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“LeBarge Afternoon Cruise”

LeBarge Tropical Cruises
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Come join us aboard LeBarge, a Sarasota landmark for 30 plus years. Our casual laid-back atmosphere is enhanced by our tropical decor and yes, the palm trees are real. Let the mermaids lead the way through the tranquil waters of Sarasota Bay. We offer you a full menu of cruises, each totally different: the morning Dolphin & Manatee Watch Cruise, afternoon Sightseeing & Nature Cruise, and the world-renowned Tropical Sunset Cruise with live entertainment. All cruises feature a full bar and light food menu. In addition to our regular cruises, LeBarge offers Private Charters, the perfect venue for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, office parties, reunions and even the occasional burial at sea. No vacation in paradise is complete without time spent on Sarasota Bay aboard LeBarge, Sarasota's tropical cruise experience.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been on this cruise several times and have never been disappointed! Tina is a great narrator! She makes it a fun trip! And, her knowledge about the area is very good. It's a well worthwhile 2 hours!.

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"great cruise"
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"beautiful evening"
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"nice sunset"
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"two hours"
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"nice trip"
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"available for purchase"
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"real estate"
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"beautiful scenery"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can’t go wrong with the sunset cruise. Gorgeous cruise will get you into vacay mode and/or get you planning your retirement or exit mode from whatever miserable place you’ve come from that’s not Florida.
Drinks - get the Malibu bucket drink. So delicious! Def a sunset cocktail!
Now the bad....
Now I preface by saying this is my second sunset cruise in this boat in 3 years and I had the same experience both times. The bathroom situation is no better than a portapotty. Between the smell, the urine on the floor (imagine the drunks p*ssing all over the place - yeah) and the fact there was no toilet paper with 30 minutes left of cruising. I actually had a lady tell me to shake that thing off (instead of wiping).
Are you grossed out yet?

So if you can hold your bladder or can stomach the sloshy urine bathroom floor and stench, def do it.

Thank libbyliz75
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyable experience but if I had one criticism it would be that LaBarge is trying to cram to many people on the upper deck. Eliminating one table and 4 chairs near the drink station would open up the whole area to a more pleasant experience for all.

1  Thank Joel G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You really can't go wrong with a sunset cruise, but you add music and drinks!! It was beautiful. My only issue was when you arrive to board(you want to get there somewhat early) Sunset cruise departs at 630, so arrive at least by 530 and they start boarding at 6. In the meantime while standing in line watch out for the blatant line cutting, it is pretty blatant and no age limits on the offenders. Most of the people that cut in front of us were pretty old and had no problem lying. Sad thing is that it is all general admin.

Thank lalalyssa711
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a wonderful two hours with many dolphin sightings and even some manatees. Our guide was enthusiastic and very knowledgeable. The boat was comfortable. And Sarasota Bay is beautiful. Such a great experience.

Thank jmontanaro
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