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This is an airboat ride eco tour through the St John River in Cocoa FL. We see an abundance of plant and animal life including alligators. My airboat is brand new and extremely powerful going into areas most cannot get to. It seats only 6 passengers...more
Hour long air boat ride guided by Mike through some amazing terrain with sightings of many alligators, eagles, cattle and waterfowl and an unexpected stroll through a hammock. Will certainly book again with Mike in the future.
We did an hour trip and the experience far exceeded our expectations. From professionalism of the guide, engaging commentary and hundreds of gators, to an amazing scenery and did I already say hundreds of gators... highly recommend for locals and visitors. Captain Mike is absolutely...More
My sister called Captain Mike Tuesday evening the 12th of February at 7:05 and he said to send him a text to remind him of our booking for Friday at 2 o’clock in the afternoon, she sent that text immediately following the phone call. We...More
Captain Mike was an awesome tour guide with a state of the art airboat equipped with aviation style communication system for each passenger so his description fo the tour, wildlife and the river cannot be missed at all. He brought us up close and personal...More
Mike was great, very knowledgeable and experienced, helped us spot a lot of birds (including bald eagles) and animals, in addition to the alligators, of which there were lots! It was a family trip during Christmas vacation, water was down but still room to ride....More
I wanted to thank Cap'n Mike for an excellent tour Sat, 12/29/18. What a wealth of information he shared with us during the tour. Absolutely beautiful tour, and my 94 yr old mother can't wait to return. The alligator hitchhiking a ride was hysterical, the...More
Date of experience: December 2018
Cpt_Mike_Channell, Owner at Instagator Airboat Rides, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019
I absolutely ADORED your mother- It was Betsy right? THAT is one cool gal man- Really enjoyed her company and please blow her a kiss for me! Soon as you do it and tell her it was from me, she'll remember. May be snow on...More
We met Captain Mike at the ramp at 11.00 am as arranged and off we went for a fantastic airboat ride. We saw alligators and a variety of birds at every corner of the trail we followed. The boat itself was clean and well up...More
Date of experience: November 2018
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Cpt_Mike_Channell, Owner at Instagator Airboat Rides, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2018
Thank You Capt... It means alot coming from a fellow tour guide... Really looking forward to visiting you some day on "Island Time" down in Abaco... Capt Plugs Adventures- next year my friend! My wife's all in!
We took our 5 year old and she loved it. We saw 100's of gators, birds, cows, and even some horses. The headphones with mics were very comfortable and made it easy for communication during the noisy ride. Mike was a great guide. He is...More
We took the 8 am, 2 hour airboat ride with captain Mike, on the St Johns River near Cocoa. I have been on a few airboat rides and I can say this was the best ever. We saw flocks of roseate spoonbills, lots of herons,...More
Date of experience: October 2018
Cpt_Mike_Channell, Owner at Instagator Airboat Rides, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2018
I collect teen cells phones at the beginning of the ride in exchange for field glasses..... juuuuust kidding! I remember this run as it was one of the better birding tours to be sure! Like I say, never a bad one- just some better than...More
This airboat ride was such an awesome experience. I am so glad we made time to experience this and especially with Mike. He was very personable, fun, and adventurous. He was very knowledgeable about the marshes, the wildlife, and his airboat. We will definitely do...More
Date of experience: September 2018
Cpt_Mike_Channell, Owner at Instagator Airboat Rides, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018
Always a pleasure and thank you for sharing! Love showing folks around out there!