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St John River Cruises

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Blue Spring State Park, 2100 West French Ave, Orange City, FL 32763
+1 407-330-1612
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Unforgettable experience!!

This was an absolute blast! Our tour guide Rob was full of knowledge and had so many interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robin G
via mobile
Wonderful ecotour

I've taken this tour 3 times in the last year and it's never boring. Love seeing all the birds... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Shirley B
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Pennsburg, Pennsylvania
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Blue Spring State Park, 2100 West French Ave, Orange City, FL 32763
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Blue Spring State Park, 2100 West French Ave, Orange City, FL 32763
+1 407-330-1612
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an absolute blast! Our tour guide Rob was full of knowledge and had so many interesting facts about everything that we got to see which was alligators, manatees, tons of birds, turtles and plants and trees! Such a great and affordable experience! If...More

Thank Robin G
Reviewed 23 November 2017

I've taken this tour 3 times in the last year and it's never boring. Love seeing all the birds, turtles, and alligators who call the river home. I plan to make sure all my visitors get a chance to see this beautiful river. The guides...More

Thank Shirley B
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Relaxing informative 2 he trip, Captains are always great. The closeups of the wildlife (Herons, Alligators, turtles, manatees, etc.)

Thank cbgbsteve
Ronald W, Owner at St John River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to rate us. Glad you enjoyed your tour, looking forward to the next time we get the opportunity to serve you.

Reviewed 24 October 2017

My wife, two kids, and I took a trip down the St John River and it was a great experience. The guide was super helpful pointing out really cool birds such as American Bitterns, Lympkins, different types of herons and egrets and cormorants, amongs't others....More

Thank eschatten
Ronald W, Owner at St John River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write a review about us. While we normally see quite a few different types animals on our tours , manatees can be vary hard to find. We are looking forward to cruising with you again in the near future.

Reviewed 17 October 2017

These folk that said this was a waste of 2 hours were on a different excursion than I was. I enjoyed the cruise so much I took it twice. Where else can you get a guided tour of an area steep in history and enjoy...More

Thank jimipage
Ronald W, Owner at St John River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review about us. We try very hard to meet everyone expectations. I am very happy you like the tour some that you took it twice. I let each present their versions of the key points in...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I went by myself, while husband was at a conference in Orlando. An easy drive up, but take exit 114, not 104. Call and ask about the directions. Helpful and Courteous.employees. It was a perfect 1.5 hour trip. Great boat Master 😊 he was full...More

Thank Pamela G
Ronald W, Owner at St John River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We use them to help train our new employees what guests want and expect from us as a company. I am glad you enjoyed tour and look forward to the next time we may serve...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

This was just awesome! I am a native to this area and our guide Jordan was dead on accurate with his wealth of information. An old Floridian like myself even learned some things. He and deck hand Cody were awesome at spotting birds and animals...More

Thank Mark L
Ronald W, Owner at St John River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review of your tours. I will forward your review to both Jordan and Cody so they can understand what they do is so important to the guest Thanks again, looking forward when we may serve you

Reviewed 2 June 2017

This made for a fun afternoon lunch cruise. The food was excellent! You choose from prime rib, chicken or seafood options for lunch. The director was entertaining, the live music was fun and we met some great people on our cruise. All the while you...More

Thank GaryVB
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

This was the best money/2 hours spent! It's worth every penny! The gentleman that captained our boat (Jordan I think) was so knowledgeable. He helped to make sure everyone in our group could see all the different animals. He was funny and you could tell...More

Thank Sarah W
Ronald W, Owner at St John River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your tour with us. We use these reviews to help train our employees on what the guests expect from us on tour. Thanks again, looking forward to the next tour we can do together.

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Jason and Wayne really made this trip extra special by taking the time to spot and get close to many animal sightings along the tour. This allowed for great pictures! Jason shared his infinite knowledge of not only the area, but also the plentiful wildlife,...More

Thank Lore-O55
Ronald W, Owner at St John River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your tour. These reviews are very important to us as we use them to help train employees on what our guests expect from us on tour. Looking forward to the next time we can...More

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Michel M
1 May 2017|
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Response from Ronald W | Property representative |
Hi There, We operate 7 days at 10:00am and 1:00pm weather permitting. These two tours are not capacity contolled and will operate even if only one person goes on the tour. We do highly recommend reservations,you are... More
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Tara S
5 April 2017|
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Response from E B | Reviewed this property |
$25.00 for standard fare,$23.00 for Seniors over 60 and $18.00 for those between 3 and 18. Cruise is 2-3 hours in length
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Tara S
5 April 2017|
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Response from Marjorie B | Reviewed this property |
As a senior, I paid around $22; regular price is a little higher and children may be lower. If you make the reservation online, the price is lower than if you purchase the ticket at the dock, and you are guaranteed a... More
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