$19 for Two-Hour Boat Tour of the Thousand Islands from Island Boat Lines (Up to $28 Value)

Cocoa Beach

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Naturalists and certified captains narrate tours and guide boats to Cocoa Beach’s Thousand Islands, seeking views of Florida wildlife

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Expires 120 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required; subject to availability and weather conditions. Reservations must be booked Monday - Friday 9 am to 4 pm. Not valid for special events, holidays, or with other offers. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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$19 for a Two-Hour Boat Tour (Up to $28 Value)

Sightseers board Coast Guard–approved passenger boats for two-hour tours of Cocoa Beach’s Thousand Islands, a barrier ecosystem of slender canals and secluded passageways. The narrated experience allows crewmembers to point out the rustling wildlife, including manatees, flocks of coastal birds, and bottlenose dolphins as they drift, play, and reorganize their magazine collections. During the tour, the technicolor boats meander through the Indian River Lagoon, an estuary regarded as one of the world’s most diverse ecosystems. This Groupon also includes a 10% discount at the Sunset Cafe. Prices at the Sunset Cafe are subject to change.

Child and senior discounted tickets are available, but this Groupon still offers the best deal available.

Island Boat Lines

The multicolored eco-tour vessels operated by Island Boat Lines sport a vibrant mix of bright yellow, pink, green, and sky-blue colors. The presence of so many colors mirrors the diversity found in the environments the boats often enter around the canals of Cocoa Beach's Thousand Islands. When the company's skippers aren't venturing into these chromatic habitats––where pelicans thrive alongside great blue herons––they're steering a 99-foot paddle-wheel boat. The boat sets off on weekends for riverboat dinner cruises that bring their own share of wildlife encounters as passengers often spot bottlenose dolphins stealing the dessert cart.


Reviews

If you like nature tours, this is one of the best.

Lionroar, TripAdvisor, 1/31/12

We saw several manatees and dolphins, as well as various species of birds. Our guides were very knowledgable and informative

EmilyB6, TripAdvisor, 7/18/12

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95% of 561 customers

  • “Great tour guides, excellent experience, we saw dolphins and birds, the only manatee was under water. The restaurant was really good and served large portions, my...”

    “Great tour guides, excellent experience, we saw dolphins and birds, the only manatee was under water. The restaurant was really good and served large portions, my wife and I should have shared! ”

  • “Awesome guys that ran a very enjoyable 2 hr jaunt around the river. ”

  • “Be certain to bring your camera, a sweater, and some water to enjoy during the trip. It is a wonderful way to spend 2 hours and well worth the time.”

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    Cocoa Beach

    500 West Cocoa Beach Causeway

    Cocoa Beach, Florida 32931

    321-454-7414

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