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Captain Mike's Lazy River Cruises

Address: 13821 SW Hwy 200, Please Call for Reservations, Dunnellon, FL 34432
Phone Number: 352-637-2726
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Ranked #1 of 14 Activities in Dunnellon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Guided boat tours from Stumpknockers restaurant on Hwy 200 Just outside of Ocala, Florida.
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Type: Boat Tours, Sightseeing Tours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Owner description: Guided boat tours from Stumpknockers restaurant on Hwy 200 Just outside of Ocala, Florida.
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Beverly Hills
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95 reviews 95 reviews
51 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 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
1 review
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 

Hillsboro, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I don't have anything to compare this to as this was our first river cruise anywhere. I enjoyed listening to Captain Mike's stories and very much appreciate his humorous interaction with everyone aboard. I was impressed with his knowledge of the river and wildlife around it. He has the sharpest eye sight I've ever encountered and could spot every creature... More 

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

Thanking you so much for taking the time to write a review. The photo's were very good, you really captured the Withlacoochee river. Hope to see you again in the near future. More 

Spring Hill, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We treated my sister to a fun day on her birthday, and Captain Mike's Lazy River Cruise was the best thing we could have done for her. The weather was perfect and Captain Mike impressed us with his knowledge and great personality. He pointed out critters I would have never seen on my own (and I kayak the rivers locally).... 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 so glad everyone enjoyed the tour and I look forward to your return. More 

The Villages, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This is by far one of the nicest river cruises you can take. Captain Mike is very knowledgeable and narrates as you lazily cruise down the river. Very informative and very relaxing. A must do. There is a wonderful restaurant on site. There is a path from the restaurant to the boat that is a bit steep.

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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 do hope to see you out again. Have a great fall. More 

Beverly Hills, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We had a lovely time on the river with Captain Mike. He has the eyes of a hawk and spots animals and birds that we would have missed if he didn't point them out. It was the best money they we have spent for entertainment in a VERY long time. We will go back again and hopefully the next time... 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 and I am very happy you enjoyed the tour. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The boat is spacious. Captain Mike is very knowledgable. Tour was interesting. We saw a gator and a baby gator

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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. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Dunnellon, Florida
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
34 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

It has been a couple of years since I went on Capt. Mike's Lazy River Cruise. I had several guests in from Alabama and from Kentucky and had heard this cruise was a good time so decided to take them. I had a broken leg and ankle. Getting to the boat was not the easiest for me but I had... More 

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

I am sorry you did not enjoy the tour. I do try and engage visitors on the boat and talk with them while on the tour. I do talk about the watering because it is such a big issue here in Florida and with the river. If you enjoy a loud airboat tour over a peaceful quiet pontoon tour then... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Super friendly. Got to see a few small gators. Took a 2 hour trip and the time seemed just right. Not a single mosquito bite on a swampy river. ..pleasant surprise. Inexpensive Capt. MIKE knows his stuff and where to find the gators.

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

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I am glad you enjoyed the bug free environment. Most people are surprised about the lack of biting insects. Hope to see you on another tour soon. More 

Key Largo, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We had a group of 9 adults looking for something laid back to do on a very hot summer day. Mike's river cruise fit the bill. Everything was beautiful and Mike was extremely informative. Other than a very hot day, we would certainly do it again. We saw turtles, baby alligators, hawks, cow birds and water related plants and trees... More 

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

Glad you enjoyed the tour.The summer can be very hot and humid. Hope to see you again in fall or spring. More 

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