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“This was a fun hour on the Everglades” 4 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: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access
Calgary
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144 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“This was a fun hour on the Everglades”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

My 12 year old son and I went on a private tour with Captain Armondo and he was very friendly. We probably did not need the private tour as I think the group tour would have been just as good and wold have been cheaper. Some of the other tours give out headphones which would have been nice as the boat was very loud. All that being said, we enjoyed it and are glad we went. We saw about 12 gators and lots of birds. Zipping around the Everglades in an airboat was a lot of fun and we also learned a lot about the wildlife in the area.

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Suttons Bay, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Well worth it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

We pre-booked a one-hour tour and could not be happier. It was a bit difficult to piece together the meeting spot - they find you at the entrance of the Shell Gas Station/Pilot Travel Center. There was no sign but plenty of people around to ask. Armando was our guide, and he was great at detecting the thrill level of our family of 4, and he did not disappoint to provide the thrill. He was very knowledgeable, funny and personal. We all learned a lot about the Everglades, saw many gators and wonderful birds. I would not hesitate to book with these folks and will do it again if we get the chance. Our hour (I think it was more than an hour) was over too soon.

Visited March 2013
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Awesome!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Our family of 5 took the 1.5 hours tour. Captain Willy and Ozzie were awesome guides. They care about their work place stopping to pick up litter. Willy was super enthusiastic and you can tell he loves hos job! We saw tons of gators and turtles. He has been doing it so long that he has some of these animals trained. He has lots of useful factoids and a number of props to give you information about the Everglades.
It was definitely a great experience! Even my 13 year old daughter had a hard time containing her smiles! Fun, fun, fun!
No bathroom facilities at the boat ramp so go at the meeting place.

Visited March 2013
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Greenville, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“21st birthday memory”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

For my son's 21st birthday, we made a reservation for our family of 6. We were about 10 minutes late because we didn't know that we were meeting capt. Bill at a market on tamiami hwy. We were looking for some kind of airboat station. We met capt. Bill and followed him in our car to the airboat landing. We got lucky and had the airboat to ourselves. Capt. Bill had great stories to tell and our everglades experience of the airboat, the gators and the birds was a great experince for our family and my son. Pay the extra money and book this tour if you're planning an airboat ride!!!

Visited October 2012
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Salisbury, North Carolina, United States
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“Great value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Muh better than the short 30 minute rides down the road. We paid for a 1 hour trip that ended up being an hour and 15 minutes. The guid showed us numerous gators and other great wildleife and plants. I would do it again and again.

Visited March 2013
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