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Captain Steve's Swamp Buggy Adventures

33000 Tamiami Trail East, Everglades City, FL 34141-2083
+1 877-871-5386
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Interesting and beautiful trip

Captain Steve was wonderfully accomodating and wew were able to set up a tour at dawn. We hoped to... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Claudia D
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Concord
Victor is tops when it comes to the Swamp Buggy tour.

Victor drove us in the smaller buggy as there was only my wife and I and our adult son. At first I... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
rrjeep
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Florida
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Me and my family are 6th gen.Gladesman and would love to show you the Big Cypess National Preserve the largest subtropical swamp in the USA where plants and animals grow and live no where else in the world.See the elusive Panther,black bear,wading birds,deer,its a photo opurtunitie of a life time.Call and talk with me and lets plan a trip.I LOVE MY JOB!!
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33000 Tamiami Trail East, Everglades City, FL 34141-2083
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

Captain Steve was wonderfully accomodating and wew were able to set up a tour at dawn. We hoped to see birds, but there wasn't much going on, and this may have been because of the fires in the area. We rode down the only open...More

Thank Claudia D
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Victor drove us in the smaller buggy as there was only my wife and I and our adult son. At first I thought I might be disappointed it wasn't the big buggy but changed my mind because the smaller buggy was sized for the lack...More

Thank rrjeep
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We did the Swamp Buggy Tour with our guide Victor at the end of April. Even though it was the dry season and most of the trials were closed due to fires a couple of weeks earlier, Victor was able to guide us through the...More

Thank ThomasZu
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The trip was cancelled due to fires which were outside of their control. I was supposed to go on the trip March 30th. Received a refund on April 21st. It takes time for the refund due to the payment processing that the company uses. He...More

Thank Michelle D
Steve M, Owner at Captain Steve's Swamp Buggy Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

we hate haveing to cancel the tours thanks for being so understanding.next tour is on the house,no charge.

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Great experience we had an amazing time with Captain Steve. Definitely recommend it if you want to have a "true" Florida experience. Thank you Captain Steve and his wonderful team

Thank Larry N
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I booked Captain Steve by phone in early March for a trip on April 1 for 5 of us, including my elderly parents. He was quick to take my credit card details and charge me $450. On April 1, after driving for over an hour...More

2  Thank Dinah N
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We were excited to go on the tour with Captain Steve but there have been fires here for the last few months and Capt. Steve has been called upon to help the fire crews save the forests. We were disappointed to not be able to...More

Thank davidmedwards
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Our family went on the afternoon tour with Victor. Although it is very dry and fires nearby we saw deer and gator and had a very relaxing time. We will be back when the water returns!

1  Thank Stacy P
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I decided to take my mom on a swamp buggy tour in the everglades while she was here in Florida for a visit from out of state. Neither of us had ever been. We had a great time. It was very rustic and authentic. Our...More

Thank sparrowgraphics
Steve M, Owner at Captain Steve's Swamp Buggy Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Bobby is a great joker and we all love are job and it shows.thaniks for the great review.

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We went on the sunset tour with Victor as our guide. Even though there was not much water due to the dry conditions, Victor was very informative on the area, pointing out the different trees, animals and tracks, and also included some Florida history. If...More

1  Thank bHabs08
Steve M, Owner at Captain Steve's Swamp Buggy Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Victor being a from a 100 year old family we do love his inthuism about the glades.Glad you enjoyed it.Also thans for the great review.

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NorthernGooner
Hi, we are saying in South Beach area if Miami: is the only way to get to Capt Steve by hiring a car?
4 March 2017|
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Response from Steve M | Property representative |
yes
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Susan C
Hi Captain Steve! we are a party pf 9 and we would like to a do swamp buggy & fanboat adventure. Can you accomodate a party of 9? Hope so! Best Wishes Susan
24 September 2016|
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Response from Steve M | Property representative |
we can handle that number of people it'll take some planning please give me a call or email me your telephone number ill call you.
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paolao
Di anyone EVER manage to get a refund for a cancelled trip? We have been waiting for two months, and 450 dollars is not peanuts.... It seems other people had the same problem?
30 May 2016|
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Response from Steve M | Property representative |
You will get your refund as soon as we figure out how to get it,another card,another country,give me an American address then said not to mail it there,was going to mail it you said your bank wouldn't take my check,now I... More
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