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Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Rides

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Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Rides
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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...more
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2830 Neptune Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34744-6276
+1 321-689-6893
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Reviewed today via mobile

We were assigned to a boat with Captain Lynn who happened to be a long time resident on the swamp we traveled in. We saw a mother alligator and two babies. The most impressive however were the large numbers of various birds. We saw a...More

1  Thank suegroen
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We found the Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Rides on Trip Advisor. We were not disappointed, we a booked a 90 minute tour and wished we had booked the 2 hours one. We received a great welcome from Shane and were introduced to Captain Chris...More

2  Thank debsunlover
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had Captain Lynne she put us on a couple of Gators an a mom with a bunch of babys,lots of wild life,great time,worth the money

2  Thank Lynne K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Super fantastic time, captain Lynne was amazing!!We will recommend to anyone wanting to experience an airboat ride.

1  Thank Shaylee1602
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Captain Chris and Captain Lynne knew right where to go and we had a wild ride while still being safe.

1  Thank anate1998
Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked a trip as part of my 50th birthday celebrations, based on recommendations on Trip advisor and were not disappointed. It was easy to find and everyone involved was friendly and helpful and Captain Chris made us feel so welcome. Myself and my husband...More

1  Thank valowen10
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was one of the best experiences I have ever had in Florida. There were 11 of us in total split across two airboats. From beginning to end, the process of booking to arriving for the tour was easy. Our airboat was captained by Chris...More

1  Thank Melissa B
Debi C, Owner at Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much Melissa! We're thrilled that the airboat ride was one of the best experiences you've ever had in Florida! Captain Chris is brilliant and we're happy that you were able to see a mama gator and her babies in the wild!!

Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a fabulous tour of the swamp - were able to see a lot of wildlife, from rare birds to baby alligators! Chris was knowledgeable and passionate about an area he obviously loves. He had the energy and humor of a great guide!

1  Thank kathig2013
Debi C, Owner at Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much! Captain Chris really is passionate about the swamp and his love for it does show - he's a great guide and we're glad you had a fabulous tour!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Chris was very informative and made sure we seen some gators and baby gators as well as making sure we were safe during the storm. He even made sure we got our full hour tour even after waiting out the storm

2  Thank Patrick M
Debi C, Owner at Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks Patrick! We're glad that you were able to wait out the bad weather and had a great trip with Captain Chris!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a tour for the two of us on the day as we were driving through Kissimmee. We went out with another couple and captain Ken Gift after a short weather delay. We really enjoyed the tour. Ken really knew his stuff; spotting, identifying and...More

1  Thank AVZero
Debi C, Owner at Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for such a comprehensive review! Captain Ken really know where to look for wildlife, and we're glad that you were also able to see beautiful Shingle Creek!

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August 21, 2018|
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Response from Oceanace | Reviewed this property |
We forgot ours and it wasn't an issue at all, even when we stopped to look at alligator nests.
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
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!