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Dolphin Gifts from Florida

Marco Island FL Everglades Wildlife Photos

Marco Island, the Florida Everglades, and the Gulf of Mexico is home to several species of Dolphin.  Observe and photograph dolphins during a Marco Island Eco Tour. Ask us about Marco Island Dolphin Tours, share comments or feature your business, contact us.
Dolphin pair

SW Florida Wildlife: Dolphin

Three Dolphin SwimmingDolphin Life

Bottlenose Dolphins are playful creatures and they are often spotted frolicking in the warm Gulf Coast waters. Some of the favorite dolphin view locations include the South Beach or south end of Marco Island Beach. Dolphins are also often spotted from the Snook Inn in Old Marco and may be seen from the Jolly Bridge.

Marco Island Princess Sightseeing Tours
Marco Island Princess / Sunshine Tours, Rose Marina, 951 Bald Eagle Dr., Marco Island FL 34145 | 239-642-5415
The Marco Island Princess is a 90' luxury yacht offering daily Sightseeing, Lunch and Sunset dinner Cruises. enjoy delicious meals, two cash bars and a great view. Also available for Weddings and Private Charters. Marco Island's most unique dining experience!
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Avi's Water Sports Jet Ski Adventure Tours Marco Island Florida Attraction
Avi's Water Sports Jet Ski Adventure Tours, Caxambas Park, 909 Collier Ct., Marco Island, FL 34145 | 239-777-9873

Avi's is a family-owned business that offers some of the most exciting dolphin jet ski tours and jet ski rental adventures on Marco Island. You are invited to take an exciting journey with Avi "The Dolphin Whisperer" and take home a complimentary flash drive of photos from your adventure. Bring the family and make lasting memories. Contact us to book your dolphin Jet Ski tour.
Avi's Water Sports & Jet Ski Adventure Tours - Marco Island, FL


Naples Bicycle Tours Naples Florida
Naples Bicycle Tours, Naples, FL 34113 | 239-580-7960

Naples Bicycle Tours provides a unique opportunity for visitors and residents to experience Marco Island, the Natural Florida Everglades, and Historic Old Naples up close and personal, on a bicycle. All bike tours include everything needed for an amazing bicycling adventure: custom-fit cycle, helmet, drinks, snacks, and a certified FL naturalist guide.
Naples Bicycle Tours - Naples, FL


Go Cats on the Water
Go Cats On The Water - Port Of The Islands, Naples, FL | 239-748-4099
Marco and Naples Most Exciting Boat Tour. Explore the backwater and mangroves for an unforgettable adventure in Southwest Florida. Everglades Backwater Sightseeing Eco-Tours in our safe, and easy to drive boats. Choose a 75 minute or a 3 hour tour. Our custom Go-Cat boats are fun for all ages and can easily be operated by both younger adults and seniors.
GoCatsOnTheWater.com - Naples, FL


Dolphin Facts

  • Young Dolphins stay with their mothers for 3 to 5 years.
  • Baby dolphins begin to catch their own fish after six months.
  • Mother dolphins do not share their fish with their young.
  • Dolphins eat between 10 to 30 pounds of fish daily.
  • Moms with calves eat 50% more due to nursing.
  • Dolphins have cone-shaped teeth and normally swallow fish whole.
  • Calves (aged six months and up) and sub-adults (ages five to 11) are very active, social, and playful.
  • Dolphins are attracted to children and may approach a boat to interact with children onboard.
  • Bottlenose Dolphin is the most common dolphin species.
  • Dolphins range in size from 5.5 feet to 9.5 feet.
  • Dolphins have well-developed hearing which is adapted for both air and water.
  • Dolphins have a layer of fat, or blubber, under the skin to keep warm in the cold water.
  • Dolphins produce a variety of vocalizations, usually in the form of clicks and whistles.
  • Dolphins were featured in the Free Willy movies from Warner Brothers

Go Cats on the Water
Go Cats On The Water - Port Of The Islands, Naples, FL | 239-748-4099
Marco and Naples Most Exciting Boat Tour. Explore the backwater and mangroves for an unforgettable adventure in Southwest Florida. Everglades Backwater Sightseeing Eco-Tours in our safe, and easy to drive boats. Choose a 75 minute or a 3 hour tour. Our custom Go-Cat boats are fun for all ages and can easily be operated by both younger adults and seniors.
GoCatsOnTheWater.com - Naples, FL


Avi's Water Sports Jet Ski Adventure Tours Marco Island Florida Attraction
Avi's Water Sports Jet Ski Adventure Tours, Caxambas Park, 909 Collier Ct., Marco Island, FL 34145 | 239-777-9873

Avi's is a family-owned business that offers some of the most exciting dolphin jet ski tours and jet ski rental adventures on Marco Island. You are invited to take an exciting journey with Avi "The Dolphin Whisperer" and take home a complimentary flash drive of photos from your adventure. Bring the family and make lasting memories. Contact us to book your dolphin Jet Ski tour.
Avi's Water Sports & Jet Ski Adventure Tours - Marco Island, FL


Naples Bicycle Tours Naples Florida
Naples Bicycle Tours, Naples, FL 34113 | 239-580-7960

Naples Bicycle Tours provides a unique opportunity for visitors and residents to experience Marco Island, the Natural Florida Everglades, and Historic Old Naples up close and personal, on a bicycle. All bike tours include everything needed for an amazing bicycling adventure: custom-fit cycle, helmet, drinks, snacks, and a certified FL naturalist guide.
Naples Bicycle Tours - Naples, FL


 

Dolphin with starfish

Dolphin with starfish Photo credit: Dolphin-Study

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