"To protect and restore the Florida coastal and Indian River Lagoon ecosystems
through education, research and community stewardship."

EcoTours

Special Lighthouse Tour & Climb

Special Lighthouse Tour & Climb

Join us for a fun filled afternoon of adventure, exercise and learning. We’ll take you on a one-hour trip to the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse – once there, you’ll have the option of climbing to the top of the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and visiting the well-appointed museums or just relax and enjoy a cold drink and great food at the Hidden Treasure Restaurant. For most trips the sunset will be visible over Disappearing Island.




Sunset Boat Tours

Sunset Boat Tours

Sunset Trips Mon. Tues. Thurs. and Sat. This tour leaves the MDC docks at 4:00 (winter schedule) and goes north toward the inlet. On our way we travel by J Hook Island where our Florida Coastal Naturalist will discuss the Indian River Lagoon and its flora & fauna including mangroves, oysters, birds and dolphins (which….




Dolphin Discovery Boat Charters

Dolphin Discovery Boat Charters

New Smyrna Beach Boat Charters; Planning a birthday, anniversary or reunion? Is your group eager to learn more about the Indian River Lagoon while cruising on your own private charter? Or we can arrange Dock & Dine excursions transporting your group to some of our local waterfront restaurants. When you charter our vessel, Discovery, you can choose from our standard cruise packages or let one of our Charter Specialists work with you to customize an outing which fits your needs perfectly.




Dolphin Discovery Boat Tours

Dolphin Discovery Boat Tours

Travel the Indian River Lagoon in the comfort of our 36-seat Discovery all-weather pontoon boat. Your tour guide on the 2-hour journey will be one of our knowledgeable narrators – certified Florida Master Naturalists – who enjoy sharing their extensive knowledge of the abundant marine life, which lives in and on the Indian River Lagoon. As your Captain skillfully navigates the backwaters of the lagoon you will experience first hand the solitude and natural beauty of this Florida treasure, while learning of our efforts to ensure that we preserve its uniqueness for generations to come. Nearly every day of the year you can enjoy one of the following tours on board “Discovery” which enthrall visitors and residents alike. Our vessels are United States Coast Guard licensed.