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Off The Map Expeditions - Tours

Dead Lakes, Wewahitchka, FL
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Excellent tour of a vital locale with a knowledgeable guide

The three of us opted for a tour of Dead Lakes by boat, and our guide, Matt Godwin, surpassed all... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
Fido51
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Little Rock, Arkansas
Pontoon Perfection

A lazy morning on the water communing with nature, enjoying one gorgeous view after anothe and... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
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Dead Lakes, Wewahitchka, FL
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

The three of us opted for a tour of Dead Lakes by boat, and our guide, Matt Godwin, surpassed all expectations. Matt knows this country and effectively describes how this landscape provides the perfect place for Tupelo Honey, the world's finest. His knowledge goes well...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

A lazy morning on the water communing with nature, enjoying one gorgeous view after anothe and learning about the area from our personal guide.....it doesn’t get much better than that. HIGHLY recommend!

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Matthew G, Owner at Off The Map Expeditions - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. I’m glad you guys had a good time. Hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I and two other couples (friends of ours), went for a two hour cruise. But unlike Gilligan, we had a great time with our very knowledgeable guide Matt. He really knew everything about the area and it's history. A bonus was that...More

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Matthew G, Owner at Off The Map Expeditions - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

I really appreciate you taking the time to leave a great review! It was a fun trip!

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

We had a wonderful tour of the Deal Lakes with Matt as our guide. It was so unique and he was extremely knowledgeable of the area and wildlife. It was fun, educational and relaxing. I highly recommend it - you will not be disappointed.

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Matthew G, Owner at Off The Map Expeditions - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thanks you so much!

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Took the 2+ hr boat tour with Captain Matt of Off the Map Expeditions. Although the wildlife did not happen to cooperate the lovely early morning that we did the tour, Captain Matt provided a wonderfully informative tour of Dead Lakes that we felt the...More

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Matthew G, Owner at Off The Map Expeditions - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Your nice review is greatly appreciated!

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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went out for an entire day with Matt, with a break in the middle. We spent a perfect day exploring the Dead Lakes on his pontoon boat. He also guides kayak trips on the lakes. Matt is a terrific guy, informative...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

We were advised to visit the Dead Lakes area with a guide due to the complexity of the waterways. We contacted the owner, Matt, who responded promptly and met our travel schedule. The group was small and Matt was very knowledgeable about the area. His...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2017

We took a lake tour with two elementary school aged boys. Matt was a great tour guide and worked well with the kids. He gave us follow-up recommendations for other sights to see while we were in the area. He was knowledgeable about the area's...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2017

I started corresponding with owner, Matt Godwin, to plan a pontoon boat trip with good friends during my trip to East Point, Florida. Matt went above and beyond to accommodate my visit (working around some bad weather). The full two hour ride through Dead Lakes...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

My husband, a friend and I went out on the Dead Lakes today with Matt Godwin, owner of Off the Map Expeditions. We had a great time, and Matt was an excellent guide. He has lived in the area most of his life and has...More

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Judy L
21 February 2017|
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We are starting to see a few reptiles almost every trip, both snakes and alligators. This time of year (late February) it is highly dependent on that day's weather. Osprey are just moving back in and starting to nest, so we... More
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