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Way to travel and not get stuck sitting in traffic

Missed the traffic after seeing the sign for Water Taxi. Decided not to sit in the traffic and... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Kim G
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Apollo Beach, Florida
Captain Butch is the way to go!

We have been using this water taxi service two years. Capt Butch picks us up at our dock and... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
moosaki
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MARTINSBURG
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Seasonal water taxi service in and around Fort Myers Beach, FL to avoid stop and go traffic that occurs during "season". Limited to 6 passengers per trip operating 7 days per week from November thru July. Vessel is a 22' open catamaran type with...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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17264 San Carlos Blvd, Suite 302-104, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-5304
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+1 239-314-9994
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Missed the traffic after seeing the sign for Water Taxi. Decided not to sit in the traffic and called Captain Butch. He accommodated our call and was ready to pick us up within an hour 5 minutes from our hotel . First mate Carolyn was...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We have been using this water taxi service two years. Capt Butch picks us up at our dock and ferries us over to Estero Island for dinners and just hanging out. He has also just hauled us around looking for rentals. Great fun by boat...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Just a ten minute walk from San Carlos and Summerlin, this boat was a wonderful way to get to and from the beach. It was easy to arrange pickup and drop-off times. The ride could be fast or slow, our choice. Captain Butch and the...More

1  Thank wksch
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Totally worth it! Very easy process. Little to no wait time. Courteous and nice guy. Quick and easy trip..worth it instead of walking.

2  Thank Smushp
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Captain Butch was on time! And talked about the island, things we needed to know. At pick up time, Carolyn helped him, what a sweetheart. Clean boat, easy on and off, very punctual! Reasonably priced!

2  Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 20 February 2017

His water taxi was the life saver of out trip. there was no way the uber could take us in a timely and fun way to place to place. I wish all our trips had been with cap/n Butch. I wish I could have had...More

2  Thank janecS1001XO
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Took a ride to beat the traffic on the beach and it was so worth it. Sure beats sitting in traffic and it is not that pricey.

3  Thank Gary K
Reviewed 28 March 2016

During 'season' which means January, February, March and April, the water taxi is a great way to visit some of the fun bars and restaurants and get a feel for the island!!

1  Thank shoozaholic
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Captain Butch is a truly amazing gentleman. His taxi boat service is top class. He is kind, welcoming and did everything he possibly could to make our wedding trip the " perfect day" . It was a privilege to meet him. We will definitely be...More

3  Thank Lyndealo
CaptainButch, Owner at Captain Butch's Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2016

I want you to know it meant a lot to me and was indeed a pleasure to play a small part in such a huge day in your lives. I am so glad my service worked out well for you both. Your generosity was truly...More

Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Captain Butch was great. Very friendly and patient throughout the day. He waited patiently as we took longer than expected on 2 trips and was always on time. His prices are unbelievably great value for money. The boat is super clean. Can't recommend highly enough....More

4  Thank Sean O
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CFRod
18 March 2018|
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Response from CaptainButch | Property representative |
Yes, that would be in my service area; however, I have suspended business operations for this season. I do expect to be open for next season starting sometime in December. Thank you for your inquiry and I hope I can provide... More
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Becky D
29 January 2018|
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Response from CaptainButch | Property representative |
No, I only service Fort Myers Beach and Punta Rassa.
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Dave W
11 January 2018|
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Response from CaptainButch | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in my water taxi service. To answer your question, no, I only service the Fort Myers Beach/Punta Rassa area. My service is temporarily inactive at this time but will resume in December. I am... More
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