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St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC

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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...more
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488 W Highbanks Rd, DeBary, FL 32713-4646
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All reviews hour tour john's river flora and fauna beautiful scenery barred owls pontoon boat knowledgeable guide great trip local birds my favorite their natural habitat two hours bird species excellent tour love nature great photos saw lots of wildlife
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Time well spent on a very enjoyable 2 hour photo tour. Lots of wildlife to see along the way, with Doug pointing out different animal and plant species. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Wendy V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our camera club can always depend on the St Johns River Eco-Tour as being enjoyable with the knowledgeable guides and the beautiful section of the river in this area. The weather gods were in a good mood this year, and the weather was scrumptious --...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kay W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful tour of the backwaters of the st John’s River this morning Booked the 10:00 a.m tour and it did not disappoint Both Captain Dooley and tour guide Doug are extremely knowledgeable about all facets of the River; it’s history,flora and fauna, and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank myzoey2000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cruise and guide itself were great. Unfortunately we had a Captain who was extremely condescending and belittling just about whenever he addressed anyone. Fortunately the very knowledgeable guide did most of the talking. That plus the Captain thought that ramming the boat into the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Twr40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Following a great lunch at Swamp House Bar and Grill, my wife and I treated ourselves to a two hour journey along the St John’s River. This eco tour was fascinating, relaxing, and beautiful. The gentlemen who captained and moderated the tour were extremely informative...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank peter c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tour was relaxed and informative. We saw numerous 'gators, hundreds of birds and wild life. The history of the of the river and it's use was fascinating. The tour was laid back relaxing.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Douglas S
Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words we enjoyed having you on our tour. We look forward to seeing you on our next visit

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a beautiful sunny February day, my husband and I decided to book a St Johns Eco Tour. The boat was clean and well kept. The captain was very knowledgable about the native wildlife that we had the opportunity to see. He stopped several...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DarMills
Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad you were able to experience this great river your photos are wonderful. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit.

Reviewed 5 February 2019

Captain and Mate were very knowledgeable about the wildlife and Flora and fauna. They took the time to stop to observe and photograph alligators,snakes and manatees that we came across.along with the many different bird species that inhabit the area. I highly recommend them for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Michael G
Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2019

Thank you for your kind words, The river is beautiful and special. We were able to share with you some of the best season of the birding year. We look forward to seeing you next time

Reviewed 1 February 2019 via mobile

We embarked on our journey 2 days later then our reserved time due to our daughter getting sick and they were very flexible and accommodating! Captain Dooley was very informative and provided us with blankets because it was very chilly on the water. We saw...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2019

Thank you for your kind words each trip on the river is a little different and we are glad you enjoyed the tour. Captain Dooley is very knowledgeable about the river and a very good ambassador of caring for this beautiful river. We look forward...More

Reviewed 26 January 2019

Our group had a wonderful day with St. John's River Eco Tours! During our 2-hour trip, Doug Little's stories about the steamship era were very interesting and the wildlife sightings abundant. Doug and the boat's captain shared lots of interesting insights about the birds, plant...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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brendaf122018
13 January 2019|
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Response from sdickey024 | Reviewed this property |
Was in the larger boat this week. There is a bathroom it’s small but it’s there.
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Happiness551964
28 September 2018|
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Response from sdickey024 | Reviewed this property |
I asked while on board and they close Aug 15th through September due to heat and low animal population.
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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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