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Alligator's Unlimited Airboat Nature Tours
Ranked #2 of 9 Tours in Lake Wales
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Located on the beautiful Kissimmee River in Lake Wales Fl. We take you on a airboat adventure thru the vast swamps and marshes of the Kissimmee River and Dead River. We go where only a 6 passanger airboat would dare go. Come visit and see for yourself the true Florida. Our USCG Licensed Master Captains are NATIVE FLORIDIANS, who were born and raised in the swamp! We know all the good spots to visit, to see all wildlife. The headwaters of the Everglades have to offer! Call for your reservation today.
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Reviewed May 15, 2011

Carl was a great tour guide he was v ery knowledgeable about everything!! We got to see gators, baby gators, all kinds of birds ect.... we would definitely come back on our next vacation... and we highly recommend going to take an airboat tour wit them...thannx for a great time!!!! Ps dont wear ur hair down!!

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Sebring, Florida
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“To see the best go with the best go with Captain Carl !!!!!”
Reviewed May 1, 2011

To see some of the most beautiful areas of Fl take a tour with Captain Carl. We have been on several tours and learn something new on each trip. There is more to FL than the beaches T-Shirt shops.
We will be back for another tour!!!!!!

Visited April 2011
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Frostproof, Florida
1 review
“Simply the very best.”
Reviewed April 14, 2011

If you have tried the rest you owe it to yourself to do the BEST. Captain Carl is a wealth of information about Florida and the swamp. We have been 5 times now and it is something we always take our guest from back home to. The comments are always the same. What a great experience.

Visited April 2011
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Frostproof
1 review
“A glimpse of the natural Florida before people”
Reviewed April 8, 2011

Our first airboat ride and it was AWESOME. Captain Carl, a native born Floridian, took us away from civilization and into the natural world of birds, gators, otters, snails, cypress trees, flowering aquatic plants and even pineapples. The ride was so smooth it felt as if we were floating on air. Highly recommended.

Visited April 2011
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Fredericksburg, PA
1 review
“A surprisingly wild adventure.”
Reviewed April 3, 2011

We left Pennsylvania on a visit to my husband's mother and step-father in Florida. We told them that we were looking into an air boat ride. We decided to do a different FL visit and avoid the parks. We told them that we were only going to book the trip when we arrived and they could go with us. My husband's step-father began a search of his own and discovered Mild to Wild Air Boat Tours. When he found out that the trip would be in the headwaters of the Everglades and away from civilization - he booked it! Upon arrival we met Captain Carl, were suited up with earphones and life vests, received our instructions and after a group picture - off we went on a 6-seater air boat. Captain Carl grew up in the area and knows his way around the swamps. He showed us baby alligators and larger (9-foot to11-foot) gators. We learned about the various types of cypress trees, the cattle that run on the ridges and saw many bird species. There were many photo opportunites. The air boat itself was impressive and better than a ride at the parks. If you are a lover of nature, as well as want a classic air boat ride then this is the place for you!! We recommend it highly. Everyone was friendly and made sure we would be as comfortable as possible on our adventure. If you did not have a light jacket they provided a windbreaker. The 2-hour trip was exciting.

Visited March 2011
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