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“Hidden Treasure”

Fort Matanzas National Monument
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St. Augustine, Fort Matanzas and Downtown Helicopter Tour
Ranked #17 of 190 things to do in St. Augustine
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Owner description: This fort is on Rattlesnake Island and can be reached via ferry.
Reviewed May 21, 2013 via mobile

All the times I've been to St Augustine, I've never been here. What a pleasant surprise. Took short boat trip to Fort. Did tour and was able to get lots of info from Park Staff. VERY interesting. I'd probably come again just because it was fun and not expensive. Kids loved it.

Thank touringbee
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Reviewed May 19, 2013

Very nice area to visit. The ferry ride across to the fort was nice and the men directing the tour were very friendly and full of history. We were with a very fun group to tour with also. Which made it even better. The view is beautiful. All free!!! Very nice way to spend a part of your day.

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Reviewed May 19, 2013

The Fort is a neat place to visit and I was very much impressed by the fount of knowlege of my tour guide. The tour guide explained about the life of the 7 soldiers who worked at the Fort and mentioned how it was only attacked 7 times in its 300 year history. It was also neat to learn more about the operation of the cannons in the fort and to see a demonstration of how cannons were fired. The Ferry ride itself was pleasant as it was interesting to see the bay and observe birds flying by.

Thank Brent P
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Reviewed May 18, 2013

Great way to spend an hour along one of the prettiest beaches along the northeast coast. Operated by the park system, its a free pontoon boat ride over to the fort where you'll learn Mantanzaz means slaughter and why the name.

1  Thank ldhager
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Reviewed May 14, 2013

It was beautiful to see. The location is next to the water; so one gets a great breeze. Great historic stop. Go and see!

Thank Segadores777
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