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Coopertown Airboats

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Address: 22700 S.W. 8th Street, Miami, FL 33194
Phone Number: 3052266048
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Description: Our professional airboat guides will take you on a personalized...
Our professional airboat guides will take you on a personalized, educational airboat tour covering approximately 9 miles of this unique environment. We first go into the vast open saw grass where you will see why the Everglades are called the "River of Grass"! You will travel by Airboat through a Hardwood Hammock (a small island of solid ground in the "river of grass"), into the Everglades National Park stopping at alligator holes and seeing the abundance of 'glades wildlife. See the Purple Gallanule voted the most colorful bird in Florida and the endangered Everglade Snail Kite as well as herons, grackles, turtles, raccoons and other Everglades residents! The Everglades are a truly unique and vibrant environment which you can only experience first hand! Unless you brought your hip waders, a private airboat tour is the best way to see it! (And much drier, too!) After this fascinating and educational airboat tour, relax and enjoy a taste of 'Down Home' cooking, Everglades-style. The Coopertown Restaurant offers such delicacies as frog legs, 'gator tail, catfish and more! All served in a friendly country manner that is distinctly "Floridian". "Belly up" to the bar and meet the folks of Coopertown! Learn some of the fascinating history of the area, and check out the guest book to see who else has passed through and enjoyed a ride on a Coopertown Airboat! Take a closer look at these fascinating creatures in our Alligator Exhibit! What a cute little guy! Popular enough to have a college mascot named for it! A ride on an airboat is the best way to Check out the rest of the gator population in Coopertown
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I have no idea why there are such bad reviews below. We went out this afternoon and had a great time. The airboat was awesome, the driver did some nice fast turns which my kids... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This is not my first time in the Everglades and we went with another company before so I can definitely compare. The animal show was okay, not too much information and not fun at all. The airboat ride was really boring. I was really disappointed.

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canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I have no idea why there are such bad reviews below. We went out this afternoon and had a great time. The airboat was awesome, the driver did some nice fast turns which my kids loved. We saw about 5 or 6 good sized alligators in the wild. They were very close to the boat. When we returned we are... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I was really looking forward to experiencing the Everglades via airboat tour. However, this tour was sub-par. Our tour guide was fairly crude and I am pretty sure he was drinking alcohol while driving our boat. He enticed the wild alligators to approach by the boat by feeding them marshmallows (which is illegal in the state of Florida). Their captive... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Very laid back staff, however very friendly and informative, you start off with a talk about the aligators, snakes etc answered all questions, you could optionally hold one of the snakes, baby aligators, then onto the airboat 45minute tour on the Everglades take your own ear plugs if you like, not too noisy, as the air boat stopped periodically throughout... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I used a Groupon for my boyfriend and I to take an airboat tour and regretted not even 5 minutes of being on the premises of this place. I wouldn't recommend this company to anyone and honestly expected better for how high of ratings they had. We pulled up, parked in their parking lot and proceeded to walk to the... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Most of the air boat tours have been closed due to low water levels Cooperstown was able to take us out for a 45 minute airboat ride. I have never been to the everglades before so I enjoyed absorbing all the information we were given. They were very educational. I got to hold a small alligator but I didn't like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I'd highly recommend a visit, more than just a trip out on the everglades, an entertaining alligator show, and fun holding a baby alligator after the show, look for Groupon deals, well worth a visit. prepare for sun,sun hat, water, and sun cream.

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Sawston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is a experience you have to do if visiting in Florida! It's only about one hour away from South Beach Miami. The show is very interesting and the staff let you touch or hold the animals and giving many facts about them and the Everglades! The tour itself is amazing! You see many Alligators, it gives you a sense... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I didn't know much about the various airboat companies in and around Miami, so I had to just go with a company that I found through a Google search. I'm glad I found this place! They are pretty straight-forward about the tours they offer and the tours themselves are pretty no-nonsense. You pay for the ride you want and they... More 

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Middleburg Heights, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Although our guide was nice, we were really disappointed with the airboat (20 ppl onboard, view obscured by plexiglass). The boat did not go very far, compared to another company. We did see a few gators.

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