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Manatee Scenic Tour Boat

#5 of 16 Tours in Ponce Inlet Features Animals
Inlet Harbor Restaurant & Marina, 133 Inlet Harbor Road, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127
+1 386-761-2027
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Nice enough

A pleasant two hour cruise down the river and back. The boat is not spectacular, but it was great... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
DarrenHumphrey
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Orlando, Florida
The slow boat to nowhere

Staff was super nice and the boat is cute. We took a 2 hr ride that lasted an eternity because we... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
kkd8578
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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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We are a scenic tour boat offering 2 hour narrated cruises along the Intracoastal waterway. Indoor and outdoor seating. Bathroom on board. Soft drinks and snacks available.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good40%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“hour tour” (4 reviews)
“two hours” (3 reviews)
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Inlet Harbor Restaurant & Marina, 133 Inlet Harbor Road, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

A pleasant two hour cruise down the river and back. The boat is not spectacular, but it was great to see some dolphins. Bottled water is available onboard for $1.

1  Thank DarrenHumphrey
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Staff was super nice and the boat is cute. We took a 2 hr ride that lasted an eternity because we wanted to get out and push the boat faster. I felt as if I could swim faster than we're going. Also, we weren't warned...More

Thank kkd8578
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This was a horrible tour. The boat is not open it has tinted windows which have been slided back and forth so much they are scratched beyond being able to see out of them. It was hot and stuffy. There is a very small area...More

1  Thank rehara901
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

This was perhaps the worse tour I have ever been on. What a waste of time and money. If I had a gun I would have shot myself.

3  Thank 884,141
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Hummm, first off I think everyone hired is a smoker, because the "hunt" was strong smelling. Sad very sad The boat ride was ok, could not hear the lady talking, on our way back they went so slow it was really hot cause the Windows...More

1  Thank Robert W
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We had such a good time on the tour!! We didn't see much wildlife but hey, it's nature. You can't control what the wildlife does. Mike and Mike(father and son) were very social and very easy to talk to. They were funny when giving the...More

Thank Nick H
Reviewed 26 April 2016

It was a nice afternoon and we decided to take the tour before having dinner. Reservations are a must since the boat is rather small and very few seats on the outside. We got there early so we were assured of getting an outside seat....More

1  Thank Ellen Z
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Loved getting out on the Intercoastal, ogling the waterfront real estate, views of the lighthouse, and seeing the birds, dolphins & rays. March was too early for manatee. Do make reservations and have a drink & something to eat at the fun Inlet Harbour Restaurant...More

Thank Table42
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Went on this tour. It was a nice clear day. The price was right and the length was less than two hours. Maybe a hour and fifty five minutes. The guy leading the tour was very knowledgeable about the wildlife and homes around the area....More

Thank CruiserIllinois
Reviewed 10 December 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed the two hour tour of the inland waterway and inlets around New Smyrna. The boat was small, but very stable and maneuverable. The crew was friendly and informative. We happened to see a lot of dolphins and other wildlife, which cannot be...More

Thank Kahuna1989
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Jan V
11 April 2016|
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Response from Kahuna1989 | Reviewed this property |
It's 25 for adults, 22 for seniors, 16 for kids under 12.
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