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“Manatee Magic”

Manatee Sightseeing Eco-Tourism Adventure
Ranked #4 of 135 Tours in Naples
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Quality Manatee visuals are guaranteed. No see No Pay. Take this roomy 90 minute six passenger, 100% covered boat tour looking for Manatees and other wildlife. We check out the harbor/residential area and then into the mangrove forest. High tech see thru the water sunglasses are provided. Use a credit card to reserve and settle up at the end of the tour.
Shanklin, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
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“Manatee Magic”
Reviewed November 22, 2013

Capt Al from Minnesota took us on a great tour to see the wonderful local wildlife. He was really interesting a fun to be with and knew so much about the local wildlife. We saw alligators, a bald eagle, vultures, egrets, blue herons, a rare green backed heron [I think?] and the piece de resistance a beautiful female manatee with her week old calf who was just feet from the boat for ages. We learned so much about them...they actually have hands with thumbs not flippers...how amazing is that? So many opportunities for taking pictures, the boat was comfortable and clean and Capt Al was happy to just take the two of us - we were concerned we'd have to wit for a full boat.There is a nice little store at the dock side where you can buy some lunch or a drink too so everything you need is to hand. Highly recommend this tour - apparently February is the best time to visit as there will literally be 100s of wonderful manatees to see but they are here all year round and if you don't see you don't pay and also completely accessible to all!

Visited November 2013
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“Fun & Informative”
Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

Great trip with the captain from Minnesota. We saw 3 manatees, 2 alligators and quite a few birds.

Easy to find just off the 41.

Would recommend booking to be sure of a trip.

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Zurich, Switzerland
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Great tour!!”
Reviewed November 8, 2013

Captain Andrew Sen. took us to the world of manatees and the wild life of the Everglades - it was fantastic - parents and kids enjoyed it very much. We highly recommend the tour - you will get great insight into a new world with a blast of informations.

Werner and family

Visited October 2013
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Sheffield, England
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201 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Great trip highly recommended!”
Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

We dropped in at the Marina and Andrea Sr made us welcome and we got on the next trip! Captain Andrew junior took us on our trips which was a great experience He was v knowledgable and an entertaining guide! The manatees were just beautiful to watch and we got bonus Aligators sharks and an array of birds too! My son got to drive the boat briefly which wS a highlight for him! A great trip which we all thoroughly enjoyed!

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Leichlingen, Germany
1 review
“Captain Andrew did a great job!”
Reviewed November 6, 2013

Went there spontaneously, Cpt Andrew took us on a 2 hr tour although it was only supposed to last 90min, gave lots of information about manatees and other wildlife, very knowledgeable guide and very pleasant as well. We spent a long around among the manatees, then he showed us some alligators as well. Defintely great value for money! Highly recommended!

Visited October 2013
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