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Gator Bait Airboat Adventures

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This ride was amazing! We saw so many gators and other beautiful wildlife. We took a 9:30am tour... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Erin V
Wallingford, Connecticut
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I went down to visit some family and we filled up the boat. Young and old we all enjoyed ourselves... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Cheryl M
Douglasville, Georgia, United States
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“baby alligators”(23 reviews)
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Vero Beach's "premier" airboat adventure tour. Gator Bait is the fun, informative, and interactive tour for all ages. Our mission statement is to ensure all guests have a wonderful time experiencing the beauty of the marsh and its wildlife. We...more
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County Road 512, Vero Beach, FL 32966
+1 772-766-2629
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At the last minute, I called up Gato Bait Airboats and they were kind enough to squeeze in a tour for my family of 6. I only gave them about a 1.5 hr notice but they were willing to accommodate us. We were on the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This ride was amazing! We saw so many gators and other beautiful wildlife. We took a 9:30am tour, so it wasn’t too hot. (I’m a New Englander and not used to the August FL heat). Captain Tom was a great tour guide. He narrated most...More

Thank Erin V
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I went down to visit some family and we filled up the boat. Young and old we all enjoyed ourselves. Beautiful, amazing and wow.

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We went on an hour long airboat ride with Capt Tom for my dad's birthday. It was an awesome time. Everyone had fun. We saw a lot of gators, birds, fish and other wildlife. Capt Tom was very knowledgeable and obviously knew where to find...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Capt Tom had the gators right off the launch. Very comfortable boat ride and very knowledgeable guide. All 14 board had an awesome time I highly recommend this tour company in airboat ride. Will definitely hit them up again when we come back to South...More

Thank robert p
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This was a very educational and fun trip through the Everglades. We even got to see some gators in their natural habitat. The guide took us to the nest of the biggest gator, but he wasn't home. It was amazing how the gators trampled the...More

Thank Judy D
Reviewed 9 April 2018

They give everyone a headset, including a four year old who is so excited to see everything that they will point everything out. Toward the end of the tour, the captain told us that we had to keep my son quiet. OK, that's fine. You're...More

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Bill S, Manager at Gator Bait Airboat Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

So, we should not give children a headset because your son could not control his talking, singing or whatever he was doing into the headset? We should make sure children's microphones don't work? Well that doesn't sound very appropriate to us. We encourage children to...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018

Great day on the water. The boat captain was great with the kids on the trip. He had great commentary on what we were seeing (birds, gators, more gators, big gators, little gators). We had fantastic weather and were able to see many species of...More

1  Thank Sandy L
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Saw alligators, a lot of birds and had a great set of information given to us by the boatdriver. Nice ride with a lot to see and experience. Suitable for all! Enjoyed it very much!

Thank Tom86-T-Tom
Reviewed 22 January 2018

My wife and I went on this airboat ride and loved it! You won’t be disappointed. Make sure you dress casual.

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27 March 2017|
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Response from Cynthia R | Property representative |
We do not have a 2 hour tour on the airboat. Only 1 hour which is $45.00 per adult and $40.00 per child ages 12 and under. Thank you.
27 March 2017|
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Response from Tom N |
I do not believe the offer 2 hour tours on a regular basis . You would have to call and determine if they would do a private tour for 2 hours. He normally fills the boat or close to it that is why it is priced that way.I... More
30 January 2015|
Response from Bridget R | Reviewed this property |
Our tour was in the mid-late morning and was awesome, but I think no matter what time you go you'll get to see many different types of wildlife. It was so much fun!