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Camp Holly Fishing & Airboats

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Address: 6901 US Highway 192, Melbourne, FL 32904-9744
Phone Number: (321) 723-2179
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Take an airboat ride and escape to nature! Enjoy fresh air and the wildlife...

Take an airboat ride and escape to nature! Enjoy fresh air and the wildlife in its natural habitat, while skimming the surface of the St. Johns in one of our airboats. Camp Holly has been providing courteous, professional services in the way of hunting and fishing since 1923.Theres a number of activities to choose from at Camp Holly. Eco tours are available in the afternoons, live music on the weekends, and you can always stop by for a night ride. Jump in your car and drop by the camp and spend a little time in a very relaxing atmosphere.

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Had a fun time at Camp Holly with my father and friend. They have really tried to improve this place since the last time we were there. Beautiful ride, viewing the swamp in it's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2016
Karen H
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Trout Run, Pennsylvania
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Trout Run, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Had a fun time at Camp Holly with my father and friend. They have really tried to improve this place since the last time we were there. Beautiful ride, viewing the swamp in it's natural beauty. Captain Matt was a great tour guide. Even though the water was very high and we saw no alligators, it was truly enjoyable and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed with family and friends. First time on an airboat for all of us. We saw a couple gators swimming in the waters around the facility. Unfortunately, did not get to see any up close on the boat (high waters). Captain Earl took us around lakes and swampy areas. Had a great time. Got to charge thru high grasses. Total... More 

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2 Thank winnsmash
Key Largo, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

First let me say thank you to Captain Earl for a awesome airboat tour and educational information none us knew about this morning 6/25. The little bit of time you spent with our 15yr old grandson right before the tour meant allot to him and he will remember and talk about it at school for quite awhile. I'm sure all... More 

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2 Thank Russell L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

We enjoy just going out and listening to the music, and watching the air boats come and go. Cold beer! Staff is friendly. Love the haunted air boat rides in October.

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2 Thank Diane B
Brevard County, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

3/28/16 Fun time. Captain Nick was terrific. He Did a great job maneuvering the boat for optimal viewing of wildlife. He slowed down in areas to spot the animals. Saw many alligators, various species of water fowl, and a big turtle. Very cool riding thru the overgrowth and bushes. The guy taking pictures was annoying. The displays in the fish... More 

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Hiram, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Camp Holly is a place that looks like what you'd expect for a place where you can fish and catch an airboat. Captain Earl was our airboat captain and was a informative, fun, and exciting tour guide. We were able to see multiple alligators and had some exciting twists and turns through the St. John's marsh. If you've ever wanted... More 

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1 Thank Seth T
Ocala, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

The air boat ride was excellent; my beef is holding two alligators in tepid, concrete pools just to amuse Yankees. It is deplorable. Just smacks of the old, tired roadside zoos that abused animals for profit.

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Arthur, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Captain Matt took us out. He was very knowledgeable about the area and the gators. Kindly he stopped in on area to let everyone take pictures of a very large gator.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

The boat ride was sensational. We went through all kinds of vegetation and waterways. We saw at least ten alligators. The building was very "rustic," but my main issue was the ladies' room. It was deplorable -- filthy and lacking in supplies. Aside from that, though, the ride was a lot of fun.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

Entire staff was wonderful. Saw several large gators. Enjoyed this very much. Will visit again when I come back down to Florida.

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