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Address: 621 Begonia Street, Everglades City, FL
Phone Number: 1-239-695-4448
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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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Fast and furious!

Thanks to Bill we had a fab adventure riding through the mangroves.just a shame the time of year we visited the crocs had moved on.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Thanks to Bill we had a fab adventure riding through the mangroves.just a shame the time of year we visited the crocs had moved on.

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Hawthorne, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Every time we have friends come visit us, we take them to Speedy's for an airboat ride. There are other places along the way that are closer, but my experience with Speedy's has always been great. The people are great, the Captains are great, espcially Captain Shannon who we had last time - he really takes the time to make... More 

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Madison, United States
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We always wanted to try an airboat ride but never got around to it until this last trip to SW Florida on our last day. I asked a local fishing charter captain who he recommends for airboat rides and he said Speedy's hands down. The recommendation was spot on. We had a blast with Captain Kevin, a life long veteran... More 

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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Air boat driver Captain Hoss was very entertaining and knowledgeable. He also could drive! We were told to expect some wildlife sightings but there were none which was disappointing. But the ride was thrilling and worth the time out. Recommended.

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Marco Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Thank you Shannon for this amazing ride! It was my first time on the boat and I was so excited. Fresh air + nature+interesting excursion + lot of new information about the area = an excellent mood!!! Thank you and I am looking forward to visit your tour again! Valeriya

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

After doing a lot of research and review reading. I deducted speedos was the way to go! And they did not disappoint! Our captain was Shannon, definitely ask for him! Any time we saw wildlife he stopped and pointed it out, gave us a ton of facts and was very knowledgable about everything. He was an amazing pilot and handled... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you want an excellent air boat tour go with Aaron for sure!!! He was awesome and so knowledgeable! He made it a point to show us the manatee that was right near the dock! Totally worth it!!

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Bangor, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

rode with captain Shannon, very professional, loved, loved loved the ride!, I believe it was colleen at front desk, checked us in very friendly and helpful. over 2000 acres of grassland and mangroves, a total blast! don't even bother with other rides in the area, speedys is the absolute best!!

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Falls City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Thanks Aaron for the great ride. It was quite an experience for us land locked Nebraska natives. Seeing the Manatee up close was a highlight for us. Looks like there a several tours one could choose.....We picked the Best one!

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Mission Viejo, Ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

Total fun - beautiful day, mangroves, birds, gator, manatees, slow in channels, fast over open water with some 360s - thank you Aaron!

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