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Our Tours - Enjoy a 2 Hour Scenic Cruise Aboard The Manatee

Welcome to Daytona Beach, Florida! Looking to explore? Here at The Manatee, we provide scenic tour cruises through the protected wetlands and mangrove shores of the Indian River. Get a chance to witness wildlife like manatees, dolphins, birds, alligators and crocodiles. Your safety and enjoyment are our top priorities. Our team of professionals navigate and narrate throughout your journey, providing insight regarding the surrounding habitats and ecosystems. Whether you select our eco-adventure Intracoastal CruiseSummer Sunset Cruise, or private Charter Cruise, there’s something for everyone! Enjoy views of tropical sunsets, historical waterfront homes, moonlight vistas, and city lights. We also offer a visit to the Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse and Museum. All cruises include a sundeck and restroom onboard. Check out our rates and itinerary page for more tour-specifics; kids 2 and under ride free. So gather your loved ones and join one of our tours today! Contact Us directly or Book Online here! While Cruising Along The Protected Wetland & Scenic Mangrove Shores Of The Indian River, You’ll See Manatees, Dolphins, Birds, Waterfront Homes, and The Ponce De Leon Lighthouse. All Tours Narrated By Professional Directors. Join Our Great Escape With Our Top Daytona Beach Attractions And Run With The Dolphins.

Driving Directions

Friendly Reminder: Please obey the speed limits posted in Ponce Inlet as they are strictly enforced. It’s 35 mph on Peninsula & A1A and 25 mph on Beach Street to our docking location. From Beachside Travel South on Atlantic Avenue 5 miles south of Dunlawton (Port Orange) Bridge to the four-way Stop Sign at Beach Street in the Town of Ponce Inlet. Turn right two blocks to the river. From I-95 Exit at number 256 and travel East across the Dunlawton (Port Orange) Bridge to Atlantic Avenue. Turn right 5-miles to the four-way Stop Sign at Beach Street in the Town of Ponce Inlet. Turn right two blocks to the river.


ADULTS: $32.00

CHILDREN 3YRS – 12: $22.00


Boarding at “Down The Hatch” Seafood Restaurant

All Major Credit Cards Accepted

We Accept All Major Credit Cards


2 Hour Seasonal Cruise June & July departing daily at 6:30pm and returning at 8:30pm

Reservations Required

ADULTS: $34.00

CHILDREN 3YRS – 12: $24.00


*Not recommended for children under 2 yrs

Advance Booking Required For CHARTER CRUISE

Charter Fee: $1500 + Tax 2 Hours | $750 + Tax For Every Additional Hr. Private Charters Are Subject To A Standard 20% Gratuity.

Passenger Capacity: 50

Private Charter Includes the Following:
* Private Indian River Cruise * All Safety Equipment * Fuel * Insurance *
* Experienced, Knowledgeable, US Coast Guard Licensed Captains *