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Address: 33000 Tamiami Trail East, Everglades City, FL 34141
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Me and my family are 6th gen.Gladesman and would love to show you the Big...

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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Captain Steve's Swamp buggy trip

OMG! This was the best time I've had in my life. My husband and two dear friends took a sunset tour, 2/17/17, with our guide Victor! The wildlife we saw was breathtaking. Watching... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
babblingbrook76
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Bradenton, Florida
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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

OMG! This was the best time I've had in my life. My husband and two dear friends took a sunset tour, 2/17/17, with our guide Victor! The wildlife we saw was breathtaking. Watching the amazing sunset through the trees painted in the sky was something We will never forget! We will request Victor on our next trip with Captain Steve's... More 

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Thank babblingbrook76
Bradenton, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great tour with Victor as our guide along with my wife and another couple. Being a native Floridian(born and still live in Manatee County) I wasn't sure what to expect. As a youngster I spent many days and nights hunting and camping in The Glades so I didn't think this would be a tour for me but more... More 

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BRADENTON
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've never been on a swampy's buggy before! For had the time of my life!!! Victor (our guide) pointed out the tracks of the wildlife; deer, raccoon, alligator, bobcat, panther and more. He taught us about the history of the land. He shared his stories of growing up in the area. We had some magnificent photo/video opportunities with several deer,... More 

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very enjoyable trip. The guides are super knowledgeable and a lot of fun. The night BBQ was terrific and Steve, Bobby and crew are so eager to please and insure a super experience. One thing though - no toilet facilities. This would be a really nice addition for the ladies.

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Thank joiner8443
Palm Desert
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Victor was an excellent tour guide. Very friendly and talkative. Great to be with. He even had a special treat for us. Would highly recommend.

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Palm Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I made reservations because I had read that National Geographic and others had taken this tour and made a TV show. So glad we did. Our guide was Otis who asked us if we wanted a take-a-look tour or an educational tour. We (4) chose the educational tour and wow, were we taught a lot. Otis was so very knowledgeable... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We started the morning with a airboat ride with Captain Steve himself. He's quite the character, and definitely knows how to handle an airboat. We saw the beautiful landscape of the Everglades, many varieties of birds, turtles and a few alligators. To finish off the morning, he did a few tight 360's. In the afternoon, Victor became our very knowledgeable... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

Over priced and nothing to see. Saw much more wildlife on way to tour than on tour. Three hour drive without seeing anything more than two deer and a gator. In the middle of nowhere. Should have told us it was slow season for viewing but instead booked is , took our money and wasted our entire day. Call and... More 

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Steve M, Owner at Captain Steve's Swamp Buggy Adventures, responded to this review

I guess deer and gators isnt enough didnt mention the ride through the very first National Preserve in the U.S. Next time go to Disney there you'll see more animals (behind fences) the National Park doesnt let me fence animals.Sorry you wasnt happy. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Captain Steve is a terrific character with plenty of insight. We took a casual buggy ride into Big Cypress and even during the dry season there were animals galore, including white ibis, a big old 9-foot gator so close you could see the gleam in its eye, and an endangered fox squirrel...truly a rare treat. The Captain knows where to... More 

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Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016

We love the Everglades and have spent many days exploring from car- accessible sites. This experience was so interesting to have a private tour though the Everglades National Park interior. Beautiful and varied scenery. We left at 2pm. no animal sightings until dusk, and then saw a deer, a couple gators and a snake. Otis was our driver and was... More 

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