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Twister Airboat Rides

#2 of 7 Tours in Cocoa
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Address: 8199 Route 520, Cocoa, FL 32926
Phone Number: +1 321-632-4199
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Glide thru the grassy marsh of the ST. Johns River & Lake Poinsett at...

Glide thru the grassy marsh of the ST. Johns River & Lake Poinsett at speeds of up to 45 M.P.H. As the boat slows down to an idle you will have several photo opportunities to take photos of our local wildlife, such as alligators, eagles, and several species of wading birds by the hundreds, and visit a natural cypress swamp.

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Exploring alligators

Our captain was very knowledgable and fun. Boat ride was exciting. We saw 8 gators, along with lots of birds, bald eagle nest, a herd of cattle that live on land in middle of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Mooresville, North Carolina
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Mooresville, North Carolina
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our captain was very knowledgable and fun. Boat ride was exciting. We saw 8 gators, along with lots of birds, bald eagle nest, a herd of cattle that live on land in middle of swamp. Very interesting!

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Strabane, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We went here on a cruise ship excursion but this was an amazing day. It was fairly warm and we were warned that we might not see much but boy were they wrong. It was an amazing trip in and out of water/grass seeing wildlife. After your trip you get gator bites (free) oh and be sure to tip your... More 

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East Moline, Illinois
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

The guides are very knowledgeable and FUNNY! Definitely a good time on the water! Have seen some big alligators in the past trips! Always fun!

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Melbourne, Florida
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

This is one of my favorite things! Have enjoyed this adventure over a dozen times and is a "must do" whenever guests are in town. Within a few minutes one is whisked into the real Florida and flying through the tall grass. Every trip is unique and in addition to the gator sightings, there are many wild birds and free... More 

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

We have been to Orlando several times but this was our first trip on an Airboat and it def won't be our last. It was a fantastic experience. We have two boys 5 and 7 and they were looked after and given life jackets and got to sit at the front so they had a good view. The Captain was... More 

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

Loved it but wished we'd booked longer ride! We booked a half hour slot. Guide very knowledgable and local, lived there his whole life. Amazing habitat, birds, alligators, fish, definitely recommend!

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Winter Springs, Florida
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

This was my group of five's first airboat ride and it was very disappointing even with nothing to compare it to. We went the afternoon of 4/12/16. I wanted to do the Black Hammock ride on Lake Jessup where I know their re tons of gators, but my brothers who were visiting from MN (I recently moved here) thought it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

This review is going to be short and to the point. Whether you are a senior or family with kids, or just a nature lover, this is a must do activity. The experienced airboat jockeys will take you skimming across the meandering St. John's river. You will see lots of wildlife, including alligators, hear a small bit about the history... More 

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Argyle
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45 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

This was our first experience on an airboat trip, and it was fun! We had to wait nearly an hour as it was a very busy day. Because they were running so many tours that day, the wildlife was apparently not as visible as usual (according to our captain). We did see quite a few birds, cattle, and a few... More 

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Merritt Island, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Got on boat timely. Enjoyed the ride. The ticket was somewhat expensive for the length of the ride, but I enjoyed seeing the gators and other wildlife. Drinks were fairly priced.

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