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Bald Eagle Tours
The James River runs through it ... through the City of Richmond. And just minutes downriver is an incredible opportunity to see resident bald eagles in their natural habitat all year long! This tidal river pontoon boat tour will take you into the midst of an ecosystem rich with wildlife, abundant in history and overloaded with beautiful scenery. Discover the James' Bald Eagle Tour travels through a five-mile stretch of the James River known as Jefferson's Reach, and covers five territories of resident bald eagles. During the winter and summer months, migratory bald eagles are also in the area.
See, first hand, the conservation success story of bald eagles on the James River, where just over 30 years ago there were none. Today, over 180 pair of resident bald eagles call the James River home. The James River is now considered to have the best bald eagle comeback in the entire North American continent.
Ride aboard the Discovery Barge II, a comfortable 24-foot covered pontoon boat and experience majestic bald eagles closer than you may have ever seen them. This 2-hour tour is one of the most unique resident bald eagle tours on the East Coast! Binoculars are provided. Wildlife and history abounds. Space is limited to six people.
Bald Eagle Tour: $45 per person
Current "Eagle Tour" Schedule:
Sunday, July 27, 9:30-11:30am
Tuesday, July 29, 7:30-9:30am & 10:00am-12 Noon
Saturday, August 2, Noon-2:00pm (Osprey Tour)
Sunday, August 3, 7:00-9:00am & 9:30-11:30am
Saturday, August 30, 7:00-9:00am & 9:30-11:30am
Saturday, September 6, 7:00-9:00am & 9:30-11:30am
Sunday, September 7, 7:00-9:00am
Sunday, September 14, 7:00-9:00am & 9:30-11:30am
Thursday, October 2, 7:30-9:30am and 10:00am to noon
Saturday, October 4, 7:30-9:30am and 10:00am to noon
Sunday, October 5, 7:30-9:30am and 10:00am to noon
For more information or to book an Eagle Tour:
Contact Capt. Mike at 804-938-2350 or [email protected]
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