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Florida Airboat Excursions

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Address: Route 60/County Road 512, Blue Cypress Recreation Area, Vero Beach, FL
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+1 772-461-0303
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Darth Gator!!!

All I have to say is Captain John is the best! Make sure you ask for him by name if you want an airboat tour. One of the nicest tour guys I've ever had. A warm smile with southern... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Glenn F
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Brick Township, New Jersey, United States
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Brick Township, New Jersey, United States
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136 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

All I have to say is Captain John is the best! Make sure you ask for him by name if you want an airboat tour. One of the nicest tour guys I've ever had. A warm smile with southern kindness made us feel like old friends about to see wild life like we'd never before seen. Safety was paramount as... More 

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Thank Glenn F
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our fourth excursion with Captain John, and I want everyone to know what a memorable time we have had on each trip. Lots of alligators, but more interesting to us is the knowledge he imparts about the flora and fauna at Blue Cypress. We have learned something new each trip, so it's never boring. We bring all of... More 

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Thank Martha T
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Because of a mixup our reservation with another company didn't work out. Fortunately Captain John had an opening and he gave us a terrific tour. One of our group was a birder and he tailored the trip to find as many of the native birds as possible. He is very knowledgable about all the wildlife in the wetland and found... More 

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Thank Robert H
1 review
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Such a unique memorable time, highly recommend this tour. Would definitely head back out again ๐ŸŠ๐ŸŠ๐ŸŠ

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Thank Smith P
seadogfl, Manager at Florida Airboat Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you ! We love to entertain and make it a great experience for you. Hope to see you again! More 

Whitby, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Captain John took us to all the spots to see alligators. We even saw a baby alligator! Say lots of birds and nests too and Captain John was very knowledgeable. Three generations were on the ride, the youngest being 6 and we all loved it. Would recommend it highly.

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Thank Courtney T
seadogfl, Manager at Florida Airboat Excursions, responded to this review

Thanks for coming out with us and giving us such a great review. It's always a great ride for the entire family and we enjoy showing off what our area has to offer. Hope to see you again! More 

Mount Washington, Kentucky
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I had taken an airboat trip years ago and it was just OK. When our friends suggested this trip on a friend of theirs recommendation, I agreed just to go along with the crowd. I was pleasantly surprised with Captain John and his great side kick Krista. Their pleasant, informative banter was great. Captain John takes the extra time to... More 

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seadogfl, Manager at Florida Airboat Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for such a great review! We would love to help you check one off of your bucket list - sunset tours are great! Please share your pics with us and we are so glad you enjoyed the trip. More 

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Yesterday went on this tour and had an awesome time. I recommend it for anyone Captain John is one of the best. Saw all kinds of gators and birds and Captain John told us about all the birds. Saw a Falcon catch a bird and take it to a tree for lunch. We will surly go again Thanks Captain John... More 

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Thank Arthur D
seadogfl, Manager at Florida Airboat Excursions, responded to this review

Oh! So lucky you saw the Falcon catch the bird - every day and every trip is something different and unique. Thanks for the review - we love our jobs! More 

Southampton, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

First time airboat ride to see the gators. Captain John was awesome! Very informative; we saw lots of gators and leaned about the birds and other fascinating facts about the ecosystem. Highly recommend!

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Thank 40urtrips
seadogfl, Manager at Florida Airboat Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and so glad you enjoyed it. Hope to see you again! More 

Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We had an amazing adventure with Captain John!!! We did a private tour for photography. Captain John knew where to go for the best alligator and bird watching, while being respectful of their habitat. Highly recommend!!!

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seadogfl, Owner at Florida Airboat Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and we certainly enjoyed having you on board. Hope you got "the shot"! More 

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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had so much fun experiencing the gators and birds at Blue Cypress. Captain John was very informative and gave an excellent tour. We saw over 20 gators and numerous species of birds. Great opportunity for many wildlife pictures. Highly recommend this company for vast knowledge and experience.

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Thank Karen T
seadogfl, Owner at Florida Airboat Excursions, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! It was a great day for alligators AND birds. Hope to see you guys again. More 

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