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Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service

County Road 512, Blue Cypress Recreation Area, Vero Beach, FL 32966
772-563-0001
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Ranked #2 of 31 activities in Vero Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: Come see real Florida on a true custom airboat built by Capt. Lawrence. While gliding along and enjoying the sights Capt. Lawrence will narrate... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Stowe, Vermont
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

I had reservations about going on an airboat ride, a bit too touristy for me but, I now put the experience in the life list of things to do like dogsledding, whale watching, glider ride... and going with captain Larry has a lot to do with it. He was knowledgeable of both flora and fauna, pointing out not only alligators... More

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Weather was cloudy but it didn't matter. 4 adults and 8 kids, 5 through 13 all had a blast. Capt Lawrence very safe and knowledgable. We saw lots of gators and wildlife. It seems like there are a lot of operators in this space but I would use him again in a heartbeat.

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Stuart, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

This is so worth the experience. It was cloudy & cool the day we experienced our ride but Captain Lawrence was still able to find gators! We saw baby gators all the way up to a huge monster of a gator. He is a wonderful commentator. My 9 & 5 year old girls LOVED IT as much as the grandparents.... More

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West Palm Beach, FL, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We had heard about the airboat ride and finally got a chance to go. It was everything we had been told and sooooooooooo much more. Lawrence is a great host. He made sure everyone -- from the 8 year old boys to my 85 year old husband -- was comfortable and safe. His equipment-- from his boat to his headsets... More

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Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

Captain Lawrence was excellent! He had a great knowledge and respect of the wildlife and history of the area. We saw and learned about much wildlife including osprey and their young and alligators and their young. A great ride and experience!!

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Brantford, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

What a fantastic time! Captain Lawrence made this excursion so worth while! He knew where all the good hiding spots were! He showed us many different Alligators, birds and Turtles... and one water snake that almost had me jumping out of the boat! LOL! Captain Lawrence made the ride a lot of fun for My 8 year old... that thought... More

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Brantford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We booked this 1.5 hour adventure as part of my Dad's 80th BD celebration. Ages ranged from 8 to 80 and Captain Lawrence catered to everyone's needs. Excellent sound system, experienced & knowledgeable guide. We saw and photographed everything from very large Gators, baby Gators, baby Osprey, snakes, turtles, a variety of birds [ask to see the snake bird] and... More

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Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

Thank you Lawrence for an amazing air boat tour!It was very educational my kids enjoyed it .We've been on two other tours, this was by far the best.I would definitely recommend this tour .He's the nicest tour guide I've ever met.Thank you again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We took the entire family with one eight year old and one four year old. We all had a blast. I bet we saw Over 100 gators, lots of birds, turtles, and fish. Captain Lawrence who is the owner took extra time to cater to the little ones and gave us time to get plenty of pics. It is a... More

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Ocean City, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Capt Lawrence is very informed with regard to the wildlife in the area and well experienced as a captain. He even has a sense of humor. The tour did not seem rushed - he was very thorough and we all enjoyed it very much.

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