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Address: Route 60/County Road 512, Blue Cypress Recreation Area, Vero Beach, FL
Phone Number: (772)-461-0303
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Great tour, excellent guide

John is a great guide. Knowledgeable, approachable and friendly. Tour was only an hour but did not feel rushed and was a good value. Headsets are a must for this experience. Saw... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Charlemont, Massachusetts
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Charlemont, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

John is a great guide. Knowledgeable, approachable and friendly. Tour was only an hour but did not feel rushed and was a good value. Headsets are a must for this experience. Saw lots of gators, baby gators and great birdlife up close, very close. Smaller boat than larger tours was a plus to get closer and more personal. We will... More 

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Greece, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Awesome time and great price! If I come back to the area. I will be going back to caption John. Even suggested a great restaurant to check out!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This is my 5th Florida airboat experience and by far the best. Capt John was professional and entertaining. Went two weeks ago near Laurderdale and our guide was excited that we saw an alligator. With Capt John averages 30+ It's also the first time I've seen an airboat go on 100% dry land up hill. Very cool. Headsets were provided... More 

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Columbus, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We had such a great time with Capt. John on this trip. His knowledge of the local wildlife was fantastic. There were dozens of alligators along the ride. John also took us to see baby alligators no more than a foot long. If you're looking for a fun hour-long adventure, I highly recommend Capt John and Florida Airboat Excursions.

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

This was one of the best experiences ever! my family who had never been to Florida before was so excited to ride on an airboat for the first time. Captain John was so funny and made it an unforgettable experience. We got amazing pictures of wildlife and saw a bunch of gators! They even have a GoPro harness on the... More 

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Hutchinson Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Just finished a wonderful tour with Captain John. Pretty hard to WOW a 9 year old and a 12 year old these days, but our grandkids were thrilled with this experience. We saw far more alligators than we could count, from tiny to 'oh my goodness'. Felt safe at all times. The birds were numerous and varied, lots of turtles... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

It was my first boat trip and i would always remember it! Captain John knows with perfection the environment and transmits his knowledges in a playful and very interesting way. Ideal in family, with friends or in couple. There are so many things to see! You won't be disappointed

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Columbus, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Our adventure with Captain John was a thrill. Our adventure was informative, safe, and exciting. Captain John's knowledge and passion for the wildlife and environment is obvious. Captain John pointed out many rare species of birds throughout our trip. He had an excellent sense of humor and was great with all ages. (We had three generations on board) Captain John's... More 

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Hazel Park, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I traveled to Florida to visit my daughter, and an airboat tour was something we have always wanted to do! Captain John is not only full of fantastic information, he is hilarious and his stories are captivating. The tour he provides is up close and personal as well as exciting and exhilarating. I learned so much about Florida's marshlands and... More 

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It was both peaceful and exciting getting out and exploring the Florida marsh wildlife with Captain John! Riding on a fanboat has always been a dream of mine, and I already need more of it! Captain John is fun and informative; I am so happy we chose this tour. Blue cypress trees, ospreys, marsh hens, and ALLIGATORS are just a... More 

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