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Wild Side Tours

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499 Ramp Road, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
+1 321-799-5495
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Fabulous trip , kids loved it .

I can't recommend this tour enough, it was a fabulous boat trip and our boys (6 & 10) absolutely... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Worth our time. They wanted us to see the wild life.

We really enjoyed our time touring the Thousand Islands and surrounding waters. Captain Jeannette... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Unique Eco boat tour through the Thousand Islands Nature Preserve in the Banana River. Educational, informative and fun presentations. See the other side of Cocoa Beach, Banana River, Indian River Lagoon, and the understanding of manatees, dolphins and birds, as well as the mangrove islands. Our 20 passenger catamaran, with open seating and coverage to provide shade allows for a more personal and interactive experience. Daily tours RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Private tours are also available for birding, photography, and marine science. Private charters for birthday parties, reunions company off time or you name it.
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499 Ramp Road, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
+1 321-799-5495

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I can't recommend this tour enough, it was a fabulous boat trip and our boys (6 & 10) absolutely loved watching the dolphins and the wildlife around the area. They even got to drive the boat . A lovely escape away from the bustle of...More

Thank Nicgeoff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our time touring the Thousand Islands and surrounding waters. Captain Jeannette and assistant Tonya are one fun team. They wanted us to be able to see the wildlife in the trees and water. We even saw manatees and dolphins close up. At...More

Thank Nathanael T
natureone1, Manager at Wild Side Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We enjoyed meeting your wonderful family.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great tour of Thousand Islands. Captain gave great information on wildlife. We saw lots of dolphin. Special treat was seeing an Osprey catch a fish and fly off with it.

Thank 5danas
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We had a fantastic time on the Wild Side Eco-Tour. If you want to see the local wild life this is the tour to take. We treated my mother who lives in the area and is 88 years old to this trip. Age was not...More

Thank Traveler562015
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We enjoyed the covered ride (it was hot out) where we saw dolphins and manatees multiple times doing what they do naturally. Learned about the area and had a nice ride for 2 hrs total. Took two teenagers which may not have been thrilling for...More

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

This was a fantastic tour of the Banana River departing from The Thousand Islands Conservation Area. We wanted an opportunity to see wildlife and the river up close. It was a great ride in the river and our guides went out of their way to...More

Thank Donna U
natureone1, Manager at Wild Side Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We love it when the children are interested in learning about wildlife.

Reviewed 23 July 2017

Great boat ride and Tonja and Speedy made sure we found dolphins and manatees, as well as many other birds on the ride. Very relaxed and enjoyable.

1  Thank Deanna P
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Had a great time, lots of wildlife. Tonya and Speedy were awesome! Highlight of our trip so far, will recommend to our friends.

1  Thank Chandra G
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Very much enjoyed our tour. Saw many birds, manatees and dolohins. Learned more about the ecosystem.

1  Thank Cheri G
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We were celebrating our 25th anniversary, it was our first visit to Cocoa Beach and our children gave us this tour as a gift, and we are so glad they did. The Captain Jeanette and tour guide John (Speedy) were so kind and knowledgeable. From...More

1  Thank theArmstrongClan
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Dorothy C
27 August 2017|
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Response from natureone1 | Property representative |
We can get a manual wheelchair aboard. However electric and scooters are too heavy and hard to maneuver. There is also one small step on the dock.
Krysten R
31 May 2016|
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