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St. Johns River Tours, Inc. - Day Tours

55716 Front St, Astor, FL 32102-3242
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Fantastic

There were 4 of us that went on the tour. The captain was so very informative and made it a fun... read more

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mbsarty
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Ocala, Florida
Great afternoon on St Johns River and Blackwater Inn dinner

Spent a lovely afternoon on a two hour cruise on the St Johns River which started at the Blackwater... read more

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810joannek
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Liverpool NY
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Depart from historic Astor, Florida at the Blackwater Inn for a leisure boat tour to the many tributaries of the St. Johns River. Where you will experience exotic plant and wildlife steeped in history dating back to ancient Indian and Spanish civilizations. On your St. Johns River eco tour you will experience a variety of wildlife, alligators, bald eagles, manatees, and plant life, air plants, ferns and large cypress trees.
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“captain bob” (24 reviews)
“hour tour” (17 reviews)
“blackwater inn” (27 reviews)
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55716 Front St, Astor, FL 32102-3242
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Reviewed today

There were 4 of us that went on the tour. The captain was so very informative and made it a fun and interesting trip. Didn't want it to end

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Reviewed yesterday

Spent a lovely afternoon on a two hour cruise on the St Johns River which started at the Blackwater Inn in Astor, Florida. Our guide and tour boat captain and driver, named Bob was delightful. He had an informative narrative about the river, plants, animals...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed our tour very much, the captain was great explaining all about the St. Johns River, and saw different types of birds, turtles, and gators.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Informative and entertaining. Wonderful scenery and wildlife. Great value for two hour tour and very comfortable. Will do it again with guests - couples and children.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must do!! So very relaxing, informative, and a great way to see the best of Florida. Capt. Bob was entertaining with his stories which enhanced the knowledge he passed on about the flora/fauna of the river, the history of the area, past...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Captain is very knowledgeable about Florida wildlife. He spots gators, turtles, and manatees and brings the boat in for a closer view.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

First time ever on a boat tour. It was informational, fun, and relaxing. I definitely recommend it! The price is very fair.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the trip today April 12, 2018 and really enjoyed it. Captain Bob was excellent with his stories, humor and knowledge of the plants, reptiles and birds. Alligators of all sizes, birds of all sorts and plants that float. We would recommend it to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great scenic views of the St. Johns River and the natural habitat and wildlife in the area. Able to several alligators(including babies), several great Blue Herons, Anhingas, and Cormorants. Guide was knowledgeable about native animal and plant species and shared several local stories and history...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This 2 hour tour provided an excellent overview of the St. John's river near Astor. Captain Bob was engaging, funny and extremely knowledgeable of the flora and fauna. The tour was a hit with our entire party.

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marymccarth0514
10 November 2017|
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Response from rayhP3182GU | Reviewed this property |
There is definitely fishing on the St. Johns river. Not on the tour. I'm pretty sure people were fishing in the area but I didn't pay very close attention.
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Lucia J
29 May 2017|
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Response from ladydi81249 | Reviewed this property |
if you buy your ticket on line be sure to print off the receipt and take it with you. I thought I had a reservation, didn't take confirmation with us and we were not on the list. Fortunately there was room.
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sislis
8 April 2017|
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Response from FDMurr | Reviewed this property |
Their online literature states that one of their pontoon boats has a wheel chair accessable head on board. Pontoon boats are easy on and off.
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