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Capt Gill is fun, easy to deal with, happy to accommodate the group of photographers we had on board. He is so flexible and will take you out when you want to go and had wonderful stories about the area, the river and the people,...More
super experience. Capt. Gill is well-organized, accessible, friendly and laid back. very knowledgeable about the history, wildlife, ecology of the river and surrounding area. Lily is a small but comfortable boat. Great memories and photos.
Captain Gill performed a miracle for our family trip and convinced my mother to board his boat! I couldn't be MORE grateful for the two-hour cruise he arranged, for four of us, to celebrate my parents' birthdays. This captain is knowledgeable, personable, talented, articulate, and...More
We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 hour boat tour with Captain Gill. He is very knowledgeable about the ecology, the geography and the history of the area. We highly recommend this if those are your interests. The Captain is also very entertaining and enjoys his "job"....More
Fabulous outing!! We cannot recommend Capt. Gill highly enough! His boat, Lily, is the perfect way to experience the river. Gill is filled with knowledge of the river and area history. Such a fun guy to talk to, we felt as if we were friends...More
If you're wondering what's beyond that bend in the river, book a trip with Captain Gil, if you want to learn a little about what this area was like aways back, book a trip with Captain Gil , if you just want to spend a...More
My wife are from Southern Illinois and I contacted Gill for a river cruise up the Apalachicola during our stay on St. George Island last month. Neither of us are fishermen so we weren't up for a fishing trip but we enjoy nature and Captain...More
Packed lunch, drove 20 miles, just to get to a locked gate,waited waited waited, only to be told by capt gill that he had problems with his boat the day before, said he should have called us that night or that morning,(THINK SO?) shame on...More
We wanted to see some local sights from the water and chose Capt. Gill Autrey's River Cruises. It was the best choice we made during our otherwise FABulous vacation in Apalachicola and St. George Island. Capt. Gill was personable, entertaining, knowledgeable and a gracious host....More
Captain Gill peels away the secrets of the undulating Apalachicola River as you make your way along its silky tannin waterways: here an osprey nest; there the massive aerie of a bald eagle. With each bend of the river Gill knows fascinating local history and...More