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Ride The Wind Private Airboat Charters

1006 N US Highway 27, mile marker 38.5, Weston, FL 33327-7700
+1 305-299-1366
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Airboat blast!

We rode with Captain Randy, who was recommended by friends from California. Besides being very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marcy S
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Nicasio, California
via mobile
Girls Trip 2017

Captain Randy is the best. If you have never done this, which we had not, he is extremely... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2017
Dianna S
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We are located 5 miles north of 75 on US 27 mile marker 38 -- 3 miles north of 1006 North US Highway 27 Weston Ride The Wind Private Airboat Charters goes deep into the Florida Everglades and covers over 36 miles where you'll see lots of gators, birds, turtles, and camps with over 200 years of history. The best part is that you get to drive the airboat. Bring a cooler if you like. Snacks, soda, water and adult drinks are welcome. Are you looking for the most remarkable gator action? Ride the Wind is the leading airboat tour in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Our airboat tours depart every few minutes, so your Everglades experience starts the instant you arrive. We also provide private tours for a more intimate and particular look at the alligators. Your safety is ensured with one of our certified and trained boat captains that have over 30 years of experience. This safely guided adventure through some of South Florida's most beautiful everglades allows you to experience something like never before. Even if you have been on other airboat tours, ours is miles ahead. We have private tours that take you on a 2 hour adventure into the natural habitats of Florida wildlife and sights many people don't get to see. Ride the Wind is much more than just Airboat rides in the everglades. Our everglades airboat tours let you drive the boat. If you are looking for the ultimate airboat rides in the everglades, Ride the Wind will give you an experience you will never forget.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1006 N US Highway 27, mile marker 38.5, Weston, FL 33327-7700
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We rode with Captain Randy, who was recommended by friends from California. Besides being very accomodating as to when we would ride, Captain Randy was good with his directions to boat and prompt answering his phone or texts. He has a thorough knowlege of the...More

Thank Marcy S
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Captain Randy is the best. If you have never done this, which we had not, he is extremely knowledgeable and just fun. There were 3 of us ladies and he made sure we had a blast. Book this tour with Captain Randy and tell him...More

Thank Dianna S
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

I was in Florida on business and was fortunate enough to have a couple of free days with my family so we booked a 2 hour private tour. Worth every penny! Capt. Randy was very knowledgeable with great stories and very personable. Beautiful setting and...More

Thank tjbrister
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Randy was fantastic! We had some time after a business meeting and booked this tour. We saw lots of gators, turtles, and birds. Randy is a renaissance man and is very knowledgeable. A word of warning, wear sunscreen. I also learned I am not the...More

Thank scottgardner1971
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

This was an awesome experience the family and I enjoyed every bit of it. If you're every in the Fort Lauderdale area this area is a must see and yes it's definitely a hidden gem

Thank cindysmall6918
Reviewed January 19, 2017

We went with Captain Randy in december and the tour was great! One hour was a bit short and I would have loved to stay for two but we had too much planned to make it. Driving the boat was fun and just riding was...More

Thank Tobias M
Reviewed December 14, 2016

We have done the group everglades tours to disappointment but with a few people in town, we finally invested in a private tour. Amazing, nothing like it. Three hours on the river of grass. Knowledgable tour, covered a lot of area, learned a lot, had...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed October 12, 2016

I live in the area so when my cousin came down from Ohio and wanted to "experience" South Florida, I went to town on Google and researched a number of cool attractions. I didn't want to take her to the tradition tourist attractions, and wanted...More

1  Thank jhartleyreview
Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Captain Randy showed us and taught us so much! The trip was both relaxing and exciting! We got to touch the side of an alligator and learned about the native plants and other animals. We loved the history lessons on the Everglades. Thank you Captain...More

Thank ldobrisky
Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We had an awesome time with Richie. At first thought it was little pricey but went anyway. Money well spent! Everything was perfect except for rain near end of tour but Richie provided us rain gear. I can not say enough great things about this...More

Thank gregcurtis08
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Ellen C
How much is the cost per person and how long is the ride?
August 2, 2016|
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Response from Tracis111 | Reviewed this property |
Their website has all of that information. The cost is per person and the ride times vary based on your choice. Younger kids are free.
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Sharon M
Do you need to make reservations?
May 30, 2016|
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Response from rebos68 | Property representative |
Yes you need to make reservations so we can plan your airboat ride.. We need information how many people in your group and what time of day. Thanks Sharon Please let me know if you like to make a reservation with Ride The... More
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rebos68
Brian you had the receipt for 2 weeks before you came out on the private airboat charter in Fort. Lauderdale... You was told and it is on the website that our semi private is in Miami... You understood before you came out... It was a beautiful airboat ride.. We seen lots of gator turtles birds... I asked if anyone wanted to drive and no one said anything so I took that as a nolaunch.... For talking about my daughter.. I seen you had 2 kids... We just like our people to feel like family... I will agree with you about one thing.. The ride was worth more that $500.. We are sorry you was not happy.. We know we had nothing to do with that... It was a beautiful day and beautiful ride... Since you did not get your way so you posted here until you do.. Sorry Brian...
June 3, 2015|
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Response from rebos68 | Property representative |
Brian you had the receipt for 2 weeks before you came out on the private airboat charter in Fort. Lauderdale... You was told and it is on the website that our semi private is in Miami... You understood before you came out... More
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