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Gator Bait Airboat Adventures

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County Road 512, Vero Beach, FL 32966
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Terrible experience

They give everyone a headset, including a four year old who is so excited to see everything that... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
di2471
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Granger, Indiana
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Great day on the water. The boat captain was great with the kids on the trip. He had great... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
Sandy L
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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Vero Beach's "premier" airboat adventure tour. Gator Bait is the fun, informative, and interactive tour for all ages. Our mission statement is to ensure all guests have a wonderful time experiencing the beauty of the marsh and its wildlife. We guarantee alligator sightings on our brand new custom built Floral City airboat equipped with talk around headsets. Call us today to schedule your tour and "See it with a Real Florida Native."
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County Road 512, Vero Beach, FL 32966
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

They give everyone a headset, including a four year old who is so excited to see everything that they will point everything out. Toward the end of the tour, the captain told us that we had to keep my son quiet. OK, that's fine. You're...More

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Bill S, Manager at Gator Bait Airboat Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2018

So, we should not give children a headset because your son could not control his talking, singing or whatever he was doing into the headset? We should make sure children's microphones don't work? Well that doesn't sound very appropriate to us. We encourage children to...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2018

Great day on the water. The boat captain was great with the kids on the trip. He had great commentary on what we were seeing (birds, gators, more gators, big gators, little gators). We had fantastic weather and were able to see many species of...More

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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Saw alligators, a lot of birds and had a great set of information given to us by the boatdriver. Nice ride with a lot to see and experience. Suitable for all! Enjoyed it very much!

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

My wife and I went on this airboat ride and loved it! You won’t be disappointed. Make sure you dress casual.

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Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Wow is the first thing I said when we did this ride - what a super experience ! The information is well presented and there is so much to learn apart from enjoying the ride. It can get very cold so take a jacket. Nothing...More

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Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

Great air boat ride. Very informative, captain Bill was very knowledgeable and also entertaining. Grand children loved the trip, seeing alligators, birds, etc.

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Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

We visited Vero Beach Florida and decided to go on an air boat adventure and what an adventure it turned out to be! Forget Disney and take a 45 minute ride on one of these boats. You won't regret it! The guide was very grid...More

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Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

We were happy to find a airboat tour that offered a one half hour ride. We brought out three grandchildren on the tour and thought that a hour tour would have been too long. They loved the the ride and my grandson said it was...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Lots of fun and great bird watching and gator viewing all with entertaining guide and fast ride with intermittent slow touring ...so enjoyable for all ages !

Thank Susan B
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

Took my Son and his Wife. We had a great time. Saw lot's of gators and lot's of birds and other wild life. Guide was very knowledgeable. Knew exactly where to take us for the best pics.

Thank John O
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rielygirl1
March 26, 2017|
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Response from Cynthia R | Property representative |
We do not have a 2 hour tour on the airboat. Only 1 hour which is $45.00 per adult and $40.00 per child ages 12 and under. Thank you.
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rielygirl1
March 26, 2017|
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Response from Tom N |
I do not believe the offer 2 hour tours on a regular basis . You would have to call and determine if they would do a private tour for 2 hours. He normally fills the boat or close to it that is why it is priced that way.I... More
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Mamaofseven2015
January 29, 2015|
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Response from Bridget R | Reviewed this property |
Our tour was in the mid-late morning and was awesome, but I think no matter what time you go you'll get to see many different types of wildlife. It was so much fun!
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