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Gator Bait Airboat Adventures

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Address: County Road 512, Vero Beach, FL 32966
Phone Number: 772-766-2629
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Vero Beach's "premier" airboat adventure tour. Gator Bait is the...

Vero Beach's "premier" airboat adventure tour. Gator Bait is the fun, informative, and interactive tour for all ages. Our mission statement is to ensure all guests have a wonderful time experiencing the beauty of the marsh and its wildlife. We guarantee alligator sightings on our brand new custom built Floral City airboat equipped with talk around headsets. Call us today to schedule your tour and "See it with a Real Florida Native."

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Great & wonderful experience , but ...

We've done this wonderful airboat ride (about an hour) 3 times so far. We'll do it again, too. Great for kids and grandparents alike. You skim along the huge lake looking for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
591willy591
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We've done this wonderful airboat ride (about an hour) 3 times so far. We'll do it again, too. Great for kids and grandparents alike. You skim along the huge lake looking for alligators, osprey and other denizens of the area. The guides are good. And when they spin the airboat from a placid stop and accelerate into the water, you... More 

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Baldwinsville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

our guide Brian was great, very knowledgeable and funny I would definetely go again!!! We got as close as 5 feet from the gators.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time this afternoon on the gator bait airboat ride. We saw alligators and turtles and at least 10 different kinds of birds including nesting osprey! Our captain, Brian was kind, knowledgeable, and articulate. His running commentary and quick wit made this an extremely enjoyable experience for all of us. Thank you!

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Thank Carol M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw many alligators and learnt a lot about the birds, plants and lilies on the water. Well worth it!

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Spencerport, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to do something different while we were visiting our friends in Melbourne. So we chose to take an airboat ride! We had a great time. The driver (Charlie) was informed and friendly. We saw lots of wildlife. We would recommend it.

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Sebastian, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to have a GREAT in a short time, get out on the water in an Airboat! Good time, great guide, LOTS to look at that you just don't see from the road! Thoughtful and courteous operator (pilot) Took visiting family out for a trip and it was the highlight of their week.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went early 10am. Cloudy day with very cool temperatures. We saw lots of birds and one baby gator. Although I do not know for sure but I believe sunny and warm/hot would have been a better day to go. I think 3pm would be prime gator viewing time. Tour was fine. It's nature. What's out you see.

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Birds - check! Alligators (yes, plural) - check! Really cool Spanish Moss Trees right out of a scary movie - check! Speed - absolutely! Whether you are a local or a tourist, a great activity! Bring your camera!

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This excursion was the highlight of my families trip to Vero Beach, Florida!! The area we went through was gorgeous and the boat driver Bill was fantastic! He was friendly, funny, and extremely knowledgeable about the area and all the plants and animals that call it home. He knew the best places to see gators, both big and small, closer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of 5 kids and 2 adults all very much enjoyed this thrilling ride and tour. We spotted many gators and other wildlife and got to see them up close. The boat and tour guide were great!

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