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Manatee & Eco River Tours

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16991 State Route 31, Sweetwater Landing Marina, Fort Myers, FL 33905-4850
+1 239-693-1434
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Manatee & Eco River Tours

This was an extremely educational and informative cruise. Kathy and John were great! If we ever... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
kathycobb33
Great tour

Excellent tour, saw at least a dozen manatees! Captain and his wife are great tour guides! I felt... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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For the manatee tours (best observations between December and March each year)you will ride on a 40 foot covered vessel which travels the Caloosahatchee River from Sweetwater Landing Marina to the Orange River and back. The Captain and crew will provide facts about the area, flora and fauna and with a keen eye, help you to locate manatees who frequent the area during the winter.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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16991 State Route 31, Sweetwater Landing Marina, Fort Myers, FL 33905-4850
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an extremely educational and informative cruise. Kathy and John were great! If we ever get back to this part of Florida, we would definitely go on another tour.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent tour, saw at least a dozen manatees! Captain and his wife are great tour guides! I felt safe and comfortable and received a great education on manatees!

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ManateeEcoRiverTours, Owner at Manatee & Eco River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you joined us! Thank you for your kind words.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great day with Captain John and Admiral Kathy! We saw lots of wildlife, birds and scenery, but the best part was observing tons of manatees! Went with a bunch of lady friends where we learned a lot and had a great time. Highly recommend!

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ManateeEcoRiverTours, Owner at Manatee & Eco River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you joined us! It was a great day... thanks for your kind words.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain John & Patrick did a great job yesterday on our tour. We saw lots of Manatees — even some with a calf. Highly recommend this outstanding tour. Well done, Captain John👍

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ManateeEcoRiverTours, Owner at Manatee & Eco River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us! We hope to see you again sometime.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great trip! Guides were very knowledgeable about manatees. I would highly recommend this trip to everyone.

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ManateeEcoRiverTours, Owner at Manatee & Eco River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again sometime.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter was very excited when I told her we were going on a Mantee tour. We were both happy with the experience.

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ManateeEcoRiverTours, Owner at Manatee & Eco River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fun, professional tour. First and last part of the trip are spent learning everything 'manatee' by two of the most knowledgeable guides ever. Capt. John and Cathy are passionate and engaging. We had manatees come right beside the boat on this trip....More

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ManateeEcoRiverTours, Owner at Manatee & Eco River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you again for joining us! We hope to see you again sometime!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were able to see TONS of manatees! John and Kathy shared a lot of information with us on our ride and made sure we saw manatees. They even went out of their way to a different location to see additional manatees. They have binoculars...More

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ManateeEcoRiverTours, Owner at Manatee & Eco River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so glad you were able to join us.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time on our Manatee & Eco River Tour. The staff was amazingly knowledgably and loved sharing all they know. It was great to hear all they do for the local environment and the Manatee's are their life. It makes the tour...More

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ManateeEcoRiverTours, Owner at Manatee & Eco River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. We enjoy educating the public and sharing our passion with others!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The boat crew were very knowledgeable about the Manatees as well as other local birds & wildlife. We saw lots of birds, an alligator and several sightings of Manatee. Overall an enjoyable outing.

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Thank you for joining us on board the M/V River Queen. Your kind words are appreciated.

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Kathryn C
13 December 2017|
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Response from ManateeEcoRiverTours | Property representative |
Sweetwater Landing Marina located at 16991 State Road 31, Fort Myers, FL 33905
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Robert S
7 February 2017|
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Response from sarc0xn | Reviewed this property |
Scheduled for 2 hours (10 to Noon) but we saw quite a few sightings and were out till about 1230pm. Cost was $25/person.
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There is a marine-toilet onboard.
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