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River Explorer Boat Tours

#9 of 34 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Vero Beach Features Animals
3341 Bridge Plaza Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963-1502
+1 772-766-2628
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Dolphins and Manatees a plenty

Great family adventure. Captain Scott and First Mate Debbie we incredible guides through the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Traveling U
via mobile
Very nice boat tour!

Nice large boat and not overcrowded. we saw a manatee and a pod of dolphins as well as lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Join us on a relaxing cruise of the Indian River Lagoon, while we search for dolphins, manatees, birds, river otters and other wildlife. See the beauty of Vero Beach by water as we wind our way through mangroves and down along John's Island. Our captain will narrate along the tour, explaining about the wildlife and the waterway. We have 4 tours a day (Monday - Saturday) at 10:00 am, 1:00 pm, 3:30 pm, and 5:00pm. The 10:00am and 1:00pm are 2 hour tours and 3:30pm and 5:00pm are 1 hour tours. We are closed on Sunday. Please call for your reservation today and let us take you on a cruise.
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  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
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3341 Bridge Plaza Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963-1502
+1 772-766-2628
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great family adventure. Captain Scott and First Mate Debbie we incredible guides through the mangroves as we searched for Manatees and Dolphins. We learned about the area and the different islands we passed by. Very informative and Captain Scott's search for the elusive dolphin paid...More

Thank Traveling U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice large boat and not overcrowded. we saw a manatee and a pod of dolphins as well as lots of birdlife along the beautiful lagoon. The captain and his wife were great. I look forward to doing this trip again!

Thank wijames2016
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Nice and relaxing twho hours cruise, lots of opportunities to watch dolphins and various types of birds.

Thank Kathleen Cecili... K
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

It was really cool! We did the 1 hour trip and saw some dolphins! They even let us stay 10 minutes past the deadline so we could see more dolphins. Also a very nice and roomy boat.

2  Thank Tony M
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Nature at its best. Relaxing and very knowledgable people taking you out so that makes it better. The price was right.

1  Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Picked a beatiful day for a 2 hr cruise on their comfortable pontoon boat with my 92 yr old father. Not cheap at $35 each but you can bring drinks and food on board so you can make a real picnic out of it if...More

3  Thank Charles M M
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Had a wonderful sight seeing cruise today with Cindy. She was very informative and had lots of energy. Learned lots about the Indian River, saw manatee and porpoise. We only took the hour tour and next time would go on the 2 hour tour. Would...More

2  Thank shughes04
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I had several ladies visiting from different parts of the country. They wanted to see more of our beautiful lagoon so we took this trip. We just loved it! Capt. Scott was in no rush when we happened upon dolphins playing in the water. Our...More

1  Thank Eva P
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We just went on this river tour because of the good reviews on Trip Advisor and it was well worth it. The tour lasted about 2 hours and we got to see dolphins, Manatees and various different water birds. We also got to see some...More

1  Thank orangeman13
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Had a interesting and relaxing two hours on Capt. Scott's tour. Lots of local lore and history. Capt. Scott tried his best to give us plenty of opportunities to view dolphin and manatees. Very relaxing and informative. Recommend highly.

Thank Kathy S
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12 June 2016|
Response from Cynthia R | Property representative |
Our 2 hour tours at 10:00am and 1:00pm are $35.00 for adults and $20.00 for children 12 and under. Our 1 hour tours at 3:30pm and 5:00pm are $25.00 for adults and $15.00 for children 12 and under.
Deborah G
7 September 2015|
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Response from Phillip P | Reviewed this property |
Yes There is a fairly steep ramp that you should be able to get down with assistance from the captain. There is room in middle or back of boat for a chair.