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Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service

County Road 512, Blue Cypress Recreation Area, Vero Beach, FL 32966
+1 772-563-0001
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Best airboat ride around! Took this ride on a cool, windy day. Captain Chandler knew exactly where... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2016
DDSchmidt
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Watertown, Connecticut
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So much fun

Captain Chandler was excellent! knowledgeable of the river, animals and habitat in the area. A true... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2016
Geoff B
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Jenison, Michigan
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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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County Road 512, Blue Cypress Recreation Area, Vero Beach, FL 32966
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Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Best airboat ride around! Took this ride on a cool, windy day. Captain Chandler knew exactly where to find the gators. Knows his stuff. Got us up close to the big guys, as well as the babies, without disturbing them. Saw lots if osprey too....More

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Delsey K, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2016

Thank you, we are glad you all enjoyed it!

Reviewed April 10, 2016

Captain Chandler was excellent! knowledgeable of the river, animals and habitat in the area. A true native, he knows his stuff!

Thank Geoff B
Delsey K, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2016

Thank you! We appreciate the review!

Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

This airboat ride was a fun, great experience. Our day was sunny and the river calm. We saw alligators, birds, turtles and more! The captain was knowledgeable and entertaining. I'd recommend!

Thank Ekehl
Delsey K, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2016

Thank you, we are glad you enjoyed it!!

Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Lawrence is a wonderful experienced captain. We saw apprx 30 alligators including babies. Many birds turtles and some fish. Don't go anywhere else. We'll worth the money you can hear everyone because you have head phones on. Lawrence is a native of this area and...More

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Delsey K, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2016

Thank you! Yes we do love our job, as it's what we've done our whole lives & get to share it with our wonderful customers.

Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

This was our first air boat tour and we took some visitors from Nebraska with us. We saw a bunch of alligators and numerous birds including nesting osprey, blue herons, great blue herons, tricolor heron moorhens and purple gallinules. It was fun and informative. We...More

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Delsey K, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2016

Glad you enjoyed it, Thank you!! We look forward to seeing you again.

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...More

Thank Adrian P
Delsey K, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2016

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.

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...More

Thank Barb B
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2016

Thank you, we enjoy making everyone happy!

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...More

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FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2016

Thank you!

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...More

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FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2016

Thank you!

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!

Thank Suzanne R
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2016

Thank you!

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ttmitz1989
Have you ever had issues with the gators
May 28, 2017|
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Response from Delsey K | Property representative |
No! You are very safe with us!
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betsie t
Is there a height requirement for children?
March 10, 2017|
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Response from Delsey K | Property representative |
No it's safe & fun for all ages! Just give us a call to make reservations 772-563-0001
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June B
Where does one meet for the airboat rides? What is the cost and for how long? TYVM.
January 26, 2017|
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Response from Delsey K | Property representative |
Hi, The tour is located off of CR512 at the Blue Cypress Recreation Area in Vero Beach, there isn't an address because it's a public boat ramp. When you make directions I will give you exact directions. It's $45 (13 & up... More
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