River Cruises & Scenic Charters

River Cruises and Scenic Charters are a great way to discover Real Florida along the St. Johns River.  Whether you like the slow moving and relaxing pontoon boats, or you prefer the speed of an airboat ride, there is something for everyone.  Either way, getting out on the water and seeing the local wildlife and natural beauty of the area is a gift you should give yourself and your family.



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Airboat & Gator Charters
Captain Joshua is an alligator hunting guide who knows where to find alligators, so be prepared for a real Florida adventure! You can expect to see plenty of wildlife such as wild hogs, deer and many species of birds. Florida’s beautiful landscape includes cypress swamps, Spanish moss covered oaks, lily marshes and the dark waters of the St. Johns River. Launching from DeLeon Springs and Geneva. Reservations are required.

Blue Heron River Tours
Offering daily eco-nature tours, photographic expeditions, educational labs, sunset cruises and seasonal cruises. This custom-built vessel, “Great Blue,” was designed to cruise the quiet and shallow backwater areas where wildlife viewing is best.

Fountain of Youth Eco History Tours
Located at DeLeon Springs State Park. Enjoy the eco-system of the St. Johns River – Spring Garden Run with a 50-minute or 1.5-hour narrated eco-history cruise through the Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge.

St. Johns River Cruises
Located at Blue Spring State Park. Explore the shallow backwaters of the St. Johns River with an award winning narrated wildlife and nature cruise. Kayak rentals, guided kayak tours and Segway tours also available.

St. Johns River Eco Tours
You will experience Central Florida wildlife in a completely natural environment. The majority of the journey will be exploring the back waters of the St. Johns River on-board the Naiad, a 35-foot electric hybrid cruising catamaran. Come explore one of Florida’s great natural treasures with us!

St. Johns River Scenic Boat Tours
Join Captain Ernest Brundage for a leisure boat tour of the St. Johns River and its many tributaries. Departing from Astor, learn about the history and wildlife of this region that is steeped in history dating back to ancient Indian and Spanish civilizations, to European and American settlers. You will have opportunities to see alligators, bald eagles, manatees, air plants, ferns large cypress trees and much more.