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Address: 1450 Beach Rd, Englewood, FL 34223-4275
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Dolphins on a two hour tour

With a friend coming to Engelwood to visit us, she asked to go on a boat tour. I have never taken one on Lemon Bay so I was game to go. We made our reservations from the... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2016
Melanie D
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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147 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

With a friend coming to Engelwood to visit us, she asked to go on a boat tour. I have never taken one on Lemon Bay so I was game to go. We made our reservations from the website, grabbed some lunch at the Lock and Key and headed over to the departure dock on the side of the Beach Road... More 

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sln2310, Public Relations Manager at Lemon Bay Tours, responded to this review

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We booked this tour as a four (two couples) for 13:00 on 7th September. The boat will fit approx 40 people at a push, but there were only around a dozen on the boat, so we were able to move around at will. The tour started with a trip around the bay to try and spot manatees and Dolphins, fortunately... More 

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We went at a group of 4 and had a great time. We didn't see too many animals - but that's the nature (pun intended) of the industry. Two hour tour and we did see a few dolphins, but the guide was great and had a lot of interesting bits of history, the weather was great also. Tip - bring... More 

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Calhoun,Ga
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Went on the tour and had the best captain and wife duo. She was great and and informative and the captain is a old pro at driving yaughts and over all this was the best thing we done other than pick up amazing shells in 7 days. I can't remember their names but it was like we all knew each... More 

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sln2310, Public Relations Manager at Lemon Bay Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for joining us! Make sure to stop by next time you are down our way! More 

Tiffin, Ohio
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Beautiful day on the water, seen multiple dolphin swimming. Captain wasn't very friendly unfortuantly . I asked him questions and he acted like we were bothering him. They allowed alcohol on the boat and two people became intoxicated. But I'm not complaining about them two because they were the only one's that talked. Their were 5 people plus four of... More 

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Thank teddy6764
sln2310, Public Relations Manager at Lemon Bay Tours, responded to this review

We apologize that you felt the Captain was not as attentive as usual! We have two Captains and they are fabulous orators and naturalists and they treat all guests with respect and appreciation! All staff is introduced before you leave the docks, as well as the rules of the boat. So, there should have been no mistakes as to whom... More 

Canvey Island, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This is the fourth time in the last few years that we have taken cruise with this company which should be recommendation enough - it really is very good. The captain and his crew are very friendly and welcoming and the boat spacious and comfortable. We taken both sunset cruises and the lunch time cruise and every time have seen... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

before you leave Florida you have to go on a boat trip, and this one was a good one. the boat was big enough for maybe 20/30 people, with plenty of room to see everything. we saw loads of dolphins, and even a Manatee swan by whilst we watched the dolphins, it just lifted its head to say hello, then... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

To the group who cancelled last minute, you missed a treat. Within 5 mins of leaving dock we saw dolphins and a manatee. We then saw more Dolphins , it was a real treat as there were only 6 of us on the boat so it felt like a private tour. There were Dolphins on the route outbound and for... More 

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Minnesota
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51 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

When we first got on the pontoon, my first thought was, "for the $30 per person they charge on this thing, you would think he could have a nicer looking pontoon" as it was very weathered and the pvc pipe around it was old, weathered, and blackened. However, the guide was so friendly and full of information, it didn't take... More 

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Englewood, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 April 2016

First did this tour 10 years ago and still enjoy it as much now as then..Capt.Bruce and his matee make this a very enjoyable..This is the first place we bring our guests to get the real feel for Englewood and its rich history!! Looking forward to next trip in near future.Full time Englewood resident and would never live any where... More 

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sln2310, Public Relations Manager at Lemon Bay Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for continuing to come aboard with us! We appreciate you and looking forward to seeing you again! More 

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