Very affordable trip. Lots of information about the area and the ability to watch how sponges are harvested.
St. Nicholas VI Sponge Boat
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So Tarpon Springs is quite touristy with people continuously offering you coupons to competing Greek restaurants and calling to you regarding dolphin boat tours. However, if you can overlook all that and have some fun being in Tarpon Springs then I highly recommend you do...More
Some friends and I just played tourist in Tarpon Springs today. We took this tour on a whim. It was a reasonable price (10.00 for adults) and quite enjoyable. We learned so much about how natural sea sponges are harvested as well as how the...More
For $10.00 we had a very informative and enjoyable trip. Learned a lot about the different types of sponges. Very friendly staff. Well worth the $10.00 and time.
For just $10 you get the education of a lifetime about the Sponge Industry. 40 minutes of information and fun. I highly recommend this to all ages.
What a great way to get to see Tarpon Springs harbor and learn about the Sponge Business of Tarpon Springs. For $10 ($9 seniors) you board a replica sponge boat and head out into the harbor to have an authentic demonstration of sponge harvesting. On...More
We thoroughly enjoyed the trip. The crew was very nice, pleasant boat ride through the area, topped off by a real hard hat diver who went down and brought up a sponge to pass around. Reasonably priced, and included a discount coupon for the gift...More
Only $10 for a 40 min demonstration about the sponge diving and harvesting business. We found it worthwhile and was fascinated watching the diver put on over 170 lbs of gear.
This was a surprising gem. Something you really cant see/do anywhere else. Worth the $ & the time. Don't miss this.
Took our grand children on this tour and they loved it. Captain, emcee and mate were incredibly friendly and interacted with the children much of the time. Boat was aged but attractively painted, clean and well maintained. Trip down the Anclote River only took about...More