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Address: 1450 Beach Rd, Englewood, FL 34223-4275
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09:00 - 17:00
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A Terrific Time !!!!

I took this tour on a beautiful sunny afternoon. I absolutely have to agree with most other reviews. Captain Bruce and First Mate Joyce were wonderful. They were entertaining... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
Otsego, Michigan
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Otsego, Michigan
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127 reviews
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

I took this tour on a beautiful sunny afternoon. I absolutely have to agree with most other reviews. Captain Bruce and First Mate Joyce were wonderful. They were entertaining, informative, and accommodating. The price of $30 for a 2 hour tour is an excellent bargain. Granted, their pontoon is not the "Love Boat", but it was quite comfortable for the... More 

1 Thank JR1224
ONT, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We went on the 1pm tour (2 hours) and it was perfect for our family of 6 adults and three children 2-5 years old. We saw lots of dolphins, pelicans, water sport activists and got some great photos ... kids actually saw them too because the dolphins came very close to the boat. Captain Bruce knows his stuff and was... More 

Thank Deborah C
Manhattan, Illinois
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8 reviews
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We had a lot of fun on a windy evening. Very relaxing being on the water and watching the dolphins! The boat has plenty of room to move around and plenty of viewing area to see in every direction.

Thank Mark M
Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Captain Ross has a very comfortable, spotless and shipshape vessel and offers wonderful trips of varying lengths and prices for boaters, non-boaters, nature lovers, area history buffs. We enjoyed our time with him so much that we immediately booked another trip. Unlike typical tour boats, this is an up close and personal experience, and boat trips - not fishing trips... More 

Thank cruisingsailor
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32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 January 2017

It was an enjoyable sunset ride around on the water. We were looking forward to learning more about the area and the wildlife from a naturalist, as the tour is promoted. From our conversations with Cpt. Bruce to set up the trip, we could tell he's probably also a good story-teller. Unfortunately, we were there at a time when someone... More 

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

Hi Judith, First, thank you for joining us on a trip! Each one of our trips is very different and has a different goal. The daytime trip is really the best trip for seeing wildlife and for the narrative. The sunset cruise is all about ambience and relaxation. I'm sorry that you had a particular goal in mind and it... More 

Carol Stream, Illinois
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126 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

On a family vacation looking for something to do that would be fun for the adults and young children. Lemon Bay Tours, run by Captain Bruce did not disappoint. His catamaran was very stable and safe for the 2 and 4 year old grandkids. Even thought we toured on an unusually foggy afternoon, we saw many interesting birds and fish,... More 

Thank Rocket0210
sln2310, Public Relations Manager at Lemon Bay Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for joining us! And we are so happy everyone had a great time! More 

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29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We had a great time on this tour. We went during the day and the captain gave us an interesting narrative as we traveled through a waterway and out into the gulf. We saw Osprey, their nests and plenty of dolphins. The prices are reasonable and it was well worth the time.

Thank Bennet288
Bradenton, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We saw and Eagle, Osprey, Manatee, and several Dolphins! Awesome time, well worth the money for this cruise. Captain Bruce is very knowledgeable and entertaining.

Thank Kelly B
Denver, Colorado
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is by far the most dolphins I've ever seen on a boat tour! Lots of birds as well. Captain is very nice. Another highlight is going out in to the Gulf for a short time. Highly recommend!

Thank beanat50
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5 reviews
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Took the Sunset tour this afternoon/evening. We were lucky enough to see dolphins practically as soon as we had set off!! We saw them again a few minutes later near the edge of the water...... The parrot guiding the boat was funny. Once we went past, he kept squawking!! Further on we saw Egret and Manatees! We were very lucky... More 

Thank Tania B

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