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Tidewater Tours

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Address: #4 Dock Street, Cedar Key City Marina, Cedar Key, FL 32625-4742
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+1 352-543-9523
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We offer Tours and Rentals that will meet all your boating needs in Cedar...

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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Fascinating place to visit

Interesting boat trip with a well informed and entertaining couple leading the tour. The little town has a small beach and some unusual restaurants. Tony's restaurant has award... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 November 2016
Brenda D
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Interesting boat trip with a well informed and entertaining couple leading the tour. The little town has a small beach and some unusual restaurants. Tony's restaurant has award winning clam chowder and there is an all you can eat seafood restaurant on the front. Definitely worth a visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best boat tours we have been on. Definitely a highlight of our trip.. We saw plenty of dolphins and learned about the history of this small town.. We will be back and are looking forward to taking this boat tour again.. Highly recommend this tour to future visitors..

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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67 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

One of the highlights of our visit. Its like a pontoon boat with bench seating. The hosts, take you out and explain some the history of the area and of course, catch a magnificent sunset. You can bring drinks and snacks on board with you, as well.

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1 Thank Bill J
Sanford, Florida
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130 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is a must see. We took a tour of all the outlying islands and along the way saw an absolutely amazing variety of wildlife, including many species of birds and schools of dolphins swimming right next to us. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and even gave me the rundown on the Nuclear Power Plant you could see in the... More 

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Thank BlueHighwaysGuy
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

All you can say is wow. As the boat tours the outer Islands and the dolphins play in its wake, the sun once again sinks into the sea. Bursts of red, yellow and orange light up the sky and if you are lucky, you may even see the green flash. The ONLY way to see a sunset in Cedar Key.

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Thank J C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic trip,,,very knowledgeable about the history and present day info if the area. I'd consider this a MUST DO when in the area!!!!

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Thank Angie S
Appleton, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We went on a sunset tour and it was wonderful! The tour took us past at least three major islands and many other features were share. The owners shared the history of the area throughout the tour as well as the natural aspects of the area. A highlight for me (one of many) was seeing all the nesting birds on... More 

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Thank Jennifer K
Apopka, Florida
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45 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

This is one of the best boat tours I have been on. The guide was well informed, engaging and funny. She spent about 1 1/2 hours talking about the history of Cedar Key, its past a present industries, the local culture, small town life and the local wildlife on the islands. Her narrative was very well research. We saw a... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Connie was a great guide. We learned a lot about the history of the area. She was also very knowledgeable of the marine life and birds of the area. We even got to see Dolphins up close. There was a whole pod swimming along the boat. We had a great time .

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Thank Ampi85
Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We took my mother,father,husband, son (10),neices (23) and family friends. Mike and his crew were wonderful. They gave the history of the islands and keys, took uscto a sandbar looking for sandollars, a beach for shells and starfish. Even spent extra time so the kids could see dolphins playing in the wake of the boat. One of the most memorable... More 

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