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“Awesome!” 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 #8 of 184 Activities in Miami
Type: Tours
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Owner description: Treat yourself, your friend's and loved ones to the experience of a lifetime! An airboat safari on board one of our spacious airboats. We will take you deep into the Florida Everglades; one of the last remaining wetlands in North America. Witness the natural wildlife of this magnificent and diversified eco-system. You will see alligators, deers, snakes, bears, panthers, bobcats, raccoons and over 300 species of birds, that call the Everglades their home. Our experienced staff are professional, courteous and knowledgeable. Our airboats have padded "waterproof" seats to keep you dry, safe and comfortable. We offer private and semi-private tours, as well as group packages.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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“Awesome!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Our family of 5 took the 1.5 hours tour. Captain Willy and Ozzie were awesome guides. They care about their work place stopping to pick up litter. Willy was super enthusiastic and you can tell he loves hos job! We saw tons of gators and turtles. He has been doing it so long that he has some of these animals trained. He has lots of useful factoids and a number of props to give you information about the Everglades.
It was definitely a great experience! Even my 13 year old daughter had a hard time containing her smiles! Fun, fun, fun!
No bathroom facilities at the boat ramp so go at the meeting place.

Visited March 2013
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Greenville, South Carolina
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“21st birthday memory”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

For my son's 21st birthday, we made a reservation for our family of 6. We were about 10 minutes late because we didn't know that we were meeting capt. Bill at a market on tamiami hwy. We were looking for some kind of airboat station. We met capt. Bill and followed him in our car to the airboat landing. We got lucky and had the airboat to ourselves. Capt. Bill had great stories to tell and our everglades experience of the airboat, the gators and the birds was a great experince for our family and my son. Pay the extra money and book this tour if you're planning an airboat ride!!!

Visited October 2012
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Salisbury, North Carolina, United States
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“Great value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Muh better than the short 30 minute rides down the road. We paid for a 1 hour trip that ended up being an hour and 15 minutes. The guid showed us numerous gators and other great wildleife and plants. I would do it again and again.

Visited March 2013
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Tromso, Norway
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“Great fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Booked in advance a one-and-a-half hour private tour for the family of 6. We did not know quite what to expect, and some of the kids were a bit nervous. However, the captain made us feel all at ease as we flew across the waters of the Everglades. We didn't have to wait long for our first gator encounter. It was magical! Our knowledgable tour guide gave us a great experience. The tour was over far too quickly. The combination of speed, danger and beauty was something that the whole family enjoyed together.

Visited March 2013
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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“great experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

After reading the reviews on Trip Advisor we chose Airboat in Everglades for a private one and a half hour trip and wish we had taken the two hours - it was fantastic fun - time has rarely passed so quickly. Capt. Bill clearly loved his job and the environment and was great fun. An experience to treasure.
Also have to add that the whole team - from booking to taxi service were friendly and helpful - which, as I booked from the UK, was appreciated.
thank you
chris & graeme

Visited March 2013
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