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Twister Airboat Rides

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Address: 8199 Route 520, Cocoa, FL 32926
Phone Number: +1 321-632-4199
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Description: Glide thru the grassy marsh of the ST. Johns River & Lake Poinsett at...
Glide thru the grassy marsh of the ST. Johns River & Lake Poinsett at speeds of up to 45 M.P.H. As the boat slows down to an idle you will have several photo opportunities to take photos of our local wildlife, such as alligators, eagles, and several species of wading birds by the hundreds, and visit a natural cypress swamp.
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Great place! Friendly open and reasonably priced. For someone who gets a lot of anxiety I still felt totally safe on the airboat. The guide was very knowledgeable and did a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Great place! Friendly open and reasonably priced. For someone who gets a lot of anxiety I still felt totally safe on the airboat. The guide was very knowledgeable and did a wonderful job showing us the beautiful river and all the wildlife.

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Craigavon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Had a very interesting ride this week in an Airboat and a delicious meal before hand at this facility. Try it - you will enjoy and be informed

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Yorkshire, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Went here with Dolphin Tours then onto Kennedy Space Centre. Exhilarating ride on the air boat doing up to 45 mph with the back swinging out on occasions. Our pilot/driver was most informative and friendly and we saw plenty of alligators - some quite big- as well as loads of different wild water birds; wild cattle etc'. Kids and grandparents... More 

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Springfield, MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Wanted to do an airboat ride while in the area, so decided to try the half hour ride at Twister Airboat rides (on April 4). We had two teens, a toddler, and a preschooler with three adults. We had a great time. Loved the speed! Half hour was just right for the little kids, but the rest of us could... More 

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Page, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This was fun, ear head phones were provided for your convenience and we did see 3 gators sunbathing. Great ride. Tips were recommended for the driver, which was worth it.

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Rocky Point, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

We took a 30 minute ride and enjoyed it immensely. We got a good look at a few dozen alligators, cattle and lots of birds. The ride was fast and smooth and our a Captain was very informative.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We took the 30 minute ride and had a good time! We saw several gators, lots of birds, and other animals. I would definitely ride twister airboat rides again.

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Palm Bay, Florida, United States
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46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Had friends in town from Taiwan and they wanted to do an airboat rides. I had previously been and taken people on the Twister trips 5 times and they were usually acceptable. I feel these trips have really gone downhill over the years. The boat driver we had the day we went out seemed not to really care to be... More 

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Glen Rock PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Took the family on this airboat ride. We found several alligators and got really, really close - close enough that one flipped it's tail and splashed us! Loved it!

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Castor, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I booked a 90 minute 'Lil Twister airboat tour mostly with my husband in mind, but it quickly became one of the highlights of our trip, not only for my husband, but for myself and our two teenage daughters as well! Captain Chad was beyond amazing! He had come in on his day off to do our tour, which was... More 

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Additional Information about Twister Airboat Rides

Address: Address: 8199 Route 520, Cocoa, FL 32926
Phone Number: +1 321-632-4199
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Cocoa
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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