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Airboat In Everglades
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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. We operate rain or shine Everglades operating locations may vary due to weather and animal sightings.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed June 12, 2014

I can't find the right words to describe a trip on an airboat but it combines the thrill of speed with a nature encounter worthy of National Geographic. I was a bit concerned about the meeting spot being at a local gas station (seemed a bit shady), but in retrospect it made complete sense. Upon arrival at the dock, 7 of us boarded our own airboat and we were quickly off to the races. Those boats are FAST...and loud (I would bring ear protection for small kids)...and hot (do NOT forget sunscreen). Within minutes we were all alone in the splendor of the Everglades. Very cool. We saw tons of alligators of all sizes, all up close. A truly unique experience!

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Reviewed June 10, 2014

I booked the 1.5 hour private tour with transport from our in hotel in south beach. Our driver arrived on time and was a great guy (giving us some tips for our upcoming cruise) and stopping for a bathroom break before the airboat.
When we arrived we were told how it was the dry season and if it I didn't rain soon they wouldn't be able to operate tours for a while – we were very happy we didn’t miss out, but shocked how low the water was in some areas. Obviously as wild animals the company can’t guarantee gator sightings but we saw so many we lost count – easily 50 gators – we even saw some baby ones hanging out near the airboat before we even left!
Our guide really knew the area it was worth the money for the private tour – recommend these guys if you are looking at visiting the glades.

2  Thank OrlandoMagic2013
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Reviewed June 6, 2014

After been on a cruise, we took a trip to the Everglades on a boat trip ! It was fantastic comming so close to nature and its animales! A will love to go back, and I recomend it to everybody if they visit Florida, Miami or Fort Lauderdale , there are sightseeing tour arranged to take ! Enjoy life and the nature when you can !

2  Thank Liv Nødtvedt H
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Reviewed June 5, 2014

Just a short drive from Miami, this is a great trip to ride an airboat and see the Everglades. The section of the Everglades they tour is fairly wide open with tall grass and not much trees, unlike tours in Port Everglades that seem are a bit more secluded. They do make up for this with lots of birds and alligators on the tour and the guide we had was excellent. Explained a lot of details of the Everglades and the wildlife and was very intuitive. Would definitely recommend this!

2  Thank Slick16
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Reviewed May 29, 2014

From beginning to end this was a fantastic adventure. Communication before the trip was brilliant, fast response to emails and professional throughout. We travelled from the UK and arranged to be collected from South Beach and taken to the airboats, we took a 2 hour airboat ride. The water in the Everglades was really low so we saw lots of wildlife, huge numbers of Alligators and our guide was knowledgeable, enthusiastic and clearly cared about the Everglades. For me it was a must do activity in Florida and I wasn't disappointed. Water was provided, but do make sure you have sunscreen with you and a hat that doesn't fly off, because the boat does move quickly. I highly recommend this company !

2  Thank Amanda F
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