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Tidewater Tours

#4 Dock Street, Cedar Key City Marina, Cedar Key, FL 32625-4742
+1 352-543-9523
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Great trip despite the cold weather conditions

Connie is the story teller and she has a million of them that will keep you informed and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
The Villages, Fl
Nice people and informative about the area's history

Even though it was chilly and my husband and I were the only customers, we were taken on a very... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
Elaine B
Orlando, Florida
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We offer Tours and Rentals that will meet all your boating needs in Cedar Key. USCG inspected vessels to carry more than six passengers. Airboat Rides in the tidal marsh. Suwannee River trips that contrast the salt water habitat to the fresh water. Birding tours that identify all the varieties of species. Island Tours are offered daily to share the Cedar Key Wildlife Refuge barrier islands and history of the area. Come join us for a relaxing and educational boat tour.
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#4 Dock Street, Cedar Key City Marina, Cedar Key, FL 32625-4742
+1 352-543-9523
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Connie is the story teller and she has a million of them that will keep you informed and entertained for a wonderful two hour tour of the islands near Cedar Key. Captain Mike handled the rough sea conditions great and knew where and when to...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Even though it was chilly and my husband and I were the only customers, we were taken on a very nice and informative boat ride. Loved learning about both the history and the environment. Thanks!

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Connie and Mike were just wonderful.. The sunset tour was amazing and Connie was so informative. Cedar Key is a beautiful place with so much history. So glad we had great weather for such a pleasant tour. Thank you both..

Thank Mariefla
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Great trip out with skipper Fred - he has great knowledge, very informative, and amusing - great at spotting birds from a distance. We visited Cedar Key when it was very quiet, and we were not sure whether it would still be running or not,...More

Thank MrsHelenB7777
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Very interesting tour with a well-informed guide who went out of his way to attract dolphins for me to photograph. He had lots of information to share about the wildlife we saw and about the history of the keys. Great tour for a great price!

Thank erojustice
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Very interesting and informative tour! If you want to visit Cedar Key, you have to make this trip 😀👍

Thank Christian D
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I have taken this tour many times in the past several years and this one was the best ever. The owners have a wonderful appreciation and understanding of the history and wildlife in the area and are seem happy to share it with you. I...More

Thank rafagator
Reviewed 10 August 2017

My husband and I both enjoyed our island tour with Tidewater on a recent trip to Cedar Key. Our guide was knowledgeable and knows how to tell a good tale about the history and the local plants and animals. As an added bonus a pod...More

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We made a last-minute decision to make a side-trip to Cedar Key. We are so glad that we found Tidewater Tours to introduce us to the area! We selected the Island Tour to learn about the history and to do a bit of birdwatching. We...More

1  Thank Carolyn E
Reviewed 16 July 2017

In order to get a true perspective on Cedar Key, this is a must do trip. The two hour tour of the islands with Captain Fred was very informative. We learned the history of the islands and lots of other tidbits. We were so lucky...More

Thank Wendy N
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24 August 2017|
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Response from Carolyn E | Reviewed this property |
To be safe, you'll want to make a reservation. It would be a shame if you were to show up and all of the seats were taken. I called at 9 am to book 2 seats for the afternoon tour on the same day and there were only 4 seats... More
5 March 2017|
Response from ladyluck523 | Reviewed this property |
On their website it says they have 2 tours daily for $26 per person. One is at 11am and one is at 2pm but call ahead. Their tours are dependant on tides, weather, number of passengers and what boat is available. Check their... More
13 November 2016|
Response from tidewatertours | Property representative |
Yes ma'am. Monday for sure, I need to make sure Doug is still on for Tuesday. We will close Wednesday thru Friday for the holiday. Thanks!