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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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Great birthday cruise!

We went on a dolphin excursion for my birthday and had a great time! Captain J.R. And his wife Anje guided the excursion and they are delightful and very interactive. We saw... read more

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Cape Coral, Florida
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went on a dolphin excursion for my birthday and had a great time! Captain J.R. And his wife Anje guided the excursion and they are delightful and very interactive. We saw several pods of dolphins, pelicans roosting in trees, and an eagle in its nest. Anje took pictures of anyone interested and they shared many of their experiences and... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The tour was awesome! We had a really good time and memorable tour. We got to see so many dolphins and learned a lot about birds and other wildlife in the area. The boat was like new and incredibly comfortable. We even joked about staying on the boat after the tour to play cards or a board game. I brought... More 

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

Dear opa2921; Thank you for your incredible review. We love to share the wonders of the Dolphins, birds and other wildlife in our area. The comfort of our passengers is a top priority and everyone is welcomed. We are thrilled that you had a good time and enjoyed an unforgettable trip. Thank you again for your incredible review. Your Banana... More 

New York City, New York
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved our dolphin cruise with Captain JR and Dave. We saw a ton of dolphins at the start of the cruise right around the dock at RumRunners, which was great because there were fewer dolphins out in the bay - but that was fine, because there were plenty of other things to see - osprey, sting rays, etc. The... More 

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

Dear nyc0219; Thank you for an awesome review. The Dolphins are the real stars of our tours, but there is so much more to enjoy such as osprey, sting rays, etc. The children have a great time interacting with the crew and you now have a Dolphin expert to share some fun facts with. We look forward to seeing you... More 

Fort Myers, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although there isn't much to see at Mound Key, the opportunity to learn about the Caloosa people, their history and customs was absolutely worth the trip. Theresa was a wonderful guide and story teller. She also accommodated everyone in our group to make sure they were able to experience the tour to the fullest. The short boat ride to Mound... More 

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

Dear 129sarmstrong; Thank you for your sweet review of the Mound Key Tours. Our guide is passionate about the Caloosa people & our area has so much rich history for us to learn and explore. We are very happy you enjoyed and experienced this tour to its fullest. Thank you again for your sweet review. Your Banana Bay Tour Company... More 

Metro Minneapolis-saint Paul, Minnesota
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29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us took the Ecological tour that left from the docks at Rumrunners. It was a wonderful day! The crew were very informative and also super friendly. We saw Dolphins, an eagle in its nest, numerous osprey, and Evan got to walk the beach on picnic island. It was a great way to spend a few hours, and the... More 

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

Dear jims9219: Thank you for a wonderful review of our half day Ecological tour. Sharing some fun facts and providing an enjoyable time for our guests is our pleasure. Experiencing the wonders of our marine & wildlife in their natural environment is priceless. We are happy you had a great time and we appreciate the recommendation. Thank you again for... More 

Westbrook, Mn.
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very fun, relaxing, and informative trip. I nice ride out in the river, fun watching dolphins.

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

Dear craidj: Thank you for a lovely review. Providing a fun, relaxing, and informative trip is the goal of each of our tours. We are happy you had fun watching the Dolphins. Thank you again for the lovely review. Your Banana Bay Tour Company Team More 

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33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a great tour with Cpt JR and Anja. Saw variety of bird life, dolphins and manatees. Lots of interesting information and both guides were great at involving everyone, especially the kids. The tour was meant to be 3 hours but ours was 25 minutes longer as the guides wanted to make sure we could see as much... More 

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

Dear Sallyanne R; Thank you for your fine review of our Ecological Dolphin & Nature Tour. This is our most popular tour because we are able to spend the most time exploring the waterways of Southwest Florida. We have a unique variety of bird life, dolphins and manatees and we love to share some fun interesting information about them. We’re... More 

Milwaukee, WI
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful experience on the Mound Key Archeological Tour. The archeologist guide was very kind and extremely knowledgeable. She was able to answer all of our questions and provided a great deal of information with regards to the history of Mound Key and the Calusa Indians. The captain was great as well. The tour was well worth the... More 

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

Dear micahr2001: Thank you for your wonderful review of our Mound Key Tour. This tour examines the distinctive life of the Calusa Indians and how and why they lived as they did. Our guide loves to share their history. We greatly appreciate your recommendation. Thank you again for your wonderful review. Your Banana Bay Tour Company Team More 

Brecksville, Ohio
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, Dave and JR. are excellent hosts! They are warm and friendly and knowledgeable about what we are looking at. We saw dolphins and rare birds and beautiful landscapes. This is a great tour with kids too! Dave points out where to look and takes pictures with your camera, no extra charges! Then JR, the Captain, had all the kids... More 

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

Dear winefan58; Thank you for your excellent review. We love what we do and to share the beautiful landscapes, Dolphins and rare birds that live here is a pleasure for us. The children love to take part in the tours and those pictures will remind you of the friendly and relaxing time you enjoyed with us, Thank you again for... More 

Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The boat trip from Fish-Tale Marina led by Theresa Shober, a renowned archaeologist, was informative & interesting. Theresa has a knack for making her audience comfortable & presents a lot of data in a memorable & charming way. While there is not a lot to actually see, other than foliage, canals, & mounds, she makes history come alive with a... More 

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

Dear Cindy R: Thank you for an outstanding review. Our archaeologist guide has extensive knowledge of the Calusa and wishes to provide authentic messaging about Florida’s past in a memorable & charming way. We are pleased you found the trip informative and interesting. Thank you again for your outstanding review, Your Banana Bay Tour Company Team More 

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