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“Captain jacks tour depend of captain” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Captain Jack's Airboat Tours

Captain Jack's Airboat Tours
200 Collier Avenue, Everglades City, FL
+1 844-326-2628
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Type: Tours, Adventure
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Owner description: Go on a thrilling adventure through twisting mangrove tunnels on our signature Everglades airboat tour in Everglades City! Use a coupon on our website to visit our animal sanctuary for free, which includes a live alligator show and alligator hugs. Upgrade to a combo ticket to see more of the Everglades with a grassland airboat tour and swamp buggy forest tour.
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“Captain jacks tour depend of captain”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

I had a great experience with captain jack 4 years ago. I came back on last December. Captain drove over the mangrove and that's it we just saw a domesticated gator and a raccoon from far. Other captains did stop with raccoon...alas we didn't get the good one. However landscapes are still very good

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“Fun ride, don't recommend the animal park included in ticket”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

We had Captain Gary as our Captain. Started off cruising slowly up the river into the manatee zone! With an unexpected passenger - a pelican (apparently named Barbecue (although every animal we saw was apparently 'great on the BBQ') who landed aboard, wandered around the boat a bit then made himself at home beside me. Saw the tail swirl of a manatee but that was as close as we got. Then headed back down river, past the raccoon who gave a little wave (honest - that's what happened, it was all seeming a bit staged by now) then we sped up slightly, it was a great experience, zipping through the mangrove tunnels, although not as quickly as we expected it to be. The colours are amazing, and we got to see one alligator.

Returned to the dock, and made the mistake of driving out to Wootens animal park which is included in ticket price. In my opinion THIS IS A TERRIBLE PLACE and we left within minutes. There were crocodiles in small concrete pens, with a wooden platform, nowhere else to go, and tiny cages for a puma, Panther and lioness - all with signs stating they exceeded the minimum USDA standard - so what. You wouldn't let a human live in a cell like this, let alone a full grown big cat

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Turkey
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“Captain Jack's Airboat Tour/ captain Art is the best😊”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

captain Art is the best trip advisor with airboat tour, he is so kind and have sence of humar:) i am very happy about meeting him today,i came from Turkey to see this tour☺️

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“Ask for Wesley-best captain!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

We had a great airboat ride-Wesley was knowledgeable and safe. We saw raccoons, alligators and manatees! A great ride and great fun for the whole family!

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Naples, Florida
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“Great day full of adventure!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

We went to Capt. Jack's and had a blast! The staff was all friendly, fun and informative! Would definitely recommend it and would go back for more!!!

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