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Premier Boat Tours

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Great time

We took the boat, train and plane tour. The boat tour wit captains Rick and ? We're very goid... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
wanderer4581
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Charlotte
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Great time!

We had out of state family visiting so we booked the 2-hour tour starting at 11 a.m. We got there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan C
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King George, Virginia
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Premier Boat Tours (Located at The Lakeside Inn, Mt Dora)providing narrated Eco-tours into the unspoilt Dora Canal, through towering cypress trees dripping with Spanish moss. Commonly seen on the canal are herons, ibis, egrets, anhingas, turtles and...more
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100 N Alexander St, Mount Dora, FL 32757-5570
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took the boat, train and plane tour. The boat tour wit captains Rick and ? We're very goid. Knowledgeable, friendly, and shared information about the local flora and fauna. We saw a good bit of wildlife including birds and alligators. We would definitely recommend...More

Thank wanderer4581
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had out of state family visiting so we booked the 2-hour tour starting at 11 a.m. We got there early and parked at the Lakeside Inn, we sat in chairs by the lake and waited until it was time to board. The staff was...More

1  Thank Susan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the tour. Did the 2 hour tour, would really recommend it, was a lovely break for us from the hustle and bustle of Orlando. The captains were full of knowledge about the surrounding areas and animals. The views were fab and the boat...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We could not have enjoyed this boat tour any more. It was the perfect length, the captain was entertaining and knowledgeable, the boat was comfortable and safe, and there was lots to see along the way. I enjoyed how relaxing it was to skim across...More

Thank 764miltonc
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

A friend of ours invited us to go on this tour and we are glad that we did. A combination of Mt Dora and Tavares history along with a guided nature trek, made possible by Captain John and 1st mate Sandy, gave us an excellent...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I took the Dora Canal tour today with Captain John had his First Mate Sandy aboard Premier Boat Tours. I was pleasantly surprised with the cruise, we saw plenty of birds and gators. The boat was very comfortable with padded seats and...More

1  Thank 48357Traveler65
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Really great boat trip, Randy & Tina were very informative about the area and wildlife. Definitely recommend as a beautiful place. Just wish it had been easier to book, a lady at the hotel was really kind and helped us out.

1  Thank Jane T
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The crew shares their knowledge of local history plus info on the wildlife. Any time there is nature action taking place, they take the time to take you as close as they can to observe such as eagles with nests in a residence tree, etc....More

Thank robtkath
Reviewed 15 June 2018

It was the last day in Florida for my wife and I and the weather had been pretty uncooperative. I really wanted to try out my new camera and get some wildlife photos. We took the 11am cruise on a Friday and were lucky that...More

Thank Frink1234
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Went with my grandson yesterday, I think it was an eye opener for him, saw 3 or so gators, lots of birds and got to experience nature in a comfortable setting. We took the 11 am ride, and glad we did, this time of year...More

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richa7777
4 August 2018|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
I would think that they can, with a little work but it’s best to call them
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addisjackie
30 May 2018|
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Response from TudorBarratt-Scanes | Property representative |
The scheduled tours do not stop at any restaurants.
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addisjackie
30 May 2018|
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Response from TudorBarratt-Scanes | Property representative |
Yes we have group rates, they work on a sliding scale depending upon the size of the group. They are individually quoted depending on date, time etc.. Please call for a rate.
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