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Turtle Mound Boat Tours

New Smyrna Beach, FL
+1 386-409-9325
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We took the 2 hour Sunset Trip which included wine and cheese/crackers. You are on a pontoon boat... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Captain Pete has died,this business is permanently closed-

business is closed - I read the obituary online Peter Mader- contact Turtle Mound river Tours for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nancy P
Titusville, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the 2 hour Sunset Trip which included wine and cheese/crackers. You are on a pontoon boat with about 20 people. The trip was supposed to have a DJ, but on our trip it was a radio. The captain did not narrate what we...More

Thank Sullybo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

business is closed - I read the obituary online Peter Mader- contact Turtle Mound river Tours for ecotours- Capt Bill Rostock, a good friend and business partner of Captain Pete

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Yesterday my wife and I along with ten other friends had the opportunity to take this wonderful tour. The tour was nothing short of excellent! The scenery and abundance of wildlife was spectacular. The operators were both professional and knowledgable. The insight into the area...More

Thank bobbisson
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

While in New Smyrna Beach we decided to take a fishing trip. We had a 92yr old in a wheelchair with us. Gave Captain Pete a call with a Saturday (actually the next day) date we wanted. He wasn't planning on going out but arranged...More

1  Thank Valerie S
Peter M, Owner at Turtle Mound Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2017

Val, thank you for your comments. The 4 of you were easy costumers and I very much enjoyed the trip. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Nice big pontoon boat. Very knowledgeable crew in regards to the wildlife we spotted. Wanted to see dolphins and saw plenty. I will visit again when the manatees are back next Spring. Hopefully get to share with some northern lattitudes friends and family when they...More

Thank Alan_H1963_12
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Just took the Turtle Mound River tour c yesterday. Very enjoyable and informative! Saw many Manatees and got great pics. The captain had a lot of good info about the area and his personal experiences with the local wildlife. Highly recommend!

Reviewed 21 July 2016

I called Captain Pete to schedule the Eco Tour for our family of four and he was great to deal with. We arrived at JB's Fish Camp to meet Captain Pete on the boat. It was really nice having the boat to ourselves. Pete was...More

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 6 June 2016

My family just loved this outing on the boat!! Our captain was so friendly and helpful and we liked it that we could stop on an island and swim and have some fun!! We saw many dolphins which made it fun for the kids! We...More

Thank NancyKFlorida
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Booked this trip with though a groupon voucher which are sometimes misleading. BUT this was a great trip through the Indian River Lagoon in New Smyrna. It was approximately 2 hrs long. We have been on several boat tours around the area and Florida and...More

Thank Dan T
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Took four kids to see wildlife and we were not disappointed. Manatees, dolphin, a bald eagle and a white pelican. Enjoyed Captain Bill's knowledge of the waters and tide and kindness in making sure we all had a lovely morning. The T shirts are the...More

Thank AtlFamily92
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Questions & Answers
30 March 2017|
Response from Peter M | Property representative |
Of course - and anything you want to eat.
30 April 2015|
Response from Peter M | Property representative |
The total charge for a 2 hour boat tour is $120 and it is a private tour (only you on the boat). That gives us the flexibility to stop for Dolphin or Manatee, position the boat for pictures you may want to take and see the... More