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Good Natured River Tours

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6075 N Highway 1, Melbourne, FL 32940-7439
+1 321-987-0088
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Great tour with Dolphin sightings

Went to the 9am tour, make sure you get to the ticket booth a bit early to check in. The boat is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard K
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Good Natured River Tour

We had a fantastic time on our 12 noon river tour! The weather was nice, clean boat, calypso music... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pickymomEvansville
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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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+1 321-987-0088
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the 9am tour, make sure you get to the ticket booth a bit early to check in. The boat is completely covered overhead so the sun wasn't unbearable. We purchased tickets through groupon. The tour was about 1.25 - 1.5 hours out and...More

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Bill R, Owner at Good Natured River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review.seeing the dolphins is magical! Hope to see ya out on the river!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time on our 12 noon river tour! The weather was nice, clean boat, calypso music. The tour guide was very informative and super friendly. The other two tour guides went out of their way to point out the numerous dolphins and...More

1  Thank pickymomEvansville
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Bill R, Owner at Good Natured River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed the tour,the river is incredible. Hope to see you out on the river again!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Choice of a 09:00 or 12:00 booking, we chose the 12:00 time, we were instructed to get there early which we did, a half hour before departure time. You can book on line or telephone, your booking which if you are using a Groupon Voucher...More

Thank Elaine R
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Bill R, Owner at Good Natured River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you enjoyed this trip. We are blessed. To share the river .

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant boat trip, very friendly and informative staff. You will see plenty of wildlife, including dolphins.

Thank Kerrie L
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Bill R, Owner at Good Natured River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Seeing the dolphins are so amazing!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Captain knows a lot about this area. I thought we would visit a lot more of the river but we spent too much time going in circles looking at Dolphins. They just need to expand the area they are going up and down. The...More

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Bill R, Owner at Good Natured River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and sorry you didn't enjoy seeing and playing with the dolphins. We only have two hours and we actually cover almost ten miles round trip and try to inform everyone as much as possible of the area. We are glad...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took family from out of state all had great time ,tour is narrated crew walking around telling you interesting things about the wildlife of Fla crew will take pictures very knowledgeable

Thank Patricia H
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Bill R, Owner at Good Natured River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review. We love to educate about the area,just an unique area.

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

My family took this river tour yesterday and can't say enough good things about the tour and the boat crew! We saw a lot of wildlife and the crew of the boat, especially the gentleman who did the speaking, was spectacular, I highly recommend!

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Bill R, Manager at Good Natured River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for review Captain Bill does a incredible job narriating.so many interesting topics to talk about.Thanks once again.

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Excellent educational river lagoon tour. The owners Bill, Kelly and Billy are most warm and welcoming, as well as knowledgeable and entertaining. They genuinely enjoy sharing our Space Coast area river life and bird life with locals and visitors. This 2-hour river cruise is a...More

1  Thank Nancy P
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Bill R, Owner at Good Natured River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review. The Space Coast Area is truly special, and we do truly enjoy being out there showing you our backyard.

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Good Natured River Tours is an excellent group! The guides are very knowledgeable and can answer any of your questions. Our family would definitely do business with them again.

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Bill R, Owner at Good Natured River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the review guys, hope to see y'all out on the river soon

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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

First you need to purchase your tickets online. There are 2 sailings on most days - 9am and 12 noon. Arrive about 15 minutes early as you have to register on the Coast guards list. We left promptly at 12 and soon saw dolphins. Captain...More

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frasiertrudy
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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
17 April 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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Hello, We are sorry but, the property we lease is not pet friendly . Thanks so much. Captain Bill Reynolds
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