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

EcoTours

Full Moon Boat Tours

Full Moon Boat Tours

What’s better than watching a beautiful sunset followed by the rise of the full moon? Watching it from the comfort of our 40-foot pontoon boat, Discovery! Join us every month for our special 2-hour Full Moon Boat Tours and enjoy spectacular evening views over the Indian River Lagoon. This month’s offerings are: March 11 Saturday:….




Sunset Boat Tours

Sunset Boat Tours

Sunset Trips Mon. Tues. Thurs. and Sat. This tour leaves the MDC docks at 6:30 p.m. and goes north toward the inlet; it arrives back at the MDC dock at 8:30 p.m. On our way we travel by J Hook Island where our Florida Coastal Naturalist will discuss the Indian River Lagoon and its flora….




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.