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“Great Experience”

Florida Airboat Charters
Reviewed January 13, 2014

All I can say is do this airboat charter first and forget the tourist traps. Capt. Jason will go out of his way to make this ride the best experience you will ever have on a airboat in Florida. 4 adults and one small 6 year old is the max for this personal hour plus tour of the grass lands on Lake Okeechobee. Gators, snakes and birds were just the icing on the cake on this ride. If a airboat ride in Florida is on your bucket list, then this is the one to do. Call ahead for reservations since this is not his full time job.

4  Thank Wyleman
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Reviewed October 3, 2013

Jason makes sure to custom his tour to the passengers desires.

His knowledge level and skills show his many years of experience. The way he treats his passengers is second to none. He quickly makes you feel like you are out on a cruise with an old friend.

The title of this review is right on the money, but I will repeat.

Want a great air boat experience?? Real Simple -- Go with Capt. Jason at Florida Airboat Charters - You will be impressed!

4  Thank Pete S
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

We live in Orlando area. We were looking for an airboat ride that was not part of the typical tourist run, i.e., Everglades City. After thorough searching, we decided to go with this one. Was I glad we chose this. It is in Okeechobee, on the edge of the lake. There are many different habitats to see and explore. It is a beautiful area. But what makes it an experience instead of just entertainment is the captain of the boat, Jason. He knows the area well, and readily shares his knowledge with you as you cruise. He is very easy going, and even let us drive the boat for a little while. If you are looking for the prepackaged tourist attraction, where you get the typical "gator hunt", then this is not for you. But if you want to experience the beauty of the real Florida and Lake Okeechobee, which to me is one of most precious areas in Florida, go here. You will not be disappointed. I could not be happier about our visit!

7  Thank DrDevo
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Reviewed January 5, 2013

My wife and I have been on a number of airboat rides in the past but they all tend to be standard tours where you have no control of the route, pace or choice of things to see and if it rains, you get soaked. With Jason, if it rains, he will look at the weather on his Iphone and take you to where it is drier. You can also tell him what you want to see and how fast you want to go. He will even let you drive the airboat yourself for a while if you ask nicely and he will take photos and videos of you driving on your own camera. Without doubt, Jason’s is the best overall airboat experience we have ever had by a wide margin.

9  Thank Fred S
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Reviewed March 29, 2012

A relative who lives in Ft. Myers recommended that we do an airboat trip on Lake Okeechobee instead of the Everglades as he's done many and liked the lake experience better. I found Florida Airboat Charters online and made our reservation. Jason was more than accomodating - offering to meet us in a spot closer to us to save us some drive time. He was very safety conscious, professional and knowledgeable. He pointed out different wildlife and spotted some alligators for us. The kids even got a turn driving the boat for a bit. This truly was a highlight of our trip and we would highly recommend Jason and Florida Airboat Charters.

7  Thank karmenA1
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