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Loxahatchee Everglades Airboat Tours

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Parkland, FL, USA
About Loxahatchee Everglades Airboat Tours
See Florida the way it used to be…from an airboat! Loxahatchee Everglades Tours is fun, exciting and educational! Take an airboat tour and see all the wonders of nature in their natural state! Glide over a “river of grass” and along the way enjoy the flora (water lilies, sawgrass and cattails to name a few) and fauna (some might expect to see turtles, snakes, birds and alligators)! We do not cage or pen any animals and we do not feed them!enjoy these wonders in their natural habitat!
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Lisa D wrote a review Feb 13
Coral Springs, Florida37 contributions23 helpful votes
With friends in town during a pandemic we wanted to show them a safe activity outdoors. We had been to another airboat tour company in the past and wanted to experience a smaller, more personal tour than that of the other company. We are so glad we chose the Loxahatchee Tour with our excellent guide, Mark. We were able to get an up close and personal look at "The Big Kahuna" and cruising through the beautiful Everglades was fun for all. The experience, knowledge, and hospitality that we experienced was second to none. We were lucky to be able to see several gators in their natural habitat and learn more about the ecosystem of the Everglades. Our many questions were answered and great insight was given to this unique ecosystem. We were reminded about the need to protect the place that provides us with drinking water, protects from flooding and helps with pollution. If you are between this tour and the less expensive tour, I will highly recommend that you choose Loxahatchee Everglades Tour.
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Date of experience: February 2021
JSRNewYork wrote a review Jan 2021
Garden City, New York19 contributions13 helpful votes
Marc is a really knowledgeable guide and you will learn a lot about the animals, birds, and plants of the area. This experience was even better than I had expected. We saw many different species of birds including a variety of herons, ospreys and vultures soaring overhead, and quite a few gators including a ten-footer and a small one which still had stripes. Reserve ahead of time on the website. There is no ticket office. The departure time is approximate- could be 15-20 minutes or so later than scheduled. Thanks again Marc!
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Date of experience: January 2021
Lingyan H wrote a review Dec 2020
Mount Laurel, New Jersey, United States1 contribution
My husband and I took an airboat ride with Loxahatchee Everglades Airboat Tours this past weekend with Marc Thomas as our tour guide, and we had a very pleasant experience. We took an afternoon tour, as Marc had reached out to us earlier in the morning, and suggested rescheduling from the morning to the afternoon, when the weather would be warmer and more pleasant, as it was unusually cold for a south Florida winter morning. Marc was very knowledgeable with Everglades, with the history of the region and the wildlife that lives within, while pointing some of them out during our tour. The airboat ride was very comfortable and Marc made it a very memorable one, as he concerned himself with the comfort and the satisfaction of the guests on his airboat. I would highly recommend Loxahatchee Everglades Airboat Tours, and Marc as your tour guide.
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Date of experience: December 2020
Tony T wrote a review Dec 2020
Charlotte, North Carolina198 contributions59 helpful votes
My wife and I really enjoyed the tour. The guide was very knowledgeable about the area's wildlife & birds and allowed us time to get plenty of pictures. We would definitely recommend this tour.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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william e wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution2 helpful votes
This will be an unusual review as we never had a chance to take the tour. I booked a tour two days in advance for 2:00PM. Less than 24 hours after booking the tour I wrote an email to Mark asking for a refund as our travel plans had to be changed due to the Coronavirus epidemic. I received a text from Mark very early in the morning of our reservation asking us to consider taking an earlier tour as the weather conditions in the afternoon would be less conducive to seeing wildlife. There was a telephone number attached to the text so I called and Mark answered the phone. I explained my dilemma (he had not seen my email yet) and I had a credit ten minutes after we hung up. This is a small company faced with a severe loss of business and they refunded my money. Sure sounds to me like a company worth your support.
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Date of experience: March 2020
2 Helpful votes
Response from Wild_Lyle_Thomas, Owner at Loxahatchee Everglades Airboat Tours
Responded Sep 9, 2020
Thank you for your kind review. We hope to see you come out with us sometime in the future!
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