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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
Antigonish, Canada
1 review
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Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

We had Captain Wesley, he had a great sense of humor and really went out of his way to show us gators and racoons in the mangroves. We were able to see a 10 foot gator and get great pictures. We have also done other tours on airboates in Florida this one is by far the best. This tour is very reasonably priced and Wesley like I said was a delight, and a full hour in the best looking airboat in the area. We will be bringing our family here again when they come from away. Very Fun!

Visited February 2014
1 Thank Michelle K
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Hayward, Wisconsin
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“A must do.”
Reviewed February 19, 2014

Captain Thompson gave us a full blown eco-system introduction... and some great insights as a lifelong resident of the Everglades.

Visited February 2014
Thank Tony S
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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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10 reviews
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“Airboat tour”
Reviewed February 17, 2014

My wife and sister-in-law had an awesome time with Capt. Bobby on our tour 2/12/2014. We left the dock at 12:30 as advertized, and had a wonderful time.I wish I could remember the name of the guy at the counter that sold me.the tickets, he was fun to talk to and very friendly and helpful.
I would highly recommend Everglades City Airboat Tours.

Visited February 2014
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Fredericton, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“Great Fun”
Reviewed February 16, 2014

We took an airboat tour about a week ago and it was great fun. Our guide was Bobby and he was both informative and fun. The boats are small - maximum of 6 passengers - and can go places and do things that the larger boats that some other places have cannot.
We did see some wildlife and also learned some things about the everglades from our guide. However, do not take the airboat ride if you are looking for an eco-tour -- that is really not what it is about imho. It is just a lot of fun and if you are lucky you will also see some wildlife as a bonus.
The only negative thing was the recommendation we got for a place to have lunch. We did not enjoy the combination fish market/outdoor diner that the fellow behind the counter (not our guide) recommended to us.

Visited February 2014
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Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
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“Boat tour no wildlife”
Reviewed February 15, 2014

Booked a tour for our family to see alligators and wildlife.
We did't see one single alligator or any other wildlife except for birds we have seen everywhere in FL.
They could have informed us that no alligators were sighted on their route the last days on beforehand, because of the lack of rain in the area. Then we would never have booked this expensive tour and only take the car along HP Williams road were we could see lots of alligators for free.
Other Tours offer a guarantee to see animals otherwise money back.

Visited February 2014
1 Thank Borriezwe
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Bruce M, Owner at Everglades City Airboat Tours, responded to this review, February 17, 2014
I want to tank you for choosing our company to take a tour with. I am wish that your veiw of the tour would have been different. In all of our ads you will notice that we offer airboat tours, not wildlife tours. This is the very reason that we don't advertise wildlife. After 25 years at this I have learned that wildlife is not always around. If you really want a guarantee to see wildlife us must go to the zoo! As to your coment about the money back guaranty, I've never seen it, or heard of it in our area. Good luck with the rest of your vacation.
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