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Captain Fred's Airboat Nature Tours

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Lake Hamilton, FL, USA
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About Captain Fred's Airboat Nature Tours
Capt Freds world famous airboat tours are the best nature tours in central Florida. Our tour will offer sightings of a wide range of wildlife, from alligators to bald eagles. Great family fun, Hold baby alligators IN OUR OFFICE(we are licensed) Holding baby alligators in the WILD is a Federal offence. This airboat tour offers the best value and fun for your money. Seven days/wk by reservations See true old Florida. Established 1995
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This far exceeded the airboat tour we did with Wild Florida earlier this week. This was far more personal and less ‘commercial’. Rachel was absolutely amazing and incredibly knowledgeable. The whole experience from the airboat ride to searching for gators to getting to hold the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank macavitytoo
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Booked an air boat tour to see some Gators. Guide was very good and handled the boat well. Boat ride was great and at times was fast which was enjoyable. Spent 45 mins looking for Gators to see NONE. I’m wondering if there are any...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Captain Fred's was recommended by our landlord and did not disappoint. Call ahead for a reservation, keep trying if no one answers the phone, its a small team and sometimes the desk is unmanned. We took a 12:30 trip and were on the water for...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ajc1275gt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my family’s first time on an airboat tour. My husband, myself, and our 7 year old daughter decided that we wanted to try a ride on an airboat, and we chose Captain Fred’s because it was close to our hotel. We were so...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank JDONeal192
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful time with captain Rachel. I highly recommend her. She was very knowledgeable about Florida’s plants and wildlife. She went out of her way to make sure we had a good time. After the tour she let us hold baby gators and educated...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Heather M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guests love to go out on airboats so this year we chose Capt. Fred's Airboat. Our guide and airboat captain was Rachel. She was engaging and fun to ride with and handled the airboat with finesse and skill. Rachel was able to show us...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Artbiz8517
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to end our holiday with an airboat ride and decided to book with Captain Fred. We were treated to a fun, informative and interesting airboat ride by Captain Rebecca followed by an opportunity to hold several alligators. Although we didn’t see any alligators...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Weeble21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rachel was our tour guide, she was very entertaining and informative. Rachel is the Alligator whisper and truly loves them. The airboat trip was fun and exciting, we saw three alligators, load of birds, a snake. This tour allows you to learn about alligators and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Pres110861
Reviewed July 26, 2019

We had an amazing tour! It was fun, educative and interesting. We didn't expect To learn so much about alligators and birds around. It was a family trip with adults and young kids and everyone had fun.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Navigator616169
Reviewed July 20, 2019

Hi, Well, when we got there it was pretty much a large shed. On going inside not much changed, then Rachel came in, what a character. She took the three of us out back and explained what was about to happen regarding holding the first...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Louise A
July 16, 2019|
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Response from Charlestontourist58 | Reviewed this property |
Did you go yet? They changed a little for our July ride but still Rachael works so well with the kids and the gators. 2, 5, 17, 35, 36 & 61 year olds all had a great time. 1/2 hour for the gator meet and greet and 1 hour... More
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DaveyMack
January 28, 2019|
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We're thinking that it was in the neighborhood of $30-$40 each. We felt we got our money's worth.
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Lisa C
January 18, 2019|
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Response from anneelizblackburn | Reviewed this property |
Yes! I think it’s $1 more if you choose to pay with credit card versus cash. :) Have fun!
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