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Indian River Lagoon and Swampland Boat Tours

1 Avenue a, Fort Pierce, FL 34950-4411
+1 772-216-1461
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Big waste of time and money

We spent 90 minutes on river. This enterprise is a total tourist ripoff and I don't understand how... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fort Pierce, Florida
Cheer up!

Biggest waste of money! Before the trip I thought $23 was reasonably priced, I just wish I read the... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Queenstown, New Zealand
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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good7%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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“great tour” (5 reviews)
“saw dolphins” (4 reviews)
1 Avenue a, Fort Pierce, FL 34950-4411
+1 772-216-1461
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank reallygeorgie
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

Thank Suzie1950
Reviewed 24 July 2017

very difficult to reserve tickets over the phone as the gentleman that answers the phone is surly and doesn't have the best phone. The captain was the one who sold us the tickets at the booth and he didn't seem too on top of things...More

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

My family from out of town went on this tour on the lagoon. The captain was very knowledgeable about what we saw in the lagoon.

Thank Catherine K
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

From the purchasing of the tickets to the end of the tour the "crew" was extremely unenthusiastic and uninformative! Not a word about the importance of the Lagoon to the Florida East Coast eco System. Not a word about the mangrove, which we were surrounded...More

Thank Joira_Candeloro
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I could almost copy-and-paste another reviewer's review about this "tour," because it really was pretty much a "pontoon boat ride, nothing more." That was my sentiment before I even read any other reviews, and what I was planning to write. It was such a disappointment....More

Thank For_m_erCabinCrew
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Decided at the last minute to take a dolphin cruise out of Fort Pierce while we were visiting. I checked Trip Advisor and found Indian River Lagoon tours, the reviews were spot on. All four of us really enjoyed ourselves and the Captain found several...More

1  Thank Greatsmag
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The woman selling tickets made it sound like it was going to be a fun and informative ride- I have had more fun at a funeral. The "crew" was extremely unenthusiastic. We did spot some dolphins, a manatee and a few river otters. The captain...More

1  Thank Renies53
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The trip was great, we saw dolphins and learned many things along the way about Florida. Despite what other people have reviewed, have to to be open to experience and gather the surroundings. We actually stayed out longer then expected which made it more fun....More

3  Thank TreeWater
Reviewed 25 January 2017

No not waste your money unless you have never seen a dolphin or Manatee. No welcome or thanks. I sure the tip box suffered. A nice day but a very dirty boat. It could be a great tour but the owners or management needs to...More

Thank Jerry829
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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.