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St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC

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488 W Highbanks Rd, DeBary, FL 32713-4646
+1 386-626-9004
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An Awesome Tour!

This was about the most relaxing tour you could ever take. Drifting along the St. John's River... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
SueInPalomino
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Reno, Nevada
St John's River at it's best!

Highly recommend this tour. Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable about birds, Florida wildlife... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
Pat D
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Merritt Island, Florida
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Discover the beauty of Natural Florida aboard our new 28 passenger pontoon boat. Join us in exploring the back waters of one of the most protected areas of the St. John's River. Whether it is from November through March when the many migratory birds and wintering manatees abound or during the summer months when we see the alligator hatchlings and the year round residents.
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488 W Highbanks Rd, DeBary, FL 32713-4646
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

This was about the most relaxing tour you could ever take. Drifting along the St. John's River, watching the wildlife, and listening to our guide tell stories about what we're seeing and the history of the river was fantastic. I had no idea what an...More

Thank SueInPalomino
Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

We had a beautiful day on the water and you added to the enjoyment. We look forward to your next visit with us.

Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend this tour. Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable about birds, Florida wildlife and flora and fauna. Beat our expectations. Beautiful area.

Thank Pat D
Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed your tour and thank you for your kind words. We look forward to seeing you again next time.

Reviewed 23 March 2017

This tour is well run and our guide had first-class knowledge of the wildlife he was describing: bird gender (feather colors, etc.); breeding habits; migratory patterns, etc. He was knowledgeable about the trees and vegetation also and made the information fun as well as interesting....More

Thank MontroseMaggie
Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Thank you for your kind words we believe we have the privilege of sharing this wonderful river with our customers and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We were very fortunate to have Roger as our guide and he was remarkably knowledgeable about the history of the river and the plants, birds, reptiles and river lore. We saw so many different birds and turtles and alligators - it was a very exciting...More

Thank Melissa D
Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

We are glad that you enjoyed the tour and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 19 March 2017

The St Augustine Camera Club arranged a tour with this super Tour. They actually scouted the "photo op" places for us to see the most birds, wildlife. It was a wonderful tour. We saw a great variety of birds, gators, etc. And, a VERY rare...More

Thank Nancy M
Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

We did have a great day we look forward to your group every year

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Rented a kayak. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Devan was especially knowledgeable. He knew something about ever animal we saw.

Thank earnest7335
Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Thanks for the great review but you were at St Johns River Cruises at Blue Springs State Park. We don't rent kayaks they are our friendly competitor that does a good job. We are glad you had a good time on the river.

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Our camera club made its annual trip with St Johns River Eco Tours and as usual, the tour was a great hit with the members. It was a spectacular day, and wildlife was plentiful. We had plenty of sharp eyes to spot the animals, and...More

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Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Your group is our favorite trip of the year. We learn and enjoy all of the machine gun like cameras capturing all of those wonderful photographs

Reviewed 11 March 2017

I have rented pontoon boats frequently, but never took an organized tour. This year, we decided on St. John's River Eco Tours, and we are so glad that we did. The guide and captain were extremely knowledgeable, engaging, and respectful of the environment and animals...More

2  Thank ipaino
Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2017

The river is a very special place. What we try to do is to help you see and better understand the wildlife that is all around us. I am so happy that you enjoyed and look forward to coming and seeing us soon.

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I had some time before my flight from MCO so thought I would try this. An excellent experience. We saw 5 alligators, 1 manatee, white ibis, american bittern (rare sighting), great blue herons, tri-colored herons, anhingas, pied grebes, red shouldered hawk, ospreys, many other birds,...More

Thank moxieisgood
Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Thanks so much for coming on our tour. I hope the tour was one of the highlights of your trip to Florida

Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

On a whim we decided to visit DeBary and we are so pleased that we checked TA for suggestions on attractions. Our trip was relaxing with beautiful surroundings and great wildlife sightings. Doug, the owner and guide, is so well informed about the area and...More

Thank justmaketso
Doug L, Owner at St. John's River Eco Tours, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Thank you for your kind words we enjoyed sharing this wonderful river with us. We look forward to seeing you again.

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estuarysuz
16 February 2017|
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Response from Doug L | Property representative |
Our tours are 2 hours in length. The adult price is $30.00 the senior price is $ 27.00 and kids 12 and under are $ 17.00
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NoraLewis
24 August 2015|
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Response from Doug L | Property representative |
We offer 2 tours daily one at 10:00 AM and one at 1:30 pm. Reservations are highly recommended for all tours. We book up quickly so if you don't want to be disappointed call or book on line at our website. We require a... More
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