202 N. Florida Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720
(386) 736-5953 (West Volusia)
(386) 257-6000, ext. 5953 (Daytona Beach)
(386) 423-3300, ext. 5953 (New Smyrna Beach)
Whether you want to take a nature walk, see historic sites and sugar mills, learn more about the environment, or visit museums or cultural opportunities, Volusia County has it all. Plus you can boat, fish, camp, observe wildlife in its natural habitat, sunbathe or participate in more active recreational (courts, ball fields, etc..) activities in Volusia County.
St. Johns River Eco Tours, DeBary - offers 1- and 2-hour tours Tuesday - Sunday (and sunset cruises by request). They are located at Highbanks Resort and Marina at 488 W. Highbanks Road in DeBary. Call Doug Little or Capt. Jeanne at 386-626-9004.
Blue Heron River Tours at Hontoon Landing Resort & Marina, 2317 River Ridge Road, DeLand, offers 2-hour nature boat trips on the St. Johns and Hontoon Dead Rivers at 10 am and 1 pm. Charter tours are available for groups, too. Call Captain J.D. Ray or Capt. Randlett at 386-873-4843.
Camps & Marinas & Restaurants
Highbanks Marina and Camp Resort, DeBary - has 200 RV sites, cabins, boat tours and rentals, marina, bait & tackle shop and more. Located at 488 W. Highbanks Road, DeBary, 407-330-1612 or 386-668-4491
Swamp House Grill and Tiki Hut, DeBary - Nowhere else does our proud Florida history and natural beauty blend so perfectly with great food, drinks, local live music and fun. Visit us by land (car or motorcycle) or visit us by sea (boat...or even paddle boat). 488 W. Highbanks Rd or call (386) 668-8891.
Highland Park Fish Camp, four miles northwest of DeLand, offers tent and RV sites, cabins, wet and dry boat storage, tackle shop and boat launch. It is close to Lake Woodruff and is completely surrounded by Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge.
Astor Bridge Marina, located at the base of the Astor Bridge at 1575 W. Hwy 40 in Astor, offers boat slips and a motel. Call Elaine & Mike at 386-749-4407 or 866-237-6887.
Castaways Bar & Grill, Astor - river front dining at 1575 W. SR 40, adjacent to Astor Bridge Marina. Call 386-749-0187.
Parks and Forests and Attractions
St. Johns River Blueway YouTube channel
St Johns River Alliance
2029 North 3rd Street
Jacksonville Beach, Florida 32250
(904) 247-1972 x 414