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Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Rides

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2830 Neptune Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34744-6276
+1 321-689-6893
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Fantastic hour spent in an airboat!

Perfect hour spent on an airboat with Lynn our guide. Lots of wildlife to see plus some alligators... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jo S
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A Gator-tastic experience

Great ride. Really recommended for all ages. We went out with Captain Ken who was a marvelous... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Robert H
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Private up to 6 Passengers - there are no strangers and no large boats on your airboat ride. The boat is yours and the Captain will stop the boat anytime you wish for photographs, etc. Three incredible airboat ride choices: 1 hour "Wild Florida" and 90 minute and 2 hour "Florida Cracker" tours. Advance Reservations only.
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2830 Neptune Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34744-6276
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+1 321-689-6893
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Perfect hour spent on an airboat with Lynn our guide. Lots of wildlife to see plus some alligators lurking in the waters. Would definitely recommend. This company is great as they take out one party on a boat at a time. Exhilarating ride, well worth...More

1  Thank Jo S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great ride. Really recommended for all ages. We went out with Captain Ken who was a marvelous guide. He's very knowledgeable about the area and wildlife as he grew up locally. We did the 90 minute trip and saw several alligators - our kids (aged...More

1  Thank Robert H
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our family (mum, dad, sons aged 16 and 14) had an absolutely amazing time with Captain Harold showing us stunning wildlife from the comfort of a small airboat. No massive crowds, just the four of us and the captain. We were all equipped with headphones...More

Thank Christine J
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Captain Ken grew up and still lives at the swamp. His experience brought us a wonderful view on the swamps. Ken knows every little spot and has a lot of interesting stories to tell about the birds, the plants, the history,... Great guide, great tour...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was superb and I would highly recommend to anyone. We had a private boat for the 6 of us and Captain Kenny was fab. Very knowledgeable and a good laugh. I have a snake, boat and water phobia but not once did I not...More

2  Thank 1974susan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The boats are great and the headsets really good for communicating. The wildlife is amazing! Our guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Would highly recommend this trip.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great experience for our family of 3. We were joined by 3 other people (also from Australia) on the day. Our Captain - Lyn was great and was very informative. We were lucky enough to see a few alligators and lots of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had never been on an airboat ride. So wasn’t sure what to expect. But it exceeded everything I thought. We did the 2hr ride. Capt Andy was very pleasant and very knowledgeable. His crew was also attentive. I like we were able to schedule...More

1  Thank rebchavous
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So, I was the one that had no desire to do such a "touristy" activity like an airboat ride! There were 17 of us ranging in age from 8 to 75 years old and booked a 90 minute tour. I was afraid that there would...More

2  Thank Laurie T
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Debi C, Owner at Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Laurie! We're definitely not a "touristy" activity - no cages, all natural, and always fund. We're glad that Captain Chris was so friendly and had tons of local knowledge!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As the title says, this is the 3rd time we have used this company. The first 2 trips with Captain Harold, this one with Captain Chris. What can I say? This area is beautiful and the airboat ride definitely does it justice. I could spend...More

3  Thank Zoe H
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Debi C, Owner at Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for choosing Spirit of the Swamp again for the 3rd time Zoe! Captain Chris is always making sure to take good care of the critters that live in the swamp!

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Jessica M
June 18, 2018|
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Response from Katharine L | Reviewed this property |
They use headsets to communicate, and there are only plugins for 6. But the seating is bench-style, so maybe if several children or small adults and you didn't care about the headsets, you could fit 7. Best bet is to call... More
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sukitot
May 28, 2018|
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Response from Debi C | Property representative |
Hi Carol - you can book on our website or give us a call at 321-689-6893, thanks!
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Shelley R
May 13, 2018|
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Response from Elaine K | Reviewed this property |
we paid $50 per person.
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