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Airboat Adventure

6523 Hwy 79, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
850-230-3822
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Adventure
Owner description: You will be amazed as you glide through just inches of water in the creeks and marsh area's off of...
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Type: Tours, Adventure
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Owner description: You will be amazed as you glide through just inches of water in the creeks and marsh area's off of the Intracoastal Waterway just 5 minutes from the beach. Look for wild Alligators, dolphins, birds of all kinds and more...DO NOT go to the hair dresser before you go on this tour! Live gator shows Wed-Sat 7ft gator..."BUBBA", fully voice and hand command trained, you WILL NOT see this anywhere else!!! Get your picture taken with a live alligator too! Our captains and crew are the best in the business! We've set the standard that others have to follow!

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Creswell
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We have vacationed in Panama City Beachfor about the last 7 years. We have been to Shell Island several times and we usually rent a Harley, but this year we tried something different, we took a airboat ride!!! After consulting Trip Advisor, we contacted Airboat Adventures, and we were both super glad I did. Stacy took our reservation over the... More 

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Clinton Township, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Started off viewing the gator pens behind the building. Small but pretty cool watching them feed the little gators. Then we got to hold "Chomp". He was very easy to handle and a great photo op. Even the little kids that were in the group were able to hold him without issues. Definitely feels a lot different from public perception... More 

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Carrollton, Georgia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This is a little place off hwy 79 near the Boon Docks restaurant that I have drove right by every year that I have visited the PCB area and I really do not want you to do the same thing. This was an AWESOME experience for me and I loved every minute of it! $30 dollars per person does sound... More 

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Cleveland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
8 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We enjoyed the gators and the tour. You will do several 180's and a 360. The driver was funny making it an even better trip. It's a must do!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

My first time on a air boat and it was so much fun. I want one, or would like my boyfriend to get one. ;-) A definite must to learn about gaters and the area.

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We jumped on this airboat adventure last minute. It took us about an hour to drive to their location from Miramar Beach. We took our 6 and 3.5 yr old girls with us. Our gator show consisted of one small, tame gator. The girl doing the show told us some interesting facts about them, and then the kids got to... More 

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Easley, South Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This was my sons idea. GREAT idea it was. A little pricey for 45 minute boat ride but it is a fun 45 minutes. Never seen any gators and didnt really look to hard it was all about the boat ride for me.

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Spring Hill, Tennessee
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

This was so much fun. Captain Mike made our boat ride so much fun and I got to ride up top with him! Thanks Captain Mike for a fun adventure! The gator show was great too.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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134 reviews 134 reviews
26 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

As part of family bonding time during a reunion, all 21 of us went to this attraction, which consisted of a alligator show (one tame gator) and an airboat ride. The show was fascinating, especially to the children who could pet & sit upon a 6' gator. The speaker provided great information about alligators & their habits, very worthwhile. Then... More 

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Somerset, Kentucky
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This was a great time. We started at gator country with Shelley. She educated us on alligators. We all got to hold one. She was very nice when I called to make reservations. Then we went out with captain Mike. He is very entertaining and informative. Love his driving. Only one regret is, the trip was not long enough.

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