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“Pontoon boat tour ”

St. Johns River Tours, Inc. - Day Tours
Ranked #1 of 6 things to do in Astor
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Depart from historic Astor, Florida at the Blackwater Inn for a leisure boat tour to the many tributaries of the St. Johns River. Where you will experience exotic plant and wildlife steeped in history dating back to ancient Indian and Spanish civilizations. On your St. Johns River eco tour you will experience a variety of wildlife, alligators, bald eagles, manatees, and plant life, air plants, ferns and large cypress trees.
Reviewed 23 October 2013 via mobile

Went on a Wednesday 1:00pm tour. Had a wonderful time--lots of historical info for my dad, husband, and I with tons of stuff for my three young children to see. We will DEFINITELY come again!!!

Thank Sarah S
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Reviewed 29 September 2013 via mobile

We really enjoyed our trip today. The captain was very knowledgable. The boat had comfortable seats. As a native Floridian, I enjoy seeing areas of Florida with little development and nature at its best. We saw lots of turtles, anhingas, gators and bald eagles. It's worth the drive from Orlando and a great activity to take out of town guests.

Thank Hummingbirdgirlll
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Reviewed 20 September 2013

Captain Ernie was prompt, friendly, funny, courteous, and told us interesting history about the St John's River and the area. We saw turtles, all types of birds & gators, one was huge and Captain Ernie said it was 12 -13 feet long. The trip is very relaxing and you get to see Lake George too. We highly recommend this tour. It was a highlight of our trip to Florida.
We had dinner at the Blackwater Inn Restaurant, you meet the Captain for departure right behind this restaurant on the dock.

1  Thank L E
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Reviewed 10 August 2013

Had a great tour today with our Captain Josh! He was very informative and accommodating! We got to see three manatees, several different species of birds and a few turtles. Josh was very knowledgeable about the area and its inhabitants. Will definetly come back and maybe we will see Bubba this time! Roll Tide!

Thank Joyce M
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Reviewed 1 August 2013

We recently took the St Johns River Tour from the Blackwater Inn in Astor Florida. This was a really wonderful trip. Our Captain knew so much interesting history about the entire area, and what an "Eagle Eye" he had. He alerted us to so many wonderful things along the river that I would have missed otherwise. We saw a baby Alligator and a couple of "grand daddies". Beautiful birds, manatees and more. The captain was so good about getting the boat up close so that we could get really great pictures. The boat was clean and comfortable and we had a wonderful time. I would recommend this trip to anyone visiting central Florida. The food upstairs at the Blackwater Inn was also good, with a wonderful friendly staff. Take the cruise, really, I will absolutely take this trip again and again when I have visitors. The trip is very economical at $25 per person, one of the best bargains around for river cruises in Florida.

1  Thank jimmielea
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