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Address: Inlet Harbor Restaurant & Marina, 133 Inlet Harbor Road, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127
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+1 386-761-2027
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We are a scenic tour boat offering 2 hour narrated cruises along the...

We are a scenic tour boat offering 2 hour narrated cruises along the Intracoastal waterway. Indoor and outdoor seating. Bathroom on board. Soft drinks and snacks available.

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The slow boat to nowhere

Staff was super nice and the boat is cute. We took a 2 hr ride that lasted an eternity because we wanted to get out and push the boat faster. I felt as if I could swim faster than... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 January 2017
kkd8578
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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Staff was super nice and the boat is cute. We took a 2 hr ride that lasted an eternity because we wanted to get out and push the boat faster. I felt as if I could swim faster than we're going. Also, we weren't warned ahead of time that there would be no manatee on our manatee trip because they... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This was a horrible tour. The boat is not open it has tinted windows which have been slided back and forth so much they are scratched beyond being able to see out of them. It was hot and stuffy. There is a very small area in the front of the boat which is open. We only saw a few dolphins.... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

This was perhaps the worse tour I have ever been on. What a waste of time and money. If I had a gun I would have shot myself.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Hummm, first off I think everyone hired is a smoker, because the "hunt" was strong smelling. Sad very sad The boat ride was ok, could not hear the lady talking, on our way back they went so slow it was really hot cause the Windows only open (slid) half way... The dolphin pod was exciting to see. I would think... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We had such a good time on the tour!! We didn't see much wildlife but hey, it's nature. You can't control what the wildlife does. Mike and Mike(father and son) were very social and very easy to talk to. They were funny when giving the tour but always professional. Will totally come back next time we are in town.

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Romeoville
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

It was a nice afternoon and we decided to take the tour before having dinner. Reservations are a must since the boat is rather small and very few seats on the outside. We got there early so we were assured of getting an outside seat. Although the seats are just a bench and rather narrow we were glad that we... More 

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Clifton Park, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

Loved getting out on the Intercoastal, ogling the waterfront real estate, views of the lighthouse, and seeing the birds, dolphins & rays. March was too early for manatee. Do make reservations and have a drink & something to eat at the fun Inlet Harbour Restaurant where it departs from (you can ask for your drink in a take away cup... More 

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Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Went on this tour. It was a nice clear day. The price was right and the length was less than two hours. Maybe a hour and fifty five minutes. The guy leading the tour was very knowledgeable about the wildlife and homes around the area. We did see Dolphins. I asked about the manatees and he said they were about... More 

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South Carolina
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49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed the two hour tour of the inland waterway and inlets around New Smyrna. The boat was small, but very stable and maneuverable. The crew was friendly and informative. We happened to see a lot of dolphins and other wildlife, which cannot be guaranteed of course. Manatees are actually not in season right now but we had a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Captain Andrew and his little dog Bella's boat trip were the highlight of our week in SW Florida. I don't really like boats but this one was calm and I felt safe at all times. We were really looking forward to seeing manatees as had already been on a larger boat in Naples and seen dolphins and a lovely sunset... More 

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