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Good Natured River Tours

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6075 N Highway 1, Melbourne, FL 32940-7439
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Outstanding boat ride!

This boat ride was absolutely fabulous. The captain bill was outstanding. He narrated the entire... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Charles B
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Outstanding

Awesome boat tour of the Indian River lagoon. Captain and crew were very knowledgeable of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
L M
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Your adventure takes you through part of Brevard County's estuary on the Indian River Lagoon and the Banana River. You will see bottled-nose dolphins, manatees, wild birds, with over 4,300 unique and localized plant species. The adventure is narrated on our day tours,by your U.S.C.G. Licensed Captain. We offer 2-hour trips, 6 days a week, all year round, as well as a Friday night Sunset Cruises,on sunsets you may bring an adult beverage,and take in the Indian River,sunsets tours are non-narrated tours. Hours:Tuesday through SAT 9:00 am to 11:00 am Tue,Thur,Sat,Sun 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm *Tour times are subject to change due to weather and/or number of riders. *Must have Reservation.please
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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6075 N Highway 1, Melbourne, FL 32940-7439
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This boat ride was absolutely fabulous. The captain bill was outstanding. He narrated the entire two hours told us lots of facts or lots of history and explain everything that was going on on the water. His wife Kelly was also terrific. Kelly made sure...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome boat tour of the Indian River lagoon. Captain and crew were very knowledgeable of the Florida ecosystem from the sea wildlife, vegetation development and American history of the southern tip of Merritt Island. Saw many dolphins and mansions along the way on a beautiful...More

Thank L M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owners of this tour were friendly, knowledgeable and organized. We saw wildlife, beautiful waterways and striking homes on the river. It was an educational and relaxing ride for all ages.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of 7, ranging in age from 4 to 61, had a wonderful time on our recent tour with Good Natured River Tours. We were celebrating my Granddaughter's 4th birthday and she had been wanting to take a river tour, so G'ma & G'pa...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful trip with Good Natured River Tours. Saw quite a few dolphin almost as soon as we were underway. Captain and crew did a great job pointing out wildlife and explaining the history of the area. This was our second trip with...More

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Reviewed March 19, 2018

Took this cruise with friends who were visiting. The captain was very knowledgeable and could answer any question about the flora, fauna and animals we encountered on the trip. Most of all, it was just very relaxing to sit back and watch the world go...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2018

We took the noon tour. There are usually two to three tours daily. Each tour is two hours. The captain narrates the tour. He has two spotters who look for sea life and fowl. We saw lots of birds and dolphins on our trip. We...More

1  Thank James H
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Reviewed March 15, 2018

A really great river trip. We saw all kinds of wildlife...Dolphins, Osprey, Herons, Terns, etc. Captain Bill Reynolds narrated the whole trip and educated us about not only the wildlife but the lands and houses along the Indian River and the Banana River. It was...More

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Reviewed March 9, 2018

The weather was a little cool today for our trip, but is was a nice ride. The captain talked the whole trip telling about things in the area and pointed out osprey nests and dolphins. It was a great tour of the Indian River and...More

Thank George F
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Took the grandchildren and they thoroughly enjoyed the boat ride. The boat was spotless and the crew charming and amusing. It was an educational experience for us all and a lovely day on the water. A day to remember.

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frasiertrudy
August 28, 2017|
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Response from Karen H | Reviewed this property |
Best deal is on Groupon you can get huge discounts for 2 or 4 people and a $5 gift certificate for Grills restaurant per person!. Grills is righ next to Boat.
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Carol C
April 17, 2017|
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Response from Bill R | Property representative |
Yes. Our vessel is built to be 100% handicap accessible. This includes the restroom and cabin. Motorized wheelchairs or scooters are not permitted aboard per U.S.C.G due to weight restrictions.
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Linda M
January 25, 2017|
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Response from Bill R | Property representative |
Hello, We are sorry but, the property we lease is not pet friendly . Thanks so much. Captain Bill Reynolds
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