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Rainbow River Tour

12196 S Williams St, Dunnellon, FL 34432-6052
+1 352-212-1594
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This is the best way to see the old Florida as the explores did many moons ago.

Fun and very educational too. This tour takes you up to the Rainbow River and Withlacoochee River... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Julie and Paul C
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Dunnellon, Florida
Rainbow River Tour - Capt. Thomas

My boyfriend Scott and I were picked up by Capt. Thomas on Saturday afternoon in front of Swampy's... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Nicole72669
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Lantana, Florida
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We leave from the boat dock and ramp at 20750 River Drive in Dunnellon Florida for a one or two hour tour. While on the boat tour we discuss the history of the Dunnellon area, typical types of fish, birds and wildlife found on the Withlacoochee and Rainbow Bow River. Attention to how the rivers fits into the Eco systems of central Florida. Wildlife photographers will find ample opportunities
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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12196 S Williams St, Dunnellon, FL 34432-6052
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Fun and very educational too. This tour takes you up to the Rainbow River and Withlacoochee River where the two rivers flow together. It's an amazing sight to see the difference between two rivers. Both rivers are beautiful and full of wildlife, so keep your...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

My boyfriend Scott and I were picked up by Capt. Thomas on Saturday afternoon in front of Swampy's after an amazing lunch. He glided over, picked my boyfriend and I up and proceeded to give us an amazing tour of the beautiful Rainbow River. He...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

This was a very enjoyable activity in a comfortable pontoon boat. It was pleasurable to leisurely go out on the river to see beautiful scenery and local wildlife - lots of turtles, otters, birds. Captain Thomas is knowledgeable about this part of Florida and what...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

We spent the weekend in Dunellon. We wanted to finish off a great time with a pontoon tour if the Rainbow River. Even though I called at the last minute,we were able to go. It was one of the nicest boat tours ever! The river...More

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CaptThomas, Owner at Rainbow River Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thank you for your kind review. It's always a pleasure to have nice people like you aboard. Having great passengers and a great wildlife experience makes my job so enjoyable.

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

I had a one hour tour of the pristine Rainbow river, The experience was enhanced by Captain Thomas' storytelling , history and generally interesting comments. I willdefinately take my entire family.

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

We have gone on the Rainbow River and the Withlacoochee River tour with Captain Thomas 4 times. Every time we go there is something more to see. Captain Thomas is very knowledgeable about the area and makes it very interesting. Our friends are coming to...More

Thank Rose M
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thomas m, Owner at Rainbow River Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thanks for the kind words. It's always like seeing old friends when you are aboard. Captain Thomas

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Lovely trip up the Rainbow river................Mum was over from England visiting and we were having lunch at Swampy's when we noticed Captain Thomas's Rainbow river tours, so after lunch went for an Idyllic trip up the river, very pleasant and would recommend

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thomas m, Owner at Rainbow River Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Thank you for your kind comments. I do remember you and your lovey mother. Please come back again!!!!

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