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Capt. Gill's River Cruises

1 Scipio Creek Dr, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1366
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Best boat ride ever! Fabulous experience with Capt Gill

Capt Gill is fun, easy to deal with, happy to accommodate the group of photographers we had on... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
QuecheeVermont
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Vermont
Appalachia river

super experience. Capt. Gill is well-organized, accessible, friendly and laid back. very... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
jean s
via mobile
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1 Scipio Creek Dr, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1366
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Capt Gill is fun, easy to deal with, happy to accommodate the group of photographers we had on board. He is so flexible and will take you out when you want to go and had wonderful stories about the area, the river and the people,...More

1  Thank QuecheeVermont
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

super experience. Capt. Gill is well-organized, accessible, friendly and laid back. very knowledgeable about the history, wildlife, ecology of the river and surrounding area. Lily is a small but comfortable boat. Great memories and photos.

Thank jean s
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Captain Gill performed a miracle for our family trip and convinced my mother to board his boat! I couldn't be MORE grateful for the two-hour cruise he arranged, for four of us, to celebrate my parents' birthdays. This captain is knowledgeable, personable, talented, articulate, and...More

1  Thank jenninparadise32320
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 hour boat tour with Captain Gill. He is very knowledgeable about the ecology, the geography and the history of the area. We highly recommend this if those are your interests. The Captain is also very entertaining and enjoys his "job"....More

Thank DaveyCharlotteNC
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Fabulous outing!! We cannot recommend Capt. Gill highly enough! His boat, Lily, is the perfect way to experience the river. Gill is filled with knowledge of the river and area history. Such a fun guy to talk to, we felt as if we were friends...More

Thank DawnandMarc
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Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

If you're wondering what's beyond that bend in the river, book a trip with Captain Gil, if you want to learn a little about what this area was like aways back, book a trip with Captain Gil , if you just want to spend a...More

1  Thank Lkcoss1
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Reviewed 5 November 2015

My wife are from Southern Illinois and I contacted Gill for a river cruise up the Apalachicola during our stay on St. George Island last month. Neither of us are fishermen so we weren't up for a fishing trip but we enjoy nature and Captain...More

Thank David C
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Reviewed 3 August 2015

Packed lunch, drove 20 miles, just to get to a locked gate,waited waited waited, only to be told by capt gill that he had problems with his boat the day before, said he should have called us that night or that morning,(THINK SO?) shame on...More

8  Thank mgmp820
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Reviewed 1 May 2015

We wanted to see some local sights from the water and chose Capt. Gill Autrey's River Cruises. It was the best choice we made during our otherwise FABulous vacation in Apalachicola and St. George Island. Capt. Gill was personable, entertaining, knowledgeable and a gracious host....More

3  Thank Wbausch
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Reviewed 6 April 2015

Captain Gill peels away the secrets of the undulating Apalachicola River as you make your way along its silky tannin waterways: here an osprey nest; there the massive aerie of a bald eagle. With each bend of the river Gill knows fascinating local history and...More

2  Thank AnnaWaci
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