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Great Tour of St. Augustine

As a Jacksonville native, St. Augustine is a place I have toured often. To see it from the water... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2013
Ashley B
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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
GREAT Sat. Fun!

This was the first time myself or my boyfriend were ever on a speed boat! The staff an owner was... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2013
Mandieswah
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Tampa, Florida
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16 Apr 2014
“Can't find it open”
3 Sep 2013
“Great Tour of St. Augustine”
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Conquer the nation's oldest port on a 30 or 60-minute, thrilling, hi-speed expedition. Enjoy an entertaining thrill ride & tour aboard the El Conquistador Speedboat, focusing on St. Augustine, Florida's maritime heritage, history, landmarks...more
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111 Avenida Menendez Slip 73, St. Augustine, FL 32084-4402
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Reviewed 16 April 2014

Their website says they are shut down for the 2013 season.... see you in March 2014. Now it is April. It still says it is shut down. I tried to click on the contact us button but it won't let you send an email. If...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2013

As a Jacksonville native, St. Augustine is a place I have toured often. To see it from the water was a completely new and exciting experience. The staff was extremely friendly, accommodating, and professional. The boat was comfortable and spacious. Overall I would highly recommend...More

Thank Ashley B
Reviewed 20 August 2013

This was the first time myself or my boyfriend were ever on a speed boat! The staff an owner was VERY friendly. We were traveling from Tampa an running late due to typical I-4 Traffic called left a message they responded in a proper amount...More

Thank Mandieswah
Reviewed 12 August 2013

This was a great way to get out on the water for a few hours and enjoy some of the scenery. We saw a ton of dolphins and enjoyed the super friendly staff. Could of used a few more tour type stops with some good...More

1  Thank Christine M
Reviewed 29 July 2013

We really enjoyed this ride. The crew was very personable and the boat was beautiful. The high speed runs, circles and figure eights had you holding your breath. The only critique I would have was I expected more of a "tour". They have both a...More

1  Thank Jeb1217
ElCon1, Owner at El Conquistador Speedboat Thrill Ride & Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2013

Thank you for your review and I appreciate your feedback. I was traveling and could not Captain this past weekend however I am not sure why 'more of a tour was not provided' but I will find out!!! I am glad you enjoyed the 'thrill...More

Reviewed 27 July 2013

We thought that the boat only went out on Friday and Saturday and we were leaving to come home Friday. When I asked someone at the marina, I was told that they also ran on Thursdays. Our boys were excited to get to ride! There...More

Thank A G
ElCon1, Owner at El Conquistador Speedboat Thrill Ride & Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2013

I am very sorry and disappointed to hear of your experience. My reservation person is usually very responsive and if there was potential for thunder storms, my Captain may have had to cancel the trip. Please email me directly at philip@elconspeedboat.com so I can further...More

Reviewed 5 September 2012

I first went to the guide that said no reservations needed. When i went to the marina I was sent across the street the office was closed. I then went on line the night before and booked the trip. The next day an hour before...More

2  Thank Debra B
ElCon1, Owner at El Conquistador Speedboat Thrill Ride & Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2013

Unfortunately, we blew an engine in August 2012 and you were provided incorrect information by one of our 3rd party ticket sellers, NOT by my reservation person. I am very sorry to hear you were provided wrong info and that you did not even get...More

Reviewed 14 August 2012

Our group was from age 10 to 54, we all had a great time. We took the 30 minute tour. The crew was very friendly and explained everything. When we visit St. Augustine again, we will take this ride again. I would highly recommened this,...More

Thank Ute W
Reviewed 30 July 2012

Booked the 30 minute ride which for me and my family was the perfect amount of time. We were a party of 8 ranging from age 7 to 66 and everyone had a great time- I especially enjoyed the loops and figure eights! The captain...More

Thank Jen B
Reviewed 23 July 2012

We enjoyed our trip on El Conquistador! We were the only ones on there and the captain had a great time hamming it up w/my 7 yr old son. It was a lot of fun and I highly recommend it!

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