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Tidewater Tours

#4 Dock Street, Cedar Key City Marina, Cedar Key, FL 32625-4742
+1 352-543-9523
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The Sunset Cruise

One of the highlights of our visit. Its like a pontoon boat with bench seating. The hosts, take... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2016
Bill J
Lakewood Ranch, Florida
highlight of our visit to Cedar Key

This is a must see. We took a tour of all the outlying islands and along the way saw an absolutely... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2016
Sanford, Florida
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We offer Tours and Rentals that will meet all your boating needs in Cedar Key. USCG inspected vessels to carry more than six passengers. Airboat Rides in the tidal marsh. Suwannee River trips that contrast the salt water habitat to the fresh water. Birding tours that identify all the varieties of species. Island Tours are offered daily to share the Cedar Key Wildlife Refuge barrier islands and history of the area. Come join us for a relaxing and educational boat tour.
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#4 Dock Street, Cedar Key City Marina, Cedar Key, FL 32625-4742
+1 352-543-9523
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Reviewed October 13, 2016

One of the highlights of our visit. Its like a pontoon boat with bench seating. The hosts, take you out and explain some the history of the area and of course, catch a magnificent sunset. You can bring drinks and snacks on board with you,...More

1  Thank Bill J
Reviewed October 12, 2016

This is a must see. We took a tour of all the outlying islands and along the way saw an absolutely amazing variety of wildlife, including many species of birds and schools of dolphins swimming right next to us. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and...More

Thank BlueHighwaysGuy
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

All you can say is wow. As the boat tours the outer Islands and the dolphins play in its wake, the sun once again sinks into the sea. Bursts of red, yellow and orange light up the sky and if you are lucky, you may...More

Thank J C
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic trip,,,very knowledgeable about the history and present day info if the area. I'd consider this a MUST DO when in the area!!!!

Thank Angie S
Reviewed August 1, 2016

We went on a sunset tour and it was wonderful! The tour took us past at least three major islands and many other features were share. The owners shared the history of the area throughout the tour as well as the natural aspects of the...More

1  Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed July 13, 2016

This is one of the best boat tours I have been on. The guide was well informed, engaging and funny. She spent about 1 1/2 hours talking about the history of Cedar Key, its past a present industries, the local culture, small town life and...More

1  Thank sunnyFL10
Reviewed July 8, 2016

Connie was a great guide. We learned a lot about the history of the area. She was also very knowledgeable of the marine life and birds of the area. We even got to see Dolphins up close. There was a whole pod swimming along the...More

Thank Ampi85
Reviewed July 3, 2016

We took my mother,father,husband, son (10),neices (23) and family friends. Mike and his crew were wonderful. They gave the history of the islands and keys, took uscto a sandbar looking for sandollars, a beach for shells and starfish. Even spent extra time so the kids...More

Thank AnnMarie P
Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

We took the evening cruise. With the tarp rooftop and comfortable seats, the boat was just right for sightseeing. Captain Mike and his wife Sue made the cruise a pleasure. We saw the Crystal River Power Plant and clam farms in the distance. The boat...More

Thank Ruth746
Reviewed June 16, 2016

We were in Cedar Key during one of their festivals - which are always well attended. After having lunch at Tony's (and don't miss that if you are there), we walked to the waterfront and decided to take a boat tour. We saw so many...More

Thank Toni R
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Mike N Jenn E
August 24, 2017|
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Response from Carolyn E | Reviewed this property |
To be safe, you'll want to make a reservation. It would be a shame if you were to show up and all of the seats were taken. I called at 9 am to book 2 seats for the afternoon tour on the same day and there were only 4 seats... More
March 4, 2017|
Response from ladyluck523 | Reviewed this property |
On their website it says they have 2 tours daily for $26 per person. One is at 11am and one is at 2pm but call ahead. Their tours are dependant on tides, weather, number of passengers and what boat is available. Check their... More
November 13, 2016|
Response from tidewatertours | Property representative |
Yes ma'am. Monday for sure, I need to make sure Doug is still on for Tuesday. We will close Wednesday thru Friday for the holiday. Thanks!