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Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service

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County Road 512, Blue Cypress Recreation Area, Vero Beach, FL 32966
+1 772-563-0001
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Fantastic!!

My family enjoyed this adventure while on vacation in Vero Beach. Captain Lawrence was the best... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
mwdun
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Stewartstown
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The most friendly and enjoyable airboat experience!

Huge thanks to Captain Lawrence at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides and Guide Service for an amazing... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
DrJeremyBishop
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Greenville, South Carolina
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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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County Road 512, Blue Cypress Recreation Area, Vero Beach, FL 32966
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

My family enjoyed this adventure while on vacation in Vero Beach. Captain Lawrence was the best! Very knowledgeable and entertaining. We saw a number of gators and many birds including nesting Ospreys. We also saw Lillies, Lotus blossoms and cypress trees. We were very impressed...More

Thank mwdun
Delsey K, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

We are so happy that you enjoyed our tour, having grown up here really makes a difference in our knowledge of the area. Thank you!

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Huge thanks to Captain Lawrence at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides and Guide Service for an amazing tour of the St. John's River today! Captain Lawrence's knowledge as a native of the area is unbelievable, and he makes sure to point out everything you hope to...More

Thank DrJeremyBishop
Delsey K, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

You're welcome, I'm glad to know that you really enjoyed learning about this beautiful area & were able to see everything in its natural environment . Thank you!

Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is my second time to go on this tour with my kids (11 & 8). We loved it! Lawrence is very knowledgeable and knows how to find the gators. Learned many interesting things and saw all kids of birds, trees, plants and gators! This...More

1  Thank kmcook73
Delsey K, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you again!

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We had a wonderful time! We did an 8:15 AM boat ride with Captain Lawrence, and it was nice to go early when it wasn't too hot. The tour is about an hour. We saw many alligators, birds, and various plants. Passengers wear headsets that...More

Thank TraceyReviewer
Delsey K, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you! The earlier in the summer the better the tour is. Yes, passenger safety is first, then of course I want to share my vast knowledge of this beautiful environment with everyone.

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Captain Chandler was great!! Third time visiting & cant wait to go back again in March! Saw a few gators today--saw a ton when the water wasn't as warm--each time we've gone the atmosphere is completely different & it's beautiful to see with lots of...More

Thank Ellen G
Delsey K, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you! We are glad to know that you enjoy going on our tour & always are happy to see you!! Thanks for the recommendations !!

Reviewed 2 July 2017

Captain Chandler was a knowledgeable and entertaining airboat pilot. We had a lot of fun and learned a lot as well. He grew up on these waters and was able to spot alligators and birds for us. Please make time to take a ride with...More

1  Thank Glenn K
Delsey K, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

We are glad you enjoyed our tour, Thank you!!

Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We had a great time on the airboat! We went 1st thing in the morning so it wasn't too hot. The kids (8 & 5) had a great time and our tour guide was really funny and informative. He let the kids sit up front...More

Thank Kim M
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Thank you, we are glad you enjoyed our tour! It's too bad they didn't like wearing them (as everyone else does) & we understand kids may get embarrassed about asking questions in front of others, but the Avation headphones are for EVERYONE to be able...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017

Capt. Lawrence was very helpful in getting my older parents safely on and off the boat. We enjoyed the tour and all the interesting information on this unique eco system. My parents talked about it again and again. I'll make sure to use Cracker Air...More

Thank cwfmly
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

We always make sure to take care of each & every one of you & we are so glad that y'all enjoyed your tour with us!! Thank you!

Reviewed 20 June 2017

Everything about this tour was awesome, but the most impressive part was Captain Lawrence and the knowledge he brought. I was expecting to just haul around the river in an airboat (which we did and was sick) but along the way you also learn a...More

Thank PNosal
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Thank you! I really enjoy sharing the knowledge I have from growing up here & making sure you get to see all the beauty, gators & birds as well as giving you a thrilling Airboat Ride that only a well experienced driver can do, the...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017

Captain Lawrence was a great guide. The tour includes a boat ride on the back waters of the St. Johns river and includes the history and fun facts on the wildlife and plants. We saw alligators up close! I highly recommend :)

Thank dschlagal
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Thanks, I'm glad you had fun & as we told you, you will see a lot of gators!

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ttmitz1989
29 May 2017|
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No! You are very safe with us!
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betsie t
11 March 2017|
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No it's safe & fun for all ages! Just give us a call to make reservations 772-563-0001
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June B
27 January 2017|
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Hi, The tour is located off of CR512 at the Blue Cypress Recreation Area in Vero Beach, there isn't an address because it's a public boat ramp. When you make directions I will give you exact directions. It's $45 (13 & up... More
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