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Captain Fred's Airboat Nature Tours

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4700 Crump Rd., Suite C - US 27, Lake Hamilton, FL 33851
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I hate to admit visiting tourist "attractions", since we have lived just 10 minutes away for almost... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Day_Tripper_2008
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Winter Haven, FL
Fun, welcoming, and amazing with special needs child

We had such a great time on our Airboat Adventure wth Captain Joe today. All four of our children... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ascott16
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Yarmouth, Maine
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Capt Freds world famous airboat tours are the best nature tours in central Florida. Our tour will offer sightings of a wide range of wildlife, from alligators to bald eagles. Great family fun, Hold baby alligators IN OUR OFFICE(we are licensed) Holding baby alligators in the WILD is a Federal offence. This airboat tour offers the best value and fun for your money. Seven days/wk by reservations See true old Florida. Established 1995
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4700 Crump Rd., Suite C - US 27, Lake Hamilton, FL 33851
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I hate to admit visiting tourist "attractions", since we have lived just 10 minutes away for almost 30 years. We had out of state friends visiting and we wanted a little local flavor. I prefer these more "natural" spots over the massive theme park money...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had such a great time on our Airboat Adventure wth Captain Joe today. All four of our children loved holding a baby alligator, and we all learned so much about alligators and came away with a greater appreciation of Florida’s wildlife. What a fun...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked as a group of 5. Place looks a little shabby at first, but do not worry! Started a little slowly, but then the tutorial started and we learnt a lot about the gators. Handling was fun too. The airboat tour was very good, over...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a little ride from Orlando to spend 2 hours of fun & (gulp) holding gators.. Rachel was great, knows her stuff & Capt Wayne made the airboat ride a pleasure. This will be a place I could easily come to again , having...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great visit! Loved handling the gators and the airboat ride. Grandson, 10 years, was so impressed with everything! Thank you to everyone at Captain Fred’s!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone was Courteous and very informative overall a great trip and we will do it again, we saw eagles Alligators big and little all types of birds And our guide new each one and explained about them

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A week ago, my wife and I were looking for something to do in central Florida and found by accident, Captain Fred's Airboat Nature Tours, Through a mixup of our own doing, we presented ourselves to Capt Fred's thinking we had reservations for a 9am...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Rachel did a great job; and we enjoyed learning about, and holding, the gators. Captain Wayne was informative and the air boat ride was fun! We saw many birds and gators on our trip.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Guides and personnel were wonderful and knowledgable. Never felt rushed. Kids had a great time as did the adults. Would recommend to anyone!.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Miss Rachel is awesome and so is Captain Joe. Kids had a blast! Definitely recommend. We learned so much about alligators.

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Trav C
3 May 2017|
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Response from Donkeede | Reviewed this property |
Hi, tour is two parts - a briefing on the wildlife and a touch and hold session with some young alligators then about an hour on the boat, carries 6 max. Price, I think, was $40 per adult, don't know about children, maybe... More
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marianne L
20 April 2017|
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Response from Ken W | Reviewed this property |
It does go fast at times, but it is slow at other times. It is comfortable and can hold 8.
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teddifax1957
30 January 2017|
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Response from Sherry E | Reviewed this property |
I think it was $40 each well worth the price just give a call to schedule a ride.
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