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Florida Airboat Excursions

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Address: Route 60/County Road 512, Blue Cypress Recreation Area, Vero Beach, FL
Phone Number: +1 772-461-0303
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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The day of our planned trip was stormy but Capt. John waited out the storm with us and we are so glad he did. The trip was fun and informative. We even got up close and personal... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Donna S
Cape Coral, Florida, United States
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Cape Coral, Florida, United States
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The day of our planned trip was stormy but Capt. John waited out the storm with us and we are so glad he did. The trip was fun and informative. We even got up close and personal with a nesting female gator. We will absolutely call him again next time we're in town.

Thank Donna S
Stewartstown, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An easy phone call to schedule our trip. Originally scheduled for 8:30am...but was rain delayed until 11:30. No worries. We went out and saw all types of flora and fauna. Great trip. Capt. John was very accommodating and had a great personality. Took us to see an actual gator nesting sight with Momma gator sitting right there. Capt. John was... More 

Thank travelfun070
Houston, Texas
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50 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was truly an awesome experience. Watching something like this on TV does not do it justice. Captain John was amazing. Very knowledgeable but at the same time related very well to people. We saw tons of alligators, all sorts of birds and true swamp wildlife. A must do if you are in or around the Vero Beach area,

Thank 1960pianotex88
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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74 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Capt. John gave our group of four (two adults, two teens) a memorable tour this morning. Lots of beautiful scenery, a smooth close-to-nature ride, informative commentary. One large gator in particular seemed to enjoy showing off for us. This airboat is somewhat smaller than the others operating out of Blue Cypress and much smaller than the tours in the Everglades.... More 

Thank Maureen S
Palm City, Florida
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This is my second time this year and will probably not be my last. I love the thrill of seeing all the wild life in the area and the knowledge of Capt. John makes it that much better. It is fun and entertaining. Thank Capt. John for another great trip.

Thank Jackie A
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34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

We decided to book a private tour with Captain John. There ended up to be 7 of us on the tour and we all thought that it was terrific! Captain John was very knowledgeable of the wildlife and helped to make it interesting for us. Also, the boat was fun and exciting for the teenagers on board but the adults... More 

Thank daddio1030
Yankton, South Dakota
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42 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

An hour long tour finding a lot of wild life! Captain John knows the area and the details. One of the best trips of its kind.

Thank jim h
St. Catharines, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Took the tour with Captain John today April 4 2016. It was awesome. Saw lots of wildlife gators, turtles and bird species. The tour was informative and professional. Would highly recommend to anyone. Great time!!!!

Thank fmisener
Vero Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Would recommend this excursion for all ages, very informative and entertaining. Capt John was very knowledgeable and lots of fun making it a great experience. Saw lots of alligators, turtles and birds. Great value for the money

Thank emcinerney
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

I would highly recommend. Our grandsons were visiting from the Rockies, and this was a wonderful Sunshine State experience for them. Having lived in Florida for 60+ years, I also really enjoyed a trip through one of the state's remaining scenic, natural wilderness areas. We saw many birds and gators, and Capt. John was a great guide.

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