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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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Fantastic Tour

Being from England we were intrigued about seeing the wildlife in Florida. Cracker was the one that I saw on trip adviser so that is what we chose. I couldn't recommend this tour... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2016
Adrian P
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17 reviews
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Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Being from England we were intrigued about seeing the wildlife in Florida. Cracker was the one that I saw on trip adviser so that is what we chose. I couldn't recommend this tour enough. Captain Lawrence was a wealth of local knowledge and made sure that we were in the best places to take pictures. His local geography is evident.... More 

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Delsey K, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this review

Thank you, our goal is to make sure everyone is happy & enjoys seeing everything as well as all the local wonderful history of the area. More 

Jensen Beach, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 4, 2016

I did a lot of research before booking Captain Lawrence on the Florida Cracker Airboat Tour. It paid off! We had party of 8 (4 grandkids) and everyone had a ball. Captain Lawrence was professional and knowledgeable. We saw may alligators, Osprey nests, birds and turtles. Captain Lawrence explained the history and local wildlife and answered all of our questions.... More 

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FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this review

Thank you, we enjoy making everyone happy! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Captain Chandler was lively and entertaining for our 9am boat ride. Despite the water being warmer than weather outside, he did his best to spot some gators. He is extremely knowledgeable and funny. The headsets and life jackets are very comfortable. The ride in the boat is a thrill in itself. We would definitely return and highly recommend. And my... More 

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Monument, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed March 31, 2016

Had a great experience with booking the tour to getting off the airboat. Very professional and knowledgeable. Chandler did a great job welcoming us to his world of airboats and the ecosystem that he works in. Very well versed in the flora and fauna, and a great driver to boot. The airboats they use have Lycoming engines on them, for... More 

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Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Amazing tour- saw great osprey nests and many gators! Captain Chandler was funny and knowledgeable- I would definitely take another tour!

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed March 31, 2016

Captain Chandler made the experience incredibly fun for everyone on board. He had been driving air boats for most of his life which made us all feel safe. He also taught us a lot about the wildlife and history of the area. I would recommend it to anyone in the area to come and try it out!.

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Reviewed March 30, 2016

Visiting Florida from Canada and airboat ride was on the to-do list. Captain Chandler was very knowledgeable about local history and the wildlife we saw. Saw lots of aligators from small to huge. Would recommend anybody looking to experience an airboat ride to give these folks a try.

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Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Captain Chandler was amazing. He knew so much and really took the time to explain about the area . Thank you for the great experience. Would go back anytime.

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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Capt. Lawrence was extremely knowledgeable from the history of the area to the animals / birds we saw. The boat and set-up was fabulous. We saw many alligators and really incredible wildlife.

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New Hartford, Ct
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed March 29, 2016

Husband wanted to do an airboat ride during our recent vacation, and the reviews for Florida Cracker was great. I was able to get a reservation without a problem. Fully narrated with headphones, Captain Chandler was great, told us the history of the area, about the wildlife, ospreys that were nesting, and we even saw a male osprey feeding on... More 

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