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Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service

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Address: County Road 512, Blue Cypress Recreation Area, Vero Beach, FL 32966
Phone Number: +1 772-563-0001
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Come see real Florida on a true custom airboat built by Capt. Lawrence....

Come see real Florida on a true custom airboat built by Capt. Lawrence. While gliding along and enjoying the sights Capt. Lawrence will narrate through talk around headsets. His vast knowldge of the history of area and the aqutic life will amaze young and old alike. With over 35 years of airboat knowldge and 8 years in the tour business with a perfect safty record he is Vero Beaches most experienced airboat Capt. Please take time to read some of the reviews from customers all over the world that have experienced what makes Florida Cracker so popular and keeps them comming back.

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Another Stellar Airboat Adventure

We have taken multiple rides with Captain Lawrence. We are never disappointed with his knowledge and ability to find a variety of wildlife for us to see. You see more gators when... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
WesternCRNA
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have taken multiple rides with Captain Lawrence. We are never disappointed with his knowledge and ability to find a variety of wildlife for us to see. You see more gators when the air & water temps decline and the sun is out, but there are always plenty of birds to see. It is a great trip & Captain Lawrence... More 

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Belvidere, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great tour of a conservation area just west of Vero Beach. Our driver/tour guide, Chandler, was awesome. He was well versed in the various plants and animals located in the area. I would recommend going on this tour earlier in the day (especially in the summer) because the gators come out to sun themselves when it is... More 

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FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this review

You are right, no two tours are the same, you will always see something different each time. We are glad you enjoyed the tour. Thank you! More 

Clermont, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent the weekend in Vero Beach and on a last minute whim on our drive over called (Friday evening) to see if we could possibly get a tour on Sunday. To my surprise a real person answered the phone after 6pm at night. She was warm, friendly, booked us on a Sunday morning 10am tour and confirmed all of... More 

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Delsey K, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this review

Mark, We are so glad y'all enjoyed the tour & look forward to seeing you again, Thank you!! Lawrence & Delsey More 

New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

My first trip was in late July and it was HOT. We had 12 people ranging in age from 5 to 70. Captain Lawrence was there to greet us with a smile and he never stopped being pleasant and professional. Out on the water there is a breeze and it was very comfortable. We saw a plethora of alligators! We... More 

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FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this review

We are glad you have enjoyed our tour! Thank you! More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

having booked this trip with my cousin i was visiting from England , we had such a great time , we did not manage to see any alligators as it was the wrong time of year but he new were there was baby ones that was only a day old . the tour guide new his stuff and was very... More 

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FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this review

Thank you! More 

Fallston, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We took the 7 am ride because it was August and so hot out. The sunrise was beautiful over the marsh. Our captain, Lawrence was extremely friendly, very knowledgeable and funny during our tour. We have been on other tours, and each one offers new information and new history about the area. We saw gators, birds, plants and even some... More 

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FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this review

Thank you, I look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Delray Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Captain Lawrence made us feel comfortable as soon as we arrived! He is very informative about the area, the plants and the wildlife. I was a bit apprehensive about taking our daughter who is almost 5 on the boat but she loved it and we felt safe.

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FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this review

We are glad you all enjoyed the tour, Thank you! More 

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We had a blast on this tour! The weather was beautiful, the headsets made it very easy to talk back and forth, and we learned a lot about the local wildlife and area.

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FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed it & learned about this great area. Thank you for your review! More 

Upland, Indiana
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

It was a nice excursion, lots of information about local trees and birds. A few baby gators. Wish we could have seen more of the alligators and a little longer trip.

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FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this review

August is a very hot month here & to see a lot of gators you have to go very early, so for that we are sorry you didn't get to see many, come back in the cooler months & you will see plenty. Thank you! More 

Kissimmee, Florida
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24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This was an awesome trip! Went on the 8am tour with Captain Lawrence and waking up that early on vacation was worth it!! Saw lots of wildlife, including week old baby alligators. He was so knowledgable on everything around us and he was an entertaining host! I would recommend to anyone.

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FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this review

Thanks we are glad you had fun! More 

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