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River Explorer Boat Tours

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River Explorer Boat Tours
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“captain scott”(10 reviews)
Join us on a relaxing cruise of the Indian River Lagoon, while we search for dolphins, manatees, birds, river otters and other wildlife. See the beauty of Vero Beach by water as we wind our way through mangroves and down along John's Island. Our...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
3341 Bridge Plaza Dr, Located on the docks behind the Riverside Cafe., Vero Beach, FL 32963-1502
+1 772-713-7132
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We throughly enjoyed this boat tour. Captain Scott and Debbie share their love and knowledge of the lagoon with you in a fun-filled hour or two hour tour. We saw bird island, dolphins and more during our hour tour. Learned so much about the delicate...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bruce120
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw many dolphins During the 1 hour excursion. Plus, it was a great a learning experience on the second largest estuary in the United States. Deb and Scott do everything possible to make sure you enjoy your time with them and learn about the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Toddsgang
Reviewed August 1, 2018

I took this tour from the previous owners a few years ago with my oldest son and had a fantastic time, saw an incredible number of dolphins and manatees and the captain gave us tips about a great place to see manatees when we were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Stacey M
Reviewed July 9, 2018

What a combo! A perfect one hour tour through the estuary. Debbie gave a delightful guided tour and Scott was a great captain! They really encouraged the several children aboard to participate and feel comfortable! We enjoyed every minute and will encourage friends and relatives...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank christiegreen1
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful family fun experience! Captain Scott and Debbie were so professional, kind and informative. We would do this every day if we could. Thank you for an amazing time. We will definitely be back next year!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Laura R
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Great 2 hour tour! Capt Scott and Skipper Debbie made this trip enjoyable, fun and very informative. Definitely a must do! Beautiful islands, we were lucky enough to see dolphins and manatees on this trip.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Becci M
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time. Great people! They are very professional and really tried to show us and educate us.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dakotaaco26
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Kids and grandkids were visiting so we booked this in hopes of seeing dolphins and manatees. We were not disappointed. We saw lots of dolphins and then on our way back spotted 2 manatees. We also saw lots of birds and learned about the area....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rose S
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

This two hour trip was excellent. Captain Scott was a phenomenal guide. We saw Manatees, dolphins, a ton of cool birds, and some “large” houses. All for $35/person. A must do for any that are traveling through Vero Beach.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Iamjohnadams
Reviewed April 4, 2018

My husband and I enjoyed every minute of our pontoon boat ride in Vero Beach. I had been wanting to try this out. So, we booked the two hour trip, which was just beautiful, informative and fun!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Sylvia E
August 15, 2018|
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Response from AlexNienke | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in The River Explorer Boat Tours. All our prices include military and senior discounts. 2 hour tours - 35$ for adults and $20 for kids under 12. 1 hour tour - $25 for adults and $15 for kids
Thomas H
June 29, 2017|
Response from FlyMeToTheMoon429 |
$25 for 1 hour tour. Call them up. They’ll answer any question. Super nice folks!
June 12, 2016|
Response from riverexplorerboat | Property representative |
Our 2 hour tours at 10:00am and 1:00pm are $35.00 for adults and $20.00 for children 12 and under. Our 1 hour tours at 3:30pm and 5:00pm are $25.00 for adults and $15.00 for children 12 and under.