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Captain Bob's Excellent Adventure

#28 of 59 Tours in Fort Myers Features Animals
14900 S Tamiami Trl, Fort Myers, FL 33912-1954
+1 239-472-1559
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Superb and kid-friendly 1/2 day session with gators, birds, and wildlife galore!

On the hunt for a trip to see alligators, snakes, and some of the best selection of birds in... read more

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Reviewed 9 April 2017
Michael R
Everglades Day Safari

I think ones time would be better spent just going to the air boat ride and the park on your own... read more

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Reviewed 20 March 2017
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Take a thrilling ride on an airboat in the Western Everglades where there are more alligators per acre than anywhere in the world! Enjoy an interactive reptile presentation with alligators and snakes. Transportation provided.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“airboat ride” (21 reviews)
“day safari” (3 reviews)
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14900 S Tamiami Trl, Fort Myers, FL 33912-1954
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

On the hunt for a trip to see alligators, snakes, and some of the best selection of birds in Florida, without making the trek to and from the Everglades? This is your place. With 2 convenient pickup locations in Fort Myers, you don't even need...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

I think ones time would be better spent just going to the air boat ride and the park on your own. Way to much time spent in a hot cramped van that you couldn't see out of. The wild Manatee Park in Fort Myers is...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Summary: Beautiful eco tour with so many alligators, bird, and wildlife sightings. Planned the trip for myself, my boyfriend, and his parents who are avid bird watchers and who enjoyed this tour more than one they had previously done in Everglade City because it "felt...More

1  Thank sporsche
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We did the captain bob tour adventure. We got picked up at a motel and then had 2 other stops on the way there. On the bus for 1 1/2 hours. The airboat ride was an hour. I was hoping to see a lot of...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2017

This was the first time for some of my family to be on any type of safari and they really enjoyed it. I myself and my daughter have been on others and we saw more alligators on this safari than any of the others we...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Our tour guide "Randy" showed up exactly on time to pick us up. We were staying on Sanibel and had to drive over to fort myers for the pick up point. Only about 15 minutes. We were the fist group picked up and it took...More

2  Thank Stretchpta
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We have joined this tour with our family of five. Pete was our tour guide. He shared many interesting facts about the wildlife and history of South Florida on the way to Lake Trafford. Once at Lake Trafford we got on an airboat with captain...More

1  Thank Marc C
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

We took this half day trip with two young children. We met a shuttle bus in a shopping parking lot. Upon boarding the bus we made a few more stops to pick up others and we were off. It was about an hour bus ride...More

2  Thank Three P
Reviewed 29 January 2016

I've taken wildlife tours all over the world and this tour was the worst one I've ever taken. The tour was supposed to begin in am but one couple didn't show so we all had to wait 20 min. for a no-show. The itinerary as...More

2  Thank tornillo2015
petecorradino, General Manager at Captain Bob's Excellent Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2016

Captain Bob's Excellent Adventure is a 4 1/2 hour tour. We don't provide lunch. You must be thinking of another tour.

Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Pete, our guide, was amazing! He was friendly and knowledgeable from the minute he picked us up in Fort Meyers. We saw and learned a lot about birds, crocodiles/alligators and reptiles. The reptile show at the end was hands-on and awesome! All adults and kids...More

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Jody B
How long is this tour. Is this a air boat
2 May 2017|
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Response from Pete C | Property representative |
We do offer several pickup points but we only stop at them if there are guests to pickup. Captain Bob or I narrate the tour out to the airboat ride. The airboat ride is one hour followed by a 45 minute interactive reptile... More
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