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Sanibel Sea School Day Program
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Sanibel Sea School is dedicated to vibrantly teaching children and adults about marine ecosystems. We use the barrier island habitats of Sanibel and Captiva to give our students an opportunity to touch, feel, and understand their surroundings...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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455 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3934
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+1 239-472-8585
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sea School was a highlight of the trip for my 8 and 10 year olds. The instructors are fantastic and incredibly knowledgeable with great enthusiasm for the program. No matter what the topic from mangroves to shore birds or sharks the curriculum is designed to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We are thrilled to hear that your kids enjoyed their time with us. We hope your family will join us for even more ocean exploration in the future!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family was staying at Sanibel Moorings on Sanibel Island and signed up for a 90-minute morning beach walk with a staff person from Sanibel Sea School. Our guide was Dani, a marine biologist, who was an outstanding guide. Her knowledge and passion for the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review! We are lucky at Sanibel Sea School to have excellent educators on our team who are passionate about sharing their knowledge of the ocean with others. We are very glad you enjoyed the experience.

Reviewed 15 January 2019

We attended a half day program on horseshoe crabs & now we are 'hooked'! The staff was knowledgeable & passionate about conservation & excellent with children - he obviously loves his job as much as we loved Sea School. This is exactly the type of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2019

Thank you so much for visiting us, and for taking the time to write a review! It makes us very happy that we could help meet your family's need for meaningful educational experiences. Please come back and visit us again soon.

Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

This is our boys 6th year going. They love it, staff is very friendly. Our ask us every year to sign them up for classes. We sign them up for at least 2 ever trip we take.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Thank you so much for your review, and for returning to explore the ocean with us year after year!

Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

Did our usual Christmas trip to Southwest Florida and had our daughter attend two half day sessions at Sanibel Sea School one on Dolphins and the other on Sea Horses. This wasnt her first time attending but the thing that I really noticed was how...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Hello Christopher, Thank you so much for writing us a review. It makes us happy to hear that your daughter enjoyed exploring and learning about the ocean with us, and that as a parent you were satisfied with the experience as well. We hope your...More

Reviewed 30 December 2018

This is our daughter's fourth year attending Winter Camp at Sanibel Sea School. We couldn't be more thrilled with her experience. The counselors are wonderful, making learning fun and interactive. Our daughter looks forward to going to camp every single day, enjoying hours on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

We loved reading your review - thank you so much for writing it and for being a part of our Winter Camp family. We are thankful that we get to spend the holidays with such an amazing group of campers every year.

Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Our eight year old granddaughter commented on the 4 day program she just attended: “It was really, REALLY fun! This was one of the best weeks of my life!” She attended last year and had begged to go again this year. Each day she told...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Thank you so much for writing us a review. We are very happy to hear that your granddaughter enjoyed her time with us for a second year. Winter camp is truly a special experience and our team was very excited to plan and share some...More

Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Awesome guided kayaking adventure through Sanibel canals and the bay. Our guide provided naturalist information on birds wildlife vegetation as well as informed discussion on other topics. Sea kayaks were fun and easy to navigate! We will definitely schedule other kayaking trips for other parts...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Thank you so much for your review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your day on the water with Kealy and learned a few things as well.

Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

My 8 year old adores the Sea School & pleads to attend as many classes as possible during our vacations on Sanibel. A big thank you to Jonny, Kealy, Danni, Emmet, Christina, Shannon & all the crew at Sanibel Sea School for providing an educational...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you for your review - our team really enjoyed hosting Louis and we hope to see him again soon!

Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

This was our daughter’s third year at Sea School. She attended half day programs and a shell walk. She had Dani, Kallie and Keely, my apologies if I spelled any names incorrectly. She loved all of her instructors. She learned about Manatees, squid, shells and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Hi Summer, Thank you so much for writing us a review. We love that your daughter had a great time exploring with us, and we hope to see her again for many more years!

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IVIS17
2 August 2017|
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Response from Bruce N | Property representative |
Hello there, The age range for our day programs is 6-13 years old, but we are sometimes able to make exceptions depending on the topic and the age distribution of the day's group. We can also arrange private programs for... More
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noseeumhusband
10 March 2016|
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Response from Bruce N | Property representative |
Hello, and thank you for your interest in our programs. During spring break we offer half- and full-day courses for kids that can be "mixed and matched" to create any schedule you'd like throughout the week. We'd be happy to... More
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Mamasd1983
25 November 2015|
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Hello, Thank you for your interest in Sanibel Sea School. We do have a full lineup of classes for children ages 6-13 this winter. We offer half day classes at our flagship campus on Sanibel, Monday through Friday, that... More
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