth year attending Winter Camp at Sanibel Sea School. We couldn't be more thrilled with her experience. The counselors are wonderful, making learning fun and interactive. Our daughter looks forward to going to camp every single day, enjoying hours on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dberdougo
Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We loved reading your review - thank you so much for writing it and for being a part of our Winter Camp family. We are thankful that we get to spend the holidays with such an amazing group of campers every year.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our eight year old granddaughter commented on the 4 day program she just attended: “It was really, REALLY fun! This was one of the best weeks of my life!” She attended last year and had begged to go again this year. Each day she told...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ASEL-Retract
Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for writing us a review. We are very happy to hear that your granddaughter enjoyed her time with us for a second year. Winter camp is truly a special experience and our team was very excited to plan and share some...More

Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

Awesome guided kayaking adventure through Sanibel canals and the bay. Our guide provided naturalist information on birds wildlife vegetation as well as informed discussion on other topics. Sea kayaks were fun and easy to navigate! We will definitely schedule other kayaking trips for other parts...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Diane M
Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your day on the water with Kealy and learned a few things as well.

Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

My 8 year old adores the Sea School & pleads to attend as many classes as possible during our vacations on Sanibel. A big thank you to Jonny, Kealy, Danni, Emmet, Christina, Shannon & all the crew at Sanibel Sea School for providing an educational...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Thank you for your review - our team really enjoyed hosting Louis and we hope to see him again soon!

Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

This was our daughter’s third year at Sea School. She attended half day programs and a shell walk. She had Dani, Kallie and Keely, my apologies if I spelled any names incorrectly. She loved all of her instructors. She learned about Manatees, squid, shells and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Hi Summer, Thank you so much for writing us a review. We love that your daughter had a great time exploring with us, and we hope to see her again for many more years!

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

When we are down at Christmas we have the kids go to a day program and this 4th of July week we were able to take advantage of a week long program. Kids loved it! Everything from craft time, beach and water time. Counselors were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Hi Christopher, Thank you so much for your positive feedback. We're so glad your kids could attend over the 4th of July week this year - it's always a festive and fun time on the island. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed August 29, 2018

This is a weekly program for children to learn many fascinating aspects of sea life...living with and by the sea. My grandchild, now 11 and 14 have been attending Sea School for many years. They LOVE it!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cruisinpashmina
Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Thank you so much for your review, we are very happy to hear that your grandkids love exploring with us.

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IVIS17
August 2, 2017|
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Response from Bruce N | Property representative |
Hello there, The age range for our day programs is 6-13 years old, but we are sometimes able to make exceptions depending on the topic and the age distribution of the day's group. We can also arrange private programs for... More
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noseeumhusband
March 10, 2016|
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Response from Bruce N | Property representative |
Hello, and thank you for your interest in our programs. During spring break we offer half- and full-day courses for kids that can be "mixed and matched" to create any schedule you'd like throughout the week. We'd be happy to... More
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Mamasd1983
November 25, 2015|
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Response from Bruce N | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your interest in Sanibel Sea School. We do have a full lineup of classes for children ages 6-13 this winter. We offer half day classes at our flagship campus on Sanibel, Monday through Friday, that... More
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