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St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC

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488 W Highbanks Rd, DeBary, FL 32713-4646
+1 386-626-9004
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Spend a beautiful day on this beautiful river

This is a wonderful way to see the St. Johns River! Our guide Doug was so knowledgeable. We saw so... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cynthia S
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Farmingdale, New York
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St John's River Eco Tour

My two sisters and our spouses, six of us, took the 10:00 am tour today with Dooley as our guide... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Charlene L
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Discover the beauty of Natural Florida aboard our new 28 passenger pontoon boat. Join us in exploring the back waters of one of the most protected areas of the St. John's River. Whether it is from November through March when the many migratory birds and wintering manatees abound or during the summer months when we see the alligator hatchlings and the year round residents.
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488 W Highbanks Rd, DeBary, FL 32713-4646
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a wonderful way to see the St. Johns River! Our guide Doug was so knowledgeable. We saw so much wildlife, including a surprise viewing of a Barred Owl. This was a real treat!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My two sisters and our spouses, six of us, took the 10:00 am tour today with Dooley as our guide. We were the only ones on this particular tour. We were treated as if we were V.I.P.'s!! Dooley is very knowledgeable about the river and...More

Thank Charlene L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide, Dooley, was knowledgeable and full of information. Very relaxing tour. Saw tons of alligators and birds and lots of turtles. I'd highly recommend this tour!

Thank Mary R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take this boat ride! Intimate setting(6people). Very knowledgeable captain and guide. Manatees, gators and countless birds!! Most fun I’ve had in Florida.

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Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad you enjoyed the tour and thank you for your kind words we look forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took this trip today. It was cool and quite windy. The captain did a great job of showing us the wildlife while minimizing the breeze (not true for the alternate tour we saw traveling into the wind). Really enjoyed the scenery and information.

Thank Tom B
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Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words I hope your next tour will be a little warmwer

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 2 days in Orlando parks and were exhausted and overwhelmed. St. John's River Eco tours was the prefect antidote. We rented a car and had a lovely drive to Debary. We were greeted by Doug and immediately felt like family. The boat was...More

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Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting with us and we are glad you enjoyed the live music and food. We look forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our trip on the St. John’s River included many interesting birds, turtles and alligators. All were clearly identified by the guide. The tour was full of interesting details about the river and it’s inhabitants. The boat was comfortable and the guide was very helpful. The...More

Thank Mary D
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Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

The river is beautiful at this time of the year we are glad you enjoyed your trip with us see you again.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took this tour 6 years ago when we first fell in love with this area. We moved here last year from North Idaho and now live right down the road. We took a couple of different tours recently when we had guests because we...More

Thank MKCrump
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Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Your beautiful words captures the love of the river and the privilege we have sharing this special river. Thank you for your kind words see you again.

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Reviewed 19 December 2017

We were in Lake Mary for a wedding and most of the area was ugly highways and strip malls. Everything I don't like about Florida. We found the St. John's River Cruise on line and the location was great, It took us through some interesting...More

Thank Marjorie A
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Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2017

Thank you for your kind words we are fortunate to be caretakers of this wonderful part of the real Florida. We look forward to your next tour.

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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Great, fun, informative and beautiful scenery. We saw and learned about wildlife, plants and history of the river. Very relaxed and enjoyable boat ride. Looking forward to doing it again.

Thank BergrenDR
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Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

We enjoyed having you on tour, thank you for your kind words we look forward to your next visit

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estuarysuz
16 February 2017|
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Response from Doug L | Property representative |
Our tours are 2 hours in length. The adult price is $30.00 the senior price is $ 27.00 and kids 12 and under are $ 17.00
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NoraLewis
25 August 2015|
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Response from Doug L | Property representative |
We offer 2 tours daily one at 10:00 AM and one at 1:30 pm. Reservations are highly recommended for all tours. We book up quickly so if you don't want to be disappointed call or book on line at our website. We require a... More
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