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Captain Fred's Airboat Nature Tours

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Address: 4700 Crump Rd., Suite C - US 27, Lake Hamilton, FL 33851
Phone Number: 863-696-1637
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Capt Freds world famous airboat tours are the best nature tours in central...

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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Informative trip good value for money

Had a fantastic morning with Captain Wayne and the crew. The alligator presentation was informative however the airboat ride was really fantastic. Saw huge range of birds in their... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Bath, United Kingdom
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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a fantastic morning with Captain Wayne and the crew. The alligator presentation was informative however the airboat ride was really fantastic. Saw huge range of birds in their natural habitat and C Wayne is very knowledgeable - highly recommended many thanks.

Thank HelenTulipDaffodil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Kudos to Captain Wayne and Bonnie and their sidekicks Trixie and Toby. We live local in Winter Haven Florida and had our teenage grandkids for a week, we previously were going to a competitors airboat ride but it was farther away, and did not have live baby gators to hold. So we were up for something different...the airboat ride Captain... More 

Thank Tami S
Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Thank You to Captain Wayne, Bonnie and Rachel for a wonderful couple of hours today for your hospitality and professionalism. We literally did receive a proper Florida experience (even though you originate from Indianna). The education about alligators before the boat trip was great and Captain Wayne's piloting skills and knowledge of the lake and wildlife was so interesting. Having... More 

Thank colin_briscoe23
North Canton, Ohio
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the airboat ride and Captain Wayne enjoyable. However, upon entry and during the presentation, Mrs. Wayne was very rude to our children. She misinterpreted my special needs daughter's comment & became verbally defensive to another boy in our group regarding the dangers of boats & gators. Additionally, she would not allow any questions during her presentation on her... More 

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Winter Haven, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting both for me and my 10 year old grand daughter..Captain Wayne made the trip worth while.

Thank Claude H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

6 of us went with a 10 year old had a lovely time holding charley and trixie the gators and a fantastic airboat ride with captain wayne , the place was easy to find and really worth the $42.

Thank Richard P
Greenwood, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Capt Fred's as a new adventure on our honeymoon. Being from Indiana, the educational "gator talk" before the airboat ride was so intriguing and really helped us to better understand alligators, their habits, and some of the situations in the news lately! Everyone was super friendly and was focused on us enjoying ourselves and learning something new!... More 

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Sanford, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely fantastic. Very educational and fun. The alligator presentation was very informative and well done. Had a great time holding the baby gators and like the fact that they never tape their mouths closed. The ride itself was spectacular and educational. Learned a lot that we didn't know. This was my second time and my husbands first. We will be... More 

Thank SargesLady
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a blast both holding the gators and cruising the trails and backwaters. Sadly we didn't get to see any large gators on the tour (it's my understanding the hot months are a tough time for this) we did see a large variety of birds and the boat itself was impressive.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife, and daughter and her family visited Captain Fred's and were extremely happy with the experience. The captains were very knowledgeable and we learned a great deal, not only X out alligators but also about other wildlife. The air boat ride was exciting and fun. We were able to hold not one but two gators and the captain was... More 

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