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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, who live on the river all year long, in their natural habitat. This 2-hour, tidal river pontoon boat tour takes you into the midst of an ecosystem rich with wildlife, abundant in history and beautiful scenery. Discover the James' Bald Eagle Tour travels a five-mile stretch of the James River known as Jefferson's Reach, through five territories of resident bald eagles.
The tour focuses on the resident bald eagles of Jefferson's Reach, who live here all year long. During the year, two additional populations of bald eagles migrate into, then back out of the area. From May through August, a population of summer migratory bald eagles from the south are here, and the population of winter migratory eagles, from the north, arrive in November and stay through February.
Discover the conservation success story of bald eagles on the James River, where less than forty years ago there were none. Today, in 2016, over 260 pair of resident bald eagles call the James River watershed home making our river the site of the greatest comeback of the bald eagle 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 has been called one of the most unique bald eagle tours on the East Coast!
Bald Eagle Tour: $45 per person
Current "Eagle Tour" Schedule:
Thursday, October 27, 10:00am-Noon
Sunday, November 6, 7:30-9:30am
Sunday, November 13, 7:30-9:30am
Tuesday, November 15, 7:39-9:30am
Saturday, December 3, 8:00-10:00am & 10:30am-12:30pm
Sunday, December 4, 8:00-10:00am & 10:30am-12:30pm
Saturday, December 10, 8:00-10:00am & 10:30am-12:30pm
Sunday, December 11, 8:00-10:00am & 10:30am-12:30pm
Private Bald Eagle Tours Available ... click here
For more information or to book an Eagle Tour:
Contact Capt. Mike at 804-938-2350 or [email protected]
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