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Captiva Cruises

#1 of 17 Tours in Captiva Island Features Animals
11401 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva Island, FL 33924
+1 239-472-5300
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Cruise to Cayo Costa

We made reservations for the Captiva Cruise to Cayo Costa in advance. A small fee to park, however... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2016
Atchison, Kansas
Great Dolphin Sightings

Crew was friendly and knowledgable. Boat was roomy and clean. Tour stopped and started on time... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2016
Mary J
Canton, Michigan
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11401 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva Island, FL 33924
+1 239-472-5300
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Reviewed 8 June 2016

We made reservations for the Captiva Cruise to Cayo Costa in advance. A small fee to park, however, the parking pass is good for the entire day. I would recommend getting there in the morning as parking does become very limited as the day goes...More

Thank AJDrury
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Crew was friendly and knowledgable. Boat was roomy and clean. Tour stopped and started on time, which I appreciate. Nice bar and snacks. We booked the dolphin tour and saw LOTS of dolphins! They ride in the wake of the boat and frolic in groups,...More

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 3 June 2016

we did the sunset cruise, it was one of the most amazing experience of my life! they have a cash bar on the cruise.

Thank CarmenID2014
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

My friend and I went on 5 excursions- We went to some of the out islands or cruised around the bay. We saw dolphins and many species of birds. The tour guides were all informative and we learned a lot of history about the area....More

Thank pattycritch
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Without the SCCF speaker this cruise would have been a bust. We were hoping to be closer up to the few islands we cruised by on the lady Chadwick. Was a bit disappointed.

Thank upone2000
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We reserved 7 seats 1 day in advance. Marina is at the end of Captiva. $5 for parking. There were about 20 people total on our tour. Water was calm, sailing was pleasant. Our captain pointed out area attractions and played great music. Liquid Refreshments...More

Thank Tropical_Gangster
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Very good value for money. Shady areas on the boat and a food and drink service. Informative staff and the bonus was we had a pod of dolphins following the boat so got done great video footage.

Thank tan-junkie
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

This was a last minute decision to take the sunset cruise. They gave us terrible directions, why they don't just tell you it is in the resort is beyond me. Once we got there we had a great time on the cruise. The captain was...More

Thank Becky T
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Our family group of 10 took the 3.5-hour cruise through Pine Island Sound up to Cabbage Key. Cost $40 but worth more. Capt. Bob provided great narrative on the ecology, history and economics of the leeward islands. Capt. John mixed some fine bloody Marys (just...More

Thank jackson591
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Crew was friendly and informative. Had a great time, saw lots of dolphins and got some great pictures! Awesome idea for entertaining guests from out of town. Saw a couple of manatees too after we docked by the boat slips. Prices were very reasonable, defiantly...More

Thank joecamel24
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On our way to Sanibel area today - family of four - two "kids" ages 21 & 23. Trying to decide between the Useppa cruise or the Caya Costa for shelling. Any recommendations. Also - the full day at Caya Costa or half day? Thanks!
27 May 2017|
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Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
sorry I missed your question as I was away, but we took the exact same cruise you chose and enjoyed it so much. We didn't get as many usual shells as we had hoped but where we were staying our shell hunting was fabulous so... More
Bridgette L
How long did you actually have to look for shells on the island? Did the cruise to the island take up most of the 3 hours?
24 February 2017|
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Response from Amy G | Reviewed this property |
Trip by boat 1/2 hour each way, 21/2 hours to look for shells