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Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service

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Address: County Road 512, Blue Cypress Recreation Area, Vero Beach, FL 32966
Phone Number: +1 772-563-0001
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Description: Come see real Florida on a true custom airboat built by Capt. Lawrence...
Come see real Florida on a true custom airboat built by Capt. Lawrence. While gliding along and enjoying the sights Capt. Lawrence will narrate through talk around headsets. His vast knowldge of the history of area and the aqutic life will amaze young and old alike. With over 35 years of airboat knowldge and 8 years in the tour business with a perfect safty record he is Vero Beaches most experienced airboat Capt. Please take time to read some of the reviews from customers all over the world that have experienced what makes Florida Cracker so popular and keeps them comming back.
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There is no substitute for local knowledge....

There is no substitute for local knowledge, and Capt. Lawrence definitely knows his stuff. The tour was very informative and educational for both us adults and our kids. Being a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Jupiter, Florida
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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

There is no substitute for local knowledge, and Capt. Lawrence definitely knows his stuff. The tour was very informative and educational for both us adults and our kids. Being a native Floridian and an avid sportsman, I'm always interested to learn more about our State and its amazing history. As for the tour itself, the boat is new and in... More 

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Micco, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This was the best air boat ride we've have been on. Captain Lawrence was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. He made sure we saw the birds in their nest, and knew where to find the baby gators and even a snake in the water. Its easy to overlook things out there, but he pointed out things we would of missed. The... More 

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Hudsonville, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

1. This was better than Disney!! NO lines ! : ) and REAL Wildlife! 2. Captain Lawrence was very gracious , accommodating, courteous and knowledgeable. This was my first time riding on an airboat and it was really cool ! Loved it and would do it again! 3. Use your restroom at home, the county or whoever is responsible for... More 

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Hartford
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW via mobile

The four of us loved the tour with Captain Lawrence! He is very knowledgeable and friendly. We saw lots of wildlife while riding on a cool boat! This is one of those adventures you will never forget! Definitely exceeded our expectations. Would go again in a heartbeat :)

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We took our 3 year old son on this boat tour and it was fantastic!! Captain Lawrence was a great tour guide. He was very informative, spent enough time at each stop so everyone had an opportunity to take pictures,and answered every single question that was asked and re-asked! He had a ton of knowledge to impart on the alligators,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW via mobile

A great time was had by all. The air boat driver was fun, friendly, and knowledgable. He told us about the history of the area. The river was clean and quite a pristine environment. I will definitely return with other visiting family members.

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Redmond, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

My husband and I went on our first airboat ride with our 8 yr old twins and could not imagine any other company being better. My parents had gone on the tour with Captain Lawerance several weeks earlier and spoke very highly of him. We loved it! We were able to see many different birds and get some great pictures.... More 

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central joisey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

The captain was extremely knowledgeable and went the extra mile to make sure all the kids on board had a blast! Highly recommended!!

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

While in Vero Beach. FL, we were very interested taking an air boat ride through the Florida swamp to see some alligators and Florida wildlife. My local family member did some asking around and a friend made the recommendation that we take a ride with Captain Lawrence on the Florida Cracker air boat Rides. What a GREAT experience. When we... More 

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Trenton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Great trip on the swamp/lake near Vero Beach. Very nice driver, and we all wore headphones to listen to the guide, and to lessen the sound of the engine on the airboat. Saw lots of birds, two alligators, and an eagle flying right above us. Great attraction, and lots of fun. I will return!

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