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Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service

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Address: County Road 512, Blue Cypress Recreation Area, Vero Beach, FL 32966
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+1 772-563-0001
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Come see real Florida on a true custom airboat built by Capt. Lawrence....

Come see real Florida on a true custom airboat built by Capt. Lawrence. While gliding along and enjoying the sights Capt. Lawrence will narrate through talk around headsets. His vast knowldge of the history of area and the aqutic life will amaze young and old alike. With over 35 years of airboat knowldge and 8 years in the tour business with a perfect safty record he is Vero Beaches most experienced airboat Capt. Please take time to read some of the reviews from customers all over the world that have experienced what makes Florida Cracker so popular and keeps them comming back.

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Highly recommend Florida Cracker

Capt Chandler gave a fun and informative airboat ride on Blue Cypress. He shared life long experiences on the lake. Great tour by a great Captain.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Paula C
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Sandwich, Massachusetts
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Sandwich, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Capt Chandler gave a fun and informative airboat ride on Blue Cypress. He shared life long experiences on the lake. Great tour by a great Captain.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Another excellent experience with Florida Cracker Airboat ride - this time with Captain Chandler. I was a little concerned about doing the ride at noon - not the best time for photos, but the ride was excellent. We saw alligators of all sizes and numerous birds. Capt. Chandler knew exactly where to look for the more rare birds like the... More 

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Chappaqua, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First the only bad point: It was difficult to find. The tour leaves from a public boat launch parking lot in a State Conservation Area - No signs! This is not their fault, just the rules set by the State. When driving to the boat, keep your eyes open for the only public boat launch on CR 512 and you're... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very informative tour of river. Capt. Lawrence was very accommodating to individual needs and conducted tour in a professional and friendly manner. Would definitely recommend this tour.

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Callaway, Nebraska, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time on our trip! Despite a little rain shower, we saw lots of wildlife including birds, turtles, snakes, and alligators. The guide was funny, accommodating and very knowledgeable about the area. We'd love to go again, I definitely recommend this company!!

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Oakville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic trip on the water with this company. The guide was outstanding - knowledgeable, courteous, considerate and fun. He ensured we saw lots of wildlife and when a rain storm came up, he grabbed rain covers for everyone's comfort. I would highly recommend this exhilarating interesting experience.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is not all about the ride - it is about the education that goes with it. I live here and it surprised me on how much I learned about the marsh.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great way to show visiting Rotarians about the REAL Florida...We had a great time today and saw gators and birds and lots of stories were told...

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have only done one other air boat ride 4-5 years ago up in Melbourne Fl so don't have much to compare to.. I know there are many other operators in the area that offer similar tours..we chose Florida Cracker due to their excellent reviews. I went with my daughter and her boyfriend, and we all thoroughly enjoyed the tour... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome tour. Very knowledgeable. Got to see alligators and osprey and lots of other birds. Highly recommend

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