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Premier Boat Tours (Located at The Lakeside Inn, Mt Dora)providing narrated Eco-tours into the unspoilt Dora Canal, through towering cypress trees dripping with Spanish moss. Commonly seen on the canal are herons, ibis, egrets, anhingas, turtles and...more
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We took the 2 hr daytime tour last year and enjoyed it a lot -it is well worth the price. So we expected we would love this one as well. Although this "cruise" did everything it said, it was not up to our expectations. We...More
Date of experience: December 2017
TudorBarrattScanes, Owner at Premier Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
I'm sorry that you did not enjoy your cruise. I suppose that it is not for everyone; but the majority of our customers Love our Christmas Cruise.
I am confused though. Our Christmas Cruise does not include Fireworks!
Regarding the turning of the boat, it...More
After the visit of Mount Dora the Donnely house the antique shops and the border walk we decided to make a cruise on the lake with Premier boat tours
Near the well known lakeside inn where many POTUS stayed
Good idea ! Captain Rick explained...More
The booking process was super easy and they were helpful and flexible when I had to change days. You can bring wine and food on the boat and the boat captains are charming and informative. I could’ve done without the “spottings” of the same bird...More
Great eco-tour. The captain is excellent and full of information about the canal, wildlife, fauna etc. They go at a slow pace which gives you enough time to soak it all in. Plus the boat has a canopy to keep you out of the direct...More
Very popular and we were very luck to get on despite being mid week, and rainy the tour was fully booked and both boats were operating
Well worth the voyage, with 2 excellent and knowledgeable guides, it was a very pleasant informative 2 hour trip,...More
The trip on the boat was wonderful, the trip took 2hours and we explored lake Dora and the canals that ran off it. We saw a large Alligator, many different kinds of waterbird, a large turtle and the varied Flora and Fauna. Captain John was...More
Bumped into Captain John in local coffe shop he rang and got us reservation on trip we turned up and got on boat and a confortable and informative trip on the lake and canal. Saw gator and bald eagles at $28 dollors it was a...More
Brought my mother to Mt. Dora and included this tour. It was beautiful! They are also very imformitive about the things you see and the history of the area. The tour lasts approximately 2 hours. Bring a camera! Binoculars would be good also but they...More
My wife and I went to Mt Dora for the first time this September after many of our friends had told us what a wonderful time they had when they visited there. All of them said that they highly recommended taking the two hour Eco-tour...More
This trip was better than expected thanks to the guides and the number and variety of wildlife we saw--primarily birds. The boat was clean and quite comfortable, the guides were polite, professional, and knowledgeable about the history, geography, and wildlife of the area. Once we...More