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“Relaxing boat tour of Winter Park Lakes”
Review of Lake Virginia

Ranked #8 of 52 things to do in Winter Park
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Reviewed October 13, 2013

At the foot of Morse Street there is a small operation that runs pontoon boats into Lake Virginia and two other lakes connected by canals. It's a relaxing way to spend an hour seeing how the rich and famous have built some beautiful lakefront property narrated by a local who adds a little background to the history.
Cost was a little steep at $12/adult and it's cash only! But they trusted us to ride first and return later to pay after we'd gone to the ATM...nice people.

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Reviewed August 5, 2013

Lake Virginia is one of the lakes in "The Winter Park Chain Of Lakes" which are connected by canals and waterways. Rollins College is situated on this beautiful lake and their water ski team and rowing team practice here. There is also a public boat ramp (fees are charged for usage) where you are able to launch your boat.
The boat tour, which is located at the end of Morse Blvd. is a great way to see some beautiful homes and wildlife from the water. The narrated tour gives you some historical information while you can view the natural beauty of the lake you are riding upon. Bring your sunglasses and binoculars and enjoy the magnificent views.

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Reviewed July 18, 2013

Lake was very beautiful as were the homes and the college that we saw. Tour guide didn't give much information though. Would have liked more info.

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Reviewed April 23, 2013

We took a boat trip on this & other lakes connected to it. This is a very ritzy area, with gorgeous & expensive waterfront homes. It's a lovely way to while away an hour or so. Canals connect the various lakes to each other.

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Reviewed December 19, 2012

A piece of olde Winter Park surrounding Rollins College. Senic drive especially when azaleas are in bloom. Boat tour in downtown Winter Park is nice too.

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