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634 N Yachtsman Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3912
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 5th time we have taken the Sanibel Thriller tour. It never disappoints. Great excursion if you have teenagers. Make sure you arrive early because you want to sit in the back of the boat for the best view of the dolphins!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Adventurer595543
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful ride and beautiful scenery. Got to see islands you couldn't see by car. so much fun and saw lots of dolphins and beautiful homes.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank beverlywassenhove
Reviewed 16 February 2019 via mobile

CAPT JR drove us around the islands and his first mate (sorry - didn’t catch his name) gave us an amazing narrative of the areas we we seeing and the history behind them. I could barely tell when we came up on plane because the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BannerJA
Reviewed 14 February 2019

Highly recommend this tour. The narrator and the pilot were both excellent in their conduct. Saw numerous dolphins up close. Learned a lot about Sanibel and the nearby islands. Great family outing for people of all ages.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank susan s
Reviewed 14 February 2019

Highly impressed by the narrator and the pilot. Both knew their work very well, yet were low key and did not indulge in useless idle chatter. In short, they simply provided an excellent experience. Saw lots of dolphins and also learned quite a bit about...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Discover488978
Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

Third trip on the Thriller! What an experience! Had the back seat on the starboard side and got drenched with seaspray but stayed dry with the raincoat they provide. The first mate gave a great audio tour with interesting facts of both Sanibel and Captiva....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank awickedz
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Highly recommend this as a Sanibel excursion. Educational. Exciting. Seeing the dolphins play in the wake was fun, fun, fun ! Captain and crew were excellent ! A little pricey but definitely was worth the cost !

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank W6850HQpatrickm
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

Staff were friendly and helpful. The tour was much more educational then thrilling. We learned quite a bit about the islands and enjoyed the dolphins playing in the wake.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank billandtammy
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

We try to get out on the water whenever we vacation at the beach and a ride on the Sanibel Thriller was perfect! Just the right amount of time (90 minutes), interesting narration by Amy and a smooth ride credit of Captain Bob. Highly recommended...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dslakamp
Reviewed 7 December 2018

This is quite an experience for anyone who has never been on a high speed catamaran before. Clearly it takes skill and experience to Captain this thing and it goes really fast. The staff are all wonderful. helpful and clear on all instructions including parking...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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10 May 2018|
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Response from mwykes | Reviewed this property |
Its smooth but fast. You have to hold onto your hat.
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.