Boating

Boat Ramps & Marinas

Mount Dora Boating Center & Marina

Located just 2 blocks from Downtown Mount Dora on Lake Dora in Lake County Florida on the Harris Chain of Lakes offering over 148 square miles of fresh water boating.  The chain offers a wide variety of boating opportunities and adventures.

Mount Dora Boating Center & Marina
148 Charles Ave.
Mount Dora, FL 32757
(352) 383-3150

Astatula Boat Ramp

Hours of Operation: From dawn to dusk
Body of Water: Little Lake Harris
Type of Ramp: Triple paved ramp
Parking: 10 car  Cost: none  Amenities: none

Astatula Boat Ramp
12703 Florida Ave.
Astatula, FL 34705
(352) 253-4950

Boat Tours

Adventure Sports Management

Kayak and paddle board tours will take you on an adventure where you will experience the natural beauty of Florida. You’ll get an up close look at the local ecosystems and abundant wildlife in our lakes.  Our adventure tours take place in Tavares, Mount Dora and Eustis.

Adventure Sports Management
100 E Ruby St.
Tavares, FL 32778
(352) 989-6141

Cat Boat Tours of Mount Dora

Let the experts at Cat Boat Tours guide you on a fun-filled tour across Lake Dora and through 2,000 year-old cypress tree lined jungle waterway. The Dora Canal has been called “The Most Beautiful Mile in the World.” Scenes from the movie ’The African Queen’ with Humphrey Bogart, were filmed in the Dora Canal. Our tour is fully narrated and guided. We start at Gilbert Park just two blocks from downtown Mt. Dora, see the sights of the Mt. Dora shoreline and then cruise at high speed across Lake Dora to the Dora Canal.

Cat Boat Tours of Mount Dora
311 S. Tremain St.
Mount Dora, FL 32757
(352) 816-9339
Email: catboattours@gmail.com

Central Florida Nature Adventures

This company offers guided eco-tours on some of Central Florida’s most pristine waterways including the Dora Canal, Wekiva River and many more. It provides all of the equipment necessary for a relaxing kayaking trip.

Central Florida Nature Adventures
Eustis, FL 32736
(352) 589-7899
Email: jenny@kayakcentralflorida.com

Premier Boat Tours

Join us for a narrated Eco-tour into the un-spoilt Dora Canal , through towering 2,000 year old cypress trees dripping with Spanish moss. Commonly seen on the canal are herons, ibis, egrets, anhingas, turtles and alligators.

Premier Boat Tours
100 N. Alexander St.
Mount Dora, FL 32757
(352) 434-8040
Email: premierboats@doracanaltour.com