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Backwater Adventure

Open today: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.

Backwater Adventure
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An adventure like no other. while you drive your own two seat catamaran as you guide leads you through Estero bay and Lovers Key.
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Hours Today: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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19001 San Carlos Blvd, Located at the Nauti Parrot Dock Bar, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2261
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All reviews captain tom lovers key fort myers tour guide two seater adrenaline junkies saw dolphins great fun highly recommend this trip unique experience saw lots of wildlife an excellent guide three hours taking pictures marco island awesome tour a lot of fun
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a 3 hour motorized tour with a guide. It is good to know you will get wet! We went on the 1 p.m. tour, our guide was Eric and he did a great job. Today was mid 70s, cloudy, and very cool on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cldeergirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fun trip this was. Our guide was so informative. We saw so much from the islands to the gulf, lovers key and everything in-between. Highly recnommended.l

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kari G
ConnerMacDonald, Manager at Backwater Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our tour so much! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have just taken the trip this morning and it was absolutely fantastic! The boats were great and there was a good mix between catching some waves and slowing down to track dolphins and see wildlife. Erick was brilliant and very attentive to our needs,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jarvo81
ConnerMacDonald, Manager at Backwater Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We wish you could give us 6 stars too! Thank you for such a great review! We're glad you were able to see some of the wildlife in the area as well as get to play around on our cool little boats! It's also great...More

Reviewed October 26, 2018

The CraigCat tour was wonderful. We have been on CraigCats before but this experience was the best. Our guide was Eric and he was wonderful. We saw dolphins, birds, a dog beach, and then we went in the Gulf which was fabulous. These boats are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 77lynb
Reviewed October 9, 2018

We had a blast with Eric, the best guide ever! It's a scenic tour and a fun tour wrapped into one. The trip is roughly forty miles long and you go all the way around Fort Myers beach. You get to catch a few waves...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hubbsseaward
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Booked a tour for myself, sister and mother on Tuesday afternoon. Driving the Craig Cats was so much fun. Loved tracking dolphins off the beach. Eric was entertaining, accommodating and attentive! Worth the price of admission.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ToniR_12
Conner M, Manager at Backwater Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you Toni for the great review! We're happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed the tour! There are 3 things we always hope our guests enjoy, the Craig-Cats, the dolphins and of course our guides! Sounds like you all enjoyed all of...More

Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Went this morning with Eric and saw plenty of dolphins. No red tide issues here— not to worry! Great fun!More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jean R
Conner M, Manager at Backwater Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Thank you Jean! Coming on to a large platform such as TripAdvisor and letting possible future guests know that the water is clear and we are ready to get people out on the water is so awesome and we appreciate that so much. We're glad...More

Reviewed September 18, 2018

Wow, what a GREAT time my husband and I had. It's was not your typical boat ride, it was unique and it allowed us to get up close and personal with the dolphins we spotted. Totally recommend it to anyone who wants a unique experience....More

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Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tamra V
Conner M, Manager at Backwater Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you for the great review and expressing how unique our little boats are and the advantages of taking our craig-cat tour to see the wildlife in the area! You really can't get any closer to the dolphins than this! We hope you'll spread the...More

Reviewed September 14, 2018

Great day cruising the area on the CraigCats. I was in town visiting my son at his nearby college and wanted to take him on an unique, fun event. Backwater totally delivered. Location is easy to find and convenient ample parking. Registration check-in easy, hassle-free...More

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Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jim S
Conner M, Manager at Backwater Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Jim, We cannot even begin to express our gratitude for your incredibly detailed review! You really touched on some of the key things we want our possible future guests to know about! We're are so happy that you and your son had such an amazing...More

Reviewed September 12, 2018

A beautiful day on the water. Three of us and I was able to ride along with the guide. Very informative and were able to see dolphins & a shark! We all had a great time age ranged from 23 to 55 we all Loved...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Karen C
Conner M, Manager at Backwater Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you Karen for the great review! One of the great things about our tours and the Craig-Cats...they are fun, safe and comfortable no matter the age! Especially when you get to see dolphins and sharks! We are so happy that you gave us the...More

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Amy M
July 13, 2018|
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Response from Melissa L | Reviewed this property |
Idk. You would have to contact them directly
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maunderwood2018
June 27, 2018|
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Response from ConnerMacDonald | Property representative |
Children must be 5 years old or older and must ride with an adult. The price is $135.00 per person for an incredible 2 1/2 to 3 hour tour. Give us a call or visit our website if you have more questions, we’d be happy to help!
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June 20, 2018|
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Response from ConnerMacDonald | Property representative |
It’s always best to book as soon as you can, as each day is different especially this time of year. Typically during the Spring/Summer, we recommend booking at least 1-3 days in advance. During the Fall/Winter, we recommend... More
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