Dolphin & whale watching in Marco Island

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Dolphin & Whale Watching in Marco Island

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  • Melissa M
    Atlanta, GA9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Florida Adventures was accommodating and the tour itself was over-the-too. Captain Colleen was awesome - both knowledgeable and fun. Many memories made on this part of our adventure in the Everglades area.
    Written 1 March 2024
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  • Rozanne P
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We learned so much about dolphins and how they recognize them by their dorsal fin. The staff were so knowledgeable. They have named the dolphins and they explained how they do it. When a certain dolphin came up out of the water they would say who it was and you could tell how much they loved them. It was such an amazing day!
    Written 1 March 2024
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  • Alicia G
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Well it doesn’t get better than catching a 6 foot shark on your fishing and shelling tour! Captain Christian was excellent! We will be sure to book again. Thank you!
    Written 22 February 2024
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  • marjorie u
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent trip to Keywaden Island. Everyone in this company is friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about the island. The trip over and back is comfortable. I’ve been taking family over to the island to shell for many years, always going on this shuttle.
    Written 29 February 2024
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  • Lora
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Last Sunday four of us took a Treasure Seekers Shell Tour with Captain Jim and our shell guide Caitlyn. On the way Caitlyn asked if we had any specific shells we wanted to find. They picked an island based off that. Bring a jacket for the quick boat ride- We went to the first Island primarily in search of sand dollars. Getting off the boat was quick and easy- even for the 72 yr old! Our first search was successful, The second island didn’t disappoint either. The pics are some of our finds.
    Written 28 February 2024
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  • Passenger134951
    Windham, NH1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Captain Ron’s jetski tours are amazing! The views of the 10,000 Islands are incredible, we saw lots of Dolphins, the ride was awesome, what a fun experience! I highly recommend Captain Ron.
    Written 9 February 2024
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  • Kim I
    6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We took the Dolphin & Shelling Tour. The boat is comfortable and shaded. We saw dolphins and other wildlife and enjoyed a little time shelling too. Clay was a wonderful, fun guide! Well-run company. We would do it again.
    Written 25 February 2024
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  • Traci M
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Had a great morning shelling Keewaydin with Captain Paul. So much knowledge of the area was shared and great shells were found. Highly recommend. Thanks Captain 🙂
    Written 25 February 2024
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  • agf689
    Lebanon, TN5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was our third time booking a shelling trip with Reel Kind, and it’s been amazing each and every time! This past time Colt was our captain and he was great. We will definitely be back!
    Written 13 February 2024
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  • Maria
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our tour was AMAZING! We loved every second of it. The knowledge, respect, & love that Avi and Rosie have for the area and the environment is both evident and impressive. Take this tour!
    Written 2 November 2023
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  • carolineschiff
    Chicago, IL2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Alex went above and beyond to make this trip memorable, especially for my seashell obsessed son! Highly recommend and would book again!
    Written 26 December 2023
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  • Stacy G
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    My daughter and I came down for her 18th birthday, and we had such a great time with Banyan Charters! The captain was very knowledgable about the area and the dolphins, made us feel welcome and relaxed. The two hours went by in a flash and we saw several dolphins. A few even followed the wake of the boat, which was amazing. We'd definitely use Banyan Charters again! Thanks so much!
    Written 4 January 2024
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  • bonnied4321
    Chicago, IL72 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was a wonderful adventure! Out of all the excursions we did, this was the favorite for our 22 year old son. Brandon was a great guide and even found dolphins for us to watch. I highly recommend doing this if you have the time.... it was a great afternoon on the water.
    Written 29 February 2024
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  • Noelle B
    Santa Barbara, CA11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had another two days out with our amazing Captain Orion! Whoa, he has stunning knowledge of the area, wildlife and the best spots for shelling🙌 We can’t say enough about Orion…he’s equipped with a perfect new boat, ice chest full of cold water, buckets for shelling, keeps an eye out for us at all times, warns us about any hazards…he’s is such a gentleman. We had the best time treasure hunting for shells and capturing the stunning wildlife…birds and dolphins galore🤗
    Written 27 October 2022
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  • Tim O
    Olympia, WA2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our third trip with Captain Alex, his Marine Life Tour. We saw the Florida “Big Three:” Dolphins, Manatees, and Sea Turtles! Captain Alex always blends nature education, relaxation, and fun in a private trip environment. We’ll be back for #4!
    Written 2 November 2021
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