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Captain Fred's Airboat Nature Tours

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Address: 4700 Crump Rd., Suite C - US 27, Lake Hamilton, FL 33851
Phone Number: 863-696-1637
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Description: Capt Freds world famous airboat tours are the best nature tours in central...
Capt Freds world famous airboat tours are the best nature tours in central Florida. Our tour will offer sightings of a wide range of wildlife, from alligators to bald eagles. Great family fun, Hold baby alligators IN OUR OFFICE(we are licensed) Holding baby alligators in the WILD is a Federal offence. This airboat tour offers the best value and fun for your money. Seven days/wk by reservations See true old Florida. Established 1995
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Amazing nature ride!

The setting captures the look of "Old Florida". Office has rustic look with hundreds year old live oak trees covered with Spanish moss on beautiful Lake Hamiilton! Staff told us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The setting captures the look of "Old Florida". Office has rustic look with hundreds year old live oak trees covered with Spanish moss on beautiful Lake Hamiilton! Staff told us all about alligators while holing Trixie, a young alligator, and allowing visitors to hold or touch her as well. On our ride we saw many different birds and water fowl... More 

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Haines City, Florida
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Went on airboat this morning with 2 of our Granddaughters and 2 of their friends. They are aged 16 to 20. We had such a wonderful experience. Captain Wayne was great and his knowledge was impeccable. We recommend this trip to anyone looking for a quality experience, we will be returning again soon.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We had a great morning at Captain Fred's. I think I prefer the setup here to the larger, more commercial operations that can be found nearby. Logan did a great job telling us all about the life of a gator, all while we were holding Crocy and Trixi, two smaller (1 foot and 2 feet long) gators for around 40... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Captain Wayne was knowledgeable and kind. This tour was very "local" feeling. No commercialization at all. Would recommend to others!

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Asker, Akershus, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I can recomend this trip to evereybody who wants to see and hold an baby aligator. At the same time you will get information about the animal and you can ask questions to the staff. The groups are not to big so you get plenty of time to hold the aligator. The airboat trip was longer than I first thought,... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A great experience and enjoyable way to spend a couple of hours. Very friendly staff, who have a wide knowledge regarding the alligators, birds and wildlife in the surrounding areas.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Wasn't quite what we expected, but we enjoyed ourselves! Everyone got to hold a baby gator. Lots of info and facts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Had a great few hours. Would recommend Captain Fred's. Lots of birds and seen two gators, apart from the baby gators we got to hold at the start. Very interesting overview of gators and their habits given by the young man at the start. I think early morning would be better if you were thinking if going. Not too hot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

We a family of 7, with 3 younger children had a fantastic time. Captain Wayne knew everything about the animals, we even saw 2 bald eagles nesting and held the smaller gators. Coming from UK this was something we had never seen before. Would highly recommend to holiday makers. Got a free calender photo too which was a nice touch.

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Winter Haven, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I always wanted to do this and for my birthday my girls made it happen. I had an amazing time. I learned a little about the wildlife and flora of the area. Capt. Wayne was awesome. The young man who talked about the alligators was well versed and could answer any question we had. I would highly recommend any one... More 

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Additional Information about Captain Fred's Airboat Nature Tours

Address: 4700 Crump Rd., Suite C - US 27, Lake Hamilton, FL 33851
Phone Number: 863-696-1637
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lake Hamilton
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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