RELAXING ST. JOHNS RIVER BACKWATER ADVENTURE & LUNCH IN DELAND

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Date(s) - 09/20/2019 Friday
8:15 am - 5:00 pm

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ST. JOHNS RIVER HERITAGE BOAT TOUR & LUNCH AT COOK’S IN DELAND
NOTE: THIS TOUR WAS RESCHEDULED FROM SEP. 5 DUE TO HURRICANE DORIAN.

 

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If you are a nature lover who enjoys bird watching and all forms of wildlife, this tour is for you! After observing Hontoon Island State Park, the boat tour continues south and then passes by Lake Beresford, Blue Spring State Park and through an historic cypress logging canal. The tour exits the canal into a tributary—Hontoon Dead River for the return trip to Hontoon. On the tour, you will see the natural beauty of the unspoiled and original Florida – in the same pristine condition it has been over the centuries. Along with the tranquility of the St. Johns River, you will also see abundant wildlife, including alligator, Anhinga, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Osprey, turtles and much, much more. There are frequent sightings of manatee. Your tour will be a nature lover’s and photographer’s paradise.
The St. Johns River is the longest river in Florida at a whopping 310 miles long. It flows North through 12 counties, moving from Central Florida to the Atlantic Ocean. At its largest point, the St. Johns River is almost 3 miles wide! In honor and recognition of its role in history and society, President Clinton named the St. Johns River an American Heritage River in 1998. Come with us to enjoy this relaxing, narrated tour of her shaded backwaters, a delicious lunch at Cook’s and a little “retail therapy” added just for fun! You won’t believe the nice shops in DeLand now!

TOUR PRICE: $71/pp — Seats on Bus assigned from front to back according to when you pay. Visa and Master Card or Checks Accepted.
TOUR PACE: ★★ = Relaxed Pace, A Little Walking to Shop in Downtown DeLand.

TOUR INCLUDES: 2 Hour St. John’s River Narrated Boat Tour complete with Restroom, Delicious Lunch at Cook’s and Free Time for Shopping in Downtown DeLand, All Taxes & Meal Tip, Motorcoach with Restroom, Free Wifi, Electrical Outlets and Professional Group Tour Director.
Name Tags & Any Tickets given out on bus. Please advise us of Birthdays or Anniversaries or if bringing a walker or Wheelchair or Any Special Dietary Requirements.

BUS DEPARTURES: 8:15 AM ORMOND BEACH WALMART, 8:40 AM PORT ORANGE TARGET, 9:00 AM NEW SMYRNA WALMART, 10:45AM ORANGE CITY PARK AND RIDE. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to above times. Approx Return Time 4:00 PM-5:00 PM.
(NO ORANGE CITY PICKUP – MEET US IN DELAND AND PARK IN POST OFFICE LOT ACROSS FROM NEW COURTHOUSE)
DRESS CODE: Casual & Sneakers or Good Walking Shoes best on the boat and bring a light wrap or sweater AND YOUR CAMERA!

PERFUME POLICY: Perfume, Cologne or Heavy After-Shave is NOT ALLOWED TO BE WORN ON THE BUS Due to Medical Reasons. If detected, you may NOT be allowed to board the bus and NO REFUND GIVEN. We take this very seriously and hope you do too.

CANCELLATIONS: Non-Refundable For cancellations within 45 days of departure, however names changes are acceptable. Call us we may be able to resell your tickets and all refunds are in the form of a Future Tour Credit.

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