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“Fantastic Ride” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Airboat In Everglades

Airboat In Everglades
17696 Southwest 8th Street, Miami, FL 33194
+1 888-893-4443
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Ranked #2 of 33 Sights & Landmarks in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Everglades Tour Explore the everglades on a small airboat to see the wonders & beauty that it offers. Airboat in everglades, miami airboat rides, miami airboat tours, miami beach attractions, are here. Ride and Slide threw sawgrass, mangroves, apple pond trees and less than 6 inches of water. Located in Northern America, the Everglades of Florida is home to some of the world's most diverse animals and vegetation. The wetlands boast of shallow water bodies, great habitat and awesome scenery that helps you create memories. Having a tropical climate further aids the tourists in their endeavors. with the extent of water that is not easily navigable, a trip down the river of grass is quite impossible without the help of local guides and machines.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
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“Fantastic Ride”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Our trip to the everglades started out very poorly (thanks GPS) and we were almost an hour late. After several phone calls we arrived at the proper place and were greeted with smiles and an understanding staff. We boarded the air boat and immediately took off into the everglades. Our first stop we saw several alligators, some coming right up to the boat. Off again down the channels for a stop to look at birds, plants and the other wildlife in the area. Our guide was so nice and very knowledgeable answering all of our questions. Before we knew it, we needed to get back as our time was already over.

Forget the big tours, spend a little more and take this adventure with a personal guide that knows the everglades. This trip was worth every penny and was a big highlight of our vacation to Miami

Visited December 2012
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

We came to this company through a friend, and have no regrets!! A friend was visiting and we wanted to do something fun. The service was awesome, nice and personal. Captain Willie was a lot of fun. Very knowledgeable, he took the time to stop and explain everything!!! I was definitely well impressed. The price is more than reasonable for the awesome experience. I HAVE to come back and bring the family. My kids are going to love it!!!!

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU Javier, Willie, and Chad. You guys ROCK!! BIG TIME!!!

Gretchen Gutierrez

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“Exciting Experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

We found the airboat company through trip advisor because it was very highly read, and it did not disappoint!! We were very pleased with the experience, the airboat is extremely fun and a good way to see all the swamp life in its natural habitat without disturbing the animals, so you see a lot! Our captain was Willie, he was fun, energetic and had great knowledge about the swamp, the fauna/flora and was an all around great guy. Very fun experience I definitely recommend!!!

Visited December 2012
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“Really enjoyed the experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

We learned everything Everglades related with our guide Captain Rob. My family of five - parents, two 17 year olds, one 20 year old loved seeing the birds, plant life, and especially alligators.

Visited December 2012
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“Fun ride, an up close adventure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

Our airboat captain was Willie. Really fun, cheerful guy. We took the 1 hour private ride (just 3 of us) because we were short on time and we needed to drive over to Ft. Lauderdale. The ride itself was awesome - the feel of the air rushing past and the boat slippin' and slidin' - but bring adequate protection depending on how cool the weather is. We saw plenty of animals - gators and birds for the most part - and we got VERY close with the gators without getting eaten haha. We even stopped by a little island in the swamp so that we could walk through the vegetation and see what it feels like to live in the swamp. Willie taught us a few Indian tricks that the people who once lived here used to live off the land. Overall, it was a great experience and I'll definitely take a ride with them again if I'm ever in Miami.

Visited December 2012
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