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Coopertown Airboats

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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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Entertaining!

Really enjoyed the airboat tour. The driver was extremely entertaining, saw lots of gators, and a huge variety of birds. Would definitely return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Really enjoyed the airboat tour. The driver was extremely entertaining, saw lots of gators, and a huge variety of birds. Would definitely return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Awesome adventure! My boyfriend and I went on the morning and there was only 1 other couple on our tour. We saw 9 alligators, a blue heron, a ton of egrets, and several other beautiful birds, also a couple of turtles. The guide was funny and very informative. Lower cost than the other tours and well worth it! They also... More 

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Milwaukee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I've always wanted to do an airboat ride. Lots of fun, good stories. Saw many different kinds of birds and even a few gators. The guide was very entertaining. The gators seemed to sort of come when called - which I'm sure isn't the case in the wild - but it was fun anyhow. When it was over, we got... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We had a fun 40 minute airboat ride, two adults and two kids. It's pretty basic, saw several alligators, egrets and a great blue heron. Our guide was a young man who grew up in the area and he was very knowledgable and entertaining. For the money it was great, we would love to do a longer private tour sometime... More 

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Cape Cod, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Great afternoon here. The pre-boat animal show was actually informative and engaging. And the ride through the everglades was super--fun, stimulating, and entertaining. Saw a few gators. All the staff were pros and seemed to enjoy their job, which in turn made everything great. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Our tour here was very good and interesting. Had a very good explanation about the everglades wildlife and a funny airboat ride.

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Albrightsville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

My family and I were on our way up from Key West, headed north and grabbed a coupon for the coopertown airboats off groupon.com. We got a good deal on the tour and really enjoyed it. You check in with the girls when you get there and they send you over to a little informative show about alligators/snakes/turtles. It really... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

What a great way to start the day. The guides here were happy and informative. The front desk clerk even allowed me to charge my battery at her desk. The guy who does a little show while you wait was very knowledgable and you could tell he cared about the animals. The tour went out through a more open grassy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

While looking for something to do with an afternoon, and snooping around Groupon I found this business. I've done similar tours before, and always enjoyed it. Grabbed the groupon, saved 50% and headed down to their place. Upon arrival you can tell they're trying to make it really nice. They're building new structures and renovating, but its not there... yet.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

It cost us $23 per person to do an airboat ride through the everglades, and trust me, it was well worth the money. The staff are very informative and look hard to find wildlife for people to photograph. It was a very fun experience and we stayed around for a wildlife show after the ride. We had a good chat... More 

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