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Manatee Scenic Tour Boat

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4884 Front St, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127
+1 386-761-2027
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Email two month in advance as we were coming down from Syracuse NY. Capitan Mike emailed me back... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chittenangopair
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Manatee boat tour

AMAZING TOUR! I wish I would’ve taken this on my first day of vacation so that I could have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jessica T
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We are Daytona Beach and Ponce Inlets original scenic tour boat offering 2 hour fully narrated scenic cruises along the Intracoastal waterway. There is no ocean travel. We offer both Indoor and outdoor seating with on board restrooms. Come see Manatee, Dolphin, Turtles, Exotic Birds and more. Learn of the local history & ecology. Free drink & snack with every ticket purchase. Free parking on premises
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4884 Front St, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127
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+1 386-761-2027
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"new smyrna beach"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Email two month in advance as we were coming down from Syracuse NY. Capitan Mike emailed me back with conformation I had two reservations for the evening tour. NEVER did he mention about their website hours were wrong and that the boat left at 6:30...More

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Michael M, Owner at Manatee Scenic Tour Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Our schedule is subject to change due to the weather daylight savings time and other factors it is on our website I am so sorry if you'd like you can give me a call directly at 386-235-2729 and I will accommodate you on a complimentary...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

AMAZING TOUR! I wish I would’ve taken this on my first day of vacation so that I could have explored more of the Inlet. Captain and first mate were very friendly and knowledgeable about the area and the wildlife. We saw many species of birds...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Just got back from our third Manatee tour. The wife and I enjoyed our relaxing boat ride for the third year. The people were simply wonderful that ran the tour. I loved all the wonderful smells that surrounded us...the salt water the restaurant it was...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Went on this boat tour and it was fun. Lots of information. Saw lots of dolphins. Manatees show up maybe in June

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Tour is nice we saw dolphin and a manatee plus birds. Reasonable prices staff very s friendly Rob needs to be less chatty about the homes and tell more history if the area and wildlife. Enjoyable worth the $$

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Be advised to ask if it is Manatee season before you book this tour - we were not told until we had boarded that there were no manatees, it was still too early. Office staff were brusque and hurried, even though there weren't that many...More

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Michael M, Owner at Manatee Scenic Tour Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Thank you for bringing this to my attention we are in the process of changing the windows I'm sorry you did not have a good trip but we cannot fix things unless it's brought to our attention

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

The staff were very nice. We all got a bottle of cold water and a little snack bag to bring on the boat, which I wasn't expecting. We were almost the last people to arrive, and the boat was packed. The lady in the office...More

Thank Linda R
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Took guests on this tour. It was enjoyable and the comments were informative. No manatees were seen, but, a lot of dolphins were seen. Plexiglas windows did obstruct the views somewhat.

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

We have taken this route before on a competitor boat in the area. Wanted to try this one to compare. We got there a little early and sat up front. I don't think the boat was totally full. They do allow you to walk around...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

I should have known things were awry when our waitress laughed when I told her we were going on the Manatee two hour cruise. As I got on the boat the image of a cattle car came to mind. In the main cabin of the...More

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Michael M, Owner at Manatee Scenic Tour Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Thank you for this review I will look into your concerns to further better things aboard the vessel Mike

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It's 25 for adults, 22 for seniors, 16 for kids under 12.
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