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Premier Boat Tours

100 N Alexander St, Mount Dora, FL 32757-5570
+1 352-434-8040
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Great boat trip!

We took the tour with Captain Dave yesterday. It was a lovely trip. Motoring across the lake gave... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pennie B
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Great boat ride

Hosted by Captain Bob and Sandra, the first mate, it was a wonderful 2 hours of lake, homes... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephen R
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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 alligators. The tour continues onto one of the lakes in the Harris Chain, in search of bald eagles and osprey. Our luxury all-weather pontoon boats provide a shaded, stable and dry platform to observe the beautiful surroundings.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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100 N Alexander St, Mount Dora, FL 32757-5570
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the tour with Captain Dave yesterday. It was a lovely trip. Motoring across the lake gave enough breeze to cool us off before we got to the wilderness portion. It was about 95 degrees. We saw quite a bit of wildlife, mostly birds,...More

Thank Pennie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hosted by Captain Bob and Sandra, the first mate, it was a wonderful 2 hours of lake, homes, history and the Dora canal. Just right for a Sunday afternoon.

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice way to spend a hot summer afternoon. The ride across the lake provided a nice breeze and the canal was shaded. Contrary to other comments, we found the homes along the developed portion of the canal to be interesting and thought...More

Thank Daydreamer626
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the 11am, two hour trip, across the lake, and into the forest canal and back. The crew told us useful information and pointed out any wildlife, plant life and history. It took 30 minutes to cross the lake, during which we heard the...More

Thank CarolM108
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have a tour with captain John and Sandy!! They took us out on the water and told us about the history!! Also let us see a lot of different birds great turtles and gator!! If you didn't have fun then there is something wrong...More

Thank Tammy J D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only reason I rated this good instead of great was because June is not the best time to go on this tour.There were too many boaters on the trip which totally disrupted the wild life. The tour captain and his first mate were very...More

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the two hour trip, across the lake, down the canal and into the forest river and back. Throughout the crew gave us useful info and pointed out any wildlife, plant life and history. It took about 30 minutes to cross the lake, during...More

Thank Andy E
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This was an excellent tour. Will definitely do it again. The tour guides took their time to make sure to point out different birds, snakes and of course alligators.

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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the Dora Canal with Premier Boats. The Captains were funny and have a lot of good information, and showed us lots of wildlife. They were very accommodating to my daughter and mother and the boat was nicer than the...More

Thank A1carroll
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We just took the two hour tour through the Dora Canal and enjoyed it just as much as the other 2 times. Captains John and Mary are a great tour team pointing out so many various species of birds, flowers, aquatic animals and of course...More

Thank Stanman134
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Andrea P
19 August 2016|
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Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
The correct telephone number is 352-434-8040
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CatinRzeszow
1 August 2016|
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Response from AL D | Reviewed this property |
tour times are posted, once off the lake the river tour is a canopy of trees. You should be OK. I would do it!
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constancet224
18 January 2016|
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Response from jcduane | Reviewed this property |
My group had about 10 people, so we made reservations in advance. I would think April would be a busy time for them with all the tourists from the Northern states visiting. I would definitely make reservations.
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