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Captain Fred's Airboat Nature Tours

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Captain Fred's Airboat Nature Tours
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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...more
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4700 Crump Rd., Suite C - US 27, Lake Hamilton, FL 33851
+1 863-696-1637
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loads of different tours to choose from, we went for this one. So glad we did, 6 of us including 1 & 3 yr old, all loved it. Nice little touches along the way, highly recommend them. Thanks for great day.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sean T
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wise person said, "You don't get a second chance to make a first impression." and I agree with others who observed the facility, as well as the boats have seen better days. Notwithstanding, when weather (surfs up!!) prevented us from an airboat ride, we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tour5307
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately when we first turned up for this trip the weather was not on our side and it was quite windy so it was explained to us that the boats would not be going out (which looking at the water I was very greatful for)....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hello, First, I am always a bit suspect of businesses that accept cash only for payment. Yes, I understand the cost of credit cards -- but how many taxes are we avoiding? Very low budget set up. It was enjoyable to hold the various alligators...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jadigirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family enjoyed the time that we spent here, but I wouldn't make a special trip, or ever go back. There was about an hour lesson on alligators that included a chance to hold a couple of the baby animals, and about an hour on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RE_Michael
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very impressed with Captain Fred's Airboat tour and gator talk! Very much recommend to those wanting a 'mom and pop' experience - a great time for all ages! Rachel was kind, and very good with our scared kiddos for holding the alligators. Our...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great tour! Rachel’s “gator chat” was very informative and we got to meet Taz and Prince Charles. Captain Joe took us out on Lake Hamilton....excellent guide! We will recommend the tour to friends and family!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SStaye
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend coming to Captain Fred’s airboat tour. We came from Indiana to vacation in Florida for a week and checked this place out and absolutely loved it! Captain Joe and Rachel were very knowledgeable about what they were talking about and super friendly. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 355brandyn
Reviewed December 5, 2018

Came here just after Irma last year lots of damage to the area but a great visit, this time better still,so much information about the alligators it was amazing what you can learn, the airboat was great fun and exciting but also informative, I give...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Roger S
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

Loved every minute of this tour, the guides were great and we had such a laugh! Got to hold different sized gators and see them in their natural habitat, as well as other animals such as the bald eagle. This was definitely the highlight of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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January 7, 2019|
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Response from RE_Michael | Reviewed this property |
$40 adults, $30 kids if you paid cash. A few dollars more for credit cards. I don't know where there cutoff is, but they insisted that my 11-year-old was an 'adult' for ticket price purposes.
October 6, 2018|
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Response from cgkoch | Reviewed this property |
If you think you need them, don't put on any bug spray or sun lotions until after you've seen the demonstration with the alligators, but you might want to have it with you for the airboat tour. The suggestions already... More
October 6, 2018|
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Response from Wendy M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I’m sorry I don’t remember the price but their website is very informative and set out prices. As I recall we were out on the airboat for about 1.30 hours and then after the “talk and show” was about 45 mins. Very... More