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Backwater Adventure

#9 of 85 Tours in Marco Island Features Animals
3200 San Marco Rd, Maureen Moran Marina, Marco Island, FL 34145
+1 239-877-4531
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From CO

We loved the adventure, easy to learn and fun to drive! Captain was great with the knowledge of the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Greg T
via mobile
We had a BLAST!!

This tour is all about the boats!! If you don't want to get wet from your head to your toes, this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gurnee, Illinois
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Backwater Adventure is the newest and coolest way to explore the 10,000 islands. Drive your own 2 seat catamaran. Your guide will take you on an amazing adventure winding through the mangroves at speeds up to 30 MPH! With a short stop on a private island to do some shelling or swimming.
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  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“person boat” (6 reviews)
“two seater” (6 reviews)
3200 San Marco Rd, Maureen Moran Marina, Marco Island, FL 34145
+1 239-877-4531

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We loved the adventure, easy to learn and fun to drive! Captain was great with the knowledge of the area.

Thank Greg T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour is all about the boats!! If you don't want to get wet from your head to your toes, this may not be the tour for you!! But, if you want to have a blast going fast (20-30 mph, I think) and getting sprayed,...More

Thank Tpuppy627
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

If you are in the Marco Island area you have to experience a Craig Cat. Our guide "Scott" was simply great. Very knowledge of the area and all the creatures that reside there . Great way to see a small piece of the 10,000 Islands....More

1  Thank deepocean0000
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This was the first time we had ever seen these tiny boats. We were excited to try driving them. My husband drove the fist half of the trip and I drove the second half. After a little practice we got the hang of driving them----really...More

Thank caleb356
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Had a great time with Scott as our guide. Unfortunately the manatee were hiding from us but he found lots of dolphins for us. And driving the Craigcat was a total blast. We would do this again in a heartbeat. Worth the money. The stop...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 12 May 2017

On a recent vacation to Marco Island, a friend and I decided to do the "Backwater Adventure". On this excursion, you drive your own two person Craig Cat compact boat ( a small, two seater boat on what look like big water ski's). Once you...More

1  Thank luvsdogsandcats
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Great trip !!! Adventurous, relaxing .. Perfect accompaniment and excellent material. A real recommend for couples and friends. Not suitable for children. A must do !!!

Thank Toschi C
Reviewed 1 May 2017

If you have not done this, you must try it! It was our families first time the last week of April. Scott could not have been a better leader. A big thank you to Jason as well for his help and instruction. We will be...More

Thank ATF03901
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This was truly such a great experience! My boyfriend and I went on the 9AM-12PM trip where the water was super calm and the weather was perfection. Jason took us on our tour and he was fun and informative, as well as consistent with the...More

Thank Tori K
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent experience. Saw it on Trip Advisor prior to leaving on vacation. Great tour guide Jason. Saw lots of dolphins...one was 3 ft from boat. Highly recommend!

Thank Katie F
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Leonardo G
Its $135 per boat or per person?
27 May 2016|
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Response from Pierce F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, per person. Well worth it in my opinion :)
Beth D
We will be down the end of September and would like to go out with Back water adventures. We have going to Marco for many years and have never done anything in the back waters. Can you give me pricing for a tour per person and length of tour? Thanks Beth PA
6 July 2015|
Response from Douglas B | Property representative |
You can check out everything at our web site the price is $135 per person