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Dolphin and Wildlife Cruise in Fort Myers Beach

Highlights
  • 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)
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Dolphin and Wildlife Cruise in Fort Myers Beach
From US$21.30
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Dolphin and Wildlife Cruise in Fort Myers Beach
From US$21.30
Overview
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 (109)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
So Much Fun!

We not only saw dolphins but a manatee too! Captain Steve and Andrea are very knowledgeable, answering any questions we had. We will definitely be back next time we visit Ft. Myers. Shout out to Good Time Charters for keeping the price reasonable.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bmsnls
Cristina D, Owner at Good Time Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey thank you! Capt Steve is a certified naturalist and Andrea is finishing up her masters in biology so between the 2 they are a wealth of knowledge about current topics! Thank you for joining them on tour.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great time & knowledgeable crew

After going whale watching several times and not seeing any, I was a bit skeptical on this kind of tour. Luckily this tour was exactly as advertised as we saw quite a few dolphins and other wildlife. Traveling with a 4 month old isn’t always...More

Thank L4729ZDsimonm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fantastic Trip!

This cruise was absolutely perfect! We went on this trip with our two young children and true to what they say in the description, we saw dolphins, manatees, and seabirds. We spotted dolphins immediately and the captain was able to get them to chase the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank andyh230
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Simply Awesome

Went on the Cruise to see some Dolphins....HOLY COW.....We saw Dolphins, so many birds. , Manatees, and believe it or not a Shark , plus Crab fishermen catching Crabs...We were so blessed to have Capt. Gale and our tour guide Laura to float us though...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Bill S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Awesome!

The captain and his first mate where excellent tour guides (though I wish they spoke a little louder!). They were very knowledgeable and took interest in sharing this knowledge with us. Touring the bay was very interesting as well as seeing some wildlife and the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank been827
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Lynn F
31 July 2018|
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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
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lmgabs
3 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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