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Cypress Airboats

Address: 17696 SW 8 Street, Miami, FL 34139
Phone Number: +1 305-280-4812
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat tours, Boat Tours & Water Sports
Owner description: Miami Floridas premiere airboat rides in the Everglades. Come join us for a fantastic journey on...
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Type: Boat tours, Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Miami Floridas premiere airboat rides in the Everglades. Come join us for a fantastic journey on the river of grass. Everglades national park airboat rides in Miami are the best place to see wildlife, Birds and of course the American alligator. Call or email us today for the best airboat ride in Miami Florida.
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Los Angeles, California
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161 reviews 161 reviews
32 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We were with Captain Wayne and the Full Throttle for a late afternoon ride on his 5-seater airboat. They have 9-sweaters as well, but we like the intimacy of the smaller boat and I think we went pretty fast! Enjoyed the speed and the agility of the boat. Spotted lots of gators, birds and turtle. The afternoon light was perfect.... More 

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Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We had a beautyfull ride through the Everglades. Captain Wayne knows a lot about the wildlife and the history of the area and he is very funny. Do you want to know more about florida, he gives you all details about it. And know about his boat, unbelievable, its a Ferrari. Fast when needed and comfortable all the time. We... More 

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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Captain Wayne is the man! We had an awesome ride through the Everglades. Captain Wayne answered all of our questions no matter how silly they were. The airboat excursion was easily the highlight of my trip to Florida.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

After our cruise, we went with Captain Wayne on his airboat out into the Everglades ecosystem. We were richly rewarded with views of alligators, birds, and the ever present sawgrass. The ride was smooth and refreshing.. The birds would pop up in front of us and fly along with us. Wayne was very knowledgeable about the history and wildlife of... More 

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therealbossman, Owner at Cypress Airboats, responded to this review

It was nice meeting you and stay warm up there in Canada !!!! More 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Captain Wayne made this adventure amazing. His experience with the area and the history really came through in the tour. He understands the dynamics of the area and the other operators and this allowed us to see much more than we would have on a bigger boat. He was very informative and funny. It was an amazing adventure.

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therealbossman, Owner at Cypress Airboats, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the trip with me and hope to see you again, I will work on fresh jokes for next trip see you next time and thank you for your business. More 

Brighton, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We knew very little about the Florida everglades until we met Captain Wayne. The ride itself was fun and exciting. Captain Wayne would stop from time to time to share information and answer question. I would strongly recommend that everyone take this tour. Denise and Dan.

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therealbossman, Owner at Cypress Airboats, responded to this review

I am glad you learned a little about the Everglades and had a good time we appreciate your business and hope to see you again some time thank you. More 

Hamilton, Georgia
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3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

This was the best part of our vacation! Captain Wayne was awesome! He knows his stuff and really showed us a great time. The amount of wildlife we saw was incredible. If you have never been on a airboat tour I would highly recommend Cypress Airboats and Captain Wayne. It's a memory that will stick with us for years to... More 

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therealbossman, Owner at Cypress Airboats, responded to this review

Were glad you enjoyed the trip we appreciate your business thank you. More 

Brooklyn, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Upon meeting Captain Wayne you are immediately taken by his booming voice and soulful laugh. This self-proclaimed "Italian Redneck" comes across as unique and personable. Once you hit the waterways and the good Captain starts his tour you will then be taken by this man's knowledge of the Everglades and more importantly his love for his surrondings. His ability to... More 

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therealbossman, Owner at Cypress Airboats, responded to this review

I am happy to share the everglades and its history with everyone and I enjoyed doing it the best thing about the job is hearing that people enjoyed it. Thanks for your business and I am glad the brooklyn boys enjoyed it. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We loved every minute of it. Thank you, Captain Wayne. As we pulled into the parking area, we passed several airboats that looked like they had 20 bleacher seats stacked on it. My husband has gone on these airboats before and was not impressed with his prior tours. Captain Wayne's airboat, which would seat 6 adults comfortably, and our time... More 

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therealbossman, Owner at Cypress Airboats, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed the trip and your husband got to experience the real deal thanks for your business. More 

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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

My son and I had a great time. Wayne was great, personable and very knowledgeable about everything. You should give it a try. You won't be disappointed.

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therealbossman, Owner at Cypress Airboats, responded to this review

I am glad you and your son had a good time we appreciate your business thanks and see you again some time. More 

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