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Orange Blossom Cannonball - CLOSED

305 E Ruby St, Tavares, FL 32778-3829
+1 352-742-7200
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Train is Gone bye bye!

I stopped in to check prices & schedules and it is closed! I heard that they are bringing in a... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Tim B
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Tavares, Florida
Cannonball

The O.B.C. is gone. They closed this past spring. Another train is planned to replace her but no... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
eric h
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The Orange Blossom Cannonball went out of business in January, 2017. A new passenger excursion railroad, the Orlando & Northwestern Railway began service in October, 2017, with many exciting train trips offered.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible21%
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305 E Ruby St, Tavares, FL 32778-3829
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+1 352-742-7200
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I stopped in to check prices & schedules and it is closed! I heard that they are bringing in a different train with a different company for the Holiday season. Stay tuned "Polar express"?

2  Thank Tim B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The O.B.C. is gone. They closed this past spring. Another train is planned to replace her but no specifics have been offered as of this date.

Thank eric h
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Orange Blossom is no longer in Tavares however a replacement is supposed to be on the way---too bad something that was so good is now gone--Tavares needs new attractions

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The orange blossom WAS a great adventure, Took you back to the good old days of the west expansion. To bad the owner of the TRACKS did not renew their lease. When you got off the special you just stay at the plane seaport and...More

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Was in Mount Dora this afternoon and as always walked down to the railway. Looks pretty well abandoned, rusty track, weeds and bushes all along as far as I could see. Station building locked up, no advertizing anywhere. No sign of any activity except for...More

1  Thank oxford71
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We took our friends who were visiting from out of town on a ride on the Orange Blossom Cannon Ball. What a huge disappointment! We were hoping to see some beautiful Florida countryside and lakes. Instead it was an overpriced tour of a bunch of...More

Thank Rae Lynn D
Reviewed 23 January 2017

my friends and I did the Land, Sea, Air excursion. It was the best. We started with the boat ride on the lakes - wonderful....highly recommend. Then we were dropped off to take the sea plane ride - fabulous and exciting...and ending with a ride...More

2  Thank karenT7139ZR
Cannonball1907, Guest Relations Manager at Orange Blossom Cannonball, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2017

We are so glad that you enjoyed your Land, Sea & Air excursion. It's a lot of fun and a great value. We are going to miss all of our guests and friends in Central Florida. Thanks for your support.

Reviewed 22 January 2017

A fun family trip. The ride is approximately 35 minutes on this quaint, historical train and you can travel from Mount Dora to Tavares or vice versa. You pass beautiful views of Lake Dora and the surrounding houses. Tavares is great for a family with...More

Thank Marina E
Cannonball1907, Guest Relations Manager at Orange Blossom Cannonball, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2017

Thank you for the review. It's always fun to ride on trains and it's rare to find a 100-year old train still in daily service. We're glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 24 December 2016

This was the most disappointing thing I have ever experienced. there were 9 of us so that means we spent over 250 dollars for basically nothing. Train moved about 2 miles then stopped, sat for about 5 minutes then went back to the station. There...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I never write bad reviews but we were in the back of the train when it hit a truck. 2 hours on the train with only one announcement of what was happening without updates from there. No offer of refund or voucher as only went...More

Thank cindymay
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