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Airboat Wilderness Rides

Address: Blue Cypress Recreation Area / Co Rd 512, Vero Beach, FL 32966
Phone Number: 772-589-3278
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Ranked #6 of 52 Activities in Vero Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

what a great ride!!! Cpt Bob knows his stuff. Highly recommended!! We saw at least 6-8 gators and a bunch of florida bird life. This is a great unique afternoon trip for locals and tourists alike!!!

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Capt. bob of the air boat wilderness ride was great and very knowledgable!Lots of gators and wildlife really put big smiles on everyone faces. Great time we will be back soon :)

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

A little bit of a drive, but well worth it. Capt. Shannon was very experienced and makes it a fun, educational one hour trip. He knows all the right spots to find the wildlife. We saw about 20 gators. He was even able to find us some young gators to view. He provides info on all different types of wildlife... More 

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East Fushkill, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Had an awesome time on our first airboat ride. Capt. Shannon was excellent. Highly recommend it, will probably go back again.

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Jensen Beach, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I had the pleasure of going on an Air Boat trip with With Capt Bob Pennington at the helm last Saturday 12/6/2014. This is more then an Alligator trip. There is also loads of wild life and Bob does a fantastic commentary describing all the birds, the history of Blue Cypress, all about all the marshes, etc. You will not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Been coming to Fla. for years and never took an airboat ride. Finally took one last week with the family and there are really no words to describe how much we enjoyed the ride. Our captain for the day was Shannon who was very personable, knowledgeable, and narrated the tour step by step through headsets. We saw lots of big... More 

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Sebastian, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We had beautiful weather and what scenery! Capt. Shannon was a pleasure and very knowledable. We brought our friend from up north and to see her face and feel her excitement was a great feeling. She was a little nervous at first but it didn't take her long to start enjoying all the birds and gators. We will make another... More 

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Captain Shannon captivated us with educational yet interesting facts about the wild life we encountered. Not only did we see several 7-8 foot gators but we got up close and personal with two of them ( got some amazing pictures). It was a beautiful day, boat was extremely well kept and Shannon was a pleasure. Great way to spend a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Great tour! Pleasant experience with a friendly and knowledgeable guide, Shannon. Saw loads of Gators and birds, well worth getting up early! Good for all ages and photographers. If you're thinking of going, do! 5 of out of 5!

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The airboat ride had beautiful scenery, and Shannon was a great tour guide. He was able to answer all of our questions with his great knowledge. Nine of us went on the air boat tour and could fit one more if needed. We saw many alligators and one baby alligator. There were also many birds. If you would like to... More 

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