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Airboat Rides Melbourne

6000 Lake Washington Rd, Lake Washington Park, Melbourne, FL 32934-7815
+1 321-288-3997
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Very informative and fun!

Staying at Melbourne beach but this company had the best reviews around. Went there today with my... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Katie M
London, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
Awesome boat ride and gator tour.

We had a lot of fun seeing both gators and a creative turkey dance by the capitain. My son got to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Corrina S
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We believe that when you go for an airboat tour that you should experience a real airboat adventure off the beaten path. Your safety is our primary concern but our goal is for you and your family to have an exciting airboat experience while skimming across the river and swamps and to share as much information with you as possible about the alligators, wildlife, birdlife, fish and plant life that abounds on the marsh.
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
6000 Lake Washington Rd, Lake Washington Park, Melbourne, FL 32934-7815
+1 321-288-3997
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Staying at Melbourne beach but this company had the best reviews around. Went there today with my parents, who hadn't been on an airboat before. We paid for the 1 hour trip, however we were out for a hour and 45. It is very clear...More

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a lot of fun seeing both gators and a creative turkey dance by the capitain. My son got to be co-pilot and gator spotter. We had a blast, saw gators and learned a ton. As a biology teacher I highly recommend this tour...More

1  Thank Corrina S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went on airboat "alligator" ride and we were extremely disappointed. Saw 2 alligator, one of which you could tell he had trained with toy fishing lure. What a joke. He should not be able to sleep at night charging $40.00 for 50 minutes of nothing....More

Thank georgieSanibelFl
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Great fun here. Good staff. Things to occupy kids with until your turn comes about. The burgers and fries were really good

Thank kkbarry
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Awesome trip, would definitely go back again, Captain Mike was very knowledgeable and we saw lots of alligators my ten year old was thrilled.

Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed 21 April 2017

we had an hour trip and it was very informative as well as being nice out here on the water, the captain is great! Don't be disconcerted when you show up to a dusty carpark and a rusted out BBQ, the bathrooms are a grey...More

1  Thank Paul W
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I completed my second airboat experience with Captain Mike. I highly recommend him. He is very fun and friendly. Everyone on the boat had a good time. His years of experience provides many good stories. I learned new things about alligators on each trip. When...More

Thank Ginny E
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Thought we were just going on an airboat ride but Captain Mike made it very interesting and educational, We saw lots of gators and learned a great deal about them and their habitat. Would highly recommend this. It was about an hour long, bring your...More

Thank whitemitton
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Captain Mike gave us a great tour! He had lots of knowledge about the gators and local wildlife. The boat was comfortable and fun and we didn't get wet. :) We saw lots of alligators and birds. Would highly recommend this tour!

Thank Kates003
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Mike Tipton's eco-tourism trip into Lake Washington is a must-do for anyone who is even a closet nature lover. With plenty of nuggets of information about the Lake, its source, where it travels and TONS of alligators, you can't miss this opportunity to learn...on an...More

Thank rydansdad
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Ryan P
Any age limit? Height limit?
18 April 2017|
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Response from 959miket | Property representative |
No, unless the child obviously doesn't want to go & would spoil the tour for everyone else.
Is this airboat tour anything like the everglades? If not, what is the closest tour like this from Melbourne.
9 March 2017|
Response from 959miket | Property representative |
I'm not sure what you mean by "like the Everglades". We do educational and informative eco-tours on the marshes & swamps of the St. Johns River by airboat. We have a similiar eco system to the Everglades but We don't have... More
Are you open Christmas Eve day, how many do you hold on your boat. At most we would be 11, did your airboat tour last year. I live in Melbourne.
19 November 2016|
Response from 959miket | Property representative |
Yes, last tour at 2:00 o'clock. Up to 13 on one boat.