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Backwater Adventure

205 Harbor PL N, The Little bar Restaurant, Goodland, Marco Island, FL 34145
+1 239-877-4531
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February Fun

Had a FANTASTIC 3 hour CraigCat tour! Wonderful scenery, guide, boat and dolphins! So much fun... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michele P
via mobile
Great experience!

We weren't sure quite what to expect on these little boats and were definitely impressed! The boats... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Monankit
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Drive your own 2 seat catamaran, while your guide leads you through the backwaters of Marco and the 10,000 Islands. Simply the best way to view nature only inches from the water.
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“jet ski” (19 reviews)
“craig cat” (19 reviews)
“hour tour” (23 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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205 Harbor PL N, The Little bar Restaurant, Goodland, Marco Island, FL 34145
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a FANTASTIC 3 hour CraigCat tour! Wonderful scenery, guide, boat and dolphins! So much fun driving these boats! Definitely worth a try! Just do it!!!

Thank Michele P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We weren't sure quite what to expect on these little boats and were definitely impressed! The boats are very stable. You get a few splashes here and there depending on the boat traffic waves. Smooth ride. Easy to handle once you get the hang of...More

Thank Monankit
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have taken guests on this tour around four times now, and I am never disappointed. The owner and staff are very professional and friendly, and the tour has become the highlight of all my guests stays! It is not something you will probably every...More

Thank Wsdfamilytravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was recommended to me and my husband a couple years ago. We had friends visiting for a couple days so decided to try it. Connor and Jason were our guides and led us on a great tour. Saw some dolphins and several birds, but...More

Thank maryvee1
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I (with his parents) took the catamaran tour 3 years ago and had to do it again this year! I didn't think it could get any better, but this time our guide JASON found a pod of dolphins! Backwater Adventures is so...More

Thank Nicole F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were two couples in February who took this tour. We had been once before a couple of years ago with our kids and loved it, so brought our friends back! Jason and the team were professional and we had a great tour. Tough to...More

Thank DSAMontreal
Douglas B, Owner at Backwater Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We were excited to have you with us gain and hope to be able to have you again in the near future! It is tough to see the mangroves and the rest of the scenery struggle after Hurricane Irma but you are 100% correct! They...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I originally tried to schedule a pontoon trip to dolphin watch with a large group. Since the trip was booked, we backed into Backwater Adventures. We could not have been happier! From start to finish, it was an amazing experience!! Such an...More

Thank kevinjbarry3551
Douglas B, Owner at Backwater Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kevin! Thank you very much for the review and we are very glad you came upon us and ultimately had a better experience seeing the scenery and wildlife than you would in your original tour with whomever else! That is our absolute goal, to give...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Connor was a most excellent tour guide on his clean & comfy pontoon boat. Pre-greeted us via cell on our way over. Provided nice goodies from Sweet Annie's and plenty of commentary. Dolphins, skates & birds galore. Circumnavigated all of Marco Island. Great way to...More

1  Thank Richard A
Douglas B, Owner at Backwater Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Richard! Thank you very much for the excellent review and the great detail you've included! Reviews such as yours will help our future guests a lot when they come to take a look at what some of our pasts guests have to say about our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hesitated at first because it seemed a little pricey for what we wanted, but we are so glad we ended up booking. What a fun way to get out on the water. Yes, a waverunner would give you a similar vantage point, but to...More

Thank Chadd L
Douglas B, Owner at Backwater Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for the review Chad! We are glad you decided to try us out and that you found it well worth it! The craig-cats are incredible little boats and you are 100% correct about the advantage of being able to be close...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I took the Craigcat tour led by our guide Jason. First off, the boat itself was very comfortable, easy to maneuver and fun! Secondly, the tour thru the mangrove was very interesting. Jason found several groups of dolphins and got us up...More

Thank NCshore
Douglas B, Owner at Backwater Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for the review and your detailed input! We stride for 5 star ratings from all of our visitors, so we would love to hear more from you, if you had a moment, to see what we could have done to get...More

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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 :)
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Beth D
7 July 2015|
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Response from Douglas B | Property representative |
You can check out everything at our web site the price is $135 per person
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