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Address: 17696 SW 8 St., Miami, FL 33194
Phone Number: 305-439-2745
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Description: At Tigertails we specialize in small guided airboat tours. We operate in...
At Tigertails we specialize in small guided airboat tours. We operate in the southern end of the Everglades on Tamiami trail in the Miccosukee reservation near Miami. You will experience the Everglades first hand as you handle young alligators and turtles while learning about the wildlife, the area and the proud people who live here from one of our experienced guides.
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Relaxing afternoon on the glades

Arranged a private tour for my 3 teenage kids and me. Humberto was our guide. Extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Did a 2hr tour which was terrific. First stop out to an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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Washington, DC
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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Arranged a private tour for my 3 teenage kids and me. Humberto was our guide. Extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Did a 2hr tour which was terrific. First stop out to an island where they have a few animals (small gators, turtles) they're tending to, where Bert gave us a nice overview / lesson on the gators and turtles and how... More 

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Warrenville, IL
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Our family of 4 took the 1 hour tour with Kenny as our guide (it was more like 1.5 hours in actuality). The airboat, which i think is a little smaller than many of the competitors, was very comfortable. We were gives very nice Headphone- type over- the- head ear protection to use - it looks like many competitors just... More 

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Princeton, NJ
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Not much to look at from the road, and a little further afield from some of the bigger, more touristy places, but a great hour trip with a Miccosukee Indian native. We had 5 of us on the boat and it's a great trip into the everglades where we visited a couple islands where we learned about the native animals... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

An amazing trip on the Everglades (just the three of us) with a great tour guide, Alex, who was able to tell us all about the wildlife, took us to his family's islands where we were able to hold alligators and made us feel very welcome. If you're looking for the personal touch, this is the place for you.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I went on an airboat tour spontaneously, and really enjoyed it. The guides were very knowledgeable, and it was actually quite interesting to learn about alligators.

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Quebec city
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8 reviews 8 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We went to almost every airboat outfitter to get a feel of what they were like. Some were huge productions, some were a bit hokey. I love the everglades and I love alligators so I had really wanted to have the best experience and opted to just feel them out. I knew one was rated to my liking but totally... More 

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Winterbourne ON
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8 reviews 8 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I will write a shorter review than I planned simply because the Marty B's. "Fun Time" review basically covers it. As an introduction I will suggest that you combine this tour with the Shark Valley Tram Tour (book early). The airboat is not a replacement. The quantity of wildlife seen from the tram in its natural habitat will not be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Such an amazing experience very educational. The people that work there are very passionate about what they do. If you have time check them out a lot of fun.

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Jensen Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

My friend recommended Tigertail Airboat Tours as it was his third time with the company. We had just visited "Shark Valley" via the National Park Service which is a few miles west of Tigertail Airboat Tours. We did try to call for a reservation at 305-439-2745, but there was no response. But, we stopped anyway and got right on. Tigertail... More 

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Wappingers Falls, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

What a great little find! At first we were skeptical because we were the only guests that stopped.... we stopped at a couple of other locations passing through but none seemed to grab our interest. Here, we were greeted by Humberto and Tim.... then we met Jaws! So fun. We took our ride, went out to the little rebab center,... More 

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