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Five O'Clock Charlie Boat Tours

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A fantastic day

I booked this for my husband, brother in law and son as a surprise for there Birthday They had a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tara J
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Great Taste of Florida!

We had the pleasure of joining Captain John on his boat to do some fishing, snorkeling and sight... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
k2mccoll
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niagara falls
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Personal Boat Tours and Fishing Charters showcasing, oceanic wildlife, beautiful scenery, historic marine sites. Tour the Manatee River and West Tampa Bay by boat looking for dolphins, manatees,sharks,sting rays and sea birds. 2 hour, 3 hour, 4 hour...more
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2504 88th Street Ct NW, Bradenton, FL 34209-9434
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed a great 4 hour trip with our 9 year old twin boys and Captain John. Red tide had hit the coast line really bad this year and everyone had been affected in some way, but Captain John's knowledge of the...More

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John B, Owner at Five O'Clock Charlie Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for coming out on a boat trip with us. Glad you had a good time. Hope to see you all on future trips.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this for my husband, brother in law and son as a surprise for there Birthday They had a great 4 hours on the near shore fishing trip and captain John was a real pleasure This was well worth the cost and we would...More

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John B, Owner at Five O'Clock Charlie Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for coming out on a fishing adventure. Glad to hear you enjoyed yourselves. Hope to see you again on future trips. Safe travels.

Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of joining Captain John on his boat to do some fishing, snorkeling and sight seeing. In 2 hours of fishing we caught lots of fish, many of them we got to keep and have dinner!! Yum! The snorkeling was decent but...More

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John B, Owner at Five O'Clock Charlie Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Thanks for coming out on a fishing snorkeling adventure. Glad to have you and hope to see you on future trips.

Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

I booked the Taste of Florida tour for myself, son, daughter and niece - it was great! Captain John and his crew were tremendous. He is so knowledgeable about the Gulf and the wildlife in the area. They were so helpful and patient and intent...More

Thank Lynn K
John B, Owner at Five O'Clock Charlie Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Thanks again for coming out with us on another Gulf adventure. Hope to see you on future trips.

Reviewed July 14, 2018

Captain John took our 19 year old Son, and 3 of his closest pals to Egmont for snorkling, and the boys really enjoyed it. Nice newer boat, and great Captain. I highly recommend Five O'Clock Charlie Boat Tours. I felt very comfortable trusting our boys...More

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John B, Owner at Five O'Clock Charlie Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Thanks again for joining us on a snorkeling adventure to Egmont Key. This time of year the snorkeling rivals the Caribbean. Hope to see you on future trips.

Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Perfect weather paired with a great day of fishing. Captain John had us on the fish immediately. We ended up catching a bunch of snapper and mackerel. John was very patient for us novice fishermen and a pleasure to spend half the day with. Highly...More

Thank griccih
John B, Owner at Five O'Clock Charlie Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2018

Thanks and so glad you enjoyed your trip. Our motto is "Making Favorite Memories," One trip at a time. Thanks again.

Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

We had an absolutely awesome time with Captain John. He took the 6 of us fishing, snorkling & touring Egmont Island. John is extremely knowledgeable about Tampa Bay, fishes & history of the area. Best charter fishing tour available.

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John B, Owner at Five O'Clock Charlie Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2018

Thanks again for coming out on a trip with me. Enjoyed having you aboard and hope to see you all again on future trips.

Reviewed June 28, 2018

John is an excellent host wanting to educate you on the history and ecology of the area. We were on the morning snorkeling trip to the key. We had a great time. John worked with us to ensure everyone was comfortable snorkeling and then watched...More

Thank James O
John B, Owner at Five O'Clock Charlie Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2018

Thanks and glad you enjoyed your trip. We are "Making Favorite Memories". One trip at a time. Thanks again.

Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Great trip, the Captain was very knowlegeable and did everything in his power for us to have a very nice morning. Our kids had a blast and safely too. We will definitely come back next year

Thank Jean P
John B, Owner at Five O'Clock Charlie Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Thanks for coming out with us and hope to see you next year.

Reviewed June 20, 2018

Our second trip with Captain John and yet another great experience. A four hour fishing trip for 3 adults who had little or no experience in fishing. Despite this we were able to catch a wide variety of fish. We also saw Tarpon and large...More

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John B, Owner at Five O'Clock Charlie Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

I strive to make sure that everyone catches fish. The most important thing is that my guests make favorite memories. Thanks again and hope to see you on future trips.

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trip0809
May 23, 2017|
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Response from John B | Property representative |
Dolphins. None on the gulf side. Whale sharks but to date we have not seen any.
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651631usmc
August 17, 2016|
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Response from John B | Property representative |
I can take 6 persons only that includes children. I do work with another tour boat Captain that can split a group of twelve. He will take 6 and I take 6.
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Lynneandbilly
May 6, 2016|
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Response from RoseMarieOntario | Reviewed this property |
Depending on the outing , but from 45.00 to 65.00 per person, but Captain John will customize the outing to what you want. The more expensive outing is the fishing but he supplies all the bait ,rods and licences. Book it you... More
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