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Sanibel Island Cruise Line

#5 of 25 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Sanibel Island Features Animals
1160 Causeway Road, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
+1 239-472-5799
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Great time with Captain Mike!

This is an outing that totally lives up to the great trip advisor reviews and was the highlight of... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
via mobile
Amazing Day

Our family (2 adults/7 yo) had an amazing 4 hour cruise with Capt. Jack. The directions for... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Murray K
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Travellers talk about
“cayo costa” (49 reviews)
“captain mike” (47 reviews)
“paddle boards” (19 reviews)
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Hours Today: 05:30 - 23:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1160 Causeway Road, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
+1 239-472-5799
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This is an outing that totally lives up to the great trip advisor reviews and was the highlight of our family's week in Sanibel. 2 adults plus a 9 year old and a 12 year old. We did the 4 hour trip which was just...More

Thank Travlrny
sanibelcruise, Owner at Sanibel Island Cruise Line, responded to this review

We really appreciate when our guests take the time to let others know of their experience with us. The timing of the tour is based on a half hour to 45 min out and back however the Dolphins as on this day did such a...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Our family (2 adults/7 yo) had an amazing 4 hour cruise with Capt. Jack. The directions for pick-up couldn't be clearer and Capt. Jack was great! He showed us our course on a marine chart prior to departure and slowed frequently to point out interesting...More

Thank Murray K
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We booked a 4 hour cruise for Thanksgiving morning. Captain Mike picked us up and we were off. We had such an amazing day. We saw dolphins on the way out to Cayo Costa and the Captain pointed out all of the various islands and...More

3  Thank JASeb53
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Captain Jack was waiting for us at the causeway beach with a boat full of fun! We had two couples in our group and we all had a blast. Dolphins all the way to the island and we slowed down to see every one. Great...More

2  Thank BoxStar1
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We did a 4 hour tour with Captain Jack. Two adults and 3 boys aged 7, 9, and 12. Jack was early when we arrived at the pickup point. It was clear he was going to be great with the boys as soon as we...More

2  Thank lucycan
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We took our 4 yr old and 1.5 yr old on this tour. From the very beginning it was amazing as we saw dolphins along the way. Mike was very informative and once we arrived to Costa Cayo he had every water sport available to...More

2  Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This was the best experience we had during our Sanibel trip. Having our own private beach at Cayo Costa with everything provided - great snorkel equipment, paddleboards, kayak, towels, beach chairs, even ice for the cooler - was fantastic. Mike was a super host and...More

1  Thank BadgerGirl095
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Sanibel Island Cruise Line is private with great trips custom to your group. The boats are well maintained and the Captain's are knowledgeable.

Thank 387indy
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Went on the 4 hour private cruise to Cayo Costa with Mike. He was great and very attentive to our family of 5 including a 3 yr old. The location he took us to on Cayo Costa was perfect for snorkeling and shelling. We really...More

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Taking a private boat cruise near Sanibel was high on our list of to-do's, and we were not disappointed. Captain Mike took us on a very memorable trip to Cayo Costa where we enjoyed snorkeling, kayaking and a ton of GREAT shells. My wife found...More

8  Thank Scott1021
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi, Do passengers ever have motion sickness on your boats?
17 February 2017|
Response from sanibelcruise | Property representative |
Our boats are 30ft century boats with twin Honda 250s and are very stable while running. Been in business for 22 years and seasickness has never been part of any of our trips.
We are considering a tour in the middle of February. Will the water be warm enough for snorkeling or playing in the water?
7 January 2017|
Response from sanibelcruise | Property representative |
We had many warm days in February in the last few years allowing our guests to enjoy everything we have to offer on our Cayo Costa 3 and 4hr tours however it depends on the approach and passing of cold fronts. When a cold... More
what is the cost?
12 November 2016|
Response from sanibelcruise | Property representative |
All of our trips are Private trips with just you family or party up to six guests with our Captain on board one of our 30ft boats with twin 250s. We provide stand up paddle boards, kayaks, boogie boards, full face and... More