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Captain Fred's Airboat Nature Tours

4700 Crump Rd., Suite C - US 27, Lake Hamilton, FL 33851
863-696-1637
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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 « less
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Dundee, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I took three children (ages 3, 8 and 9) who enjoyed the airboat ride and nature tour that Capt. Wayne gave us. He's really good at spotting things in the wild that would've gone unnoticed by us. And then after the tour was over, Bonnie brought out her pet alligators, Victor and Trixie, and under her supervision, the kids got... More

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

This is our second airboat tour and was brilliant. Very knowledgeable guide. Alligator talk afterwards excellent, can't fault. We even had the privilege of seeing a marsh bunny rabbit, quite a rare sight! Tour lasted a good hour and was great fun. Our son who has autism and learning disabilities absolutely loved it. We were pleased to see that the... More

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Called day before to book a tour, no problem booking and our 9am tour was at just the right time. 3 adults/2children ages 1 & 2. Host and wife were very careful w/children, but allowed them the same interaction as adults. 2yo was super excited. Very friendly hosts, safety awareness, educational, kept our attention! Saw wildlife, plant life, enjoyed every... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Cannot recommend this highly enough. Small and friendly with great depth of knowledge they are prepared to share. Airboat only seats six so as there was five in our party it was our own personal tour! One of our party was in a wheelchair and this proved no problem. Will definitely revisit when back in the area; don't miss it.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

We saw a lot of very cool wildlife and had a very good time. I saw a completely different side of Florida wildlife that you can't see any where else.

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northern ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Visited today. Captain Fred was really good. The tour was lovely and like your own private tour. I actually held Trixie the baby gator, I mean that was an amazing experience. I had no intention of touching a gator but the lady was so helpful and made you feel at ease it was simple snd fun. Friendly atmosphere and lovely... More

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Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Wow fantastic, worth every dollar, small family run business who really know and care about the environment they work in, lots of wild life and we did see a gator on the trip. Never mind the so called big commercial operators this is the one to go for my family really enjoyed the experience and we have been raving about... More

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Wheaton, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Who knew Lake Hamilton had so much interesting wildlife? Captain Wayne and Bonnie, that's who! The reviews you read here are true. Bonnie was excellent with children and educated us about the alligators, Victor and Trixie. Then we went on the airboat ride where Wayne shared stories of the local area, pointed out the many varieties of wildlife, alligators, birds,... More

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Hopewell
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Captain Wayne and Bonnie were wonderful, knowledgeable and so much fun! It was a beautiful and in informative delight.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Very well organized and professional. Super knowledgeable. We've lived in Florida for a little over 8 years and this was our first "real" Floridian outdoors experience, and we loved it. Holding Victor & Trixie (3 & 4 year old gators) was a unique experience. This trip will make you appreciate Florida for what really is. Would recommend it to anyone.... More

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