Manatee – Scenic River Cruise

While cruising along the protected wetland and 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 and run with the dolphins. Equipped with a sundeck and restrooms. Snacks and beverages are available onboard. Departures at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. year round from Down the Hatch restaurant. Departure for the summer sunset cruise at 7 p.m. June through September. Choose from the following: 

Intracoastal Cruise

Known for its abundant wildlife and spectacular views of historic waterfront homes, this 25-mile stretch of intracoastal waterway is both breathtaking and unique. The Manatee's Historical Cruise offers our guests a window into our community heritage through the eyes and experiences of our professional cruise directors. So sit back and relax, while cruising along the protected wetland & scenic mangrove shores of the Indian River. See manatees, dolphins, birds, historic waterfront homes, and the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse.

Summer Sunset Cruise

It doesn't have to be a special occasion to treat yourself and join us on a cruise you'll remember for the rest of your life. Tropical sunsets, moonlight vistas and Florida's city lights are plesures best enjoyed and celebrated from the sea, aboard the Manatee. On the Manatee, we go out of our way to meet your needs and make your cruise one to remember. On board the Manatee, your comfort and satisfaction is our first priority. 

Charter Cruise

Are you looking for a unique and memorable venue for important guests, friends or family? The Manatee is available for private gatherings or celebrations. Give them a day or night they'll remember and talk about for years to come. Just tell us how you envision your event, and our staff will make it happen. So, treat yourself to an on-the-water experience onboard the Manatee.


4884 Front St., Ponce Inlet, FL

386-428-0201 or 800-881-2628