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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: 772-563-0001
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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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A fun time for all.

Great Experience, Great Guide, educational As well as enjoyable! We felt safe and in good hands! We will do it again!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great Experience, Great Guide, educational As well as enjoyable! We felt safe and in good hands! We will do it again!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had an amazing time yesterday! Thank you Lawrence & Delsey! The airboat ride was exciting and seeing all the wildlife was so cool. We went on two airboats rides yesterday. One was further South. Both were good. Florida Cracker ride was better in all our opinions (family of 4 with two teens) because the headsets let you hear much... More 

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N Smithfield, RI
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Our airboat ride was a trilling experience. Our captain was genial and informative. He had lots to say about the floral, fauna and history of the area. We saw one of the largest alligators and some of the smallest baby alligators. The captain also let us experience the thrill of a speeding airboat. We had a great time and recommend... More 

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Sebastian, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

A MUST DO WITH CAPTAIN LAWRENCE, FLORIDA CRACKER AIRBOAT RIDES. We highly recommend, Captain Lawrence, he was awesome. We saw baby alligators and ten foot one also. His knowledge of the birds and eco-system was excellent. Well worth the money. Thanks to you Captain Lawrence. Mike and Jan

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

We've gone on two airboat rides with Captain Lawrence while vacationing in Vero and they have not disappointed either time. Not only does Captain Lawrence know his stuff about the wildlife and ecosystems he really made my two older children (7 and 9) feel comfortable and special. we got to see a lot of alligators including a bunch of baby... More 

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Jericho, Vermont
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Captain Laurence really knows his stuff! Saw alligators, alligator babies, many many species of birds and wildlife. Super awesome time if your going to do anything at vero beach do this! Awesome time thank you captain Laurence!

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Plymouth, WI
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

The 1 hour trip is breathtaking. Got to see many crocodiles and birds and other wildlife of the area. Very informative guides talk to you over individual headphones. You can also talk to each other to ask questions etc. Very fun adventure. Don't miss it. Priced reasonably.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Cptn. Larry, was personable and friendly and knew his history and his wildlife. He knew just where the alligators were and how to get up close without scaring the birds or the alligators away. The time few by so quickly that I was shocked when we were back at the dock but looked at my watch and realized that an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I have lived in St Lucie Co Florida since 2006 - I did not know we had airboat rides nearby. When I did my research I found Florida Cracker Airboat Rides and Guide Services. I called and the nice lady to who called me back not only set me up she texted me the directions. They were perfect. I found... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This s my second trip on Florida Cracker and Captain Lawrence just gets better with each trip. He is very aware of what a photographer needs and every time we have requested a certain animal he has delivered...however you must understand he can NEVER guarantee! Animals, reptiles, birds, etc are hard to predict so if you find what you ask... More 

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