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“Day and night star gazing tour”

Captain Steve's Swamp Buggy Adventures
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Owner description: Me and my family are 6th gen.Gladesman and would love to show you the Big Cypess National Preserve the largest subtropical swamp in the USA where plants and animals grow and live no where else in the world.See the elusive Panther,black bear,wading birds,deer,its a photo opurtunitie of a life time.Call and talk with me and lets plan a trip.I LOVE MY JOB!!
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Reviewed February 11, 2014

Went on Captain Steve's morning tour and then the star gazing tour at night. Both were great and much better for seeing the everglades than any air boat trip. Could not have been more helpful.

Thank JonC211
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Reviewed January 30, 2014

Thanks Captain Steve for the night time swamp buggy ride. Thanks Linda for the telescope and for sharing your knowledge of the stars. The swamp at night is a wonderful adventure. It is so different than the day time. And the view of the stars without any city lights is incredible. I was so impressed seeing Jupiter and two of it's moons through the telescope. I highly recommend Captain Steve and the star gazing!

Thank randallsim
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Reviewed January 29, 2014

Captain Steve's buggy ride under the starry skies of Big Cypress National Preserve was one I will never forget! Few places in the east offer such amazing dark skies! Our buggy driver Larry was great and took a lot of care making sure we didn't brush against vegetation during the ride. Thanks also to Linda for bringing her telescope and sharing a special view of the night sky. I'd recommend a ride with Captain Steve any day (or night)!

Thank Luke G
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Reviewed January 17, 2014

Got to the meeting site before dawn so we could see the sunrise at Big Cypress on the buggy! Spent 4+ hours on the buggy....who knew there was so much to see in the swamp? Saw a spectacular sunrise, lots of wildlife, beautiful flowers including orchids and even bear and panther tracks! Our guide Otis was awesome! So knowledgeable and so much fun! He was always making sure we were comfortable and he would stop anytime we wanted for pictures. The buggy was nice and enclosed enough to feel safe but open enough to be able to see everything and was well above the ground. Keep in mind that there are no facilities or places to eat in the swamp, so come prepared with an empty bladder, bottled water and snacks. Would highly recommend this place! Had a blast!

1  Thank Lisaas
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Reviewed January 5, 2014

We took 3 teenagers on this trip and had a really good time. Our tour guide was Otis and he was the best. We learned things and saw things you would normally not see or know about the Swamps. I think men in our group were more amused by how the made the swamp buggys then anything else.

1  Thank Mitchellk73
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