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St. Johns River Tours, Inc. - Day Tours

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Address: 55716 Front St, Astor, FL 32102-3242
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Depart from historic Astor, Florida at the Blackwater Inn for a leisure...

Depart from historic Astor, Florida at the Blackwater Inn for a leisure boat tour to the many tributaries of the St. Johns River. Where you will experience exotic plant and wildlife steeped in history dating back to ancient Indian and Spanish civilizations. On your St. Johns River eco tour you will experience a variety of wildlife, alligators, bald eagles, manatees, and plant life, air plants, ferns and large cypress trees.

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Absolutely loved it. So peaceful, relaxing and educating. Plan on doing it again the next time I'm near by.

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Brunswick, Georgia
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Brunswick, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Absolutely loved it. So peaceful, relaxing and educating. Plan on doing it again the next time I'm near by.

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The Villages, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The tour and guide were awesome as usual. The dinner afterwards at the Black Water Inn was yummy as well. The Red Snapper melt in your mouth.

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Mount Dora
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you Capt'n Bob for a informative & pleasant trip. We were fortunate to see several manatee's, lots of gators & turtles plus different birds. Your sense of humor was fun too.

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Lady Lake, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour was both educational and lots of fun. The Captain was extremely knowledgeable and sort of a stand up comic. This was most relaxing and enjoyable. Highly recommend.

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Burlingto Ct
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This 2 hour tour is well worth your time.We felt the Capt of the tour was very friendly.He took his time and stopped at several locations to point out different birds and gators.He was very receptive to questions.

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Barboursville, West Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Eight friends and family went on the 2 hour pontoon ride with Caption Bob and enjoyed every minute! He was very knowledgeable about the many birds, plants, and animals we encountered along our excursion. He also had a lot of historical knowledge and humor to add to the fun! We say bald eagles, many alligators, a couple manatee, turtles, and... More 

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Bristol, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great cruise. A lot of history on the St. Johns River. It was chilly but the sun was out. We saw gators, big and small. Lot of turtles and a great variety of birds. The special siting was a manatee. Would recommend the 2:30 cruise. Then you can have dinner at the Blackwater Inn. Great food right... More 

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Palm Coast, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our trip was very interesting and enjoyable. The guide gave us good information about the area, the wild life and plants. We saw many different birds two were rare to see. We also saw gators and manatees.

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Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sorority sisters and I had a wonderful day on the river. The captain was very informative and took his time explaining things. It was a wonderful day and we will return again and recommend this trip to our friends. Thanks for a great day filled with great memories.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely lovely. Saw numerous alligators, some of which were really big! Also saw all the expected birds including Bald Eagle and ospreys. Very informative and well judged commentary and a well placed trip.

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