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Backwater Adventure

#9 of 86 Tours in Marco Island Features Animals
3200 San Marco Rd, Maureen Moran Marina, Marco Island, FL 34145
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This was the first time we had ever seen these tiny boats. We were excited to try driving them... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Manchester, New Hampshire
via mobile
What a blast

Had a great time with Scott as our guide. Unfortunately the manatee were hiding from us but he... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Sharon C
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Drive your own 2 seat catamaran, while your guide leads you through the backwaters of Ft. Myers Beach and Lovers Key! Simply the best way to view nature only inches from the water.
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“craig cat” (19 reviews)
“person boat” (6 reviews)
“two seater” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
3200 San Marco Rd, Maureen Moran Marina, Marco Island, FL 34145

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Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This was the first time we had ever seen these tiny boats. We were excited to try driving them. My husband drove the fist half of the trip and I drove the second half. After a little practice we got the hang of driving them----really...More

Thank caleb356
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Had a great time with Scott as our guide. Unfortunately the manatee were hiding from us but he found lots of dolphins for us. And driving the Craigcat was a total blast. We would do this again in a heartbeat. Worth the money. The stop...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 13 May 2017

On a recent vacation to Marco Island, a friend and I decided to do the "Backwater Adventure". On this excursion, you drive your own two person Craig Cat compact boat ( a small, two seater boat on what look like big water ski's). Once you...More

2  Thank luvsdogsandcats
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Great trip !!! Adventurous, relaxing .. Perfect accompaniment and excellent material. A real recommend for couples and friends. Not suitable for children. A must do !!!

1  Thank Toschi C
Reviewed 1 May 2017

If you have not done this, you must try it! It was our families first time the last week of April. Scott could not have been a better leader. A big thank you to Jason as well for his help and instruction. We will be...More

Thank ATF03901
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This was truly such a great experience! My boyfriend and I went on the 9AM-12PM trip where the water was super calm and the weather was perfection. Jason took us on our tour and he was fun and informative, as well as consistent with the...More

Thank Tori K
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent experience. Saw it on Trip Advisor prior to leaving on vacation. Great tour guide Jason. Saw lots of dolphins...one was 3 ft from boat. Highly recommend!

Thank Katie F
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We had such a great morning doing this. It was a dull day but that didn't dampen the experience at all. The boats are super fast and super fun, you are so low to the water that it felt like you were right in there...More

Thank Lauramoore1976
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This three hour tour was a blast from start to finish! Jason was our tour guide, and was very informative about operating the boat, the local wildlife, and places to go on Marco Island for eating. Loved the stop on the beautiful island, allowing us...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Second time in one season. These small, two seater boats are so much fun. Worth the $$$ and a great way to see Goodland from the water. See Dolphin up close and the back water Island is beautiful! I just wish it wasn't the same...More

Thank chrisry B
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Leonardo G
27 May 2016|
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Response from Pierce F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, per person. Well worth it in my opinion :)
Beth D
7 July 2015|
Response from Douglas B | Property representative |
You can check out everything at our web site the price is $135 per person