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Camp Holly Fishing & Airboats

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Address: 6901 U.S. 192, Melbourne, FL 32904-9744
Phone Number: (321) 723-2179
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Description: Take an airboat ride and escape to nature! Enjoy fresh air and the...
Take an airboat ride and escape to nature! Enjoy fresh air and the wildlife in its natural habitat, while skimming the surface of the St. Johns in one of our airboats. Camp Holly has been providing courteous, professional services in the way of hunting and fishing since 1923.Theres a number of activities to choose from at Camp Holly. Eco tours are available in the afternoons, live music on the weekends, and you can always stop by for a night ride. Jump in your car and drop by the camp and spend a little time in a very relaxing atmosphere.
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Our driver gave us a good ride with good but safe speeds. He tried (successfully) to make sure we saw alligators. Pictures afterward are pricey at $8 each. A package deal would... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Elkton, Kentucky
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Elkton, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Our driver gave us a good ride with good but safe speeds. He tried (successfully) to make sure we saw alligators. Pictures afterward are pricey at $8 each. A package deal would be nice if you buy more than one.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

If you've never been on an airboat ride this is a must. Get a bucket of beer and go for ride. You will have more fun than you ever dreamed of having. We had so much fun we went twice.

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Harrodsburg, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Our guide was very entertaining and knowledgeable. Loved seeing the gators and learning some new stuff about the eco system here. Will definitely plan on taking another trip!

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Capt Matt made this an experience to remember! Our party of 8 had a whole air boat to ourselves and we were out on the ride for 50 minutes. We saw 5 or 6 alligators, the biggest of which was around 8'. In addition to showing us the alligators, Matt told us all about alligator and St John river system... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Had a great time! Games to play and alligators to see while you wait. Less expensive that other places. Captain Dan was great. He talked to us at different points in the trip. He got us right up next to an alligator on the shore. The kids loved the ride. They each got to hold a baby alligator.

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Kailua, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This was the second time on this ride and my family loves it. We had Dan as our driver both time (4 years apart) and he's very knowledgable about the flora and fauna. We live in Hawaii so this is a awesome experience for my family. We saw at least 15 gators and some we got within a couple of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We chose this venue because it was the only one that could accommodate us on short notice. I had read the bad reviews but unlike those reviewers found them to be very personable. We had a greatride. Saw lots of alligators.

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Alexandria, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

My family of 6 enjoyed the airboat ride and "Captain Matt" made every effort to make sure we saw some gators even though the temps were very cool and it was late in the day when the gators start going into the water for the night. All the guys were friendly and took the time to answer our questions. The... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

There are a few of us who fall for the sign "HOLD LIVE GATOR". Upon entering,if you don't want an airboat ride, you are ignored. When I was finally able to get the attention of the 'gator guy, I was told we wouldn't be able to take our own pictures. I would have been happy to purchase one of theirs,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Only 30 minutes compared to Midway which is an hour for about the same price. Also you don't get to hold a baby alligator afterwards at Camp Holly.

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Additional Information about Camp Holly Fishing & Airboats

Address: 6901 U.S. 192, Melbourne, FL 32904-9744
Phone Number: (321) 723-2179
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Melbourne
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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