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Manatee Scenic Tour Boat

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Manatee Scenic Tour Boat
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“two hours”(4 reviews)
We are Daytona Beach and Ponce Inlets original scenic tour boat offering 2 hour fully narrated scenic cruises along the Intracoastal waterway. There is no ocean travel. We offer both Indoor and outdoor seating with on board restrooms. Come see...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
4884 Front St, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127
+1 386-761-2027
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All reviews new smyrna beach enjoyable ride two hours homes inlet mate dolphins wildlife scenery route shore
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyable tour - boat was comfortable and staff was knowledgeable. We were too late in the season for manatees so the tour focused on dolphins. We got a real treat with two mother dolphins with calves that were swimming together and breached several times in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Swiftdb1
Reviewed September 11, 2018

They were very informative. Seemed as though they knew a lot. We enjoyed it . The guide and the captain really showed that they cared. We were able to take our own food and drinks.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rose2270
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Email two month in advance as we were coming down from Syracuse NY. Capitan Mike emailed me back with conformation I had two reservations for the evening tour. NEVER did he mention about their website hours were wrong and that the boat left at 6:30...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Michael M, Owner at Manatee Scenic Tour Boat, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Our schedule is subject to change due to the weather daylight savings time and other factors it is on our website I am so sorry if you'd like you can give me a call directly at 386-235-2729 and I will accommodate you on a complimentary...More

Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

AMAZING TOUR! I wish I would’ve taken this on my first day of vacation so that I could have explored more of the Inlet. Captain and first mate were very friendly and knowledgeable about the area and the wildlife. We saw many species of birds...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jessica T
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Just got back from our third Manatee tour. The wife and I enjoyed our relaxing boat ride for the third year. The people were simply wonderful that ran the tour. I loved all the wonderful smells that surrounded us...the salt water the restaurant it was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sonny B
Reviewed April 27, 2018

Went on this boat tour and it was fun. Lots of information. Saw lots of dolphins. Manatees show up maybe in June

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Denise P
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

Tour is nice we saw dolphin and a manatee plus birds. Reasonable prices staff very s friendly Rob needs to be less chatty about the homes and tell more history if the area and wildlife. Enjoyable worth the $$

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 28, 2018

Be advised to ask if it is Manatee season before you book this tour - we were not told until we had boarded that there were no manatees, it was still too early. Office staff were brusque and hurried, even though there weren't that many...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank DebbieT
Michael M, Owner at Manatee Scenic Tour Boat, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2018

Thank you for bringing this to my attention we are in the process of changing the windows I'm sorry you did not have a good trip but we cannot fix things unless it's brought to our attention

Reviewed February 18, 2018

The staff were very nice. We all got a bottle of cold water and a little snack bag to bring on the boat, which I wasn't expecting. We were almost the last people to arrive, and the boat was packed. The lady in the office...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Linda_R1801
Reviewed February 14, 2018

Took guests on this tour. It was enjoyable and the comments were informative. No manatees were seen, but, a lot of dolphins were seen. Plexiglas windows did obstruct the views somewhat.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Lena E
August 28, 2018|
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Response from Denise P | Reviewed this property |
I would call and ask. My tour was a full boat and no room for dogs.
Jan V
April 11, 2016|
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Response from Kahuna1989 | Reviewed this property |
It's 25 for adults, 22 for seniors, 16 for kids under 12.