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Backwater Adventure

Open today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Great Experience— no red tide!

Went this morning with Eric and saw plenty of dolphins. No red tide issues here— not to worry... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jean R
via mobile
COMPLETELY AWESOME!!!!!

Wow, what a GREAT time my husband and I had. It's was not your typical boat ride, it was unique and... read more

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Reviewed 6 days ago
Tamra V
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Novi, Michigan
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An adventure like no other. while you drive your own two seat catamaran as you guide leads you through Estero bay and Lovers Key.
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Hours Today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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19001 San Carlos Blvd, Located at the Nauti Parrot Dock Bar, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2261
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+1 239-877-4531
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went this morning with Eric and saw plenty of dolphins. No red tide issues here— not to worry! Great fun!

Thank Jean R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wow, what a GREAT time my husband and I had. It's was not your typical boat ride, it was unique and it allowed us to get up close and personal with the dolphins we spotted. Totally recommend it to anyone who wants a unique experience....More

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Thank Tamra V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great day cruising the area on the CraigCats. I was in town visiting my son at his nearby college and wanted to take him on an unique, fun event. Backwater totally delivered. Location is easy to find and convenient ample parking. Registration check-in easy, hassle-free...More

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Thank Jim S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful day on the water. Three of us and I was able to ride along with the guide. Very informative and were able to see dolphins & a shark! We all had a great time age ranged from 23 to 55 we all Loved...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an awesome time with a great experience on something and a ride we have never done before. The scenery was beautiful and the tour guide was very knowledgeable and let us enjoy by even taking pictures and emailing to us so we can...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2018

We had such a great time on the backwater adventure. Eric was a great tour guide and made the adventure fun. I would definitely do this again.!!!

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Conner M, Manager at Backwater Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you for the great review! We're glad you had such a great time and enjoyed Erick as your guide. We really hope that you will do it again! We hope to see you again, soon!

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Eric was our guide. He was funny and very safety conscious. We saw plenty of birds, dolphins and the occasional Manatee. Best view for the beautiful boats and homes that line the shore. Great family fun.More

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Conner M, Manager at Backwater Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Thank you for the great review! We're glad you enjoyed your tour and enjoyed Erick as your guide! It's always great to hear how accommodating our guides are and how much people enjoy him as well as the beautiful views Fort Myers Beach and it's...More

Reviewed 21 July 2018

Excellent and worth every penny. We had impending clouds and rain and the guide was very accommodating. He could've cancelled us but he modified the trip so that we didn't waste our day and he actually kept us out an extra half hour. The catamerans...More

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Conner M, Manager at Backwater Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

So glad to hear you enjoyed the trip! I remember being there myself with the weather situation and I am very glad we could modify the trip just enough to take you out and not get caught up in inclement weather! It's our job to...More

Reviewed 21 July 2018

We did the Fort Meyers Beach adventure. Signed up for the early morning 9am tour - our tour guide Eric was not prepared for our adventure. Couldn't get into his office/restaurant on site so that we could use the bathroom before the trip or have...More

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Conner M, Manager at Backwater Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Thank you for the review and giving great explanation as to why we did not fully meet the criteria for a 5 star review! We completely agree with you. Erick has been a great asset to us, and although he is fairly new, he does...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018

Definitely a must do!Not sure why the waiting list is not extremely long, but maybe we were there during theMore

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Conner M, Manager at Backwater Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Thanks Jacke for the great review! Looks like your review did get cut off for some reason, but I think you may have been finishing with "during the slow season". The summer months are definitely our slower season but we still run trips nearly every...More

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Amy M
14 July 2018|
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Response from Melissa L | Reviewed this property |
Idk. You would have to contact them directly
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maunderwood2018
27 June 2018|
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Response from Conner M | Property representative |
Children must be 5 years old or older and must ride with an adult. The price is $135.00 per person for an incredible 2 1/2 to 3 hour tour. Give us a call or visit our website if you have more questions, we’d be happy to help!
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Shannon S
21 June 2018|
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Response from Conner M | Property representative |
It’s always best to book as soon as you can, as each day is different especially this time of year. Typically during the Spring/Summer, we recommend booking at least 1-3 days in advance. During the Fall/Winter, we recommend... More
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