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Tigertail Airboat Tours

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Address: Old Tamiami Trail, 16 Miles West of Krome Avenue, Miami, FL 33194
Phone Number: 305-439-2745

At Tigertails we specialize in small guided airboat tours. We operate in...

At Tigertails we specialize in small guided airboat tours. We operate in the southern end of the Everglades on Tamiami trail in the Miccosukee reservation near Miami. You will experience the Everglades first hand as you handle young alligators and turtles while learning about the wildlife, the area and the proud people who live here from one of our experienced guides.

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Fantastic experience

If your are in the Miami area I highly recommend Tigertails airboat tours. We had plenty of airboat tours to choose from, but I'm glad we chose this one. We did the 2 hour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Jesper R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your are in the Miami area I highly recommend Tigertails airboat tours. We had plenty of airboat tours to choose from, but I'm glad we chose this one. We did the 2 hour semi-private tour, which ended up being a private tour because we were the only ones on the boat. Our captain (I think his name was Burt)... More 

Thank Jesper R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved our tour! Enjoyed the beautiful vistas and the dialogue about the Everglades with our guide Humberto. Visited with rescued animals and learned about the history of the area. Highly recommend stopping here for an airboat ride!

Thank Melissa D
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and stop searching for places to take an airboat/Everglades your; you have found the absolute best! Our guide Humberto was extremely knowledgable and knew just about any question we could ask. After departing the dock we stopped in to their animal rehabilitation island where they held hurt Everglades wildlife recoup and rejoin their friends in the... More 

Thank unityfm
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Two of us chose a two-hour boat tour. Driver was knowledgeable and warmed up a bit as we got going. At first he just stuck to his prepared speech. You don't really see gators, but we saw a couple of amazing birds' nests. The ride is good, though. Relaxing and enjoyable, just as a speedy whizz through deserted waters. Worst... More 

Thank TeddyPMEdward
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Side of road airboat tour good fun spotting wild alligators.half way through we stopped at an island called a hammock to see some captive animals , unfortunately we were not impressed by the conditions the animals were kept in !!! The pig was in a wooden crate with very little room to move , the adult alligator had a very... More 

Thank robalveston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

We went as part of a corporate trip, and I would recommend the fantastic tour to anyone who cares abour our environment! Not only did we get to see the beauty of the Everglades up close, we learned about the Tigertail family's amazing rehab centre, and got to meet many of the animals they were caring for, in preparation for... More 

Thank Emma C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

This was so much fun & interesting! The man that took us was very nice & informative. I'm glad my boyfriend talked me into going! Wonderful things they're doing for the animals. My boyfriend & I really enjoyed it. D Kemp, Spokane, WA T. Olsen, N. Idaho

Thank Darsi K
Naples, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

I had an amazing experience and would definitely recommend. The guide was so knowledgeable about the Everglade ecosystem and just overall made it a really great experience.

Thank ktpeacock15
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Last week I went on a private airboat tour with this company and I was blown away! Alex, our airboat captain took us to two private hard wood hammocks in the middle of big cypress and what a treat it was. One of the hammocks is an injured animal rehabilitation center where we got to see baby and grown gators,... More 

Thank carlosusmc
Wilp, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Tigertail Airboat Tours is superb we realy loved it. They toke the time for our needs. We want to fly with our drone and that was just perfect. Hope they already posted the link so see it for you self

Thank sanderkemper

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