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“What a delightful time!”
Review of Water Taxi Express

Water Taxi Express
Reviewed 11 May 2014

After having lived on the Florida coast for 30 years, we figured we had done just about every neat thing possible......wow were we wrong! I had bought tickets for this ride thinking some day we would use them....it is the best value in Florida.....just get on the boat to take the 2 hour 30 minute ride...you will see beaches you can't see except from the water, beautiful private homes on the intercoastal, and if you are lucky dolphins jumping (we were lucky)....the boat is in tip top shape....comfortable and clean...we will definitely do this again and take our friends and family

1  Thank Deborah J
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Reviewed 10 May 2014

With some extra time and not much else to do, my wife selected a ride aboard the Water Taxi Express as an event to while away a day. We boarded the Taxi at Inlet Harbor in Ponce Inlet. The boat is a flat-bottomed sightseeing-type vessel accommodating 34 paying customers. There are a total of 5 stops, including your boarding location. A full one-way trip takes approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes. We disembarked at The Grille at Flagler Avenue after about 1 hour and strolled the tourist streets of New Smyrna Beach. We returned to the same stop after a couple of hours of sightseeing for the return trip to Ponce Inlet. The ride was relatively comfortable, the captain and mate efficient, and stops were on time. $15/adult; $10/child.

3  Thank miredintx
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Reviewed 2 May 2014

My family and I used the water taxi last weekend to visit New Smyrna Beach wine festival and art walk.The boat picked us up at the Inlet Harbor Restaurant/Marina on the dot. We paid on board. We felt completely safe. The boat is US Coast Guard Inspected and there were life jackets within an arms length away. The first mate was funny, courteous and knowledgeable. The captain was cool and handled the boat well. The ride to the Grille at Riverview was about an hour but the crew and the view made the time fly by quickly. Both of my boys loved it. We did get a few sprinkles when the waves got a bit bumpy as we passed through the inlet, but that was welcomed. I'll definitely use the water taxi again in the future. PS, though it's not a sight seeing tour boat, the first mate pointed out a few dolphins and other natural and historical facts during the ride.

1  Thank stewart c
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Reviewed 6 April 2014

The water taxi is a great deal. We got on at New Smyrna and rode the loop. Many people get off at one of the stops and get picked up later. This is a great way to see the intercostal, and experience the area. The Captain and First Mate were friendly, easy going and made the trip pleasant.

Definitely a deal and a great way to see the area.

1  Thank Kathy D
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Reviewed 13 January 2014

We took visitors on the Water Taxi Express this weekend. We started in NSB where the taxi arrived promptly, the first mate and captain were friendly, cheerful and glad to lend a hand boarding. There are several stops, all with lots to do and plenty of time to tour, walk, shop or dine. We ended up at Ponce Lite, which we toured, then, after good reviews from the crew, lunched across the road at the dock at Hidden Treasure. Great lunch, the crew even came looking for us as the tides had brought them a few minutes early and we were just finishing up our lunch (thanks again). Along the way we saw dolphin, an assortment of birds, beautiful homes and boats, and got the sea spray in our face. A great experience for locals and visitors. Thanks again to Brian and Captain Bob-You guys made our day!!! Will highly recommend.

1  Thank cinfin
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