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Grasshopper Airboat Ecotours

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Cocoa, FL, USA
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About Grasshopper Airboat Ecotours
Join Captain Rick's personalized, interpretive eco-tour as you look for alligators, native and migratory birds, and other Florida wildlife on the St. Johns River. Climb aboard "OLD GLORY", a six passenger airboat, custom built for a comfortable and safe Florida airboat ride, promising you an educational and fun wildlife experience.Captain Rick Thrift is a life- long Floridian and a fully insured and licensed U.S Coast Guard Master. He will stop frequently during your hour-long tour to discuss this wonderful eco-system often referred to as the "Central Florida Everglades".
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VeraS wrote a review Jul 2020
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WOW! What a ride!! Took my granddaughter and her friend from PA for a fantastic ride on Captain Rick's airboat tour. It was definitely exhilarating and informative. We got to see the "Real Florida" with swamps, 100 year old cypress trees, and, of course, alligators. Captain
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Rick T, Owner at Grasshopper Airboat Ecotours
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks Vera..., glad you and the girls enjoyed yourselves! As always, nice seeing one of my "frequent riders "once again! Capt.Rick
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Bob E. wrote a review May 2020
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What a great morning on this airboat tour. Captain Rick was very accomatating supplying everything you could think of. Took us to some incredible spots where he would stop and explain the area and the the animals and birds we were able to see that day. Also, these are private
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Date of experience: May 2020
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Response from Rick T, Owner at Grasshopper Airboat Ecotours
Responded May 29, 2020
Thank you...Bob,Tracie,Lily and Emily for allowing me to show you the "real Florida "! I hope it was nice diversion in these unusual times and I appreciate the great review! Capt.Rick
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Angel G wrote a review Mar 2020
Port Saint Lucie, Florida13 contributions13 helpful votes
I've watched Capt Rick take out Groups of all numbers and all backgrounds, from Locals to Tourists. And he's GREAT with all of them. Safety is first. He knows his Airboat, knows the Wildlife of Florida, and know's how to show you a wonderful Airboat experience. Highly recommend.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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califgirlSanDiego wrote a review Feb 2020
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Thoroughly enjoyed our trip with Captain Rick. He went out of his way to arrange a trip on the only day we had available. Saw lots of wildlife and the natural beauty of the area. Highly recommend.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Go08464552827 wrote a review Jan 2020
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Great tour! Rick is a great Airport captain. He always takes time to explain the history of the river AND the wildlife.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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