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Address: Hontoon Landing Resort & Marina, 2317 River Ridge Rd., DeLand, FL 32720
Phone Number: +1 386-873-4843
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Description: We operate a 45 foot, 49 passenger Coast Guard licensed tour boat out of...
We operate a 45 foot, 49 passenger Coast Guard licensed tour boat out of Hontoon Landing Resort and Marina in Deland, Florida.
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Great for the family!

Took our grandsons (8 and 10) on this river tour and they absolutely loved it! Lots of birds, gators and even manatees. Very clean, comfortable facilities at checkin, boats are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Winter Park, Florida
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Took our grandsons (8 and 10) on this river tour and they absolutely loved it! Lots of birds, gators and even manatees. Very clean, comfortable facilities at checkin, boats are well maintained and fully shaded. Tour guide extremely knowledgable and friendly. Highly recommended!

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This was a fun and enjoyable afternoon on the river. We saw a multitude of wildlife and if the passengers did not see it the Capitan pointed it out! She was an excellent guide and helped make the cruise very interesting. This cruise was well worth the price!! We will do it again for sure!!

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

You can tell that Captain Josh loves his work. He is a veritable fountain of knowledge of the plants, trees, and wildlife that you will see on the Blue Heron River Tour. You will enjoy this experience if you are interested in the foliage and fauna that is found in Florida. I have lived in Florida for over forty years... More 

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

enjoyed the relaxing guided tour by Captain Josh...he explained everything along the way..saw beautiful birds..alligators, turtles...fun way to spend a few hours beautiful scenery and relaxing ride...intend on going again in the winter months when Captain Josh told us there is so much more to see manatees...etc. thanks for a great morning....

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Apopka, Florida
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The tour guides were knowledgeable and entertaining. Lots of wild life on display as well. Worth the trip out there for the tour. Will come back again.

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Orlando, Florida
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We had a really interesting and fun two hours cruising with Captain Josh a couple of weeks ago. The boat is roomy and has plenty of room to move from side to side to see the alligators, manatees, birds and deer you may see on your cruise. Captain Josh was an informative naturalist but fun,too with a lively sense of... More 

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Richmond, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Captain Josh was very informative and a fun captain. The area is gorgeous and full of wildlife. The boat was clean and well kept. Loved this cruise and would return again if we are in the area. Well worth the price.

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DeLand, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My husband and I went with a group on the Blue Heron River tour. Even though it is summer, we saw a lot of birds, alligators, and owl and deer, along with all the foliage. Josh, our guide was terrific. He is really knowledgeable and you can tell he likes his job. I can't wait to take the tour again... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

On a recent trip to Central Florida to visit my sister, we spent a most enjoyable 2+ hours cruising on the St. John's River. Comfortable pontoon boat with plenty of room to spread out. Great views from both sides of the boat with ability to get up and move around for picture taking, etc. Captain Josh was both informative and... More 

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Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We joined Captain Josh on a river tour through plenty of unspoiled nature sights and animals. He shared a lot of information throughout the cruise and with a lot of humor. Not many manatees around, but one was swimming around the boat, and we stopped for awhile to wait for it to surface. Saw many birds, a couple alligators, lots... More 

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Additional Information about Blue Heron River Tours

Address: Hontoon Landing Resort & Marina, 2317 River Ridge Rd., DeLand, FL 32720
Phone Number: +1 386-873-4843
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  DeLand
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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