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“10th time better than the first!”
Review of Scenic Boat Tour

Scenic Boat Tour
Ranked #1 of 9 Tours in Winter Park
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We live nearby and it was a beautiful day so we thought this would be perfect and it was.
Our boat captains each time tell us something new each visit. We must come at least once a year because its always a fun pleasant day.

Thank Ron82083
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

For a very reasonable price you can spend a pleasant hour on Lake Osceola and two adjoining lakes, seeing splendid homes, learning about local history, and hearing jokes and puns so corny that they were funny! Two highlights for me were going through the overgrown canals that connected the lakes, and speeding up across the open areas. Exampes of why this small business is a success: their efficient method of loading their boats, their firm but pleasant emphasis on having small children wear life jackets, and best of all on this chilly day - BLANKETS for everyone!

Thank Lystrata
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

There's nothing fancy about this place, its boats or its tours; they brag about it being there since 1938, and it feels like you are back in the 60's, with the older tour guides, the open air pontoon boats and the inability to take credit cards.
The tour takes just one hour, and goes into 3 connected lakes in Winter Park, using extremely narrow and somewhat overgrown (and sometimes winding) widened ex-logging run channels to go between them. Our tour guide noted that homes on the lakes start at $4 million and go up from there. There was s beautiful mix of elegant old homes, along with more recent Mc-mansions that had been put up more recently.
The kids will enjoy the breeze and the channels, and the adults will enjoy the scenery. What a great getaway from the amusement parks in Orlando!

Thank Mink52
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

This is a very popular tourist attraction. We couldn't believe the line ups! Obviously people have heard about this and know that it's a great thing to do. The line moved along quickly and didn't have to wait long. You can buy your ticket for any time of the day and come back when you're ready. They have lots of little boats. The tour guides are fun and have lots of local knowledge. It's surprising to see all the beautiful huge mansions around the lake. There was a 28,000 square foot house being built when we took our tour! You go on three lakes and through little canals. It's very interesting and well worth it.

Thank Deborahjune
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

We had such a good time on the boat tour. The homes on these lakes are beyond gorgeous and the little canal you go through is so cool! Definitely worth it!

Thank Keljomag
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