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“You gotta do this!” 5 of 5 stars
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: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access
Sterling Heights, Michigan
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“You gotta do this!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

If you have ever thought about taking an airboat ride in the Everglades, this is the one to take. Yes, there may be a less expensive one out there, but you won't find a better value. Right off the bat, you take off and have a thrill ride skimming across the switchgrass. After a well-rehearsed explanation of the Everglades, its off to see the Alligators and birds. Our guide was informative and friendly (especially once we got him off his script) and took real pleasure driving his boat. For me, this was a bucket-list item that I am so glad we chose this service to experience. I'd do it again all over. Don't be put-off by the meeting place procedure. These guys are a class act that will take good care of you with no commercialism.

Visited February 2013
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Portland, OR
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“Great, small group tour at a reasonable price”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

My mother and I recently purchased the 1 hour shared airboat tour. We were staying closer to Ft. Lauderdale, but after reading reviews felt that this would be the better option even though it was a bit further. We were right. This is a great company. You're not crammed on a boat with many people but instead I was on a tour with my mom and two others for $50 an hour. Very reasonable and a definite recommendation. Jon was our guide, he was very knowledgeable about the river, plant life, and animals. We saw about 6 alligators in the hour and multiple types of birds. Let's also not forget that it's just plain fun to ride on the boats.

Visited February 2013
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Thornaby on Tees, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Worth the Drive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Of the many things on my bucket list was Airboat ride in the Everglades.Tick it's done. Question was it worth it ? We drove out from Miami ,for me the biggest problem was the major road works on the road into the Everglades and they will be ongoing for some time ( be warned ) the first you are aware of them is when they appear.To that end most people stop at the first/second company that they hit , but we went to the company opposite Shark Valley run by the Miccosukee a further 10 miles up the road. Very quiet so just the two of us 40min trip loads of wild life, the guide/driver was very easy to talk to and full of information .Out of 10 the man gets 10. The gatter nuggets 1/10
not for me.

Visited February 2013
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New Jersey
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great Time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

We did a 1-hour airboat tour with Willy and had a fantastic time. Willy was super nice. So cool seeing the gators up close. They may not be the cheapest, but they were great.

Visited February 2013
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“One of the best tours i've ever taken”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

Four of us went on a 1.5 hour private tour with Capt Willie. It was amazing. We had a large gator come up on the boat, saw tons of awesome wildlife, and had a thrilling boat ride. Willie was incredibly informative. If you want an airboat gator tour, do this one.

Mark

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