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Scenic Boat Tour

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Address: Winter Park, FL
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+1 407-644-4056
10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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We took this boat tour and had a great time seeing all the big homes, college and canals. The guide was informative and funny. It was a beautiful afternoon on the pontoon boat... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took this boat tour and had a great time seeing all the big homes, college and canals. The guide was informative and funny. It was a beautiful afternoon on the pontoon boat and everyone even three teenage boys thought it was good.

Thank Baron418
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For a pleasant and informative hour in Winter Park, I suggest you consider the Scenic Boat Tour. Dock is a short distance from downtown. Boats are pontoons with seats for maybe 12-14 people. The tour goes through canals to visit three lakes. The boat captain gives a running narration of the stately homes lining the shores. Gives a pretty good... More 

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Fort Lauderdale
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Scenic Boat Tour of Winter Park was well worth the time and money. It took about an hour and was extremely pleasant. The boat took us around 5 different lakes and the guide shared the history of the area, told us about the beautiful houses, the families, Rollins College, the flora, and lots of general information about the region.... More 

Thank NataliaRod
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting tour of the land around the lakes. I went with a group of 16 ladies & we all enjoyed the hour tremendously.

Thank Sandy H
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The boat ride was a very nice way to spend an hour in Winter Park. The lakes have large homes all around them. Connecting the lakes are narrow canals with overhanging trees. Quite lovely. Some key points: they only take cash or checks, bring sunscreen - the boats have no awnings, come a bit early to get your ticket. Our... More 

Thank Thomas K
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We turned up without booking and were very lucky to jump straight on to a boat. The tour goes through three lakes via the canal system with commentary throughout. Our tour guide was Don whose laid back style and dry humour kept us entertained and informed all the way along. You get very very close to some incredible homes and... More 

Thank James W
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great tour we had. Peter was our guide and he explained so much about the natural scenery the historic houses and the history of this chain of lakes. It was also a beautiful day for a boat ride! So many tours charge ridiculous fees but not this one . It was so well priced (at $14 each )... More 

Thank Catheb78
Winter Park, Florida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a resident of Winter Park, it could be easy to take this boat tour for granted. We had passed this by for years, and decided it was time to explore something new. What a joy to see old and new Winter Park alike from a new perspective. It was a pleasant ride amongst the canals and open water. The... More 

Thank danijohns11
Winter Park, Florida
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We frequent this local attraction every time we have company from out of town. We normally go before it gets too hot then stroll Park Avenue after for great food and shopping. They even have evening excursions and Special occasion departures. Check out their website.

Thank JuliaWinterPark
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374 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a nice way to spend some time viewing beautiful homes on the lake. The pontoon boat holds 18 people and this is a very popular tour so you should get there early. It is a professional operation. They take cash or check only.

Thank SymnCwl

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