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Tigertail Airboat Tours

Old Tamiami Trail, 16 Miles West of Krome Avenue, Miami, FL 33194
+1 305-439-2745
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Smaller company with great guides

A few miles more up the road than the crowded tourists traps. Guide was local and knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
motherofthree045
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Greeley, Colorado
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We planned months in advance for a private airboat tour, but upon arrival the operator had no... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2017
Gary M
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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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  • Average2%
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Old Tamiami Trail, 16 Miles West of Krome Avenue, Miami, FL 33194
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+1 305-439-2745

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A few miles more up the road than the crowded tourists traps. Guide was local and knowledgeable and knew many of the wild alligators by name and would even wave them over to the boat. Saw wild birds too. We stopped at an Indian village,...More

Thank motherofthree045
Reviewed May 15, 2017

We planned months in advance for a private airboat tour, but upon arrival the operator had no record of our reservation for the day we made it. We were able to go on a group tour, but the boat was only operating on 7 cylinders...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

I have always wanted to do a tour of the everglades and this was the perfect way to do it. Knowledgeable your guide, great views. Florida is in drought now so not a lot of wild life, but the glades themselves are beautiful.

Thank Ahniwake R
Reviewed April 27, 2017

We had the pleasure of going on a two-hour trip with Humberto on April 15th - Humberto was really knowlegdable and loved sharing all he knew about the Everglades and eager to show us the different places and animals. The tour has my highest recommendations...More

Thank CuriousDane
Reviewed April 20, 2017

A very small company just before you reach Shark Valley from the east. A nice 10 minutes airboat ride to one of the Hammock Islands. There we got an interesting briefing about wildlife in the ENP and the problems this park encounters.

Thank Germanrib
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

We were on an hour long trip with two children age 6 and 8. It was amazing and we saw a lot of gators.

Thank Kim Bjørn T
Reviewed March 6, 2017

We stopped by in person and called not once but twice to confirm the details of our 9-person tour and agreed on a price. Unfortunately, when we showed up the price had mysteriously increased (like $495 wasn't enough already!) so be sure to get any...More

Thank Wanda B
Reviewed March 6, 2017

We were looking for a quick stop and had never been on an Airboat ride before. We had my 85 year old Aunt with us and I am can not take a rough boat ride myself. After explaining the situation to the people there we...More

Thank Beva S
Reviewed February 15, 2017

We never get fed up with visiting the airboat rides, it is so thrilling seeing the wildlife in its natural environment The view was beautiful.Bring a camera, very important. We saw an alligators and raccoons feeding, a fantastic day.

Thank Wesley N
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Took to morning tour, the tour guide knowledge and entertaining, got to see some gators, it was a great experience to hold the little gator. Would definitely recommend

Thank Plzen28
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hoffman_david
October 6, 2016|
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Response from unityfm | Reviewed this property |
I've never done the shark valley tram but heard good things. Tiger tail will really show you everything in the EVERGLADES and if your lucky to go with Humberto he gets really into everything with you. A very professional one... More
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FunBunch2014
June 26, 2015|
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Response from Michele H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a car is necessary. But I promise you it's worth it! It's a nice ride in the Everglades and this particular operator goes above and beyond. Enjoy!
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Noel V
May 12, 2015|
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Response from Amanda B | Reviewed this property |
I don't work there, but I've done their tour, which is fabulous. I can tell you that I believe 10 people could fit on their boats. I think you could easily fit four across and there are three bench seats. Sorry I can't... More
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