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St. Nicholas VI Sponge Boat

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Address: 693 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Phone Number: 727-937-5417
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Fun tour

My ten-year-old son said it was fun and my 16 year old daughter "loved it." Just long enough to give us entertaining information. The crew were all very nice and welcoming. Our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2014
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My ten-year-old son said it was fun and my 16 year old daughter "loved it." Just long enough to give us entertaining information. The crew were all very nice and welcoming. Our diver, Frank, posed for pictures and answered all of our questions. Great time with deals on sponges after the tour. I would go again.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Our captain, diver and crew were amazing! Fun, quick little trip with history on the area, diving, and sponge harvesting. Our children enjoyed it and we learned a lot while having fun!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

While at the sponge docks you must do the sponge boat trip. It only takes about 30 minutes and the fare was reasonable too. I think we paid $8 per person. The guide gives you a history of the sponge trade in the area. Also, a diver will suit up and dive down to get a sponge from the river... More 

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Odessa,FL
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

We live in Florida and entertain lots of guests from out of state. Not everyone loves amusement parks! We generally do the beach, seafood places, things in Tampa and other spots nearby. Funny but after everything is said and done, EVERYONE remembers the sponge boat day as being one of the best. It's very informative and unique. Be sure to... More 

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Missouri
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

We wanted to take a boat ride and learn about sponge diving in Tarpon Springs, FL. We found St. Nicholas tour, paid our $8, waited for the next tour and hopped on board. The tour is short. The narrator knew his material and we got the exact tour we were hoping to experience. We got what we paid for and... More 

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Tennessee
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Boat is old, tour is short, and not really worth the money. Took us in the river, turned around and wow that was the tour. Not recommended. Just taking your money.

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