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Tidewater Tours

#4 Dock Street, Cedar Key City Marina, Cedar Key, FL 32625-4742
+1 352-543-9523
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Best tour in the area

I have taken this tour many times in the past several years and this one was the best ever. The... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
gainesville, fl
Entertaining and informative tour

My husband and I both enjoyed our island tour with Tidewater on a recent trip to Cedar Key. Our... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Liz M
Sarasota, Florida, United States
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We offer Tours and Rentals that will meet all your boating needs in Cedar Key. USCG inspected vessels to carry more than six passengers. Airboat Rides in the tidal marsh. Suwannee River trips that contrast the salt water habitat to the fresh water. Birding tours that identify all the varieties of species. Island Tours are offered daily to share the Cedar Key Wildlife Refuge barrier islands and history of the area. Come join us for a relaxing and educational boat tour.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sunset tour” (14 reviews)
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#4 Dock Street, Cedar Key City Marina, Cedar Key, FL 32625-4742
+1 352-543-9523
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

I have taken this tour many times in the past several years and this one was the best ever. The owners have a wonderful appreciation and understanding of the history and wildlife in the area and are seem happy to share it with you. I...More

Thank rafagator
Reviewed 10 August 2017

My husband and I both enjoyed our island tour with Tidewater on a recent trip to Cedar Key. Our guide was knowledgeable and knows how to tell a good tale about the history and the local plants and animals. As an added bonus a pod...More

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We made a last-minute decision to make a side-trip to Cedar Key. We are so glad that we found Tidewater Tours to introduce us to the area! We selected the Island Tour to learn about the history and to do a bit of birdwatching. We...More

1  Thank Carolyn E
Reviewed 16 July 2017

In order to get a true perspective on Cedar Key, this is a must do trip. The two hour tour of the islands with Captain Fred was very informative. We learned the history of the islands and lots of other tidbits. We were so lucky...More

Thank Wendy N
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Captain Mike and Connie were very informative. Connie will share a lot of history about Cedar Key. Birds of all kinds were on the islands. We even got to see a mama manatee with her calf. This is a must when visiting Cedar Key.

Thank Lewis R
Reviewed 17 June 2017

After reading the positive reviews, our family was excited to take the tour as part of a family celebration. When we called to make our reservation for either 6/9 or 6/10/17 we were told there was absolutely no interest in the boat tours for either...More

1  Thank Dawgfam
tidewatertours, Owner at Tidewater Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Hi. This is Connie. I take the calls for reservations. I'm so sorry that we missed the opportunity to take you out for a tour. We only have a 4 person minimum on our sunset tours and we did 11am, 2pm and sunset tours on...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017

Such an enjoyable boat ride. Captain Mike and his first mate Connie are friendly and Connie's narration is fantastic. This is a great way to learn about Cedar Key. Thanks, Tidewater Tours!

Thank CharismaJ2
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We did a boat tour on Memorial Day weekend. It was our first visit to Cedar Key and we were so glad we did this tour with Tidewater Tours. We learned a lot about the area from our captain and enjoyed the quiet, relaxing ride....More

Thank Tsgoats
Reviewed 29 April 2017

The boat we were on was partially covered by a canvas Bimini top and was powered by two relatively quiet outboard engines. The top adequately covered about seven of the three-person, forward-facing seats. The uncovered bow had room for about ten additional people. The previous...More

Thank Road_Warrior32034
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Mike & Connie were great hosts for the Island Tour. Very laid back family feel. We learned so much about Cedar Key during our first visit from this tour. By their actions and education during the trip, you can tell they are passionate about conserving...More

Thank gacayman
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Response from Carolyn E | Reviewed this property |
To be safe, you'll want to make a reservation. It would be a shame if you were to show up and all of the seats were taken. I called at 9 am to book 2 seats for the afternoon tour on the same day and there were only 4 seats... More
5 March 2017|
Response from ladyluck523 | Reviewed this property |
On their website it says they have 2 tours daily for $26 per person. One is at 11am and one is at 2pm but call ahead. Their tours are dependant on tides, weather, number of passengers and what boat is available. Check their... More
13 November 2016|
Response from tidewatertours | Property representative |
Yes ma'am. Monday for sure, I need to make sure Doug is still on for Tuesday. We will close Wednesday thru Friday for the holiday. Thanks!

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