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Old Fashioned Airboat Rides

St Johns River, Christmas, FL
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Ranked #4 of 8 Attractions in Christmas
Type: Boat Tours, Adventure
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Type: Boat Tours, Adventure
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English first
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We had a fantastic time! Started off looking at wildlife, stopped a couple times to hear about the area, and enjoy the serenity and beauty. After seeing numerous gators (and cows!), we gained some speed on the ride back, and had some fun with the boat.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Wed had the best time 1 1/2 hours for $50.00 is a great deal. l saw gators, bald eagles and enjoyed a very peaceful ride. Johny is very knowledgeable and knows where all the great spots are.

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Sarasota, Florida
20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Old Fashion has the best air boat experience you will find. From the phone call to make reservations too making sure we had directions to continue our trip, these folks are most accommodating. Capt Freddy is very knowledgeable and makes sure of a fun time. Lots of wildlife and a stop in a cypress swamp where Capt explains the whole... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Old Fashioned Airboats was an awesome tour! I definitely recommend this outfit for your airboat ride. If you're in central Florida and want to have a one of a kind experience, give these guys a call. They were the best price with the longest tour which was 90 minutes. We went on a day when the river was extremely swollen... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Do not hesitate to book with this company! Captain Johnny was awesome. He was personable, knowledgeable and fun! We saw lots of wildlife and gators. The river water level was up which helped our experience as well. Can't wait to do it again on our next trip to Florida.

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Boyertown, Pennsylvania, United States
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89 reviews 89 reviews
42 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We wanted to have an authentic experience and we did. 6 person boat with a pilot. Much more personal. Saw lots of gators. Big and small. Recommended to anyone. Best value for the price. 90 min rides.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

we went on a 1 and half hour ride with captain freddy on 01/06/2014 and it was incredible he's a really knowledgeable man when it comes to his job and hes a really nice guy aswell. we seen easily in excess of 80 aligators possibly pushing 100 our boat was attacked by one of around 9 to 10ft long captain... More 

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Alamosa, Colorado
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Had an appt at 2 but captain Freddy was nice enough to wait until 2:30 since we had a delay. Every one else already mentioned the personal tour, fun, 90 mins long. We didn't see a lot of alligators like others have mentioned but maybe it's the time of year or time of day. Captain Freddy didn't give up and... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

We had a great time on the airboat ride. We Saw lots of gators! Well worth the money! Captain Johnny is the best!

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Gold Coast
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Having an airboat ride was one of our "must do" activities in Florida and Capt Johnny was a highly recommended. Had a great time with he and Capt Freddy, saw massive amount of gators and wildlife. Liked the personal, small experience, great time and highly recommend.

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