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Island Boat Lines

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500 W Cocoa Beach Cswy, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931-3536
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Wonderful wonderful tour

Highly recommend this tour. Karen is a fantastic tour guide. Extremely knowledgeable. Saw manatees... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Island321
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Best tour in Cocoa Beach

The boat is clean and spacious, and Captain Peter and lovely guide Karen were very knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
michellegX437ZC
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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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Island Boat Lines offer daily Eco tours of the Cocoa Beach Thousand Islands. Our most popular tour is the two hour Eco tour "In Search of Wildlife". Passengers have the opportunity to see herds of Manatees, flocks of Birds and playful Dolphin as they journey through the heart of the Cocoa Beach Thousand Islands. Tours are guided by a USCG Certified Captain and Professional Naturalist who will help passengers discover wildlife as they journey through the islands "In Search of Wildlife". Be sure to view the photos which have been provided to us by our passengers throughout the years.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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500 W Cocoa Beach Cswy, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931-3536
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"banana river"
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"tour guide was very knowledgeable"
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"species of birds"
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"two hours"
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"hour cruise"
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"relaxing morning"
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"nice tour"
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"cocoa area"
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"scavenger hunt"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend this tour. Karen is a fantastic tour guide. Extremely knowledgeable. Saw manatees, dolphins and many different kinds of birds. Boats are very comfortable and spacious.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The boat is clean and spacious, and Captain Peter and lovely guide Karen were very knowledgeable, personable and just delightful. The tour is two hours which is perfect and you are allowed to bring a cooler and snacks which is great! I highly recommend this...More

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penny f, Owner at Island Boat Lines, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the great review. I will be sure to share with Captain Pete and your guide Karen. Hope you have the opportunity to cruise with us again in the future.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

2 hour pontoon style boat tour on the Banana River. We saw several dolphin, manatee, birds, and wildlife. Also, many beautiful landscaped homes along the river bank.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the knowledge of our tour guide and the driver. We can't wait to do this again. Very relaxing afternoon.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The crew was extremely nice and very informative about the area and wildlife. We saw numerous dolphins along with Manatee and several species of birds. Rocky, the German Shepherd, was an added bonus! We loved the whole experience!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even on a rainy afternoon we had such a great time. Our Captain and tour guide were very knowledgeable about the Lagoon.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

While visiting Port Canaveral earlier this month, I wanted a relaxing activity - Island Boat Lines had just the right fix. They offer a nice boat ride (about an hour and a half long) up the Banana River, which is a protected Manatee area. The...More

Thank redeco
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

It was fantastic day and the tour guide was very knowledgeable. We are coming back in August and for sure will take our guest on this boat ride..

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Very informative trip,around the islands many birds and dolphins,well narrated by the crew and topped off with an excellent lunch at the dockside restaurant,would definitely do it again

Thank John H
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

This boat tour takes you through The Thousand Islands which are mangrove islands located in the Banana River off of Merritt Island. We saw dolphins, birds, what was probably a manatee (although not close enough to the top of the water to be totally sure),...More

Thank Karen D
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3 January 2017|
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Response from spinkick | Reviewed this property |
I went on an afternoon river cruise but I understand that there are fishing charters available. The owners are a nice couple. He used to be with the Coast Guard drug intercepters and she grew up in Cocoa Beach so they have... More
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2 February 2015|
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I had no problem finding the boat but the directions were not the greatest. When I called their business phone for information I found out that they are in New York and they provide no assistance what so ever. My last ride... More
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