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“Great time!! Read the reviews they say it all!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Alligator Cove Airboat Nature Tours

Alligator Cove Airboat Nature Tours
14900 Camp Mack Road, Camp Mack River Resort, Lake Wales, FL 33898
+1 863-696-0406
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Visit the Headwaters to the Everglades, with 6 passenger airboat into marshlands and waters of the Famous Kissimmee Basin. View alligators big and small, birds in abundance and all the wildlife that lives here. Stories told, history, time for photos and laughter too. Be taken back in time to Florida's natural state, with NO HOMES TO VIEW on this trip, just nature as it should be, up close and personal.
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Mitchell, Indiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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“Great time!! Read the reviews they say it all!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

Thank you Darald and Dee, I took your tour because of the Tripadvisor reviews, We could not have been happier, I am looking forward to bringing more family and friends so they can enjoy what we experienced. You folks are doing this right. I can say you will not be disapointed, you will appreciate even more the history and nature of the wet lands. Take the tour!! Again Thank You, Sincerely, James and Marian Bradley

Visited February 2013
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allig8or, Owner at Alligator Cove Airboat Nature Tours, responded to this review, February 2, 2013
Thanks folks, We know you had mentioned having taken several airboat trips and glad you found us and enjoyed it so much. The headwaters that we showed you have many surprises out there around every turn. We are the lucky ones to have such a great tour location to work in, and we are glad we could share it with you all. Captain Darald and Dee
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“An exciting adventure!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

This is not your typical "airboat ride"! It is wonderfully informative and great fun! Captain Darald is so knowledgeable and passionate about the environment around him! We saw all kinds of birds, the cows, turtles, and came to understand how much of the eco system works in that area. He knows where the 'gators' hang out and our photos turned out beautifully! We highly recommend this tour, for all ages!

Visited February 2013
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allig8or, Owner at Alligator Cove Airboat Nature Tours, responded to this review, February 2, 2013
Thanks Gloria, This Kissimmee basin is a special location and we are excited to share it with each and every person we can. That is the reason we make our trips a relaxed TWO hour trip where questions can be asked and stories get told. Glad you could make it and we hope that someday you will be able to return. Captain Dee and Captain Darald
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Twin Cities, Minnesota
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“More than an airboat ride”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

This was the second time we took the nature tour and once again, it was a blast! We highly recommend this to everyone. It is so much more than just an airboat ride. Captain Darald gives so much information about the area, the cows, birds, and, of course, the gators. It is very educational and so much fun. Dee and Darald make the entire experience a lot of fun and I can't imagine any one being disappointed with Alligator Cove Airboat Nature Tours.

We'll be back!!

Visited January 2013
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allig8or, Owner at Alligator Cove Airboat Nature Tours, responded to this review, February 2, 2013
Thanks again folks, Both Captain Darald and Me..... Dee want to send hugs and appreciation for your repeat visits and sharing your friends with us. We are enjoying sharing this great location with you our customers as much as you enjoyed your trip. Stop by the house and visit anytime. Dee and Captain Darald
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“Great adventure - recommend to all! Count on it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

We had a great time! From the call to set it up, the greeting, and the tour.
Capt Darald told stories, shared things of interest, and just great things about the area. We saw reckons, Gators and more wild birds -- including a bald eagle! Great tour, great tour, and a fantastic ride.
thanks --- recommend to all!

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allig8or, Owner at Alligator Cove Airboat Nature Tours, responded to this review, January 31, 2013
Thanks Vance for your comment and welcome to our facebook family, lots of fun folks. We will be in your neck of the woods one day to visit Texas when we retire. Hope you can hook us up with a few great restaurants. Big hugs From Captain Dee oh and Thanks from Captain Darald too :-)
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“Special Fun Interesting Surprise in the Florida Wetlands”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Hi Captain Dee and Darald Sorry it has taken me a couple weeks to get to this but I wanted to make sure I spoke up and told you how much I enjoyed the airboat nature tour Captain Darald gave us on Sat. Dec. 22nd. It was a beautiful day. It started out cold but warmed right up and turned out with sunny blue skies. You two are no nonsense easy going delightful people. You are great at taking care of your customers and the passion you have for the business and all the nature around is wonderful. Captqain Darald is a walking encyclopedia of information about the history of Florida and all the many types of animals, birds and fish. Not only that but he is a hoot to listen to. He really knows how to draw you into the stories and makes it a whole lot of fun. He doesn't cut anything short and in fact we were out for well over 2 hours. I could go on and on but I definately will come again and HIGHLY RECOMMEND it for everybody. Take the time it is Well Worth It ! ! For all ages. Take Care and God Bless to you both. Greg Swanson and Pamm Bakley

Visited December 2012
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allig8or, Owner at Alligator Cove Airboat Nature Tours, responded to this review, January 30, 2013
Thank you Greg, You and your sister were fun to have around, I hope your building project is going good, be patient with it. I hope your entire trip to Florida was enjoyable, having family around I know made Pam's week. Big hugs and good job with the writing we appreciate it. Captain Dee and Captain Darald
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