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“Worth the Drive” 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: Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase
Thornaby on Tees, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Worth the Drive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Of the many things on my bucket list was Airboat ride in the Everglades.Tick it's done. Question was it worth it ? We drove out from Miami ,for me the biggest problem was the major road works on the road into the Everglades and they will be ongoing for some time ( be warned ) the first you are aware of them is when they appear.To that end most people stop at the first/second company that they hit , but we went to the company opposite Shark Valley run by the Miccosukee a further 10 miles up the road. Very quiet so just the two of us 40min trip loads of wild life, the guide/driver was very easy to talk to and full of information .Out of 10 the man gets 10. The gatter nuggets 1/10
not for me.

Visited February 2013
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New Jersey
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great Time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

We did a 1-hour airboat tour with Willy and had a fantastic time. Willy was super nice. So cool seeing the gators up close. They may not be the cheapest, but they were great.

Visited February 2013
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“One of the best tours i've ever taken”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

Four of us went on a 1.5 hour private tour with Capt Willie. It was amazing. We had a large gator come up on the boat, saw tons of awesome wildlife, and had a thrilling boat ride. Willie was incredibly informative. If you want an airboat gator tour, do this one.

Mark

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Camden, SC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Very energetic and entertaining trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

Based upon other TripAdvisor reviews, we selected this outfit and requested Willy. He was great. We booked the 1.5 hour private tour and had a fantatic time. First impressions: they were very friendly and polite, they were ready for us when we arrived, and the boat was in very good repair - no tears in the seat cushions, no visible leaks etc... Willy pointed out the wildlife as we came across it and was very well informed. The boat ran flawlessly. Willy knew where to go to view particular birds or alligators he had encountered before and even included a stop at a small island used for governement employees for sampling. Would recommend to a friend and would go again.

Visited February 2013
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“Awesome operation!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013 via mobile

Theses guys appreciate your business from the moment they greet you, all the way to the end. We saw and learned a lot. The guide stopped a lot to teach us.

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