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Address: 740 Palm Point Dr, Goodland Boat Park, Goodland, Marco Island, FL 34140 (Formerly Everglades Area Tours)
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+1 239-695-3633
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Only 10 minutes from the beaches of Marco Island you can experience the...

Only 10 minutes from the beaches of Marco Island you can experience the 10,000 Islands area of the Everglades. Enjoy a 2 hour Birding, Dolphin and Wildlife Photo Eco Tour is a very comfortable power boat. Designed specifically for families the 3.5 hour 10,000 Eco Excursion is a hands on learning experience. Our most popular experience, however, is the Boat Assisted Kayak Eco Tour. Daily departures are limited to six guests, so reservations are required.

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We had a very friendly tourguide who did his very best to let us see the amazing things, like dolphins jumping over the boat-waves and manatees. We went to the shell beach and... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very friendly tourguide who did his very best to let us see the amazing things, like dolphins jumping over the boat-waves and manatees. We went to the shell beach and went into full tourist mode and collected a big bag of beautiful shells. He had amazing knowledge about all the shells, animals and general wildlife there! Only... More 

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Garrett, Indiana
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I went on the shelling tour it was fabulous. Hats off to captain Ed he's the best very knowledgeable

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CaptWright, Manager at Marco Island Boat Tours, responded to this review

We are so glad you had a fabulous time shelling with Captain Ed. More 

Solon, Ohio
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

We had a wonderful day trip. During the boat ride, the captain would stop and show us different wildlife. We saw a bald eagle and dolphins. We also saw a group of pelicans in every age group and learned how to tell the ages apart. We went shelling and the captain gave us little lessons on shells. Then we went... More 

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Thank you for taking time to review the Family Fun Fishing and Shelling tour. Baby hammerhead sharks are fun to catch! More 

Bel Air
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

This was a great trip. Captain Ed gave us a great tour and was very knowledgable about the wildlife around Mmarco Island

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Glad you enjoyed your experience with Captain Ed. More 

Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

We booked this tour the day before we took the tour. The company runs tours out of 2 locations - the Everglades and Marco Island. We needed the Marco Island tour because it was closer to the airport and would allow us to make our departing flight. The Marco Island tour was full, but the booking agent made arrangements for... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to review your Boat Assisted Kayak Eco Tour with Captain Dan. Look forward to seeing you next time you are in the area... More 

Boiling Springs, South Carolina
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

Best $250 dollars I ever spent. My husband and I were lucky enough that we were the only one's on our tour. Which of course made it a private tour. Captain Ed was great. He was very knowledgeable about the area and the wildlife. We were able to go a shore on three different island and collected numerous shells. My... More 

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Glad you enjoyed shelling with captain Ed. More 

Naples, Florida
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Great trip & awesome tour guide Jerry. Boat left from Marco Island Area - relaxing boat ride exploring area. After awhile we got into kayaks for a closer look, stopped on a beach for some shell gathering before heading back. 3 1/2 hours flew by! Guide was very knowledgeable about area, pointing out local flora & fauna. Saw lots of... More 

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Carolyn thank you for taking the time to review your Boat Assisted Kayak Eco Tour with Capt Jerry. We are sorry he could'nt find manatees, maybe next time? More 

Rockford, Michigan
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had an amazing afternoon on our tour. Having spent a lot of time in the area and in the everglades, I was pleasantly surprised at how knowledgable our captain/guide was. He talked about the birds, the dolphins, other fish, the mangroves and the overall environment. After a fun ride through many islands (with stops to point out wild life),... More 

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CaptWright, Manager at Marco Island Boat Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience, we are so glad your family enjoyed the day. More 

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Reviewed 10 March 2017

We took the 2 hour Dolphin, Shelling and Wildlife tour. Our guide was very informative, he even got two Dolphins to play in the wake of our boat, it was so much fun to see. We learned a lot about shells and were able to get some new shells to take home.

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Glad you had a great time with Captain Ed. More 

Paducah, Kentucky
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

We had a excellent tour from Capt. Ed to the Marco Islands/10,000 Islands. We were fortunate to be the only ones for this tour and Capt. Ed did a wonderful job! His knowledge of the Islands, animals environment, shells, ocean, etc. was incredible! We learned a lot from him and enjoyed it very much! He was extreme knowledge of this... More 

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CaptWright, Manager at Marco Island Boat Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your tour and Captain Ed. It is always fun to see the dolphin's surf! More 

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