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Address: PO BOX 229303, DeLand, FL 32722
Phone Number: (386) 747-0631
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Description: Offering Year-Round, Private Airboat Tours and Rides on the St.John's...
Offering Year-Round, Private Airboat Tours and Rides on the St.John's River. Passengers should expect to see a vast array of Florida's wildlife, including alligators, manatees and bald eagles. Tours are scheduled by Reservation only. Also offering Public water alligator hunts and bowfishing charters.
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REPEAT PERFORMANCE!!! NEW SIGHTS EACH TIME...FUN EXPERIENCE

WE have never seen so many gators as we did on our first trip out with daughters and granddaughters. We saw approximately 25 gators diving off as we passed by and caught it on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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DeLand, Florida
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DeLand, Florida
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

WE have never seen so many gators as we did on our first trip out with daughters and granddaughters. We saw approximately 25 gators diving off as we passed by and caught it on cell phone. It was amazing. Gator after gator after gator. Wow what a fun experience. we saw some beautiful scenery as we got into the tree... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My family loved it! Great experience! Captain Joshua did an excellent job! Very knowledgeable about the area, the wildlife, & water fowl! And we found gators! From a family of 6 on July 1st! Thanks for an awesome adventure. Plan on a return trip next year!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is the second time we used Airboat & Gator Charters and I can't say enough about our experience! Josh, the guide, is knowledgable and knows where to go to give you the best wildlife experience he can. We will definitely book again!

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Palm Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Three times Joshua has taken my family and friends on adventures. His airboat ride is educational and 'filled' with sites of beauty and critters. From reptiles and manatees to birds and wildflowers on day trips and his bow fishing hunt was SO incredible there are no words. How different everything is by night with specialized boat lights that highlight the... More 

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hudson, michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We loved this airboat tour of the swamp and all the wild life in it. What I especially liked about this is it is a small charter trip of the swamp. Josh ( the captain) told us that the airboat can hold up to 6 people and it made it much more personal for everyone. I went with my husband... More 

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Gaylord, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We saw plenty of alligators but also lots of other wildlife, Captain Joshua gave us a great tour! He has tremendous knowledge of the areas wildlife. I couldn't be happier. The 90 minute tour went too quick, I went with 5 kids and they all had a blast!

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Awesome experience. Josh worked with us in finding another group to join since there was only 2 of us. Very pleasant ride and we got to see some very large alligators. I will most certainly be calling him back to charter a bow fishing trip in the future.

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We've been on a few alligator tours here in Florida and this one was the best hands down. Captain Josh was so kind, knowledgeable, and just down to earth. Not a showman like some tours...just a great guy who knew EXACTLY what he was doing. Saw so many gators, large and small, that we lost count. And the ride was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The knowledge of Captain Joshua is amazing and the ride is a wonderful adventure. The personal attention makes it a experience that is unforgettable. Highly recommended.

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Dillon, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This is the way to go. Chartering the boat out of Deleon Springs was the highlight of our vacation. No huge gators, but plenty of runners up. Saw every native bird imaginable, including bald eagles. Joshua couldn't have been more hospitable or professional. No manatees, but he told us where we could drive the following day to see them in... More 

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Capt-Joshua, Owner at Airboat and Gator Charters, responded to this review

Thank You so much for your review! I hope that you had a great trip and that the rocket launch was as all you had hoped for. More 

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