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County Road 512, Blue Cypress Recreation Area, Vero Beach, FL 32966
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Enjoyable and informative tour

My mother, a Florida native since 1947, loves these folks so much she has been three times and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kent T
Fascinating tour

We learned a lot about the fauna and flora of Blue Cypress Lake, it was really interesting. Captain... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Emma H
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Captain Steve Hayes is the only Certified Florida Master Naturalist in the marsh that provides the most educational, exciting, humorous, and informative tour of the pristine headwaters of the St. John's River. On a one hour tour, you will see, and learn about the alligators, birds and flowers of the marsh, experience an exciting airboat ride thru the marsh, hear some stories that may bring a chuckle, or two, and I will bring you back safely. This is a great experience for all ages. Many that have been on this tour and have taken airboat tours around the state, and elsewhere, say that this is at the top of the list. Bring a camera and let's create some memories!!!
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County Road 512, Blue Cypress Recreation Area, Vero Beach, FL 32966
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My mother, a Florida native since 1947, loves these folks so much she has been three times and insisted that we go when visiting. Well worth the time. Good time and a good education. Well worth the trip west of Vero Beach.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We learned a lot about the fauna and flora of Blue Cypress Lake, it was really interesting. Captain Hayes is really knowledgeable and we appreciated it. The tour lasted 1 hour and it was just us on the boat. It was 7 of us: 2...More

Thank Emma H
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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Captain John was awesome, knowledgeable about the wildlife and plants, saw a bunch of Gators, many osprey, and countless other birds fish and whatnot. My first airboat ride, won't be my last, and he and Stumpknocker has earned my loyalty. Pleasant, friendly, informative, and just...More

Thank David O
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Reviewed March 28, 2018

Captain John Smith made the trip an experience to remember; His knowledge and humor were spot on. People on the boat ranged from age 5-85 and no one lost interest. The boat is a blast to ride and the surroundings are breath taking. Add that...More

Thank Colleen F
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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

We have never been on an airboat ride and we got more than expected. The guides were fantastic. They were very educated and we learned a lot about the plants and animals we saw on the tour. The guides were also very friendly and quite...More

Thank MidMICouple
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Reviewed February 1, 2018

We are from Michigan & decided to do the airboat ride this year since we have never been on anything like it before. If you're even considering doing an air boat tour, DO IT. And definitely, 100%, go with Stumpknocker Tours. The guides were hilarious...More

Thank Brittany S
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

We just finished an airboat tour with Stumpknocker's Capt John. It was a cool windy day but Capt John knew exactly where the gators would be, to the tune of 23. Not only did he find the gators but also was able to identify all...More

Thank Patricia B
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Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

We just had a lovely time with StumpKnocker’s Captain John. He and his co captain were really knowledgeable about the nature we were seeing. They really gave good education for my family. And even though it was very cold day, we still saw alligators! Very...More

Thank Alina M
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Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time and got to see a lot of alligators, birds, and beautiful scenery on this amazing airboat tour! Captain John was fun and very knowledgeable, we highly recommend Stumpknockers Airboat Tours!!!

Thank Barbara A
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Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

Captain John was very kind and professional. We enjoyed a wonderful time out learning about the local plants and animals, the kids loved the speed too! I highly recommend this company. We'd definitely visit again when we are back in the area.

Thank Cheryl B
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