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Captain Mike's Lazy River Cruises

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Address: 13821 SW Hwy 200, Please Call for Reservations, Dunnellon, FL 34432
Phone Number: 352-637-2726
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Description: Guided boat tours from Stumpknockers restaurant on Hwy 200 Just outside of...
Guided boat tours from Stumpknockers restaurant on Hwy 200 Just outside of Ocala, Florida.
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great river cruise!

This was our 3rd cruise with Capt. Mike, and he made the trip as interesting as the 1st time. We were in luck and saw an aligator fully out of the river, sunning itself on a bank... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

This was our 3rd cruise with Capt. Mike, and he made the trip as interesting as the 1st time. We were in luck and saw an aligator fully out of the river, sunning itself on a bank. Mike always makes the cruises fun and informative. Highly recommended. Our relatives couldn't top talking about it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Have been on many trips with Capt. Mike. Great for birders, naturalists & anyone wanting a tranquil, relaxed and environmentally respectful experience on a truly spectacular old Florida waterway.

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CaptMike T, Owner at Captain Mike's Lazy River Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am glad you have enjoyed our many tours together and always look forward to your return. More 

Zellwood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Our host was extremely informative and fun. His love of the river, the environment, and the animals was very plain. He knew all the animals by sight, yes including all the snakes, birds, turtles, etc. I am thinking of taking the 8 hour tour sometime this year, I can't wait to see where that goes. You will not regret taking... More 

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CaptMike T, Owner at Captain Mike's Lazy River Cruises, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed the tour along this beautiful river. I do hope to see you all again soon. More 

Muskoka District, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We have taken the Lazy River 2 hour Cruise with Captain Mike five times now, and every time there is something new or different. The first time we went on our own, but since then we have introduced ten friends to the Withlacoochee. This is a tour for wildlife and nature lovers, and if you can go during the week,... More 

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CaptMike T, Owner at Captain Mike's Lazy River Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I hope you have a great spring and I will see you on our next great adventure of the withlacoochee river. More 

Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

A great evening cruise on the river with out of state friends and new acquaintances on the boat. Great cruise with Capt. Mike who has great knowledge of the river, its habitat and vegetation. If you want a great meal before or after cruise eat and drink at the famous Stumpknockers Restaurant at the loading dock. Be sure to make... More 

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CaptMike T, Owner at Captain Mike's Lazy River Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I am glad you enjoyed this beautiful river and look forward to your next visit. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

just went on the tour this afternoon. Book in advance To do this as I had to wait 3 days for a spot. Most enjoyable. Mike is very knowledgeable and excellent for spotting wildlife.

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CaptMike T, Owner at Captain Mike's Lazy River Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am glad you enjoyed the tour you had a long drive to get here and it turned out to be a nice afternoon. Hope to see you again. More 

Hernando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed this leisurely ride on the Withlacoochee River. Captain Mike is very knowledgeable about the river. He narrates and answers questions with ease. Hoghly recommend this boat ride/tour.

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CaptMike T, Owner at Captain Mike's Lazy River Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I am so glad you enjoyed the tour and look forward to another tour in the near future. More 

Lady Lake, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The experience is great. This was our second tour and we will be back for more. Capt. Mike is a very affable, informative and knowledgeable guide.

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CaptMike T, Owner at Captain Mike's Lazy River Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Always great to have customers return to see this beautiful river. I am glad you enjoyed the tour. Have a wonderful 2015. More 

Beverly Hills
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I went with a group of girls for the 2 hour boat ride. Captain Mike give a great tour. It is so very relaxing and great scenery when the leaves are changing colors. For $18 you get a 2 hour boat ride which is worth the price.

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CaptMike T, Owner at Captain Mike's Lazy River Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am glad you enjoyed the tour and hope to see you again soon. The fall colors were beautiful this year. Try the spring for a great change and some great wildlife. More 

Citrus Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Great Trip!! No one would believe that this trip down the river was really in Florida, more like South America. Many people think of Florida as Orlando or Fort Lauderdale but cruising down the Withlacoochee River was a delightful change. 1500 year old cypress trees, turtles, alligators, birds, and 100's of strange and beautiful plants were seen everywhere. Captain Mikes... More 

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CaptMike T, Owner at Captain Mike's Lazy River Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am so happy you enjoyed the beautiful scenery along the river and it's wildlife. Hope to see you again in the near future. The spring is another great time to see the river with even more wildlife. More 

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