Iconic Lake Eola swan boats out of service this month

ORLANDO, Fla. — The iconic Lake Eola swan boats are out of service this month.


They were taken out of the water so a new dock could be built.

The city of Orlando said a larger dock is necessary to accommodate the four new swan boats recently purchased.

Photos: Annual Lake Eola Swan Round Up

Construction on the $105,000 project began this week.

“If it’s for the betterment of the community and Orlando in general, I think it’s amazing. It’s iconic and we need to preserve it,” said Feluis Cotto, an Orlando resident.

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The city said the swan boats should be available for rental from the first week of April.

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