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Fountain of Youth Eco/History Tours

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Address: 601 Ponce Deleon Blvd, De Leon Springs State Park, De Leon Springs, FL 32130-3399
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More gators than you can count

My daughter and I took this trip on a spur of the moment basis. My father had lived in DeLeon Springs for a year in the forties, and always talked about fishing here. It was... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2012
aviatrix2000
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Arlington Heights, IL
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

the 10 am tour on 2/20/2017 was led by a less than passionate guide. I did learn their mortgage was held by Wells Fargo in response to a question on funds for the eco system. If you pointed out to your party an alligator rest assured this senior gentleman would have a sarcastic remark.

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Hollywood, Florida
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Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

Recently visited with my husband. Had a beautiful time. Once again amazed by the beauty of untouched nature, the wonders of history and kindness of locals. Great swim in the springs. Wonderful trails to just disconnect from the everyday. Had a very wonderful, relaxed and educating time. Great place.

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Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 3 August 2015

The tour was relaxing and the guide was knowledgable about the plant-life and animals, but he did not seem as knowledgable about the water system we were traveling in, and we didn't see enough wildlife on our boat ride to fuel conversation throughout.

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Bartow, Florida
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Reviewed 10 June 2015

This place is awesome ! The actors really keep this place alive , the discovering is so important and amazing ! Love it, love it!

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Columbus
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2013

The guide was fun and informative. He taught my daughter some faboulous facts about marine biology. We saw the Moss man, alligators, turtles, birds, etc. We loved the information.

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Arlington Heights, IL
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Reviewed 30 August 2012

My daughter and I took this trip on a spur of the moment basis. My father had lived in DeLeon Springs for a year in the forties, and always talked about fishing here. It was wonderful to get out on the boat and see all the wildlife. This is "Old Florida" at its best. I felt like I could have... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 April 2012

My mum and dad booked us on this trip on a day trip to the park. Great fun! We went out on the boat and saw herons, egrits, hawks, Floridian Vultures, coots, moorhens, loads of fish and best of all - in all my trips to Florida I saw my first real live, wild alligators! Lots of them!! The boat... More 

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