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“captain rick”(73 reviews)
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 "Grasshopper", a state-of-the-art airboat, custom built for a comfortable...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
8192 West King Street, Leroy Wright Recreation Area, Cocoa, FL 32926
+1 321-631-2990
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Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Captain Rick gave us an excellent tour. As others have mentioned, he was thoughtful about our needs with ear protection and water. It was a nice blend of education and experience. After days of theme park, it felt wonderful to connect with nature in this...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic experience, never to be forgotten. All of the family loved speeding over the lake on the airboat topped off by lots of gator spotting. I found Captain Rick's company in the lonely planet and their review was 100% correct. This is just...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Nic528810
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Airboat tour was a great time for my husbanf,seventeen year old son and myself. The boat tour had ear protection, binoculars and water. Scheduling our trip was easy and timely. Two thumbs up!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Kristi M
Reviewed March 4, 2018

What a great time. Captain Rick was on time at the pick up location and began his tour on the on the air conditioned bus ride to the dock. He is knowledgeable about the history of the area and his airboat driving skills are second...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2018

Fantastic tour! Captain Rick is knowledgeable and enthusiastic. He even started the tour on the bus from the pick up location to the launch site. The ride was smooth, and Captain Rick slowed down when we cam up on wildlife so he could talk and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

Captain Rick was amazing! We got a private tour for our group of seven and saw at least 15 gators! So much fun and very informative. Great way to see Florida’s geography. Captain Rick is really the nicest guy. Very accommodating and really knows the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

My partner and I had an awesome morning out on the airboat with Rick, he's a great captain and he's such a gentleman and so knowledgeable about the area. Highly recommend using Grasshopper, Rick will go out his way to make sure you have a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Lisa W
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Took the family and all the kids. What a great time. The kids from Indiana have never done anything like this Nd had the best time. Highly recommend to anyone. Even locals should do this.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank 301kikkik
Reviewed August 15, 2017

We did the Grasshopper airboat ecotour for my husband's 55th birthday!!! It was so much more fun then we expected! Captain Rick was great and very informative. We learned so much about the area, landscape, trees, gators, etc. Great experience with a great captain!!!!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Captain Rick was fantastic! We had a wonderful time! He was so knowledgeable about the area and we got to see gators and birds, plus the ride in the airboat is a blast! He had everything we could need for the tour! We'll be back...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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robert l
January 26, 2018|
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As prices are subject to change. .. Please visit my website for current rates.
January 10, 2018|
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Response from grasshopper97 | Property representative |
Approximately 15 miles. Allow 30-40 minutes drive time depending on traffic.