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Premier Boat Tours

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“captain dave”(29 reviews)
“dora canal”(80 reviews)
“bald eagles”(30 reviews)
Premier Boat Tours (Located at The Lakeside Inn, Mt Dora)providing narrated Eco-tours into the unspoilt Dora Canal, through towering cypress trees dripping with Spanish moss. Commonly seen on the canal are herons, ibis, egrets, anhingas, turtles and...more
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100 N Alexander St, Mount Dora, FL 32757-5570
+1 352-434-8040
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All reviews captain dave dora canal bald eagles hour tour great tour cypress trees plant life old florida two hours sunset cruise eco tour crew members baby alligators fun and relaxing species of birds lakeside inn his assistant
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great eco-tour. The captain is excellent and full of information about the canal, wildlife, fauna etc. They go at a slow pace which gives you enough time to soak it all in. Plus the boat has a canopy to keep you out of the direct...More

Thank marc b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very popular and we were very luck to get on despite being mid week, and rainy the tour was fully booked and both boats were operating Well worth the voyage, with 2 excellent and knowledgeable guides, it was a very pleasant informative 2 hour trip,...More

Thank peterbaker40
Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip on the boat was wonderful, the trip took 2hours and we explored lake Dora and the canals that ran off it. We saw a large Alligator, many different kinds of waterbird, a large turtle and the varied Flora and Fauna. Captain John was...More

Thank Tuchuk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bumped into Captain John in local coffe shop he rang and got us reservation on trip we turned up and got on boat and a confortable and informative trip on the lake and canal. Saw gator and bald eagles at $28 dollors it was a...More

Thank AdamH4465
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brought my mother to Mt. Dora and included this tour. It was beautiful! They are also very imformitive about the things you see and the history of the area. The tour lasts approximately 2 hours. Bring a camera! Binoculars would be good also but they...More

Thank LauraJeanneP
Reviewed 24 September 2018

My wife and I went to Mt Dora for the first time this September after many of our friends had told us what a wonderful time they had when they visited there. All of them said that they highly recommended taking the two hour Eco-tour...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2018

This trip was better than expected thanks to the guides and the number and variety of wildlife we saw--primarily birds. The boat was clean and quite comfortable, the guides were polite, professional, and knowledgeable about the history, geography, and wildlife of the area. Once we...More

Thank NaplzTraveler
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Once you get to the canal is a very pleasant tour. The verbal and tape information during the lake trip is impossible to hear. Trip is 28 per person plus tip.

Thank Starviagera
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went on the 11 am tour. Beautiful, sunny day. Captain Tudor showed us 3 bald eagles, eagle nests, anhingas, herons and more. It was a wonderful 2 hours on the water. Highly recommend taking a side trip to Mt. Dora for...More

Thank csgondek
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Good tour guides and a beautiful tour of the lake! Comfortable boat. Lots of birds like old Florida.

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4 August 2018|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
I would think that they can, with a little work but it’s best to call them
30 May 2018|
Response from TudorBarratt-Scanes | Property representative |
The scheduled tours do not stop at any restaurants.
30 May 2018|
Response from TudorBarratt-Scanes | Property representative |
Yes we have group rates, they work on a sliding scale depending upon the size of the group. They are individually quoted depending on date, time etc.. Please call for a rate.