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St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC

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Discover the beauty of Natural Florida aboard our new 28 passenger pontoon boat. Join us in exploring the back waters of one of the most protected areas of the St. John's River. Whether it is from November through March when the many migratory birds...more
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488 W Highbanks Rd, DeBary, FL 32713-4646
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All reviews hour tour john's river flora and fauna beautiful scenery barred owls pontoon boat knowledgeable guide my favorite their natural habitat two hours excellent tour love nature great photos saw lots of wildlife great information learn something another couple
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This activity is great for all ages, as you sit and let Doug take you right up to the wildlife! We saw raccoons swimming, alligators, turtles, water moccasins, and all kinds of different local birds on our 2 hour cruise. It was a gorgeous day...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour is very intimate, in that the pontoon boat is relatively small, so the number of passengers is limited. Once underway, you can move safely around the boat and get lots of great photos. This is not some big commercial tour - the guide...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jim B
Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your kind words we designed the boat to be smaller to be more intimate with fewer seats and the ability to get into the smaller areas to be able to get close to the animals and beauty that surronds us. We are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour delivered on all expectations. Doug, our guide, is well versed on the history of the St. John’s River, the various types of wildlife, vegetation, and early navigation practices. The leisurely trip was a peaceful look at all the beauty the rive has to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Frank D
Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your kind words. The river is particularly beautiful at this time of the year we are glad you shared it with us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour allows you to enter the quiet and beauty of the natural habitat along the river. Abundant wildlife and excellent guides

Date of experience: January 2019
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Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you chose to allow us to share this wonderful river with you.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go every season You will doubt the reality you hae been living is the real one once you hae experienced thisMore

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dan L
Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thank you for your kind words for me every trip is different, but I must agree with you that every season brings something new. Our next season is the nesting season which starts in March followed closely by the fledgling time where we see the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a trip! We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon out on the river where the wildlife is in abundance if you know where to look and Doug, our guide and captain certainly knew where to look. The small craft was able to negotiate tight bends and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Graham G
Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We certainly had a wonderful time and saw quite a bit of wildlife. You were a true joy to have on he boat and look forward to your next visit. Travel home safely.

Reviewed December 12, 2018

You will see many bird species. Seen a few alligators and sometimes a manatee. Took friends along for a great time. Lot of cypress trees and cypress knees. Very interesting trip.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Thank you for your kind words and we look forward to seeing you next time.

Reviewed December 2, 2018

This was a great day trip with an experienced group of operators. Our captain and mate maneuvered the boat so that we could see everything they saw. Doug who met us prior to the trip and took our reservation explained throughout the trip the birds,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2018

We enjoyed having you on our tour and consider what we do a privilege and are passionate about what we do. We are so glad you enjoyed the tour and look forward to seeing you on your next visit.

Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic experience. Dog is a great guy and we saw so many different species of birds alligators and the actual beautiful foliage of the Saint Johns river waterway. Super relaxing in a great time

Date of experience: December 2018
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Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2018

Thank you for your kind words we enjoyed sharing this beautiful river with you and look forward to seeing you next time.

Reviewed November 27, 2018

This was a wonderful adventure! Dave our guide was very knowledgeable and was a great spotter of birds. We were the only two on this particular cruise but they gave us the full tour. Saw lots of interesting birds, alligators and manatees. Beautiful scenery on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

We enjoyed having you on our tour and hope you visit with us again. thank you for your kind words.

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brendaf122018
January 13, 2019|
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Response from Graham G | Reviewed this property |
it depends which craft he uses. The smaller one is a small launch with no restroom. We did not see the larger one in detail as it was in dock for service
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Happiness551964
September 27, 2018|
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Response from Jill A | Reviewed this property |
I believe they do. Their website is very good and lists avalable tour dates and times.
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estuarysuz
February 15, 2017|
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Response from Doug L | Property representative |
Our tours are 2 hours in length. The adult price is $30.00 the senior price is $ 27.00 and kids 12 and under are $ 17.00
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