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“Sunset sail”

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!
Reviewed April 18, 2013

What a wonderful evening! Zach was a wealth of info and a great guide. Highly recommend for those looking to relax and soak in the scenery

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Reviewed April 17, 2013

Wow what a wonderful trip! We did a private eco tour for my mom's 75th birthday and it was a special memory for all of us! Kyle was WONDERFUL! Very knowledgeable, very accommodating and we saw a MANATEE! I highly recommend this trip for all ages!

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SAETPgm_Mgr, Front Office Manager at St. Augustine ECO Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2013

Happy your family had a great time and decided to spend a special birthday on the water with us! Thanks so much,

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Reviewed April 15, 2013

Our guides were well-informed, friendly and made the trip enjoyable. We had a wide-range of experience in our group from folks who had never been in a kayak, to seasoned veterans. Our guides (Kathy and Courtney) ran us through the basics of paddling and steering while we were on dry land, before we entered the water. My partner had never been kayaking before, but felt at ease and quickly picked up the necessary paddling and steering skills of our kayak. This is a great way to see the bay and salt marsh as well as get an water view of the fort as you paddle by. This was a great morning excursion and we would definitely do it again.

1  Thank carr0tt0p66
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Reviewed April 4, 2013 via mobile

My family was down for spring break and had made reservations for a sunset cruise to see the dolphins. We had Zach as our guide. I have to say that you are not guaranteed to see any wild life. Keep in mind, it is wild so if it wants to show up, it will. He took us down the bay and back and showed us much more than I thought I would see. There are tons of different types of birds, all kinds of tree life, oysters galore, and much more. We learned TONS of interesting things about the sights that we had no clue about before. I was really impressed by his knowledge of everything, it really made the trip great. We had Pelicans flying overhead, saw beds of thousands of oysters and 3 or 4 Dolphins. The best one was right up next to the boat when we were just about back to the dock. He even recommended a place for dinner and we had the best meal of our trip, at the Gypsy! He was very personable and did a great job. If you are interested in the water and the wildlife, I would suggest this cruise.

1  Thank Melissa P
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Reviewed March 29, 2013

As a Brit and an Aussie who have traveled extensively, my friend & I cannot recommend ECO Tours more highly. Our guide Kyle went out his way to make sure the two of us disembarked much more knowledgeable about the local environment and the St. Augustine area in general. One of the strengths of this operation is that your guide will tailor the tour to your interests rather than sticking to one route and one script. Kyle's understanding of marine biology and his passion for the environment seem to genuinely represent the mission of ECO tours. Having said all this, it was also great fun to be out in a boat with someone who clearly knows how to navigate the local waterways, and smoothly executed a person overboard drill in order to rescue a drowning scarf!

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