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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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well worth the visit

having booked this trip with my cousin i was visiting from England , we had such a great time , we did not manage to see any alligators as it was the wrong time of year but he new... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

having booked this trip with my cousin i was visiting from England , we had such a great time , we did not manage to see any alligators as it was the wrong time of year but he new were there was baby ones that was only a day old . the tour guide new his stuff and was very... More 

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Fallston, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the 7 am ride because it was August and so hot out. The sunrise was beautiful over the marsh. Our captain, Lawrence was extremely friendly, very knowledgeable and funny during our tour. We have been on other tours, and each one offers new information and new history about the area. We saw gators, birds, plants and even some... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Lawrence made us feel comfortable as soon as we arrived! He is very informative about the area, the plants and the wildlife. I was a bit apprehensive about taking our daughter who is almost 5 on the boat but she loved it and we felt safe.

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Thank amandaw201137
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a blast on this tour! The weather was beautiful, the headsets made it very easy to talk back and forth, and we learned a lot about the local wildlife and area.

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Thank Timothy S
Upland, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a nice excursion, lots of information about local trees and birds. A few baby gators. Wish we could have seen more of the alligators and a little longer trip.

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Kissimmee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

This was an awesome trip! Went on the 8am tour with Captain Lawrence and waking up that early on vacation was worth it!! Saw lots of wildlife, including week old baby alligators. He was so knowledgable on everything around us and he was an entertaining host! I would recommend to anyone.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

We LOVED this airboat ride. It was a first for our 7 and 8-1/2 year old grandchildren and they loved it too. Capt. Lawrence was very informative and took us to places most of the others don't go. We even went to a gator nest and saw mama gator protecting her nest. Also saw lots of gators, osprey, egrets, water... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Very impressed with seeing aspects of Florida that can't be seen else where. Professional, experienced and knowledgable. Would highly recommend this tour!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

Last Saturday (8/13) our family of 10 went on our first airboat ride. We were staying in Orlando and made the trip to Vero Beach due to previous good reviews. Capt. Chandler didn't disappoint and was wonderful! He was very knowledgeable and took the time to explain all of the things we got to see on the trip. Our group... More 

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Wallkill, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

Our party of seven (four adults, two school-age children, and one toddler) had the best time on our tour. Captain Lawrence is a truly nice man who gave us lots of interesting facts as we zipped along on the airboat. We can't wait to take another tour with him in the future. Book a tour; you will not be disappointed!

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