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Captain Fred's Airboat Nature Tours

#1 of 1 things to do in Lake Hamilton Features Animals
4700 Crump Rd., Suite C - US 27, Lake Hamilton, FL 33851
+1 863-696-1637
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Fun, educational, fun

This was my 2nd visit to Captain Freds. Joe was our Captain. Very personable and knowledgeable of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sandy T
Lynchburg, Virginia
via mobile
Family day

Coming from Norway. This was something very different and exotic. Our guides where very skilled... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Haines City, Florida
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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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“bald eagles” (44 reviews)
“small gators” (10 reviews)
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4700 Crump Rd., Suite C - US 27, Lake Hamilton, FL 33851
+1 863-696-1637
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was my 2nd visit to Captain Freds. Joe was our Captain. Very personable and knowledgeable of the wildlife and plants. It is obvious he loves what he does. Thanks for the ride, it was awesome even for my husband who gets motion sick! We...More

Thank Sandy T
Reviewed 5 days ago

Coming from Norway. This was something very different and exotic. Our guides where very skilled. And had great knowledge about alligators and fauna in general.. Traveling by air boat spoting eagles ++ - Highly recommended.

Thank 680ares
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family was down from Virginia and we decided to go on an airboat ride in central Florida! It was fantastic! We saw a lot of different birds including bald eagles, egrets & blue herons! The highlight was seeing gators in the wild! Also at...More

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed May 15, 2017

Our first time on an airboat and the ride was great. Capt. Joe was funny, knowledgeable, and put us at ease holding Trixie & Troy. Even our 80 yr old mom had a great time.

Thank wrighte4494
Reviewed May 5, 2017

We had a lot of fun. My 12 year old son was very apprehensive about going on an airboat and no way was he going to hold an alligator! Well, we got back from the boat ride and his words were "tthat was awesome", 10...More

Thank krstcarp
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

Air boat ride and wildlife spotting in a beautiful unspoilt natural environment, Captain Joe was knowledgeable and witty at the same time, never felt hurried or unsafe, a very pleasant time was had by all at an affordable cost, would highly recommend

Thank Watfordgap1
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing time on the air boat. The people that work here are so friendly, knowledgeable, and eager to help. Captain Joe was our driver and we couldn't have asked for a better time. He took us to a variety of areas to...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Everyone was so nice we had a great time. Love how patient she was telling us all she knew about the gators and so awesome we even got to hold the little gators!!!!

Thank Ginger B
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Having been on a few different airboat rides, this was a great one. The kids with us learned a lot about alligators and enjoyed the trip on the airboat. I asked ahead of time if it was a slow granny day ride or something a...More

Thank marianne L
Reviewed April 25, 2017

This was one of the best excursions our family has ever taken. All of the staff are friendly and very welcoming. My family found the first part very cool and informative. A hit was holding the alligators and learning all the neat facts. Heading out...More

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Trav C
how much is a tour for an adult and a 7 year old and how long ? thanks
May 2, 2017|
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Response from Donkeede | Reviewed this property |
Hi, tour is two parts - a briefing on the wildlife and a touch and hold session with some young alligators then about an hour on the boat, carries 6 max. Price, I think, was $40 per adult, don't know about children, maybe... More
marianne L
is it a slow airboat or does it go fast too? Does it hold 8 people?
April 19, 2017|
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Response from Ken W | Reviewed this property |
It does go fast at times, but it is slow at other times. It is comfortable and can hold 8.
I don't see anywhere how much the cost is for this, can you let me know, please?
January 29, 2017|
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Response from Sherry E | Reviewed this property |
I think it was $40 each well worth the price just give a call to schedule a ride.