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Dolphin and Wildlife Cruise in Fort Myers Beach

  • Spot manatees and dolphins with the help of a guide
  • Certified Florida Master Naturalist creates an educational experience
  • Suitable for all ages and wheelchair accessible (note upon booking)
Dolphin and Wildlife Cruise in Fort Myers Beach
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Dolphin and Wildlife Cruise in Fort Myers Beach
Informative commentary from a certified Florida Master Naturalist and your captain’s expertise set this Estero Bay Aquatic Preserve wildlife cruise apart from its competitors. This family-friendly tour is wheelchair accessible and suitable for both children and seniors—unlike more active excursions. Everyone in your group has a chance to see the bay’s famous populations of manatees, dolphins, and sea birds.
What to Expect
Begin your tour from the Snook Bight Marina and Yacht Club. Meet your captain, certified Florida Master Naturalist guide, and your group before boarding a mid-sized boat equipped with shaded areas and a bathroom. 

Head out on the waters of Estero Bay Aquatic Preserve and neighboring Fort Myers Beach. Your captain navigates the boat to attract more dolphins to the wake, while your biologist guide provides information about manatees, egrets, and other aquatic life as you go for an educational tour experience.

Other highlights include views of Lovers Key State Park, nesting birds on rookery islands, and mangroves.

This tour concludes at Snook Bight Marina.
Reviews (89)
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile
Dolphin cruise despite the rain!

Had a really fun afternoon, despite dodging two nasty thunder storms running parallel to each other! Very well steered by the captain. Still managed to see some dolphins in their natural habitat. A very informative tour and the kids loved it!

Thank Bkhj1510
Reviewed 14 August 2018
Beautiful sunset cruise

This was a beautiful sunset cruise. The Captain and the our guide were so nice and very knowledgeable. They encouraged questions and conversation and were happy to educate and talk about all the animals during our tour. The 90 minutes flew by. It was nice...More

Thank Emily L
Reviewed 18 July 2018
Dolphin Cruise Fort Myers Beach

The cruise was wonderful--beautiful scenery, saw a number of dolphins and a couple were even playing with the boat (chasing us). The sunset was amazing--was able to get beautiful pictures.

Thank Julia Gullo K
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We got rained on and still had a blast! We saw lots of birds,a manatee, and best of all dolphins. Not just any old dolphin sighting but they followed our boat swimming jumping up out of the water all thanks to our guide. I would...More

Thank Joycelyn S
Cristina D, Owner at Good Time Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you for being a trooper through the rain shower. It's our wet season and the dolphins don't care if it is raining lol. We lucked out with their playful mood that day. Thank you for joining us!!

Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile
Sunset cruise

What a great relaxing way to end the day not much of a sunset because of the clouds but a great tour of the bay. we saw some wildlife (dolphins & birds) the guide was very informative

Thank Mike G
Cristina D, Owner at Good Time Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Thank you! We did have clouds move in that evening but we feel it is still a beautiful time of day and we are happy you enjoyed being out on the water with us.

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Lynn F
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Response from Deniseeeeeey | Reviewed this property |
The red tide did not affect the cruise it went on as planned and yes we saw dolphins
4 April 2018|
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Response from Sharon T | Reviewed this property |
The tour is apx.1&1/2 to 2 hours. We sat in the middle of the boat. Since our tour wasn't over-crowded, the Captain was very gracious and allowed us to leave our seats and walk to the boat's side so we could take pictures of... More
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