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“Had a great time!”

Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service
Ranked #1 of 44 Tours in Vero Beach
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Come see real Florida on a true custom airboat built by Capt. Lawrence. While gliding along and enjoying the sights Capt. Lawrence will narrate through talk around headsets. His vast knowldge of the history of area and the aqutic life will amaze young and old alike. With over 35 years of airboat knowldge and 8 years in the tour business with a perfect safty record he is Vero Beaches most experienced airboat Capt. Please take time to read some of the reviews from customers all over the world that have experienced what makes Florida Cracker so popular and keeps them comming back.
Reviewed October 1, 2012

I have been on several air boat tours of this type, this one was by far the best. Our captain was very knowlegable about the area and the wildlife living there. We saw more alligators than any others I have been on. Will do a night trip next time. Would definitely recommend!!!

Thank Susan S
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Reviewed September 30, 2012

My husband has always wanted to go on an air boat ride, so I booked this trip for us. From start to finish, this ride was exciting, informative, and was absolutely beautiful. He really knows his stuff, and was saw at least 25 alligators, including a nest as well as some recent hatch-lings. He knows the area very well and makes sure you don't miss out on anything. This is a definite must if you are looking for something to do in the vero area. I checked out a few other air boat places before deciding on this one. The ride time on this one is longer than most, and you cannot beat the price. I highly recommend it to anyone. We are Florida natives and only live 20 miles south, and he showed us and told us somethings we never even knew about.

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Reviewed September 27, 2012 via mobile

Trip was very interesting and informative. Great value. Highly recommend better than all the rest. Capt Lawrence is very knowledgeable and the boat comes with ear phones which can be heard by everyone. Keeps the noise down andyou can concentrate on the tour.

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FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2012

Thank you for choosing Florida Cracker Airboat Rides. By your review it's clear you appreciate the knowlge of entire area and boating experance (over 35 years) that can only be possessed by a true Florida Cracker.

Hope to see you soon,
Capt. Lawrence

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Reviewed September 1, 2012

I have been on a few airboat tour rides. This one was the best with Captain Lawrewnce. He loves the area- as he was raised here. He was very knowledgable about the lake and wildlife.
Boat was very comfortable and the headsets are a plus. He answered all our questions. So much fun and well worth it.

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FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2012

Thank you for chossing Florida Cracker Airboat Rides. After reading your review it is obvious you enjoyed all the aquitic floral. My knowldge of these plants comes not only from spending my whole life on the St. Johns River but also my B.S. degree where I studyed Botney and Plant Phisyoligy. Thank you for the great review and hope to see you soon.

Capt. Lawrence

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Reviewed August 17, 2012

Capt Lawrence sparkles with secrets of finding many hidden creatures and areas. Presentation friendly. Knowledge unbelievable. 110% evidenced by not giving up until he finds what he wants to share. This means turning boat many directions until able to find what he is seeking. Boat built by him is comfortable and has great equipment. Make is clear that he values this land, customers and passion for everything in this beautiful area. In addition to history of area gives what attractions are found each season.

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