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Coopertown Airboats

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22700 S.W. 8th Street, Miami, FL 33194
+1 305-226-6048
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Nice tour

Tour guide was really good. We did not see any gators :( but they did have a baby one out at the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
nbaker75v
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Springboro, Ohio
Really enjoyed!

Wanted to go on an airboat trip on the way back from our visit to the Keys; googled airboat tours... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Annalise T
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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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Our professional airboat guides will take you on a personalized, educational airboat tour covering approximately 9 miles of this unique environment. We first go into the vast open saw grass where you will see why the Everglades are called the "River of Grass"! You will travel by Airboat through a Hardwood Hammock (a small island of solid ground in the "river of grass"), into the Everglades National Park stopping at alligator holes and seeing the abundance of 'glades wildlife. See the Purple Gallanule voted the most colorful bird in Florida and the endangered Everglade Snail Kite as well as herons, grackles, turtles, raccoons and other Everglades residents! The Everglades are a truly unique and vibrant environment which you can only experience first hand! Unless you brought your hip waders, a private airboat tour is the best way to see it! (And much drier, too!) After this fascinating and educational airboat tour, relax and enjoy a taste of 'Down Home' cooking, Everglades-style. The Coopertown Restaurant offers such delicacies as frog legs, 'gator tail, catfish and more! All served in a friendly country manner that is distinctly "Floridian". "Belly up" to the bar and meet the folks of Coopertown! Learn some of the fascinating history of the area, and check out the guest book to see who else has passed through and enjoyed a ride on a Coopertown Airboat! Take a closer look at these fascinating creatures in our Alligator Exhibit! What a cute little guy! Popular enough to have a college mascot named for it! A ride on an airboat is the best way to Check out the rest of the gator population in Coopertown
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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22700 S.W. 8th Street, Miami, FL 33194
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Tour guide was really good. We did not see any gators :( but they did have a baby one out at the end for the kids to touch and hold. Tour was short - 30mins, but we knew that going in. But it felt very...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted to go on an airboat trip on the way back from our visit to the Keys; googled airboat tours and a Groupon came up for this place. After looking around a little we decided that this looked like a good deal so decided to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was especially well priced on groupon and was very interesting, the captain and the support staff were amazing and very friendly

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know how to review this. Customer service was rather lacking. The tour guide started out as very rude but lightened up once the tour started. The gentleman who did the short animal presentation prior to the tour was wonderful. He was knowledgable and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was hesitant thinking 40 minutes would not be enough time on the boat. Boy was I wrong! The guide was amazing, stopped the boat and called for the alligators and they came!!! They have a little animal sanctuary where a guide gives a little...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little disappointing. First airboat tour we came to. Only saw one tiny alligator. Very hot, need sun cream and hat. Short trip. Liked the explanation of Everglades by guide and how at beginning of tour you could wade in the water. Wouldn't do again....More

Thank Ann B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited here with my daughter and two grandsons. The boys' liked the boat ride the best. Captain Travis was very informative and handled the boat very well. We only saw two gators in the wild but then, it is the wild and one can't...More

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Reviewed June 9, 2018

After scoring a pretty decent Living Social deal online, we decided to take a little easy breezy drive to Coopertown yesterday. Lovely lazy Sunday. I was immediate impressed with the staffperson who helped us. The day was gorgeous so of course the joint was packed....More

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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a great roadside attraction that has been around for over 50 years. We were not looking For anything with a big alligator shelf, although they didn’t have a small educational presentation with an alligator that you could pet and a few snakes that...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

$27.95, less a coupon if you can find one (hint: look in the area tourist flyers/guidebooks) will get you over an hour of Everglades adventure. First you’ll see a short session where a guide presents a baby alligator and a snake (good for photos), and...More

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August 9, 2017|
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Response from Debi P | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I have heard of them turning over😳.
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Amit S
May 25, 2017|
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Response from Judy L | Reviewed this property |
I would not recommend infants on the boats. They are quite noisy and affect their ears. they move quite fast and jerky at times. Even small children may have a problem. No seat belts either.
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momto3longisland
May 1, 2017|
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Response from swhulbert | Reviewed this property |
Hi- The ride is actually very smooth. The boat glides over the top of the water2which allows it to go over the grasses. The operator did spin the boat slightly so I do t know how that would affect you. Maybe talking to the... More
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