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“Awesome tour and a great captain!” 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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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 will take you deep into the Florida Everglades. Enjoy 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.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access
Oslo, Norway
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“Awesome tour and a great captain!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We booked a private tour for two people for $275. For that we got a private pick up at our hotel at a time we wanted, a nice guided drive to where the airboat go from, an hour long tour on the boat and excellent service! It was an experience! Our captain Willy was awesome and this trip wad memorable and great fun. Highly recommended! Great fun and a great captain!

Visited July 2013
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“Great customer service & Great tour!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Airboat in Everglades and its operator & personnel made our experience simply enjoyable. A few wrong turns on the turnpikes with a less than early start got us to the rendez-vous site 15 minutes late. Bill Brackin & his team very pleasantly arranged for us to be on the next available tour without any trouble at all; we couldn't be happier with the service. As for the tour itself, it is definitely a must-do activity around the Miami area. We thoroughly enjoyed the exhilarating and educational ride; and having a big carnivorous predator with its powerful jaw right up to our boat, a foot away from our feet (!), is something to remember! We can't recommend this enough.

Visited June 2013
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“Super cool! Awesome guide!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

My husband & I loved our airboat trip through the beautiful Everglades. Captain Willy was really knowledgable & a great guide!! We definitely saw some big gators & cute little baby gators too! This trip is highly recommended. We had a great time!

Visited July 2013
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Garland, TX
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“Great trip...great guide!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013 via mobile

Okay, folks, if you don't do anything else while you're in Miami or the Upper Keys, you have to do this! These people know how to run an operation that is fun, exciting, and safe. The trip was awesome, and our boat captain, Willy, was absolutely wonderful. In addition to seeing a mama alligator protecting her nest and several more gators, we also saw many beautiful birds including a Great Blue Heron, a Snowy White Egret, and some other beautifully colored birds. The gators came right up to the boat to check us out. The ride was smooth and fast at times, nice and slow at other times...so that Willy could tell us all about the different fauna and flora that we were seeing. This was the best part of our week in the Keys.

Visited July 2013
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“Don't miss this!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Due to an all-day storm with lots of rain, we had to reschedule our trip and the only day we had open was the last day of the trip. Fortunately for us, the weather was much better that day - we would have really missed out on a great experience. We chose Airboat in Everglades because of the ratings on Tripadvisor and we were not disappointed. Our guide, Captain Chad, was personable and very experienced. He knew which spots to take us to so we could see a variety of wildlife and vegetation. Among other things, we saw a mother gator with her nest, a group of baby alligators, and a big bull alligator who came right up to the side of the boat. We took the 1.5 hour private tour and the time went by very fast. Totally worth the money - thanks!!

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