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“Comfortable cruiser”

St Augustine Scenic Cruise
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Owner description: Relax and enjoy a one hour and fifteen minute cruise aboard the Victory III. Narrated tours by the Captain provide an incomparable way to view St. Augustine’s historical landmarks and natural sites of interest.
Reviewed July 3, 2013

Now I like to relax as much as the next guy; and this ride is good for that. It sounds like the Captain has a lot of information to share, but to me, it was very difficult to hear and understand over the engine noise; so I decided it wasn't worth the effort.

Once I dismissed the very low audible speaker, the ride is very relaxing. Strap your hat on and put on the sunscreen and head up on the top outdoor deck for the best panoramic views. You can sit on movable chairs or with a table indoors with good, but less visibility. If you're early to board you can sit in front downstairs for a great view also.

I love getting out on the water and learning the local stories; so it would get a better rating if the Captain could be easily heard.

2  Thank David S R
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Reviewed June 23, 2013

This is a nice way to view the city from the water and a good way to end the day with the evening cruise.

Be sure to print off the 1/2 off coupon from your computer before you go there AND be sure to join their Frequent Floater Club. When you pay for seven trips, you get one trip free! You have to ask the man at the ticket booth for a card for it.

Be patient. He is an elder man and a bit slow but nice person. Took three times for him to understand what I wanted and he finally gave me the card. He does things with pen and paper (got to love that!) and is not in a rush.

The cruise is about 1 hr 15 minutes and you can ride inside or upper deck.

They have water, soda, beer and wine for sale (reasonable prices) and some snack food.

2  Thank camelette
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Reviewed May 13, 2013

We actually took this cruise twice! Once in the morning, and once in the evening!!

The staff was FANTASTIC!! The evening cruise was a little more cowded, my guess is because its "sunset"... but regardless, we had a great time! Kicked back with a beer and enjoyed the peaceful cruise on the water while on the top deck of a riverboat... GREAT way to spend an hour an a half of our day!

The price i think is fairly reasonable for the views of the islands from the water perspective!

Will DEFINITELY do this again next time we are there!! :)

Thank cm0305
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Reviewed April 22, 2013

The captain was very friendly and knew his stuff! We went all around the inlet and learned a lot about the city itself and the wild life.

We were lucky enough to see dolphins on the trip. It does not always happen but when we saw it they slowed the boat down a bit and let us enjoy.

We went at the later cruise and it was night and kinda romantic for us Wisconsiners. You get a great view of the light house and just a nice time to relax after a long day of walking about Augustine. There is bathrooms, and snack bar on the boat. The snack bar and drinks are very reasonably priced and the tour was just about an hour to an hour and a half long. We would go again in a heart beat.

1  Thank Beth E
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Reviewed April 1, 2013

Had many options for activities, but this one seemed a little different than the typical trolley tours running round town - and that it was! We chose to sit outside at the front of the boat where we saw and heard the whole tour, so relaxing for a little over an hour wish it was an hour more. They sell small snacks and drinks aboard, but they seemed ok if you already had your own as well...

1  Thank kerthom5
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