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“Gators, Turtles and whole lot of FUN”

Tigertail Airboat Tours
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Owner description: At Tigertails we specialize in small guided airboat tours. We operate in the southern end of the Everglades on Tamiami trail in the Miccosukee reservation near Miami. You will experience the Everglades first hand as you handle young alligators and turtles while learning about the wildlife, the area and the proud people who live here from one of our experienced guides.
West Palm Beach, Florida
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43 reviews
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“Gators, Turtles and whole lot of FUN”
Reviewed September 1, 2012

Our family did this ride today and it was awesome. We left the dock area on the side of route 41 and we were right in the Everglades. It was really a great experience. We have done other airboat rides before. This one was more action packed.

Humberto was our guide. He was great. He seemed very knowledgeable. The really neat part of this tour as opposed to others we have done in the past is that we visited 2 islands in the Everglades. We we able to get off the boat and walk around and our guide showed us many animals that live in the area. We even had the opportunity to touch and hold a baby alligator. The second island there were cold drinks available to purchase.

This was a really cool experience, and a definite a must do. A tip there really is nowhere close by to eat so either bring snacks or eat before going and there is no restroom with running water. There is a port-a-potty. I will say it was quite clean for port-a-potty standards, but if this is not your thing find a restroom to use before coming and/or bring handsanitizer.

Visited August 2012
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Pinecrest, Florida
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“My kids and I loved the up and close with nature.”
Reviewed November 1, 2011

My kids and I really enjoyed this airboat ride. The boat operator and staff were very knowledgeable. It was a very interesting and a good nature learning experience. I would recommend to family and friends.

Visited October 2011
Thank FLRonnie
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Miami, Florida
1 review
“Our tour guide Humberto, made this one of the most unforgettable experiences. One word, AWESOME”
Reviewed November 1, 2011

Tour guide very knowledgeable and had a very pleasant personality.

Visited October 2011
Thank Mercedes S
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