We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tidewater Tours

#4 Dock Street, Cedar Key City Marina, Cedar Key, FL 32625-4742
+1 352-543-9523
Review Highlights
Great way to see the island

We did a boat tour on Memorial Day weekend. It was our first visit to Cedar Key and we were so glad... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Grant-Valkaria, Florida
via mobile
Nice if you live to be on the water

The boat we were on was partially covered by a canvas Bimini top and was powered by two relatively... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
Fernandina Beach, Florida
Read all 153 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
We offer Tours and Rentals that will meet all your boating needs in Cedar Key. USCG inspected vessels to carry more than six passengers. Airboat Rides in the tidal marsh. Suwannee River trips that contrast the salt water habitat to the fresh water. Birding tours that identify all the varieties of species. Island Tours are offered daily to share the Cedar Key Wildlife Refuge barrier islands and history of the area. Come join us for a relaxing and educational boat tour.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sunset tour” (14 reviews)
“captain mike” (10 reviews)
“seahorse key” (13 reviews)
#4 Dock Street, Cedar Key City Marina, Cedar Key, FL 32625-4742
+1 352-543-9523
Write a ReviewReviews (153)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

11 - 20 of 153 reviews

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We did a boat tour on Memorial Day weekend. It was our first visit to Cedar Key and we were so glad we did this tour with Tidewater Tours. We learned a lot about the area from our captain and enjoyed the quiet, relaxing ride....More

Thank Tsgoats
Reviewed 29 April 2017

The boat we were on was partially covered by a canvas Bimini top and was powered by two relatively quiet outboard engines. The top adequately covered about seven of the three-person, forward-facing seats. The uncovered bow had room for about ten additional people. The previous...More

Thank Road_Warrior32034
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Mike & Connie were great hosts for the Island Tour. Very laid back family feel. We learned so much about Cedar Key during our first visit from this tour. By their actions and education during the trip, you can tell they are passionate about conserving...More

Thank gacayman
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Nice enough, the boat comfortable. Tour info and history interesting but I would have preferred more nature info. All in all a very enjoyable boat ride

Thank coralreefer17
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We took the 11:00 tour with Captain Doug and it was amazing! Our captain was very knowledgeable of the area, answered our questions and was very pleasant. Our trip was about 2 hours, but it really seemed like we were only out a few minutes....More

Thank OhioPamela
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The owners are FABULOUS tour guides. Not only did we have a great sunset cruise but we learned so much about the history and nature of the area. If we go back, I'd love to to their coastal birding tour or Suwanee River tour. You...More

Thank Janna64
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We had Capt. Doug who was extremely knowledgeable about the history, marine and birdlife culture of Cedar Key from the 1860's onward to present day. Fortunate to have a perfect day of sun and fairly light breezes. The highlight of the tour was the dolphin...More

Thank PWS48
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We decided to brave the cold and go on the island tour with Tidewater Tours will in Cedar Key. Connie was so pleasant to deal with, and her husband and the captain did a great job of leading us around the outer islands of Cedar...More

1  Thank pigskingal
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This was nice and relaxing. We listen to the history of Cedar Key and had a romantic sunset. My favorite part was seeing all of the Dolphins.

Thank Mrbald75
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Capt. Mike and Connie were great hosts. We learned so much about the area, history and wildlife. Cedar key is a quiet corner of the world compared with most of Florida in the winter months. It was pretty windy the day we went out but...More

Thank philkeeling1
Nearby Restaurants
Tony's Seafood Restaurant
1,445 reviews
.36 km away
Steamers Clam Bar & Grill
1,139 reviews
.16 km away
Holey Moley
282 reviews
.28 km away
Annie's Cafe
511 reviews
.64 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cedar Key Historical Society Museum
283 reviews
.31 km away
Cemetery Point Park
61 reviews
1.48 km away
The Cedar Key Chamber of Commerce
106 reviews
.22 km away
Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge
60 reviews
1.06 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Mike N Jenn E
24 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Carolyn E | Reviewed this property |
To be safe, you'll want to make a reservation. It would be a shame if you were to show up and all of the seats were taken. I called at 9 am to book 2 seats for the afternoon tour on the same day and there were only 4 seats... More
5 March 2017|
Response from ladyluck523 | Reviewed this property |
On their website it says they have 2 tours daily for $26 per person. One is at 11am and one is at 2pm but call ahead. Their tours are dependant on tides, weather, number of passengers and what boat is available. Check their... More
13 November 2016|
Response from tidewatertours | Property representative |
Yes ma'am. Monday for sure, I need to make sure Doug is still on for Tuesday. We will close Wednesday thru Friday for the holiday. Thanks!