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Florida Airboat Excursions

Address: Route 60/County Road 512, Blue Cypress Recreation Area, Vero Beach, FL
Phone Number: (772)-461-0303
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Ranked #7 of 52 Activities in Vero Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Vero Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

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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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

Our family of five has taken two trips with Captain John and both times, our expectations have been exceeded! John knows all about the wildlife and knows where to find the alligators. He holds the interest of all ages and his smaller boat can go places the larger boats can't. We highly recommend Florida Airboat Excursions!

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Orange Park, Florida
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59 reviews 59 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Fresh air, an airboat to get you to the wildlife & flora, THE BEST airboat Captain in Florida and you have Florida Airboat Excursions. We spent 3 mind boggling hours deep in the Blue Cypress Recreation Area, seeing the birds in their habitat. Roseate Spoonbills, Osprey, Great Blue Heron's, Marsh Hen, Purple Gallinule, Turkey Vultures, Black Ibis, White Ibis and... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We just took our second airboat ride with Capt John. He knows what he's talking about, is great with the kids and an all around professional. His boat is smaller than most of the others so it's a more personal experience and he's able to go places where the bigger boats can't. We're going back again for a longer ride... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Captain John was so knowledgeable and fun. He gave us a most memorable experience. Great nature tour and a fun ride! We were able to go in narrow areas where the big air boats cannot. we saw wonderful wildlife, birds and gators. I would highly recommend to one and all. We will definitely return with friends and family!

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

My family of 4 went for 1 1/2 hrs of air boat ride with Captain John. He shared so much knowledge About the outdoors swamps, birds, alligator, turtles, flowers, trees. I was very impressed with his knowledge and his seance of humor we all felt like family. We had a beautiful day and the weather was great. I was so... More 

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South Florida, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I have been a number of the various airboat cruises in Vero Beach and this is by far THE BEST ! You get a very personalized tour and he will concentrate on Gators, birds, reptiles, or whatever it is you like to see. The pictures I could take off Osprey's in the nest were amazing, gators too!

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