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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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Homes and harbor tour was very interesting and captain was very Informative. Smooth boat ride in River was relaxing and fun when we saw dolphins and manatees. They even... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Darlene S
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We thought we had booked a dolphins tour and were surprised that there was no mention of dolphins and no sightings. We later discovered we'd been booked on a bay and homes tour! It was quite pleasant. We saw osprey nests with young , egrets, a blue heron. The captain was quite informative about the mangroves.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Homes and harbor tour was very interesting and captain was very Informative. Smooth boat ride in River was relaxing and fun when we saw dolphins and manatees. They even allowed us to bring our own drinks and snacks on board. Cup holders in tables worked perfectly.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The crew is so nice and knowledge; it makes the trip worthwhile. Plus there are dolphins too. I was expecting a better view of the sunset since it was a sunset cruise. But, that's not the main purpose of the cruise. This was the second time we have taken a Banana Boat cruise and have not been disappointed.

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our first dolphin cruise and we loved it! Captain JR and 1st mate were really good. If they spotted anything at all, they would turn the boat around so we could all see. We saw dolphins, and manatees. It was so exciting! We left from Rumrunners, boarded the boat, and had lunch on board. Boxed lunches were provided... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time. Crew was friendly and informative. Great for all age groups. Don't forget at night it gets cool and breezy so bring a jacket or sweater. You'll want to bring your camera for the many photo opportunities. No smoking or vaping but there were many who brought drinks and small coolers aboard. A fun time for sure!

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

Dear Diane O: Thank you for your lovely review. We want our guests to be as comfortable as possible and provide a friendly and informative experience. Relaxing with a drink or taking some memorable photos is a great way to remember your vacation. We are so glad you had a fun time. Thank you again for your lovely review. Your... More 

Port Elgin, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Banana bay tours was great. 2 guys on board and full of information. Sunny day but boat covered so just great. Saw the dolphins which was the idea but he kept us out there until we were satisfied. Not just a quick look. Really impressed with everything Stopped in a cove for some info on where we were and what... More 

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

Dear john c: Thank you for your impressive review. The Dolphins are the headliners of our tours, but there is so much more to see such as Osprey, Herons and lots of wildlife. Engaging the children is a thrill for them and everyone enjoys the opportunity to snap a few photos. We do not rush our tours so we may... More 

Wiesbaden, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we did this tour today on Mar 17th 2017 and we more than can recommend it. The Tourguides J.R. and his colleague (Paul?) were fantastic. Not only did they give you great details about the area, the nature and the dolphins, they were so friendly to everyone and especially to kids. Our daughter Mira loved the adventure and being a... More 

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

Dear nka1969: Thank you for a fantastic review. Taking enough time to enjoy the wonderful Dolphins is part of every tour. Sharing some details about the area and nature is something we greatly enjoy. Seeing the children have a fun time brings smiles to everyone. We greatly appreciate the recommendation. Thank you again for your fantastic review. Your Banana Bay... More 

London, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyable afternoon spent out on the water with Captain JT and first mate Dave. They were both knowledgeable and entertaining. We saw two dolphins and followed them up the canal. Captain was very kind to a little girl named Hailey. The Cruise lasted 1.5 hours and was a good way to spend the afternoon.

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Thank lionelle2016
BananaBayTourCompany, Front Office Manager at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear lionelle2016: Thank you for a heartwarming review. Individual attention to our guests ensures that they have a positive experience with us is a top priority. Spending some time on the water in a relaxing atmosphere is good for everyone. We are very happy you had an enjoyable afternoon. Thank you again for your heartwarming review. Your Banana Bay Tour... More 

Cape Coral, Florida
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took the tour several times and love their knowledge and explanations as well as of course all the Dolphins !!

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Thank monikawilson2015
BananaBayTourCompany, Front Office Manager at Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear monikawilson2015: Thank you for your sweet review and awesome picture. Each trip opens the opportunity to see not only the playful and curious Dolphins, but so much more of our wildlife and scenery. We are so glad you enjoyed all of your trips. Thank you again for your sweet review. Your Banana Bay Tour Company Team More 

Ontario
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238 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with a family of 4 adults all with different tastes. Everyone had a wonderful time! JR and Anya made the 3 - 4 hour tour fabulous. We were apprehensive at first, thinking that we might not see any dolphins, but it wasn't long until they showed up...over and over again....even our tour guides seemed to be surprised with... More 

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

Dear Helper_One; Thank you for sharing your wonderful time on the 3 hour Ecological Dolphin Lunch Tour. The amazing variety of marine and wildlife can satisfy everyone from young to not so young. The Dolphins are the true stars of our tours with their curious and playful ways. Exceeding your expectations and a wonderful recommendations is very dear to us.... More 

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