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Manatee Scenic Tour Boat

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4884 Front St, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127
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What a fun time

Went on this boat tour and it was fun. Lots of information. Saw lots of dolphins. Manatees show... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2018
Denise P
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Richmond, Michigan
Great ride

Tour is nice we saw dolphin and a manatee plus birds. Reasonable prices staff very s friendly Rob... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2018
tw1956
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Dayton, Ohio
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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 Manatee, Dolphin, Turtles, Exotic Birds and more. Learn of the local history & ecology. Free drink & snack with every ticket purchase. Free parking on premises
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4884 Front St, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127
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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

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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 $$

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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

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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

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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

Thank Linda R
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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.

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Reviewed February 11, 2018

We have taken this route before on a competitor boat in the area. Wanted to try this one to compare. We got there a little early and sat up front. I don't think the boat was totally full. They do allow you to walk around...More

1  Thank CruiserIllinois
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Reviewed February 10, 2018

I should have known things were awry when our waitress laughed when I told her we were going on the Manatee two hour cruise. As I got on the boat the image of a cattle car came to mind. In the main cabin of the...More

1  Thank pc953
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Michael M, Owner at Manatee Scenic Tour Boat, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

Thank you for this review I will look into your concerns to further better things aboard the vessel Mike

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

A pleasant two hour cruise down the river and back. The boat is not spectacular, but it was great to see some dolphins. Bottled water is available onboard for $1.

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Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

Staff was super nice and the boat is cute. We took a 2 hr ride that lasted an eternity because we wanted to get out and push the boat faster. I felt as if I could swim faster than we're going. Also, we weren't warned...More

1  Thank kkd8578
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Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

This was a horrible tour. The boat is not open it has tinted windows which have been slided back and forth so much they are scratched beyond being able to see out of them. It was hot and stuffy. There is a very small area...More

1  Thank rehara901
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It's 25 for adults, 22 for seniors, 16 for kids under 12.
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