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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
Phone Number: +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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Great trip for families!

We decided to take our 8 year old grandson on an airboat ride while he was visiting us this summer. I chose Florida Cracker because of a recommendation from someone who had taken... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We decided to take our 8 year old grandson on an airboat ride while he was visiting us this summer. I chose Florida Cracker because of a recommendation from someone who had taken their grandchildren. I was not disappointed! Captain Lawrence made sure our grandson felt comfortable and interacted with him throughout the whole ride. He was very knowledgeable and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After over 15 years of visiting Vero Beach, we finally decided to go on an Airboat ride last month. There's a reason these guys are #1- booking was very easy, tour was informative, relaxing and really fun. Captain Chandler answered all our questions and was clearly very knowledgeable about the area, which made us feel safe. Really great first Airboat... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We recently moved to Vero Beach, three of our oldest son's friends came down from NY to visit. We booked a ride for 0830 for eight of us. The owner and Captain of the boat was very friendly, personable and professional. He has been running airboats since he was 8 years old. Very informative about the marsh lands and the... More 

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Stuart, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Chandler was a very informed airboat Captain. My sister was here visiting from Indiana in July and its very hot and we chose Florida cracker to give us something interesting to do. Chandler is a Florida Local and didn't speak from a script. We had a wonderful time and he tried really hard to get close to the gators... More 

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Tonawanda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are thinking of taking an airboat ride, this is the one to take!! Captain Lawrence is very knowledgeable and professional. He pointed out vegetation, flowers and birds and explained their habitat. I would go again, and definitely with him!!

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Thank Yvonne O
Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went while we were down visiting our cousins for a vacation and it was definitely worth it. Family run business with great guides. They know their stuff and are very knowledgable. They are a fun group and a great business. If you are looking for a fun excursion while on vacation I would strongly recommend them!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip! Capt. Lawrence was super! Our friends from AL had a wonderful time. Very knowledgeable and saw so many sights and wildlife !! Will defiantly book again

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Palm City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just did the 1 hour airboat ride this AM with my family. Captain Chandler was friendly and very knowledgeable. We plan to go back in the cooler weather to see more gators. You don't need to go to the Everglades to have a great airboat experience.

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Thank Sezie11
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic airboat ride through the Blue Cypress recreational area. Captain Chandler was very informative throughout the ride and has a great eye for spotting gators. We'll try to get back down when it's cooler to see more gators but we definitely saw enough to make it worth it, including a couple babies. All in all highly recommended.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This tour honestly has something for everyone...we had teens and grandma in tow and everyone was thrilled. Florida Cracker's Captain Chandler was incredibly knowledgable, not only about the gators but about the river history, Ospreys and their nests, flowers and more. We saw so many beautiful sights I would imagine you could only see by airboat...and let's not forget the... More 

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