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Island Gypsy Excursions

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Excellent adventure!

My 19 year old son and I spent Tuesday morning with Nancy and Martin. This was our first trip to... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Jen N
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Absolute Must Do activity

My wife, daughter, and her two young children (ages 5 and 20 months) recently had the opportunity... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
John F
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Island Gypsy Excursions offer their guests a chance to see and explore the natural beauty of Southwest Florida’s Ten Thousand Islands mangrove ecosystem. Enjoy the wildlife in this pristine estuary, aboard our 24’ shallow draft boat, as we meander...more
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750 Palm Point Drive, Goodland Boat Park, Marco Island, FL 34140
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+1 239-450-2800
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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

My 19 year old son and I spent Tuesday morning with Nancy and Martin. This was our first trip to Marco and they made it an unforgettable experience. My son was intrigued with Nancy's boundless knowledge of the area. Her enthusiasm for local history and...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

My wife, daughter, and her two young children (ages 5 and 20 months) recently had the opportunity to take a tour with Nancy and Martin of Island Gypsy Excursions. We absolutely loved the time spent with them, from their knowledgeable presentation of area history and...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Another wonderful,educational, entertaining trip to Cape Romano with Nancy and Martin! It never gets old. Always New things to see. A must do!

Thank Gay M
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Nancy & Martin were exceptional hosts & tour guides. The history & knowledge they shared added so much to the tour, as well as, our appreciation of the island. We were fortunate enough to see manatees, dolphins, a stingray, a sea turtle, & tons of...More

Thank jodigrubb
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked a trip to Cape Romano for us, our granddaughter and two of her college friends. From the booking experience right through docking after the trip, everything was professional, friendly, welcoming and delightful. Nancy called in the morning to alert us...More

Thank doallwmn
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

What a great tour we had with Nancy and Martin! They are so knowledgeable about the islands, animals and landmarks, we had a fantastic time! I would recommend this tour to anyone that wants to see and learn more about this wonderful area, the aerial...More

Thank Diann M
Reviewed 8 April 2018

An awesome trip. If you are interested in the history and the background of Marco Island and the surrounding islands, this is the trip for you. Captain Nancy, a marine biologist, has worked in this area for many years and her insight on the ecological...More

Thank williamsolloway9301
Reviewed 6 April 2018

What a WONDERFUL afternoon out in the backwaters off Marco Island with Captain Nancy, First Mate Martin and Mascot Murphy! There is so much to see and experience out in the water and this tour has it ALL - a safe comfortable boat, a great...More

Thank stevemacdonell
Reviewed 3 April 2018

I can't add a single thing to the reviews already here--this excursion will most assuredly be the best money you could spend on Marco!! Nancy is passionate about this beautiful area, and very knowledgeable--she and Martin are warm and friendly hosts, and we will definitely...More

Thank suzrayburn
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

It’s so hard to pick a trip with all the water tours departing from Marco Island. I read a great review about Nancy’s Island Gypsy Excursion, and after talking to her on the phone, I felt I had made a good decision. You need to...More

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Anne C
9 November 2015|
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Response from Nancy N | Property representative |
Hi Anne C, thank you for your question. Our tours are usually three hours at $60 for adults. This price includes 6% sales tax. If you go to the website ( listed above) you will see the fees and tours. I hope this helps... More
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Ginny N
24 August 2015|
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Response from Nancy N | Property representative |
Hi Ginny N, no we do not go to Sanibel. Our tours are local around Marco Island and the Ten Thousand Islands. Thank you for your question.
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