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Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours

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Address: 5781 Cape Harbour Dr Ste 112, Cape Coral, FL 33914-8611
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Banana Bay Tour Company is dedicated to high quality eco-tourism. We...

Banana Bay Tour Company is dedicated to high quality eco-tourism. We specialize in ecological tours of South West Florida, Fort Myers Beach to the South Sanibel to the West and Cape Coral to the North. Come and watch the dolphins play in our beautiful estuaries. Your guides are trained certified Florida Master Naturalists in Coastal Environments / Wetlands from the University of Florida and we are a Dolphin SMART Approved tour operator.

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Best sunset cruise ever!

We had a wonderful time on the Banana Bay sunset cruise this evening. The captain was extremely knowledgeable about the area and local wildlife. We saw whole families of dolphins... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Brooklyn, United States
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Brooklyn, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful time on the Banana Bay sunset cruise this evening. The captain was extremely knowledgeable about the area and local wildlife. We saw whole families of dolphins on the cruise. The weather was perfect - just needed a light sweater as the sun set. We had a table with cup holders which made it easy to have... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

5 of us packed snacks and frozen concoctions for the Sunset Dolphin Cruise. We were able to all sit together with our little spread laid out in front of us. Though the day had been overcast, the late afternoon sun found its way to us. Our tour guides were extremely knowledgable about not only the dolphins and their habitat, but... More 

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Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today's eco & dolphin tour with Captain Cook and first mate Stephen was a highlight. We spent a lovely time on and off the boat. We first cruised toward Lover's Key, passing along nice homes before entering Estero Bay. There was plenty of wildlife and we observed egrets, herons, ospreys, ibis, as well as dolphins and admired the beautiful mangrove... More 

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BananaBayTourCompany, Front Office Manager at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear gonefeising; Thank you for your wonderful review. The Lover’s Key & Dolphin Tour is a favorite. Our guests love to see the elaborate beach homes. The plentiful marine and wildlife are awesome to observe in their natural habitat. We love to share some fascinating information and the importance of the mangroves. The stop at Lover’s Key is great to... More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we knew we would be going to Florida with extended family (6 adults and 5 children) for Christmas we began looking for kid friendly things to do. We read the outstanding TripAdvisor reviews for Banana Bay Tours and booked the half day Dolphin Eco Cruise for Christmas Eve. We were not disappointed! No review of BBT should begin without... More 

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BananaBayTourCompany, Front Office Manager at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear TheKraken71: Thank you for your extensive and comprehensive review of our Ecological Dolphin & Lunch Cruise. Observing Dolphins and other wildlife in their natural habitat as it happens is priceless. This is our most popular cruise as we spend the most time on the waterways of Southwest Florida. We offer something for everyone, young and not so young. Including... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain JR and Anja were a great crew for our trip today. We saw many dolphin pods and a manatee. Our kids loved watching the dolphins and information shared about dolphins, manatees and pelicans. We would highly recommend this for a family outing in the Cape Coral/ Ft. Myers area.

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Thank MudClan
BananaBayTourCompany, Front Office Manager at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear MudClan; Thank you for your lovely review. We love to share fun facts and interesting information about the Dolphins, Pelicans and the endangered Manatee. The kids have a great time and we love to include them in the process. Thank you for your recommendation. Thank you again for your lovely review. Your Banana Bay Tour Company Team More 

North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We thought this was a very reasonable price to get to go out on the water in search of dolphins. We heard the captain get a call on his radio from another boat, so the dolphins were spotted fairly quickly. We actually saw several different groups of dolphins, mothers with babies, and a few putting on a show for us!... More 

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BananaBayTourCompany, Front Office Manager at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Sgovern; Thank you for your great review of our Sunset Dolphin Cruise. This leisurely cruise presents the opportunity to see the wonderful sites of Southwest Florida’s waterways. The Dolphins putting on a show for you along with other local birds and wildlife. Having a bit of wine to relax and enjoy a beautiful sunset is a great way to... More 

Toronto, Ontario
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

We booked this last minute for something to do in Cape Coral, but I'm glad we did! The sunset was indeed beautiful, the Captain was friendly and knowledgeable and we were able to see the dolphins a few times over the course of the ride. All the kids got a chance to "drive" the boat (thrilling for a 3 year... More 

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BananaBayTourCompany, Front Office Manager at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear anujav82; Thank you for your lovely review of our Sunset Dolphin Cruise. We are so happy you choose to spend the evening with us. The kids love to be a part of the “crew”. Watching the playful Dolphins is very exciting & we love to share some information about them. Thank you again for your lovely review. Your Banana... More 

Parrish, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Great experience for the whole family. We had family in from out of state plus ours and everyone had a great time

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BananaBayTourCompany, Front Office Manager at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear jaysgirl11971; Thank you for your great review. Visitors and local residents really love to experience the unique waterways of Southwest Florida. There is a lot to see and enjoy. Thank you again for your great review. You Banana Bay Tour Company Team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

This was a delightful and entertaining 1.5 hour cruise to see the sunset, dolphins, pelicans, ibis and eagle. The dolphins were unusually active and kept everyone on their toes trying to figure out where they would appear next. We even saw some great flips! I wouldn't hesitate to do this trip again.

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BananaBayTourCompany, Front Office Manager at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Lana S; Thank you for your delightful review of our Sunset Dolphin Cruise. The Dolphins can be very entertaining and playful. We are always thrilled to watch them. We have a great variety of wildlife to enjoy here. We hope to welcome you aboard again soon! Thank you again for your delightful review. Your Banana Bay Tour Company Team More 

Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

The dolphin tour was not our first choice but we were so glad we took it. We were able to see a herd of dolphins that were very active. The captain stayed in the area so we could take photos of them playing in the gulf. All of the crew members were extremely friendly and very knowledgeable. We would highly... More 

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BananaBayTourCompany, Front Office Manager at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Jodi R; Thank you for your lively review. The active Dolphins never disappoint us. It was very wise of you to take some photos to enjoy for years to come. We are happy to be able to share some interesting information about our area. Thank you again for your lively review. Your Banana Bay Tour Company Team More 

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