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Mild to Wild Airboat Tours

14400 Reese Dr., Lake Wales, FL 33898
+1 863-696-0313
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Ranked #2 of 10 activities in Lake Wales
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Located on the beautiful Kissimmee River in Lake Wales Fl. We take you on a airboat adventure thru the vast swamps and marshes of the Kissimmee River... more » Owner description: Located on the beautiful Kissimmee River in Lake Wales Fl. We take you on a airboat adventure thru the vast swamps and marshes of the Kissimmee River and Dead River. We go where only a 6 passanger airboat would dare go. Come visit and see for yourself the true Florida. Our USCG Licensed Master Captains are NATIVE FLORIDIANS, who were born and raised in the swamp! We know all the good spots to visit, to see all wildlife. The headwaters of the Everglades have to offer! Call for your reservation today. « less
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Tampa, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I've been on the 20 seater airboats that are available at other locations / businesses and what Captain John and Captain Carl have here is 10 times better. Trust me on that!! The lake is beautiful and you lose track of what marsh, swamp, wetland your touring one minute to the next. Hard to believe we covered so many miles... More

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East Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Captain John was wonderful! This company makes you feel like one of the family the moment you show up. Friendly and warm, you feel like you're being greeted by old friends. Once the ride started, Captain John especially focused on our kids, age 8 and 12, having a good time. He was able to stop and point things out that... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We were looking for an airboat ride that showcased nature and its surroundings. As advertised, this was it. Captain John was very friendly and informative regarding the area and its history. Certainly a worthwhile adventure. Thanks to Captain Carl and John.

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Chickamauga, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We took the 7am tour. It was BEAUTIFUL! We got to see the sunrise on the lake. John was a great guide and very informative. He was informative without intruding in the experience. I took my 3 sons ages 13,13 & 17; & they were captivated. Capt. John was GREAT at interacting with the boys. I would truly recommend this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We were on a family vacation to Tampa and wanted to go on an air-boat tour. So by looking at all the fabulous reviews on here TripAdvisor, we decided with Captain John Whaley. I called in advance to make reservations and talked to Captain Carl, he told me what to bring along for the adventure. We got there for a... More

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Novato, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My boyfriend wanted to go on an air boat tour while visiting Florida. We found many other companies online that seemed to be larger and less intimate. We finally decided to go with Mild to Wild and couldnt of been more pleased with our experience. Captain John took my Mom, boyfriend and I out on an late afternoon tour and... More

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Captain-John_Wathey, Captain/Guide at Mild to Wild Airboat Tours, responded to this review

I'm glad you guys had a good time! It was my pleasure taking you guys out, and hope to see you again soon! -Captain John More

Lakeland, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

Would definitely do it again! Had a blast! Came with the family and it was very educational and exciting fun at the same time!

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Coffeyville, Kansas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I was visiting my son and his family when we decided to take a tour with Mild to Wild. We had a great time and out Captain did a fantastic job all around. He was very patient and answered all of my grandsons questions, there were a lot lol. It was a great experience. Thanks, Bryce Knoll, Coffeyville, Ks.

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Captain-John_Wathey, Captain/Guide at Mild to Wild Airboat Tours, responded to this review

I thank you very much for your awesome review! I too had a great time! The kids are the part of the job I enjoy the most! So easy to please and always full of energy! I hope to see you all again soon! -Captain John More

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

As a dutchman I really enjoyed my stay in Florida. The airboat trip was great fun and it is truly a thing that I will always remember! Very nice spotting a more than 10 feet long gator during the airboat tour too!

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Palm Harbor, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This was our second time going out with this Company. They are a blast!! We will return again for another ride hopefully a night ride. If anyone gets a opportunity to go this is a must.

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