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Address: 621 Begonia Street, Everglades City, FL
Phone Number: 1-239-695-4448
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Our company does not run the "big boats" or the "jet boats" we run only...
Our company does not run the "big boats" or the "jet boats" we run only the small six passenger airboats. Your captian will take you through both the unique grassland praries and winding mangrove tunnels on your tour into this national treasure we call the Florida Everglades.
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Aye Aye Captain Bill

Smooth waters, sunshine, mangroves, a knowledgable Captain, and of course, an alligator made for a great tour. Captain Bill had a thorough and interesting knowledge of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Smooth waters, sunshine, mangroves, a knowledgable Captain, and of course, an alligator made for a great tour. Captain Bill had a thorough and interesting knowledge of the Everglades and was a great storyteller. The airboat ride was smooth and fun with a variation between gentle speeds to enjoy the scenery and fast speeds and turns to get the real feel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed the airboat ride with Capt. Lyle. He is very knowledgeable and takes time to answer your questions. We traveled through mangrove tunnels and into the grasslands. The wild life spotting was a bit sparse but the ride is really worth it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Even though it was too cold for gators to be above water much, it was a lot of fun speeding through the mangroves. Our driver was very knowledgeable my family was able to get a boat to ourselves, which made the experience even better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

If speed, turns, and great maneuvering through the Mangrove and Everglade grass is what you are after, then this is the tour for you. No narration, but super fun. Capt. Kevin was great. We loved it!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We expected to see at least some wildlife on this excursion. Nothing. Fun to do once, and this group was clean and nice. They did at least provide us with a map to go down the road and look for alligators, which we did. Saw one in the canal and one in the ditch beside the road.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Very nice airboat ride in Everglades. Unfortunately not a lot of wildlife, but Bill made the tour exiting with good choices of tracks and Speedy runs and turns. Better than Universal was the comments from the kids!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This was amazing, our driver Aaron was so nice, helpful and a highly skilled driver. My husband I would go again in a heart beat the next time I'm in Fl. Pool and we saw a manatee right next to us how cool. So much fun and the staff is so friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Don't be fooled by the cheesey name and website. Speedy's is top notch. The facility is very easy to find. They have a nice little store too. Everyone was very friendly and the airboat ride we had with Fred was awesome. I swear you'll think there's no way the captain knows where he's going because the Everglades are so dense... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We have taken visitors to Speedy's in Everglades City for many years. Everyone enjoys the ride and they feel they were actually in the everglades. Speedy's does have the advantage of entering Collier Enterprises' grassland properties. This provides a better experience than just the river and mangrove growths. We would recommend for ages 8 and up. Kids usually only really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Shannon was an awesome Capt! He skillfully navigated the airboat throughout the entire ride. I would highly recommend Speedy's. The size of the boat makes it a much more fun ride.

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Additional Information about Speedy's Airboat Tours

Address: 621 Begonia Street, Everglades City, FL
Phone Number: 1-239-695-4448
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Everglades City
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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