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Sanibel Thriller

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634 N Yachtsman Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3912
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The Dolphins Made it all Worth it!

This was our second time to Sanibel. Staying a full week this time we decided to take a Thriller... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ta_user_06152018
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West Mifflin, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Surfing Dolphins

This was so fun!! From my phone call to inquire and book to getting off the boat, they were great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
vickirn
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St. Petersburg
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“last row” (24 reviews)
“boat ride” (45 reviews)
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634 N Yachtsman Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3912
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"last row"
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"high speed boat"
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"tour guide"
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"dolphin show"
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"great ride"
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"dolphins playing in the wake"
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"boat's wake"
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"pod of dolphins"
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"getting wet"
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"all ages"
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"awesome experience"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our second time to Sanibel. Staying a full week this time we decided to take a Thriller cruise. The actual boat ride by itself was a nice change of pace from the endless, yet thoroughly enjoyable, lounging and shelling that we tend to...More

Thank ta_user_06152018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was so fun!! From my phone call to inquire and book to getting off the boat, they were great. There is a driver and a narrator and another helper and they take you all around the island, pointing out interesting facts along the way....More

Thank vickirn
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We took the morning boat tour on the Sanibel Thriller. It is first come first seated. If being at the back of the boat is important to you then get there really early. You must make a reservation. It is well worth it. The tour...More

Thank sheridan1363
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Reviewed 1 week ago

OMG. Worth every cent and more! Cool speed boat, cutest dolphins EVER and great, friendly staff. History and home tour was so interesting. Loved sitting in the back and getting sea spray! Sit in the BACK!!!

Thank helm1
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Sanibel Thriller is a great way to see Sanibel and Captiva Islands. The boat circles both Islands completely. Very informative tour guide and we saw dolphins on several occasions. Make sure you get there first to get in line to be in the last...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have taken adult children on this 50' catamaran twice now. Great being out on the Gulf in a fast boat. Good summary on the island history from a crew member using a PA system. The skipper kept an eye out for...More

Thank lbrannan1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to Sanibel Island many times growing up. I went back as an adult with my husband and we decided to book an adventure on the Sanibel Thriller. It did not disappoint! Our tour guide, Courtney, was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. The captain, JR,...More

Thank travelinglombardos
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved this!! Saw so many dolphins up close as they played in the wake, it was incredible. I would take this over seeing a dolphin in captivity anytime. Get there early so you have your choice of seats (we sat near the back). You...More

Thank catsbyann
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

This is the second time I road the thriller. I love this ride. The captain is great and the commenter was amazing. I could not wait to take my kids on this. They are 19 & 21 and they loved it too

Thank Traci L
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the Sanibel Thriller! The tour took us around Sanibel, Captiva and North Captiva, and lasted at least 95 minutes! The tour guide gave us lots of useful information on the history of the islands, and we were delighted to...More

Thank Kevin D
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klukan
10 May 2018|
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Response from mwykes | Reviewed this property |
Its smooth but fast. You have to hold onto your hat.
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Lindsay S
14 November 2017|
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Response from girliegirl42 | Reviewed this property |
I’m sure there are plenty of life jackets on board. Just ask , the boat is completely surrounded by a 4 foot + 5-6 metal tubulars. Strap a life jacket on them and let them go! We saw so many dolphins.
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