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Review of Airboat In Everglades

Airboat In Everglades
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Everglades Tour Explore the everglades on a small airboat to see the wonders & beauty that it offers. Airboat in everglades, miami airboat rides, miami airboat tours, miami beach attractions, are here. Ride and Slide threw sawgrass, mangroves, apple pond trees and less than 6 inches of water. Located in Northern America, the Everglades of Florida is home to some of the world's most diverse animals and vegetation. The wetlands boast of shallow water bodies, great habitat and awesome scenery that helps you create memories. Having a tropical climate further aids the tourists in their endeavors. with the extent of water that is not easily navigable, a trip down the river of grass is quite impossible without the help of local guides and machines.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Food available for purchase
Key West, Florida
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3 reviews
“Awesome tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2012 via mobile

I work in the tour business. We had bill as our captain he was bad to the bone. I have been on 3 different tours in the Everglades. This is by far the best I have ever been on.

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Ballina, Ireland
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“Airboat in Everglades. Well worth experiencing.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2012

Thoroughly enjoyable experience.
We were picked up from our hotel by Perry ( he was actually early!) and he drove us to where the boat was waiting for us. Perry gave us a great commentary on the way to the route on Miami and its environs and he gave us a lovely tour of the South Beach area as we were coming back to our hotel, which was above and beyond the call of duty.
As for the boat trip itself; well it was just brilliant. The boat captain gave us a rundown on all the plants that were growing on the water surface and then we glided slowly through a channel through the saw grass and came across a number of aligators, both male and female. They were something else to see and be so close to. The captain was a mine of information and gave us a lovely trip. I thought it was good value considering we were picked up from and dropped back to our hotel. I would recommend it.

Visited November 2012
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reading
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Highlight of Florida Holiday”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2012

We're a family of 4 and have returned from a 10 day holiday in south florida. We turned up on spec at 17696 SW expecting a ticket hut or similar. Instead a very helpful lady appeared out of the garage shop, rang Captain bill for us and 5 minutes later we were on our way - only 2 minutes up the road to the launch area. This was totally devoid of anything other than the dock, his boat and his brother Rob. Rob took us out for an hour and it was by the far the best hour we had during our holiday. Rob was very knowledgeable about all the wildlife both plants and animals. We saw alligators from a few weeks old, to 3 years old to adult size. We loved the fact that their set up is totally non commercial, that the guys obviously love what they are doing and thoroughly engaged us through out the trip. I would recommend everyone takes their trip.

Visited October 2012
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Riverside, California
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1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Very good but not the least expensive.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2012

We enjoyed the experience, and the people were very nice. They were also very responsive. The boat had just 7 people which made it very comfortable compared to the larger boats. The only negative was time vs cost. For the cost I think it could be a bit longer.

Visited October 2012
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Miami, Florida
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“Fun Everglades Airboat Trip to Share with Guests !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2012

This operation is first rate, communications through phone contact and e-mails were great. !!! First they make sure you have directions to the meeting site and if you'd like, they will even pick you up. You are met by very friendly knowledgable members of the team. You are then escorted to the drop in site. The ride with Captain John was filled with Everglades history,animal descriptions and ecosystem life. Seeing the alligators up close and learning more about them was a educational even for native floridians. Our guest from Iceland was thrilled with our surprise Airboat trip. We did the semi-private one hour trip and would highly recommend it.
Gary/Shellie S

Visited October 2012
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