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Everglades City Airboat Tours
Ranked #6 of 33 Tours in Everglades City
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Owner description: The ONLY Tour to offer two way communication headsets!! Come with us and experience the finest fully narrated Everglades Airboat Tour Everglades City has to offer. We are the "Original" airboat company. We are locally owned, locally operated. All of our Captains are born and raised in South Florida and will give you a "True" Everglades Experience! Book an Everglades City Airboat Tour with any one of our "Professional, Courteous, and Knowledgeable" guides and enjoy the Everglades experience of a lifetime! Our Everglades Tour Airboats hold a maximum of six passengers for a more personable experience and our tour guides are USCG licensed and insured and will provide you with everything you need for a memorable Everglades Airboat experience. We are conveniently located just minutes from Naples, Marco Island and Ft. Myers Florida
Reviewed January 7, 2013

We had a great tour and saw multiple alligators up close. Loved the two way headsets that allowed us to talk with each other and ask questions. Wish the tour could have been a little longer, though. We even got a tour of the strange house upstairs from Captain Doug, himself. Very nice company.

1  Thank Nancy T
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Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

We took a one-hour tour today with captain Josh; saw an alligator, a family of raccoons, and many birds. We were all so happy to see an alligator! It was so much fun to ride through the canopy of mangrove trees! We loved every minute of it and only wish it were longer! I would highly recommend this company.

1  Thank Greenapple05
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Reviewed January 4, 2013

We had a great tour with Captain Bobby. It was our first trip to the Everglades and we were glad we chose this company. It is a busy time of year with several boats out and I did respect the focus on safety and still having a great trip. The headsets were great and allowed us to ask questions and learn while we enjoyed the trip.

Thank A K
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Reviewed January 3, 2013

We were on the 2:45 tour today with Captain Josh and had a great experience. Captain Josh was very knowledgable and able to answer all the questions asked of him. We all felt very safe with him at the helm and loved the ability to communicate with him over the headsets. This was our first experience in the Everglades and we really enjoyed it. There are multiple companies that give airboat rides but we sure made the right decision. Thanks for a great ride and keeping us safe!

Thank PMH023
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Reviewed January 3, 2013

I've been on several fan-boat rides in the Everglades and this one was fairly average. The boats were real nice and it is a nice outfitter, but its not very exciting. Unlike other companies, this outfitter puts safety above everything else. They won't feed the animals, birds or alligators. They won't let people drive the boat or sit in the Captain's seat. I'm sure this seems appropriate to some people, but it makes for a fairly boring ride. The ride is also on a busy canal with lots or other boats.

The most exciting ride I've been on is Totch's. I recommend that company ir you're looking for an exciting ride off the beaten path.

3  Thank Ann R
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Bruce M, Owner at Everglades City Airboat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2013

I am glad you gave us the chance to give you a tour of the glades. Yes, you are right we don't feed the animals. Feeding the wild life is against the law as well as it will cause them to depend on humans for food. We don't let customers drive our boats because of the safty of themselves and others that we share the waterways with. The waterways that we tour through is the same one that all the companies in Everglades City uses.

Just remember, I the owner of Everglades City Airboat Tours will always put the customer's and the wildlife's wellbeing first. Our family has done this for 2 generations.

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