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Address: 22700 S.W. 8th Street, PO Box 940176, 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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Great fun and also saw lots of wildlife and had a very informative guide

We stopped here having driven down the Loop Road in the Everglades. Our 3 children thought it was just going to be a sedate boat ride. Little did they know! There's a short... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

We stopped here having driven down the Loop Road in the Everglades. Our 3 children thought it was just going to be a sedate boat ride. Little did they know! There's a short wildlife show before hand with snakes, turtles, skunk etc. Then we got on the boat. They give you cotton wool to put in your ears because of... More 

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

An excellent way to see the Everglades by way of a boat and knowledgeable tour guides. Alligators aplenty , very informative and a ton of birds on the tour. Highly recommended!

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

There are no signs on the premises, but BEWARE, because there are thieves lurking in the parking lot. After our boat ride, we returned to the parking lot and discovered our rental van and another family's rental van were broken into. When the police arrived, he informed us that this happens frequently. According to the policeman, the thieves prey on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Thanks to a wonderful tour guide, I was able to have an experience I won't ever forget. The location is out of the way but who wants to have alligators in their backyard. I saw so many alligators in there natural habit and the service was great! Thank you. If you go ask for DAN he knows his stuff and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

On our way we crossed Coopertown and booked a boatride into the Everglades, which we could get immediately, since a small group of visitors already waited to get ready for the ride. The boat took us into the swamy areas, our guide explained about the flora and wildlife. We saw many crocodiles and birds in the swampy areas. We can... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We visited last weekend and took a private tour which can be highly recommended however it was completely overshadowed by our car being broken into and lots of stuff stolen despite it being parked by the cafe and where tickets are sold throughout the day. It's also on a main road. When we asked the staff, none of them had... More 

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Elon College, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My kids loved this. We had to wait about 30 minutes to get on a boat. They have a little animal info session before and you get to see snakes, gators and snapping turtles. It was pretty cool. Our guide was DAN and he was great. We did some crazy stuff in that airboat. We saw baby gators, big ones... More 

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Bayville, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Wasted 4 hours of my vacation here. The guy that did the animal show was great. That was the extent of the "good" experience. When we arrived they didn't tell us that we needed to see the "show" first. We waited by the boats until another patron told us where to go. They are VERY disorganized!!! Then when it was... More 

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We bought tickets on groupon the wait was supposed to be every 20 min. Per ride! We were there 3 hours no ride! Very unorganized did not even tell us there was a show to watch first. They were still selling tickets even though the water was to low and one of three boats where stuck! And, the other 3... More 

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Cicero, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We stopped for a quick bite of lunch just down the road from the "row of airboats" along Tamiami Trail near the Everglades and asked our server which company she recommended for an airboat ride. She said without hesitation "Coopertown, it is the first airboat company, has the most experience and is safer than the others". It's the first operation... More 

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