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“We got what we paid for”

Boggy Creek Airboat Rides
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$75.00*
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Go Miami Card
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$56.59*
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Florida Airboat Adventure at Night
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$29.89*
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Florida Airboat Adventure
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Discover Territory that remains unaltered by man in the wilderness of the Central Florida wetlands. You will see the breathtaking natural beauty of Florida with cypress trees and majestic oak hammocks. Our wildlife varies from rare and exotic birds, fascinating wildlife and the American Alligator. You will enjoy whisking across the surface of the water at speeds up to 40 mph through the tall grass. We’re U.S. Coast Guard approved and inspected with Master Captains. Safe and fun for the entire family. We have several unique airboat tours to choose from depending on what you are looking for: 1. 30 or 60 Minute Airboat Tours - No Reservations needed 2. VIP One Hour Private Airboat Tour - No Reservations needed 3. Sunset Airboat Tour - Reservations Req. 4. Night Airboat Tour - Reservations Req. 5. YOU DRIVE EXPERIENCE - Boggy Creek Airboat Rides is the first and only company that offers a "UDRIVE Your Own Airboat Experience" with dual controls for you and the Captain. Take a walk through our nature park to see the gator oasis pond, authentic Native American Village or dress up in Old Florida outdoor wear and pose in front of our swamp shack. COME HUNGRY!!! Our waterview dining at Boggy Bottom BBQ is impressive whether you are eating inside or on the patio overlooking the lake. Serving true Florida style BBQ and all the Southern fixins' such as gator tail, catfish and the "you can't get this back home" swamp cabbage stew.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access
Reviewed March 18, 2013

We paid for a half hour boat ride. They tried to sell us a photo before the boat ride, but we said no. The boat ride was good, and our captain (Wayne) was informative. He stopped the boat a few times, and we were able to get pictures of 2 alligators, one very large one about 6 feet from our boat, and one medium sized one in the water. We saw another big one, but the boats engine scared him away. We also saw 2 water snakes, a turtle, and lots of ducks, and a pelican. We did tip the captain, because we enjoyed the trip, and we were out for more than a half hour. After the boat ride, they tried to sell us another photo, but we simply said no. I think some people are afraid to say no. Then they complain afterwards.
We got our money`s worth, and got to experience something that none of us had done before.

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Reviewed March 17, 2013

We had a trip out to Boggy Creek during our stay in Orlando (end Feb 2013), it was nice to get away from the parks for a few hours and see some real wildlife. We had a half hour trip on an airboat and saw a baby alligator plus one which must have been about 5ft long, we also saw a couple of snakes and lots of different birds. You get air defenders to wear while you are travelling on the boat and I was surprised to learn how shallow the water was in places. I think the boats run quite regularly so we just turned up and waited for the next departure which was about 15mins or so. The tour guide was really good and his narrative enhanced the experience.
Put this on your list of things to do!

Thank lotsofshoes22
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Reviewed March 10, 2013

wonderful visit. Saw alligators, newly born baby alligators, all kinds of birds. One just hatched perhaps few hrs ago, mumy bird was guarding the young ones so great to see that. Tour guide was excellent. Perhaps duration could be a bit more, may be 45 mins, for the fee charged. Alligator show at end was great, it was scary but fun to hold a young alligator in my hand!!
Not too far from orlando, about 20 min drive, near airport
Overall, if you happen to be in otlando for theme parks with kids, this should be a must to do item

Thank satoronto_12
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Reviewed March 5, 2013 via mobile

We have been here on each visit and have never been disappointed! We had three children with us 2 years , 6 years and 8 years and they all thoroughly enjoyed it. They cannot guarantee that you see a gator as they are wild and you take your chance! We did see some big gators today and lots of wild birds! The captain was helpful with questions and pointing things out we couldn't see at first! Wish we'd gone for a longer ride! One of the best things we've done in Florida ! A nice change from the busy overcrowded parks! The only disappointment was the selling of photographs - but then I guess they have to make their money like everyone else!

Thank Tortoisecrazylady
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Reviewed March 4, 2013

We signed up for the Boggy Creek Airboat ride and while we waited we got to hold a small alligator. He had his mouth taped shut so there would be no accidents. I was surprised to feel how soft the little fella was. The airboat ride was great. We each got ear muffs to block the noise. It was fun flying across the water with reeds flying by. We saw an alligator resting in the reeds and a blue heron and other birds as well. Fun adventure. Great guide.

Thank MrsMJ
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