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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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Small group tour, more personal

Captain Lawrence is very knowledgeable and imparts a lot of information, He also can go FAST in his boat, and that feels good in the heat! Great personality and tour.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Captain Lawrence is very knowledgeable and imparts a lot of information, He also can go FAST in his boat, and that feels good in the heat! Great personality and tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Capt. Lawrence met our whole group (6 adults and 5 kids ages 5 to 12) and the fun began. The boat is clean and comfortable. Each passenger has a comfortable, clean headset and the whole group can hear and be heard during the ride. We saw a ton of cool wildlife. Alligators, turtles, birds, bugs and more. Capt. Lawrence was... More 

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Noblesville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

If you are in the area-this is a must! I recommend the 7am boat ride-it's early but you see lots of alligators swimming around everywhere!! Captain Lawrence was great! He was extremely familiar with the area and knew where all the alligators-big and small were. He also explained all the different types of plants, vegetation, birds, and the history and... More 

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Coventry, Rhode Island
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Great ride as always! Would highly recommend. A must do! It's worth getting up early so you can see all of the alligators before it gets to hot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This was my second trip on the florida cracker. Best gator boat tour, hands down. Captain Lawrence really knows his stuff. From gators to birds, down to every plant and tree. His boat is fun and exciting, worth every penny. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I've been on a couple of airboat rides but this is one was truly memorable. It was my husbands first time and he loved it! We saw hundreds of alligators in two different areas feeding. It was amazing. Captain Lawrence was really knowledgeable and friendly and we just had a blast. He also brought us to where some baby alligators... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Captain Lawrence is fantastic! This was my 2nd trip with him and he did an outstanding job again! If you want an excellent tour book with him!!!!

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West Berlin, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

My wife wanted to do something different while on vacation in Vero Beach Florida. Someone she works with suggested an airboat ride. My wife researched the activity and several companies. All were within a few dollars of each other so cost wasn't a deciding factor. Ultimately we selected Florida Cracker because of reviews and the looks of their website. We... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We were 11 people, ranging in age from 5 to 75. All enjoyed the adventure equally! Captain Lawrence was able to focus the tour to all interests, answer all questions. We were all sure that the only thing we were interested in seeing was an alligator. Very soon after our tour began, Captain Lawrence captivated us with all aspects of... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Tour was well over an hour and Captain was not in a rush. He picked a huge yellow lily for my grand daughter, took the time to go into places I would not have expected. If you are looking for something to do.....this is it. By far the highlight of our trip! Lots of birds and gators!! Even a gator... More 

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