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“A wonderful experience for all of us more than 5 stars”

Old Florida Airboat Tours and Guide Service
Reviewed June 6, 2016

Chris is wonderful and so passionate about this part of Florida that he loves and has spent many years exploring. This was not just a boat ride but a whole experience and he was so great explaining to the kids as well as the adults. Show a lot of wildlife. Can't wait to go back.

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Reviewed March 19, 2016

After living in Florida for 25+ years, I have finally gone on an airboat ride and to my own surprise, I enjoyed it immensely. After winning the trip in a raffle and unsuccessfully trying to trade it in for a fishing charter, (nothing personal, Chris) my family and I finally decided to take the trip while on spring break.
We showed up a few minutes before our scheduled time and Captain Chris was ready and waiting. After a brief overview of safety measures, etc, we were on our way. Within minutes, we realized we were going to see a part of Flotida that we don't see everyday living in South Florida (Stuart, to be exact). This was not your typical airboat 'bus' that holds 20 people, it was the four of us and Captain Chris in the middle of nature. In our 2+ hour tour, we experienced distinctly different areas in the marsh with everything from sawgrass to cypress, baby gators, medium gators and BIG gators, and so many types of birds it was impossible to count them. We even had the opportunity to wet a line and each catch our first bass.
Captain Chris' knowledge of the marsh and wetlands and Florida history is impressive, as is his personality and professionalism. From the minute we met him, we felt we were in for a great day and we were right, Chris did everything to perfection!
I would not hesitate to recommend Old Florida Airboat Tours to anyone, it was awesome.
Thank you, Captain Chris!!!
The Tyner Family

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Reviewed March 19, 2016

Captain Chris was great! He knew everything about the area, very considerate to family members, and very funny! He showed us some gators, took us fishing, and showed us what it was like to experience old Florida! Instead of a half hour racetrack tour he took his time to explain the marsh and what was in it and why it was important. We encountered many species of wildlife along the way including gators, bass, birds, and many other things. He took us to several unique spots and as awesome as he was he took off his boots and the next thing you know he is in the water taking pictures of me and my family. I would recommend this tour to history lovers, families with children, and people looking to live the swamps of Florida!

Thank N_Tyner
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Reviewed March 16, 2016

Our oldest daughter was visiting from Boston and had never been on an airboat. We had been on several rides over the years and expected the same type of ride. A friend highly recommended Captain Chris of Old Florida, Airboat tours and we were able to book a Sunday morning tour of the Savannas west of Vero Beach, FL. For over 2 hours we toured 3 distinct Eco-systems teeming with wildlife, a bonanza for our avid photographer daughter. Chris has a vast knowledge of the history of the area, the various species of wildlife that inhabit the area, and most of all his ability to find them. We encountered large, small, and baby gators, interesting birds, water fowl, and turtles. We even had a rare sighting of a male Boar chasing a female at one of our many stops that enhanced the experience of a great tour. In addition to being a great guide, Cpt. Chris is an excellent photographer himself. At one of our stops in a beautiful area he removed his boots walked several yards into the swamp to take pictures of the three of us on the airboat. This guy is great! This is not the average FL 30 minute racetrack tour. This is an unforgettable FL airboat experience that I highly recommend for anyone interested in experiencing old Florida.

Thank jjanelle2016
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Reviewed February 22, 2016

We had the pleasure of going on an airboat ride with Captain Chris and it was amazing!!! His experience with airboating and his knowledge of the environment and wildlife were very impressive. He is a true professional and really respects nature and his love of Florida habitats was contagious. We would highly recommend his tour- it is worth every penny and more! Outstanding!!!

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