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Address: PO BOX 229303, DeLand, FL 32722
Phone Number: (386) 747-0631
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Offering Year-Round, Private Airboat Tours and Rides on the St.John's...

Offering Year-Round, Private Airboat Tours and Rides on the St.John's River. Passengers should expect to see a vast array of Florida's wildlife, including alligators, manatees and bald eagles. Tours are scheduled by Reservation only. Also offering Public water alligator hunts and bowfishing charters.

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Airboat Ride

Captain Josh did an excellent job! His knowledge of the area and experience was well noted. Thank you for sharing your backyard!

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 24, 2015
PDT1220
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Berlin, Connecticut
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

When we first arrived it reminded me of the old Wooly Swamp but Captain Josh pulled up to the dock and off we went. Our kids really wanted to see some manatees but it was a bit cooler we were told then they liked so we only saw one but it was still very cool! We did see a few... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Captain Josh did an excellent job! His knowledge of the area and experience was well noted. Thank you for sharing your backyard!

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Thank PDT1220
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

We hooked up with Captain Josh and Brittney for a trip of a lifetime, a night of GATOR HUNTING! What an amazing time. We went out on the airboat just after dark and instantly started seeing gators everywhere! Captain Josh knows exactly what he is doing and where the big boys are hiding out! Before long we were seeing big... More 

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Thank Andrew S
DeLand, Florida
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

WE have never seen so many gators as we did on our first trip out with daughters and granddaughters. We saw approximately 25 gators diving off as we passed by and caught it on cell phone. It was amazing. Gator after gator after gator. Wow what a fun experience. we saw some beautiful scenery as we got into the tree... More 

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1 Thank donna s
Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

My family loved it! Great experience! Captain Joshua did an excellent job! Very knowledgeable about the area, the wildlife, & water fowl! And we found gators! From a family of 6 on July 1st! Thanks for an awesome adventure. Plan on a return trip next year!

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1 Thank SandyJo63
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

This is the second time we used Airboat & Gator Charters and I can't say enough about our experience! Josh, the guide, is knowledgable and knows where to go to give you the best wildlife experience he can. We will definitely book again!

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Thank Elaina D
Palm Coast, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Three times Joshua has taken my family and friends on adventures. His airboat ride is educational and 'filled' with sites of beauty and critters. From reptiles and manatees to birds and wildflowers on day trips and his bow fishing hunt was SO incredible there are no words. How different everything is by night with specialized boat lights that highlight the... More 

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Thank FloridaGal6970
hudson, michigan
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We loved this airboat tour of the swamp and all the wild life in it. What I especially liked about this is it is a small charter trip of the swamp. Josh ( the captain) told us that the airboat can hold up to 6 people and it made it much more personal for everyone. I went with my husband... More 

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1 Thank sunsetacres
Gaylord, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We saw plenty of alligators but also lots of other wildlife, Captain Joshua gave us a great tour! He has tremendous knowledge of the areas wildlife. I couldn't be happier. The 90 minute tour went too quick, I went with 5 kids and they all had a blast!

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Thank Randy K
Wausau, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Awesome experience. Josh worked with us in finding another group to join since there was only 2 of us. Very pleasant ride and we got to see some very large alligators. I will most certainly be calling him back to charter a bow fishing trip in the future.

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