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“best way to see the city”

St. Augustine ECO Tours
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Owner description: Explore St. Augustine! St. Augustine ECO Tours offers guided Kayak, Catamaran & Boat tours of the beautiful marshes & waterways surrounding St. Augustine, Florida. Join our passionate naturalists on an excursion of your choice. The dolphin & nature boat tour is the most popular and covers the most distance. Listen to dolphins with underwater microphones and get the best photos of your trip. Kayak, Boat & Catamaran sailing trips available daily by reservation. Let’s GO!
Winter Springs, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
51 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“best way to see the city”
Reviewed February 15, 2013

The eco tours are the only way to see the entire historic village and spend time where you choose, friendly personable guides and dirt cheap

Visited February 2013
1 Thank jerry w
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Best thing to do in St. Augustine”
Reviewed February 13, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed a fabulous morning kayak trip with our guide, Zach. We saw a bald eagle, dolphins, osprey, egrets and a heron. Wonderful paddling. This was my second outing with ECO Tours in just over a year and I cannot say enough about their professionalism and customer service. Highly recommended.

2 Thank Amy B
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Level 6 Contributor
295 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
“Best way to experience the coastal waters”
Reviewed February 12, 2013

Travelling as a foursome, we picked this very personalised small boat tour and had an extremely informative trip late afternoon with our experienced and knowledgeable sailor, boatman, guide and Eco expert Kyle. We saw many different birds, watched dolphins and were abel to listen to the latter underwater with the sonar equipment the boat has. We also learned about the coast and the continuing changes of the sea and landscape of the area. It got a little cold as the sun was setting behind a cloud but fleece blankets, sweaters and jackets are available if needed. This is a much better tour than a chug around the bay in a large boat and well worth the extra cost. The boat was brand new, had a 4 stroke quiet engine so you don't get the gas fumes like on many other boats. Don't miss this tour it if you want time on the water.

Visited February 2013
2 Thank PhillipN741
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Etoile Texas
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Enriching! And Fun!”
Reviewed February 6, 2013 via mobile

From the thoughtful Angie at the welcome center to the experienced and personable John, our guide, this was a great ride which will enrich two hours of your life! The perspective of Saint Augustine, the birds, the natural habitat, the dolphins, the moored boats, the bridges, the water and the ski, they all put on a great show. The kayaks are well built, safe, and easy to paddle and the adventure is well worth the time!

1 Thank Tim C
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SAETPgm_Mgr, Front Office Manager at St. Augustine ECO Tours, responded to this review, February 9, 2013
Thanks for sharing your feedback! Sounds like you had a great time and we hope you'll join us again if you find yourself in St. Augustine. Until then, have a great 2013!
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St. Augustine, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2013

An amazing 1 1/2 hour boat trip with a very knowledgeable guide named Joe. I have fished and boated these waters much of my life (a native), and Joe taught me things I never knew. His knowledge of the flora and fauna were just incredible and could answer any question deftly. If you happen to be not into the nature thing, you get an awesome boat ride around the bay and river.

Visited January 2013
1 Thank Jagsfan62
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