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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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Great experience execpt for Lighthouse Lovers

My wife researched tours to take while we were on a short vacation trip in the Crystal River, Fla... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
Marty W
Cadillac, Michigan
Educational boat cruise

I learned more about Cedar Key from Connie while on this 2 hour boat tour....Finding out about the... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Robert V
Seffner, Florida
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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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#4 Dock Street, Cedar Key City Marina, Cedar Key, FL 32625-4742
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

My wife researched tours to take while we were on a short vacation trip in the Crystal River, Fla. area. We are lovers of Lighthouses and she found this tour not too far, about an hour drive, from where we'd be staying. We booked an...More

Thank Marty W
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I learned more about Cedar Key from Connie while on this 2 hour boat tour....Finding out about the Cotton Mouth Snakes on one of the islands did not thrill me....The light house would have been an interesting trip but not with the prospect of meeting...More

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Connie and Mike were perfect hosts/guides of the Cedar Key area and islands. Connie really knows the history and shares it in such a way that makes it entertaining and educational at the same time. Connie and Mike's interaction with each other was fun (they...More

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Such an enjoyable & educational tour around the islands of Cedar Key. It was a wonderful & unexpected surprise to find something we could do with our little pug who has to go everywhere with us. Connie & Mike are personable & extremely knowledgeable, this...More

Thank Serendipitous2
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Excellent tour around the keys in the refuge. Of course you're never guaranteed to see anything during these trips but Captain Fred knew the usual haunts and habits of the wildlife so we got to see quite a bit. He was also very humorous! 2...More

Thank ladyluck523
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Capt Mike and his wife Connie who serves as tour guide gave a wonderful trip. Lots of history and eco info as you go out by ( but don't land on) the outlying keys. Didn't see many dolphins but made a detour to see a...More

Thank linseyCo
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Connie is extremely friendly and knowledgeable of the surrounding keys. Takes you to see the lighthouse and explains the history of Cedar Key. This is a must do to see the sunset. BYOB and enjoy the ride. We will visit again.

1  Thank Joe B
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Our family spent this (2016) Christmas together on Cedar Key and we took the Sunset Boat Tour together with Connie and Capt. Mike (her husband) on the day after Christmas. It was a comfortable, educational, entertaining and very special way to enjoy the waters around...More

1  Thank Alan D
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Cedar Key is very small precious island on the West coast of Fl. I have mixed feelings about reviewing the Tidewater Tours because I would keep Cedar Key a "Hidden Gem " but that's not fair. We have traveled and taken many boat trips, this...More

Thank cecilia17
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

This husband and wife team gave us a memorable experience covering the area of cedar key. They were intelligent and interesting. They knew their history and natural history of the area. It was a two hour tour and reasonably priced.

Thank Maryanne C
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Mike N Jenn E
24 August 2017|
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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
4 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!