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Address: 411 North Donnelly St., Suite 200, Mount Dora, FL 32757
Phone Number: 407-227-3388
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Wed - Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every Tour Is An Adventure! Let the experts at CraigCat Tours guide you on...

Every Tour Is An Adventure! Let the experts at CraigCat Tours guide you on a fun filled tour across Lake Dora and through a 2000 year old cypress tree lined waterway.The Dora Canal has been called -"The Most Beautiful Mile In The World". Scenes from the movie "African Queen" with Humphrey Bogart were filmed in the Dora Canal! Our Tour is fully narrated and guided. We start at Gilbert Park just two blocks from downtown Mt. Dora, see the sights of the Mt. Dora shoreline and then cruise at high speed across Lake Dora to the Dora Canal. We exclusively use CraigCat powerboats. CraigCats are safe, stable, fun and unsinkable.

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Great afternoon tour and drive!

What an awesome time we had on the Saturday 1:00 boat tour! Fun, exciting time. Tutorial for the Craigcats was effective and user-friendly. We had plenty of time on our own... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
jd123mari
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ocala
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ocala
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What an awesome time we had on the Saturday 1:00 boat tour! Fun, exciting time. Tutorial for the Craigcats was effective and user-friendly. We had plenty of time on our own and ALSO had an amazing canal tour from the very kind owner, Dave. We would highly recommend this to anyone! Great adventure for our guests in the future.

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the villages
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great two hour tour of Mount Dora and Canal. Knowledgable guide and fun driving our Cats. What a way to spend a sunny afternoon on the water. Highly recommend it.

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Thank sherrymTheVillages
Lady Lake, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Lake very rough! Beat to death at fast speed going out. Asked guide to slow group down coming back but that didn't happen. We lagged behind and lost group. Couldn't find dock.Lost! What could have been a wonderful trip turned out to be a torture test. Guide did not take control of group! We did not take note of land... More 

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Beaver Dam,WI
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

This Friday we decided to do something adventurous! The weather was warm and breezy with rain a possibility. We boarded the Craigcat two person catamaran for a two hour trip across the lake and down the Mount Dora canal. The Mount Dora Canel is breathtaking with scenery! We were in awe of the wildlife including an alligator only feet Away!... More 

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Thank raceone
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We went as a group. Would do it again in a heartbeat. We just had so much fun. Their was no one in our group that was un happy about this. We are going to do it again. I think everyone that goes to Mt Dora should do this.

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Thank Irene S
The Villages, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Six of us went on the Mount Dora catboat tour last Wednesday. First, the guide David was very caring, knowledgable, and outstanding in helping us to shift scheduled times to meet our last minute needs. The trip was not only scenic, but loads of fun. To quote one of our adult kids, "it was more fun than Disney."

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

These little two-person catamarans are just wonderful. They're super safe and comfortable. They even have a canopy to keep the sun off if you wish. We will be doing this again. Such fun. Our tour was of Lake Dora and we went through the Dora Canal and back. You may get a little damp. Dress accordingly.

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2 Thank happyfaceFlorida
Bushnell, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

The unique boats were a blast to drive! The scenery through the Mt Dora Canal was wonderful. Would do it again in a heartbeat. The guide was incredibly accommodating and went out of his way to make sure everyone had a great time. He even took pictures and sent them to us!

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Thank wayne t
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

2 hours of fun. Great tour guide. A perfect mixture of fast boating, and slow tour down the Mt Dora Canal. So much fun!!

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Bradenton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

I understand there are new owners since 2014. I have also been told the new owners are wonderful. I will go on the tour the next time I am in Mount Dora. We go in Dec., and plan to go next time. Those who also had a not so enjoyable experience if you met the previous owner. Try it again... More 

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