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Hours of Operation:

Mon - Sat 8:00am to 6:00pm   

Sun- Closed

Our tours depart from various locations within Winter Haven. Your departure location will be assigned at time of booking and included in your confirmation email.  The boat  will arrive just prior to your scheduled departure.

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Tour Details and Pricing

All of our cruises include unlimited complimentary ice cold bottled water and we always carry sunblock in case you forget yours! You are also welcome to bring yoiur own drinks and snacks on board as well.

If you have a group of six or more please call us for our discounted group rates! Groups of six or more can have a private cruise upon request for no additional charge.  Do you have a small party but want a private cruise? We now offer an upgrade option to reserve the boat all to yourself for a nominal fee of only $60.00. Simply select "Private Boat" and then add your tickets from there. We can also customize any cruise time, duration and exploration for you each and every time. Call or email us today for more information or to book a last minute cruise 863-268-0577 or toll free 1-877-257-1529.

Your departure location will be assigned at time of booking and will be included in your confirmation. The boat is not docked at this location but will arrive just prior to your scheduled departure. Most Cruises depart from Freedom Boat Club or Harborside restaurant.

If you call to book we will ask for your credit card to reserve your reservation but you will not be charged until the day of travel. If you book online, payment in full will be required by our online booking merchant since they do not have the capacity to process zero deposits on their platform at this time.  If you do elect to book online and pay in full we have a 100% refund policy! We will refund your card 100% of the price paid provided you cancel at least 24 hours before departure. Otherwise, you will be charged a $50 cancellation fee for trips cancelled in less than 24 hours and refunded the rest of your fare.  NO SHOWS will be charged a $75.00 no show fee OR the total cost of booking (which ever is less). For more information please see our refund policy.

One Hour Boat Tour

Adult  $24         *Fl. Resident  $22 

Child  $10          *Senior 65+/Military /1st Responders  $20

Prices shown do not include tax       *Valid phot ID Required for discounted fares

Relax, and enjoy a beautiful historical wildlife nature tour of the famous Winter Haven Chain of Lakes. Our one hour boat tour will visit between three and four lakes where you will see an abundance of wildlife including alligators, otters, Blue Herons, Anhingas, White Ibis and more! You will also take in the sights of some breathtaking homes and learn the history of the famous Cypress Gardens while cruising by the old bridge where the southern bells once stood in times long past. This cruise option is perfect for those wanting to test the waters of one of our cruises or for families with small children who do better with shorter durations.

Options: Make it a lunch or dinner cruise by requesting departure from Harborside restaurant and we will make exclusive restaurant reservations for you.

Traveler Tip: Pick a departure time early in the morning or after 4:30  in the afternoon to avoid the summer rains.

Two Hour Boat Tour

Adult  $38                                     *Fl. Resident  $36 

Child  $14                                      *Senior 65+/Military /1st Responders   $34

Prices shown do not include tax                   *Valid phot ID Required for discounted fares

One of our most popular tour options!  Experience true southern hospitality as you explore real Florida aboard a brand new Pontoon boat with a local guide with over 40 years experience . Your captain will take you on adventure like no other through the incredible beauty and rich history of 7 to 9 historical lakes of the famous Chain of Lakes . You will be able to capture amazing photos of the abundant wildlife and lush tropical landscaping that line the shores of this rich resource. You can expect to see alligators, otters, blue heron, turtles, osprey, anhingas and much more! You will also learn about the history of Cypress Gardens and take a nostalgic look at the famous Florida pool as you glide by and peek into a moment in history where the southern bells once stood on the famous Cypress Gardens bridge. You will also get to see the old spring training ground of the Cleveland Indians and Boston Red Sox. This tour is perfect for history buffs and nature enthusiasts alike!

Options: Make it a lunch or dinner cruise by requesting departure from Harborside restaurant and we will make exclusive restaurant reservations for you.

Traveler Tip: Pick a departure time early in the morning or after 4:30  in the afternoon to avoid the summer rains.

Tours with Legoland ski show

Mon - Sat 11:30am and 1:45pm  

Schedules may change at Legolands discretion

Take a trip and catch the Legoland ski show on the way! We offer both a one hour and two hour option for this tour. Both options allow you to experience Legoland's Pirate Ski show, watch in awe as the speed boats race toward each other, the pirates do stunning tricks and even get chased by a shark! From there you will cruise on and explore more of the beautiful lakes on the chain. You will also get to see where the locals hangout as we coast past our four lakeside  restaurants: Idle Zone, Tanners Lakeside, Harborside, and Old Man Franks. There will be plenty of wildlife to see: osprey, egrets, bald eagles, water turkeys, turtles, gators, and pelicans! You will also experience our beautiful canals, ancient cypress trees, seas of lily pads, cat tails and much more. Make your reservation today!

We cannot control changes to Legoland Ski Show times but do our best to ensure that there are no changes prior to your date of travel. However, in some cases this may not be possible. Please refer to our Legoland Ski Show cancellation/refund policy for more details related to these situations.

 

IMPORTANT: During the hot summer months we highly recommend that groups traveling with small children and seniors select the one hour option due to the high temperatures. The ski show is about 20 minutes long and the boat will be stopped for this duration which can get extremely hot.

ONE HOUR:  

$26.00 + tax/Adult                            

$12.00 + tax/Child 4-12   

$25.00 + tax/Fl Resident*  

$22.00 + tax/Senior 65 and up*    

$22.00 + tax/Military & 1st Responders       

Children 3 and under free                

TWO HOUR: 

$39.00 + tax/Adult                           

$15.00+tax/Child 4-12

$37.00 + tax/FL Resident*                          

$35.00 + tax/Senior 65 and up*

$35.00 + tax/Military & 1st Responders

Children 3 and under free

2 hour Sunrise Cruise
Mon thru Sat 
(Times vary. Select book it to see availability)

$38.00 + tax/Adult                                        $36.00 + tax/Fl Resident Adult*
$15.00 + tax/Child 4-12                                $33.00 + tax/Senior 65 and up*
Children under 3 free                                  $33.00
+ tax/Military and 1st Responders

*Valid photo ID required

Are you an early bird? Catch the  sun as it rises over the ancient cypress trees of our beautiful lakes. Watch the water turkeys mount on the docks and spread their wings to dry after hunting for fish, catch an owl as they head back to their nest, and see many other species as they come alive with the rising sun. This is a two hour guided historical nature tour that will visit between seven to nine lakes. Make your reservation today!

Sunset Cruise Options
Available Mon - Sat
(Times vary. Select book it to see availability)

This tour can be made into a dinner cruise upon request for no additional charge. Simply call to book and request departure from Harborside. You may dine before or after your selected departure time. We handle the reservations for you!

One Hour

$27.00 + tax/Adult                                     $26.00 + tax/Fl Resident Adult

$11.00 + tax /Child                                     $23.00 + tax/Senior 65 and up

Children 3 and under free                         $23.00 + tax/Military & 1st Responders     

Two Hour

$40.00 + tax/Adult                                        $38.00 + tax/Fl Resident Adult*

$15.00 + tax/Child 4-12                                $37.00 + tax/Senior 65 and up*

Children 3 and under free                          $37.00 + tax/Military & 1st Responders

*Valid photo ID required

Take a romantic sunset cruise on our beautiful lakes. We offer this tour either as a one or a two hour cruise to ensure there is a fit for every budget! On the two hour you will explore a minimum of seven to nine lakes and on the one hour you will visit three to four. Both are guided historical nature tours where you will see plenty of wildlife and take in the sights of our stunning lakeside scenery. Catch one of our amazing lakeview sunsets as you watch the sun slowly dip behind our ancient cypress trees. You will see many multi-million dollar homes, ageless flora and fauna and abundant species of wildlife! Make your reservation today!

2 Hour Sunset Cruise with Legoland Fireworks
July 4th 7:00pm - 9:00pm

$65.00 + tax/Adult
$55.00 + tax/Child 4-12
Children 3 and under ride free

Group discounts, coupons and senior rates do not apply to this particular cruise due to limited availability and high demand.

Sit back and relax on our plush seats as you take in a gorgeous sunset on peaceful Lake Howard. You will explore a minimum of seven to nine lakes, see plenty of wildlife and take in the sights of our stunning lakeside scenery. Watch the sun slowly dip behind our ancient cypress trees, catch a glimpse of the many species of  birds as they head back to their resting place and the night-time regulars begin their day! Then head on over to Lake Eloise to experience the Legoland fireworks and end the night with a bang. Make your reservation today!

Lunch Cruise Options
Cruise the Chain and dine at Harborside

3 Hour Available Mon- Sat  11:30am - 2:30pm (Lunch in middle @12:30)

2 Hour Available Mon-Sat 10:00am-12:00pm (Lunch after @12:00pm)

3 Hour Tour (Lunch in middle of tour)

$39.00 + tax/ Adult                                               $38.00 + tax/Fl Resident Adult*
$15.00 + tax/ Child 4-12                                       $36.00 + tax/Senior 65 and up*
Children 3 & under ride free                              $36.00
+ tax/Military & 1st Responders

 *Valid photo ID required      

 

2 Hour Tour (Lunch after tour )

$38.00 + tax/ Adult                                               $36.00 + tax/Fl Resident Adult*
$15.00 + tax/ Child 4-12                                       $34.00 + tax/Senior 65 and up*
Children 3 & under ride free                              $34.00
+ tax/Military & 1st Responders

 *Valid photo ID required    


The cost of lunch is not included. The price includes the cost of your tour, valet boat service to and from restaurant and exclusive reservations at Harborside restaurant.     

The 3hr tour begins at 11:30 am with lunch reservations at 12:30pm and the 2hr tour begins at 10:00am with lunch immediately following at 12:00pm. (Departure and lunch times can be customized when available). This is a beautiful guided historical nature tour through several lakes and  unique canals. On the 3hr you will tour for one hour before arriving at the famous Harborside restaurant on Lake Shipp!  After lunch you will board the boat and continue on to experience up to four more lakes which complete the southern chain. The amount of lakes you experience will depend on the duration of your time at the restaurant.  You will see plenty of wildlife, incredible ancient vegetation, gorgeous homes and stunning views! From there you will head back to port to conclude your experience. On the 2 hr you will experience your entire cruise uninterrupted and then end with a fabulous lunch at Harborside. With this option there is no time limit on lunch since you will have already completed your cruise.

This tour is perfect for groups wanting to celebrate birthdays, graduations, anniversaries, special events or just because. Get a group of six or more together and save! Call for group rates. (See our discount policy page for more details)

Make your reservation today! 

3 Hour Dinner Cruise

Cruise and dine at Harborside restaurant
 

Available Mon - Sat

Early Bird Pricing 4pm-7pm (Spring & Summer Only) 

$39.00 + tax/ Adult                                       $38.00 + tax/Fl Resident*
$15.00 + tax/ Child 4-12                               $36.00+ tax/Senior 65 and up*
Children 3 and under free                          $36.00
+ tax/Military & 1st Responders   

 *Valid photo ID required
Cost of dinner is not included. The price includes the cost of your tour, valet boat service to and from restaurant and exclusive reservation at Harborside restaurant.     

Sunset Dinner Cruise Pricing (Year round. Times vary based on sunset)

$46.00+ tax/Adult                                         $44.00+ tax/Fl Resident 

$15.00+ tax/Child  4-12                                $42.00+ tax/Senior 65 and up*

Children 3 and under free                          $42.00+ tax/Military & 1st Responders

  *Valid photo ID required

Cost of dinner is not included. The price includes the cost of your tour, valet boat service to and from restaurant, exclusive reservation at Harborside restaurant and a fabulous sunset!

Early Bird tours begin at 4:00pm with dinner reservations at 5:00pm . The Sunset dinner cruise usually runs from 4:30 to 7:30 in fall and winter months and 5:30pm to 8:30pm in spring and summer but may vary based on actual sunset times. (Departure and dinner times can be customized when available). When you depart you will travel through unique canals and lakes while you learn about the rich history and abundant wildlife you will encounter before you arriving at the famous Harborside restaurant on Lake Shipp! There you treated as a VIP with a table already prepared and awaiting your arrival!  After dinner you will board the boat and continue on to experience up to four more lakes which complete the southern chain. The amount of lakes you experience will depend on the duration of your time at the restaurant. Our dinner cruise is beautiful time to be on the water as it is a little cooler and you will be able to catch the most beautiful sunsets in Winter Haven!  You will see plenty of wildlife, incredible ancient vegetation, gorgeous homes and stunning views! From there you will head back to port to conclude your experience.

This tour is perfect for groups wanting to celebrate birthdays, graduations, anniversaries, special events or just because. Get a group of six or more together and save! Call for group rates. (See our discount policy page for more details)

 

Make your reservation today!

 

Day Tour with Lunch
Cruise the Chain and dine at Harborside

This is a half day cruise that tours the entire southern chain (5hr duration)

5 Hour Tour (Four hours of cruising with a stop for Lunch in middle of tour)

$74.00 + tax/ Adult                                               $70.00 + tax/Fl Resident Adult*
$28.00 + tax/ Child 4-12                                       $67.00 + tax/Senior 65 and up*
Children 3 & under ride free                              $67.00
+ tax/Military & 1st Responders

 *Valid photo ID required     


The cost of lunch is not included. The price includes the cost of your tour, valet boat service to and from restaurant and exclusive reservations at Harborside restaurant.     

This is a half day tour for people who want to see visit the entire 16 lakes of the southern chain. It departs at 10am tours for two hours before arriving for lunch reservations at 12pm at Harborside. After lunch the tour continues for another two hours of touring before returning to dock. On this cruise you will experience everything the chain has to offer as you explore every lakeside business and restaurant, cruise under every bridge , take in the beauty and wildlife that each lake has to offer. You will also drive by Jack Brown's  seaplane base where you may even catch a take off.  You will also see many multi-million dollar homes and admire the incredible wildlife that is extremely abundant on our lakes. During your cruise you will get an extensive history of the area as you explore and also learn about the wildlife, flaura and fauna that you encounter.

Make your reservation today! 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

*Florida residents, seniors. military and 1st responders must provide a valid photo ID at check in to receive discounted price.  If a booking is paid by credit card and a valid ID is not presented upon check in your credit card will be charged the difference in fare.