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Indian River Lagoon and Swampland Boat Tours

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1 Avenue a, Fort Pierce, FL 34950-4411
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WORST BOAT TOUR EVER - COMPLETE WASTE OF MONEY

This tour was a complete waste of time and money.We called ahead for information and were told that... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
PrettySmitty
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Florida
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We've taken lots of local boat tours in our travels, and this one was well below average. We have... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
cmd123
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Columbia MD, US
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See Florida's wildlife at its best. A 90-minute guided educational and entertaining scenic boat tour of the Florida Indian River Lagoon and Estuary. Visitors will be entertained while learning about and observing dolphin, manatee, turtles, Florida birds and marine life with Audubon Warden and Captain Barry "Chop" Legé or one of his other captains leading the way.
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  • Very good8%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
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“saw dolphins” (5 reviews)
“great tour” (5 reviews)
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1 Avenue a, Fort Pierce, FL 34950-4411
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was a complete waste of time and money.We called ahead for information and were told that we would see up close wildlife: alligators, manatees, dolphin, water birds, etc. Totally false information. "Lagoon and Swampland"... Lagoon is misleading and what swampland ? We live...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We've taken lots of local boat tours in our travels, and this one was well below average. We have also taken local boat tours in the Vero Beach/Sebastian area, which were much better. On this one we saw a few dolphin and the snout of...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

I had a nice boat tour with friends yesterday afternoon. I love boat tours since we can see things from a different perspective. It lasts 90 minutes. Saw dolphins, jumping fishes and missed a shy manatee. Lucky for us the dolphins showed up otherwise it...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

This dolphin tour was the best for seeing dolphins. We seen more dolphins and were closer to them than any other tour ever. The Captain knew right where to take us. We even seen manatees as well. The man that was helping on the boat...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our boat tour with Captain "Chop" Lege today. We saw more dolphins than we could count and Captain Chop kept us really close to the pods. We were able to get many nice photos of dolphins swimming and jumping along side of...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

I can only agree with many other comments here about the crew led by Captain Chop, who in my opinion should look at retiring from taking this trip to see Manatees, which we didn't see. Having worked in the tourist industry for over 30 years,...More

Thank Rebecca R
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

This could be a wonderful way to learn about the Indian River Lagoon, which is a unique habitat and the pride of the Treasure Coast. The captain of this boat is knowledgeable, or seems to be, but seems unable or unwilling to share his love...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

I have to agree with lots of other reviewers, the Captain is a bit gruff. The ride itself was relaxing. The weather was perfect on the day we went. We did see lots of dolphins. Manatees are fairly hard to see because they stick their...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We spent 90 minutes on river. This enterprise is a total tourist ripoff and I don't understand how he gets away with it. Capt took us over to a commercial pier where we saw the shadow of a manatee. Gave little to no info on...More

1  Thank reallygeorgie
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Biggest waste of money! Before the trip I thought $23 was reasonably priced, I just wish I read the trip advisor reviews before hand because most of them hit the nail on the head. The man who sold us the tickets was so miserable and...More

2  Thank Suzie1950
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Bill B
6 March 2018|
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Response from Jean G | Reviewed this property |
The captain seems to be pretty easygoing. However none of the passengers had one during my trip. It does not cost anything to try as long as the empties stay on board.
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Lorrie B
23 March 2016|
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Response from CaptainS7662 | Reviewed this property |
It was fairly inexpensive and definitely worth it. I see that others have answered that it was $23.00 for seniors and kids and that seems about right. Their website has all the pricing.
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