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“Air boat ride was awesome!!!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Miccosukee Indian Village

Miccosukee Indian Village
Mile Marker 70, US 41 Tamiami Trail, Miami, FL 33144
305-552-8365
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Ranked #32 of 122 attractions in Miami
Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Museums, Art Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: This surviving village of the Miccosukee Tribe is located 27 miles west of Miami on the Tamiami Trail.
Miami, Florida, United States
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“Air boat ride was awesome!!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

The air boat place across the street was excellent. Elvis, out driver/guide, was very knowledgeable about the wild life and gave us a great ride. I would recommend taking a trip out there at least once. Really really fun. The ride was about 30 minutes.

Visited December 2012
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“It's worth a look to see the Gators”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012 via mobile

This place was a bit tired and clearly we were there in off season.
The shop was lifeless and the prices were high.
We did go through to the Aligator show, museum and village but it was hard to know this was on as I think the prices vary depending on the season and look of the customer. (We paid $10 per adult and $6 per child)
Most of the attractions inside were dormant with nothing happening but the Aligator handler tried to put on a show. We wAtched for 20 minutes with about 15 others while the gators were bullied and then got to hold a baby one for photos.
Good value in the end but I suspect prices may be much higher during peak season.

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“I feel I wasted my money; not much entertainment...”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

High priced and plain boring. The kids didn't enjoy at all.
We actually expected a more instructive entertainment and a real Miccosukee doing the demonstrations but, that wasn't the case.

Visited August 2012
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“Best service at the airboat #1”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012 via mobile

The young cashier man was definitely very welcome with us passed out brochures too me and my family he really appreciated that we were there...the cost of and air boat ride was $16.00 per person the wait was 10 min long so it was very fast nice...the young gentleman name bernardo was one of the most excellent tour guide i ever met we stop at a native Island where he said that tigertail family live at and what was more interesting..is that we might a man who goes by the name of robert tigertail who just had pulled into the island when we pulled in..Bernardo had showed us a couple alligators on the way back..and he really showed me and my family his airboat driving skills with nice sharp turns..we ended up on another island that was abanded called "pee camp" then we headed to a place where there a bunch of baby alligators i was very excited and my family are from California so they never seen nothing like this where there from and i live in miami but never been on airboat...this airboat ride was well worst it :::thank you miccosukee for your service!!

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“Kitsch”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Too friend from Europe there. It was all phony, from the airboat ride to the gift shop. A major wast of time. They had all the things set up-- a fake Indian village on an island with an alligtor just happening to be just in view. Give me a break!

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