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Captain Steve's Swamp Buggy Adventures

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33000 Tamiami Trl E, Everglades City, FL 34141-2083
+1 877-871-5386
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Out of our element, but such a blast

We had a wonderful experience and our driver Bobby was a hoot. If you enjoy the outdoors you should... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2018
barbied73
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Cape Coral, Florida
via mobile
Everglades tour

Victor was a lot of fun, and very informative, and knowledgeable of all the plants and animals of... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
Steve X
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Me and my family are 6th gen.Gladesman and would love to show you the Big Cypess National Preserve the largest subtropical swamp in the USA where plants and animals grow and live no where else in the world.See the elusive Panther,black bear,wading birds,deer,its a photo opurtunitie of a life time.Call and talk with me and lets plan a trip.I LOVE MY JOB!!
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33000 Tamiami Trl E, Everglades City, FL 34141-2083
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Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience and our driver Bobby was a hoot. If you enjoy the outdoors you should definitely do this for a family adventure.

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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Victor was a lot of fun, and very informative, and knowledgeable of all the plants and animals of the glades. We loved our ride and will definitely come back at the end if the season to ride with Vic again !

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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Loved the tour guide, Shelly. She was very funny and nice and fun to talk to. We saw a bear. It was soo fun. 10/10 recommend.

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

I went with a large group through Big Cypress in Captain Steve's Buggies. Captain Steve was not our driver, but I did meet him briefly and he was very friendly. Our driver was Bobby who was very funny and told good anecdotes about the area....More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

As the website says, "If you are looking for a thrill ride, stick with the theme parks. If, you are looking to enjoy Florida at it’s most beautiful, this is the trip for you." Our private tour was wonderful. Saw some wildlife, but the scenery...More

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Reviewed March 31, 2018

We went on a swamp buggy tour a couple years ago and decided this year to take my mother-in-law because of the great experience we had the last time. We had Otis again as our guide and he is fantastic, very knowledgable. He provided us...More

Thank Kevin P
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Reviewed March 29, 2018

Really enjoyed riding in the swamp buggy. Our guide, Ralph, was really knowledgeable. We saw white tailed deer, red-tailed hawk's nest, panther prints, wood storks, fox squirrel, and more. The weather was perfect, and it was a real treat to be in the park. I...More

1  Thank David K
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

Our friends from England had never visited the Everglades so we booked a private, half-day swamp buggy tour on a Sunday in February. Captain Ralph has a lot of knowledge about the environment but the only wildlife we saw were gators in a roadside canal,...More

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Steve M, Owner at Captain Steve's Swamp Buggy Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

Remember this isnt Disney World! I try to tell everyone this is nature this is a NATIONAL PARK we do not fence,feed,or place wildlife in pins.It clearly states my tours are 3 to 4 hours long,sorry it wasnt for you also thank you for ruining...More

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Reviewed March 18, 2018

My friends and I wanted to see the Everglades while on spring break so we called Captain Steve and he got us in the day we called. He was incredibly accommodating to our group. The tour itself was also amazing. Our guide knew everything about...More

Thank Emily T
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Reviewed March 16, 2018

It was such a thrill to get such an informative and up-close tour of Big Cyprus. Our guide, Captain Ralph, took my husband and I on an early morning ride through the park, showing us the incredible variety of trees and other vegetation, explaining the...More

1  Thank BonnieNewYork
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NorthernGooner
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we can handle that number of people it'll take some planning please give me a call or email me your telephone number ill call you.
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You will get your refund as soon as we figure out how to get it,another card,another country,give me an American address then said not to mail it there,was going to mail it you said your bank wouldn't take my check,now I... More
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