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Address: 3200 San Marco Rd, Maureen Moran Marina, Marco Island, FL 34145
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Backwater Adventure is the newest and coolest way to explore the 10,000...

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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What a wonderful experience!

How cool to drive a two person boat around the 10,000 islands? Very! It was so much fun and very exciting. The best part was being so close to the water. We saw many dolphins up... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ElmhurstBob
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Elmhurst, Illinois

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Elmhurst, Illinois
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How cool to drive a two person boat around the 10,000 islands? Very! It was so much fun and very exciting. The best part was being so close to the water. We saw many dolphins up close - closer than I've ever been. Many were with their babies. The guides took lots of pictures and will email them to you.... More 

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Bel Air, Maryland
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The boats were new, well maintained and easily operated. Tour guides were qualified, competent. We had a chance to open the boats up to full speed many times. The time on the boat provided a time for talking as opposed to 2 people on a jet ski where it is hard to have a conversation. Didn't see as much wildlife... More 

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Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, United States
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time on our Craig cat tour. So much better than riding a JetSki because both people can actually see what's ahead of them. Tour guides were great and I would recommend the tour for all ages.

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Coral Springs, Florida
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went 2yrs ago with a good friend of mine and it was awesome. Taking my boyfriend and his family next month for his birthday weekend May 27th, 2017. We are so excited I can't wait!!! See you soon...

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Davenport, United States
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48 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was so much fun, certainly the highlight for me this trip. Jason was a great guide and easily answered any questions we had. The ride was great and stopping at the beach was also wonderful! The only recommendation I would have on that is if you have water shoes to have them for this stop. The beach is very... More 

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Thank Denise H
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Forgot to give the star ratings .. we definitely give it 5+++++ Sharon and Bennett... Again, great experience .. fun to do as a family or just being on a date with the one you love .. Sharon and Bennett

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Thank sharonshanker114
Goshen, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were so pleased with our experience. Imagine zipping across the water on an 85 degree day and being on the same level as dolphins. Jason led us through the mangroves and stopped at an island for some shelling and exploring. This will become a once a year activity for us.

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Thank Linda S
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the best activities to do in the Naples/ Marco Island area. Our guide, Jason, was outstanding and took us on a great adventure with beautiful scenery and with dolphins and shore birds. The Craig Cats were so much fun to drive and very stable and Jason explain how easy it was to operate. We really enjoyed... More 

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Indian River, Michigan
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time. Scott was our guide and did a good job. Very fun. My adult daughter drove us through the trip. Highly recommend

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Ave Maria, Florida
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Had a blast bringing my teenage grandson for a fun afternoon. Will be back with wife, kids and grandkids. This is great for all ages.

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