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Cocoa Beach Thousand Islands Dolphin & Manatee Tour

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1357 S Banana River Dr, Merritt Island, FL 32952-2780
+1 321-454-7414
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Very Fun and Relaxing

Very relaxing slow boat ride on the Banana River around the Thousand Islands. Saw some manatees and... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Ethan G
via mobile
Thousand Islands Dolphin

We hopped on at the last minute and had a great tour. We saw quite a few manatees and dolphins... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Pam P
via mobile
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Island Boat Lines offer daily Eco tours of the Cocoa Beach Thousand Islands. Our most popular tour is the two hour Eco tour "In Search of Wildlife". Passengers have the opportunity to see herds of Manatees, flocks of Birds and playful Dolphin as they journey through the heart of the Cocoa Beach Thousand Islands. Tours are guided by a USCG Certified Captain and Professional Naturalist who will help passengers discover wildlife as they journey through the islands "In Search of Wildlife". Be sure to view the photos which have been provided to us by our passengers throughout the years.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1357 S Banana River Dr, Merritt Island, FL 32952-2780
+1 321-454-7414
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Very relaxing slow boat ride on the Banana River around the Thousand Islands. Saw some manatees and dolphins, including a manatee mating herd. Lasted about 2 hours. I suspect that on this particular trip the sightings were fewer, but the tour guide Bob was VERY...More

Thank Ethan G
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We hopped on at the last minute and had a great tour. We saw quite a few manatees and dolphins. Also some beautiful birds. It was a pleasant morning with great tour guides.

Thank Pam P
Reviewed 21 March 2016

The Captain and tour guide were nice and friendly. The tour, for me, was a bust. We really didn't see too much of anything. There were birds and a couple dolphins. Other than that, neh. I wouldn't take the tour again. And depending on what...More

Thank Jeanne T
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

This tour was great! They don't take a cookie cutter pre-planned route, they go where the action is! We saw several dolphins and manatees and many different birds. They had a microphone they dropped down and we could hear the dolphins talking! It was really...More

2  Thank mandylynne84
Reviewed 9 April 2015

A great tour through the inlet of Cocoa Beach. Beautiful homes to see, lots of wildlife, dolphins and manatees as well. Our tour guide was wonderful in explaining many things, as was Captain John.. Totally worth the money. Great to take kids on, as they'll...More

4  Thank Diane M
Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to Miami for a dragon boat race. The weather was very cloudy and a bit cooler than the rest of the week had been. So conditions weren't very favorable to see the manatee. We saw some "pancakes" and some...More

1  Thank Shellbert612
Reviewed 24 September 2014

Took this tour with my wife a few weeks ago. Checked out some of the other companies doing the same sort of thing. This one had the best reviews and was a few bucks cheeper $28.00 pp+tax. The boat was a large pontoon with plenty...More

3  Thank Bradley P
Reviewed 7 September 2014

I have been on this boat tour several times. Each time I have seen different wildlife and always learn something new. The tour guides are pleasant and knowledgeable and fun. It is a great way to see the Banana River and spend a few hours....More

1  Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Although weather was not favorable, February, the tour, personnel, information, knowledge about the area make up for the rainy day. Its a must do tour!

2  Thank Pablo A
Reviewed 26 March 2014

We had a blast at the manatee/dolphin swim even though it was a bit cold and did not see very many dophins or manatees. You have to wait for them to find you, but the experience is still worth the trip. The tour guides and...More

5  Thank deborahln
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