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Address: St Johns River, Christmas, FL
Phone Number: 407-568-4307
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We visited here during our Honeymoon. We had Captain Fred and he was very friendly, informative and had lots of good stories to tell us. The ride took about an hour and a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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Basildon
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136 reviews 136 reviews
29 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We visited here during our Honeymoon. We had Captain Fred and he was very friendly, informative and had lots of good stories to tell us. The ride took about an hour and a half. During the trip we saw lots of gators, a bald eagle, cattle and lots of other birds/wildlife. We will be back!

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New York
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52 reviews 52 reviews
3 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

5 of us took the 1 1/2 hour airboat with Captain Fred and it was an amazing experience. We saw many gators as well as other wildlife and Fred's dialog when we stopped was both entertaining and informative. The day was beautiful, in the middle 80s which added to our enjoyment.

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Windsor Locks, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We had a great time with Capt.Freddy. Thoroughly enjoyed it, highly recommend the ride. We had good weather and saw plenty of wildlife.

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keyston
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Well, it was colder than planned (but not their fault, certainly) and we saw only one gator (again, not their fault). However, from the onset, there was a problem. The reservation was made a day in advance and we were told to be there early and wait at the river side. We arrived at least 45 minutes early and about... More 

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Napanee, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Went with Captain Johnny and he knows his stuff. Our trip was great, John showed us different kinds of wildlife. He is knowledgeable on the history of the area. He treated everyone great took a group photo for us, he would stop and tell us about how gators and other wildlife live and their habits. The boat ride is amazing... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Second time we have been out with Cptn Freddie Completely different trip to last time But equally as good It was brilliant , just wish it wasn't over so quickly , could stay out there all day 😊

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

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
7 helpful votes 7 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
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

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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