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CatBoat Adventure Tours

Mount Dora, FL, USA
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About CatBoat Adventure Tours
Experience Old Florida on a guided boat tour of Lake Dora and the famous Dora Canal on the Harris Chain of Lakes. You drive the boat! Your local, expert tour guide will share the history of this unique part of Central Florida and it's abundant wildlife along the way.
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Debbiereichert878@@gmail.com wrote a review Nov 2020
Ocala, Florida4 contributions
The CatBoat Adventure Tour was great fun. I have to admit, I was a little apprehensive in the beginning. Once we got into open water it was great. The trip through the canal was wonderful. Captain Todd was fun and informative. Will definitely go again. Highly recommend.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Jim P wrote a review Nov 2020
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Sure, there are other ways to see Lake Dora, Tavares and the Dora Canal, but you should rent a CatBoat for the best experience! We were a group of nine (three families, adults with one teenager and three 20-somethings) on five boats. We were greeted by "Danger" Bob on the dock, who entertainingly and thoroughly explained everything we needed to know to pilot our CatBoats. Bob led our group around Lake Dora, telling us history about the area and famous residents via two-way radios (one per person). CatBoats smoothly go from slow/no-wake to 30 mph under the control of each driver. We got a unique view of a seaplane landing on the lake as we passed downtown Tavares. Bob narrated our passage through the Dora Canal, even serenading us at times, and pointing out facts about the local wildlife which we even saw along the canal. The boats are easy to pilot (with a steady arm on the steering), and skim nicely over any wake on the water. Bob and his crew very patiently navigated us first-time CatBoaters to a landing on the floating platform. Bob clearly enjoys CatBoating and leading groups on the water and a great time was had by all!
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Date of experience: November 2020
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TravelingSue46 wrote a review Nov 2020
Hernando, Florida80 contributions30 helpful votes
Fantastic outing. We enjoyed every minute of this boat tour. The cat boats were so much fun. Our guide was informative and delightful.
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Gbr wrote a review Nov 2020
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Once you figure out the steering which can be a bit tricky, it was great fun and the narration was entertaining!
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from paulanejametucker, Manager at CatBoat Adventure Tours
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for joining us and we are thrilled you enjoyed your CatBoat Adventure Tour.
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sljenkins61 wrote a review Nov 2020
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We had a blast and our guide was amazing! All of the history and showing us the points of interest were awesome!😎
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Response from paulanejametucker, Manager at CatBoat Adventure Tours
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Yay! Our hearts are happy when we know we have satisfied guest. We are glad you enjoyed your Adventure and hope you can join us again in the near future.
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