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Singing River Tours

12189 S Williams St, Dunnellon, FL 34432-6054
+1 352-804-1573
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Singing River Tour

Dunnellon's gem on the river. Perfect for everyone. Relax, learn and enjoy nature at its finest... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Dunnellon, Florida
via mobile
Totally relaxing and VERY informative experience

GREAT time with friends on this 1 1/2 hour peaceful and informative river tour. John, our guide... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
The Villages, Florida
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12189 S Williams St, Dunnellon, FL 34432-6054
+1 352-804-1573
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Dunnellon's gem on the river. Perfect for everyone. Relax, learn and enjoy nature at its finest. And hear some good music too!

Thank teresamalmberg
Reviewed 2 June 2017

GREAT time with friends on this 1 1/2 hour peaceful and informative river tour. John, our guide, was fun to listen to, a talented singer and very knowledgeable about the Rainbow & Withlacoochee rivers. He is very passionate about the river system and was able...More

Thank B B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

What a great deal this was and lots of fun. We had our friends from the Midwest and they were equally impressed. This was a beautiful ride on a 40 ft Ponioon boat. The ride was so refreshing.because the rivers we were on were so...More

Thank C K
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Highly recommend Capt. Jon Semmes and his boat operator. Entertaining & highly educational trip (affordable) on the Rainbow & Withlacoochee rivers in a small and comfy boat. Be aware that Capt. Jon enjoys singing and accompanying himself on his guitar. four songs in all and...More

Thank ivoryspirit
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We had a great time on the rover and the songs were fun too. There were many birds including an eagle and many kinds of ducks. Alligators small and large as well as a number of shell stations, turtles resting on each other. Lots of...More

Thank Steve07746
Reviewed 3 May 2017

My husband and I were looking for something fun and different to do near where we live in The Villages, FL. The Singing River Tour starts in Dunnellon, which is about 45 minutes away. I made the reservations with Jon a day or so before....More

Thank Travelers36
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The Captain was very well informed and knowledgeable about the area and very entertaining. Our guests thoroughly enjoyed it

Thank Penny B
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Captain Jon Semmes is a great narrator and songster who will keep you interested and entertained as you quietly glide along the Rainbow and Withlacooche Rivers on his 40 foot pontoon boat. Capt. Jon grew up along the Rainbow River, and his love of it...More

1  Thank Gail W
Reviewed 27 March 2017

A group of friends were treated to a leisurely guided tour on a large pontoon boat. It was a gorgeous afternoon and we learned the difference between a spring fed river and a swampy one with the obligatory local alligators casually swimming here and there...much...More

1  Thank piaffe
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This trip was the best tour we have taken in a long time. Gently moving down the Withlacoochee and Rainbow Rivers, we were able to see a lot of wildlife. Captain Jon's knowledge of the area and the challenges facing our water supply was outstanding....More

1  Thank Margaret B
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18 July 2017|
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Response from Terrifurniss | Reviewed this property |
yes, there is a ramp provided.
5 March 2016|
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Response from Terrifurniss | Reviewed this property |
i wouldn't. they do sell water for $1.00. the trip is not that long that you couldn't eat before or after. plenty of places to find food. if you must, then i would suggest some sort of snack that is not in small wrappers.