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Address: New Smyrna Beach, FL
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+1 386-409-9325

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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... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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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 and what has been done ,and continues to be done to preserve this area was... More 

Thank bobbisson
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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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 his schedule to take us out. From the moment we arrived he went above and... More 

Thank Valerie S
Peter M, Owner at Turtle Mound Boat Tours, responded to this review

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. More 

Bedford, New Hampshire
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27 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 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 visit.

Thank Alan_H1963_12
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 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!

Scott Depot, West Virginia
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34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 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 very knowledgeable about the area and we saw Dolphins, Manatee and other wildlife. Captain Pete... More 

Thank Tim W
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 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 would recommend this trip highly!!!”

Thank NancyKFlorida
Daytona Beach, Florida
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99 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 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 I have to say this was one of the better ones. There were plenty sightings... More 

Thank Dan T
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 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 best also!! Thank you so much! We made happy family memories.

Thank AtlFamily92
Olathe, Kansas
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153 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We took my parents (70's) on this tour last Sat afternoon and it was really a nice time. Our captain and Vanessa were very nice and made everyone feel welcome. We had the chance to see manatees and a few dolphins as well as enjoying some sea birds and hear more about the area. It was REALLY nice that you... More 

Thank Thundrdawg
Zhuhai, Tangjiwan, Guangdong, China
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 March 2016

We had a wonderful time with Captain Pete! He made our boat trip a relaxing, fun-filled afternoon for the grandparents, us and the kiddos. He supplied a life jacket for the 4 year old; got both kids involved in driving the boat; and engaged all of us in conversation about the wildlife, the area, and anything we wanted to chat... More 

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