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St. Johns River Cruises

2100 W French Ave., Orange City

$11 for a Two-Hour Narrated River Cruise from St. Johns River Cruises in Orange City (Up to $22 Value)

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Highlights

  • Narrated & informative tour
  • Quiet & smooth riverboat
  • Alligators, manatees, limpkins
  • Experienced tour leaders

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Lindatop reviewer
12 ratings12 reviews
July 16, 2013
Wonderful tour...very informative....our guide would pull up close when we saw wildlife!!!
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Kimberly
1 ratings1 reviews
January 23, 2012
Great cruise with a friendly and knowledgeable captain. I would definitely recommend.
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Melanie
2 ratings2 reviews
November 30, 2011
The Captain & assistant were delightful. We had a wonderful time on a beautiful day. I look forward to bringing our friends & family when they come to visit. Thank you.
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DANtop reviewer
14 ratings9 reviews
November 9, 2011
The Tour Guide/Boat Capt truly made it entertaining & informative,particularly for our 8 & 10 yrs old grand-daughters.
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Joanne
1 ratings1 reviews
November 7, 2011
Although I frequently kayak that part of the St. Johns, I like to bring non-paddling friends on the Eco-tour so they can see why I love it so much. This was probably the 6th time I've taken the tour in 5 or 6 years, and it was part of my niece's birthday celebration. St. Johns River Cruises consistently does a terrific job of showing the scenery and informing about the wildlife. Always a nice experience. Thank you! Joanne Bolemon
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Margaret
1 ratings1 reviews
November 7, 2011
The crew were very good and informative, the boat and site were well maintained. I would recommend the St Johns River Cruise.
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jada
5 ratings3 reviews
November 7, 2011
Awesome!
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Carmen
3 ratings2 reviews
November 6, 2011
I will like the tickets to be good for a year. I bought my tickets in july but due to the military I was not able to go and they expired. I had to pay the difference in price when I took my tickets. I still have 3 left from 5. Also, they charge you $6 to come into the park which is not informed to the customer of Groupon. The St.John River Cruise should make special arrangements with Group on for the future and charge half price to go in. That will be a good deal and NO SURPRISES!!!!
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About This Deal

Bodies of water are frequent metaphors in poetry due to their unfathomable depths, unknowable sprawl, and elusive merpeople. Adventure out into the enigma with today's Groupon: for $11, you get a two-hour narrated river cruise from St. Johns River Cruises in Orange City (up to a $22 value).

Located in Blue Spring State Park, St. Johns River Cruises treats passengers to local wildlife and ecological fun facts during educational cruises along the 310-mile-long river. Two-hour tours are held daily at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.; nature lovers can climb aboard the Native II to travel along a peaceful corridor of cypress trees at an average speed of six miles per hour. During this smooth and peaceful river ride, eager eyes can absorb every natural detail from alligators bobbing just above the water’s surface to osprey soaring overhead. Meanwhile, ears will soak up the sounds of croaking toads, calling ibis birds, and incisive narration about local flora and fauna given by experienced tour guides. Gentle manatees occasionally push through the river near the boat, adding an air of stoic mystery to the tour, and guides will stop frequently for closer encounters and photo ops with attention-obsessed egrets.

Fine Print

Promotional value expires Nov 1, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 4 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Subject to weather. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About St. Johns River Cruises

When Winkie and Ron Woxberg moved to the St. Johns River basin in 1979, they immediately fell in love with the area, and it’s easy to see why. The gently flowing river's cypress- and oak-lined banks house myriad forms of wildlife, including manatees, alligators, bald eagles, osprey, and limpkins. Some two decades later, the Woxbergs decided to share the area’s natural beauty with newcomers by starting St. Johns River Cruises. The US Coast Guard–certified couple expertly navigates their specially commissioned vehicle, the Nature II, through the shallow channels of the river basin during daily tours. As the ship putters along at unhurried speeds, its quiet engines make barely any noise, allowing the sweet sounds of singing birds and the unskilled beat-boxing of beached sirens to reach the ears of passengers.