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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: (772)-461-0303
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Alligators, osprey, moor hens, lilies up close

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2016
Maureen S
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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74 reviews
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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 

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Palm City, Florida
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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.

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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 

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Yankton, South Dakota
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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.

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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!!!!

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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

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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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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

I was checking on the Internet for an airboat excursion and happened to find Capt. John. We texted back and forth several times to find the time that was most suitable for us. And we were certainly glad we did. John met us on time, making sure that we were comfortable and fully familiar with what we were going to... More 

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Exton, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Captain John runs a professional, educational airboat tour. Strongly recommend this fun excursion! Great value for a worthwhile memory.

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Burgaw, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Contacted a week earlier because we have a handicapped son and was not sure he would be okay on the trip on water, spoke with Captain John who mentioned he has had many go out. Met the boat, the Captain took extra time to get us seated and making sure all was good to go. The trip was FANTASTIC and... More 

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