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The Living Water Boat Cruises

640 W Lake Summit Dr, No physical address. Departure locations vary., Winter Haven, FL 33884
+1 863-268-0577
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Captain Rue was a great guide for our two hour tour and lunch at Harborside was delicious and... read more

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marymX2898LN
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Central Florida, Florida
BEAUTIFUL RIDE

My husband and I took the Sunrise Cruise and we loved it! Peaceful, serene and Rue our Captain... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
melodysepe
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Warwick, Rhode Island
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Break the Chain with The Living Water Boat Cruises! Winter Haven is home to 50 lakes with 24 of them interconnected on what is called "The Chain of Lakes". Cruise our lakes, dine at lakeside restaurants, fish the chain, watch the Legoland fireworks, catch the ski show or take a romantic sunset cruise! Whatever your desire, we have the perfect option at the perfect price!
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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640 W Lake Summit Dr, No physical address. Departure locations vary., Winter Haven, FL 33884
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+1 863-268-0577
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Reviewed today

Captain Rue was a great guide for our two hour tour and lunch at Harborside was delicious and convenient for catching the boat.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I took the Sunrise Cruise and we loved it! Peaceful, serene and Rue our Captain couldn't have been any sweeter! Highly recommend the Sunrise as the weather was perfect!! Great for families, friends, anyone. 2 hours went by fast. We will do...More

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Sharlene D, Owner at The Living Water Boat Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I throughly enjoyed sharing our beautiful Chain of Lakes with such a wonderful couple. The sunrise 🌅 cruise is my favorite because it’s cool and never rains and is an absolutely beautiful time to be on the Lakes. The birds and all the wildlife are...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We did not know what to expect but were pleasantly surprised with the knowledge of our captain, he explained about the birds and the million dollar houses we went by. Very nice boat ride and when we docked at Harborside to eat , it was...More

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Sharlene D, Owner at The Living Water Boat Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Wow! Thank you so much for your kind words and amazing review about our company. We strive to deliver exceptional customer service for our Guests out on the Chain of Lakes. It makes us so happy to hear that we exceeded your expectations and you...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Purchased the 2 hour sunset cruise for my parents. Totally worth it! They had nothing but phenomenal things to say. The tour was so great, they said they would be happy to go every year! Thank you for making my dad's birthday a success!More

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Sharlene D, Owner at The Living Water Boat Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Wow! It makes us so happy to hear that purchased a gift card for your parents and they celebrated your father’s birthday aboard The Living Water Cruises and they Loved it so much. We consider the fact that they would return every year to be...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Sixteen JULIETs from The Villages spent 2 delightful hours cruising 7 of the 24 chain of lakes in Winter Haven on August 7, 2018. We went out on two pontoons with two excellent knowledgeable guides. Both pontoons are equipped with complimentary Ice Cold bottled water,...More

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Sharlene D, Owner at The Living Water Boat Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We are so Happy to hear that our lovely, sweet, and kind Juliet’s from the Villages enjoyed your two hour historic nature lunch cruise at Harborside with Rue and Randy. We truly appreciate your amazing and descriptive review about our company where we strive to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not just another boat trip, this is very special, Rue is so informative and kind, our 2 hour trip through 7 lakes was a detailed and enjoyable education in local history and wildlife. A fun time with so much to remember, the perfect...More

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Sharlene D, Owner at The Living Water Boat Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was such a pleasure to meet and cruise with such a sweet, kind and generous couple like you and Wendy. We truly appreciate your kind words and excellent review about our company. I throughly enjoyed fellowshipping and sharing our beautiful chain of Lakes with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

1st time to this area and the boat tour was a perfect way check it out. Captain Rue has a wealth of information being a Winter Haven native, not only about nature but businesses, real estate, history of the area and more...the boat was clean,...More

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Sharlene D, Owner at The Living Water Boat Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow! It makes us so happy to hear that you enjoyed your cruise and visiting Central Florida for the first time. We truly appreciate your kind words and amazing review of our company. It was such a pleasure and honor to meet such a sweet...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Ru was very knowledgeable and courteous. It was perfect. His wife took our reservation over the phone and was super helpful.More

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Sharlene D, Owner at The Living Water Boat Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your Excellent review and kind words about our company. We strive to deliver exceptional customer service to our guests and truly appreciate your business. It was such a pleasure meeting y’all and cruising with you. We are thrilled to hear...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend Living Water Boat Cruises. Booking process is easy, very responsive by email and phone. Rue is a terrific captain, and the boat is very comfortable. It is easy to board the boat and to move about the deck. Rue helped me with...More

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Sharlene D, Owner at The Living Water Boat Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your Amazing review, kind words and for recommending our company to other travelers. Our motto is to create “Great Tours and Better Memories.” and it was such a pleasure to meet and host you aboard The Living Water Cruises. We...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a first time traveler on the lakes and this trip was very informative. The captain was very knowledgeable. i will go back and see more of these lakesMore

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Sharlene D, Owner at The Living Water Boat Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so happy that you found our company and decided to take one of our historic nature cruises on our beautiful Chain of Lakes. We love and appreciate our Guests and could not do what we love without your support. Thank you so much...More

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Jeanette K
April 6, 2018|
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Response from Sharlene D | Property representative |
Please call 877-257-1529 or visit our web site for pricing details. Thank you
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Jeanette K
April 6, 2018|
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Response from luv2swim8 | Reviewed this property |
They have different pricing structures. Our was $23 for senior FL resident. $25.00 for Fl resident adult. And $27.00 for out of state adult. We did not have children with us so I’m not sure of those fees.
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Kiki3108
February 4, 2018|
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Response from Sharlene D | Property representative |
The Coast Guard regulations and boat capacity limits my boat to only 11 persons and with me included that would be 12. The most people we could host would be 7 adults and three small children sitting on laps with life... More
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