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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
+1 863-696-1637
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Great informative tour!

Fantastic tour with great explanations of wildlife. Spotted many baby alligators and also the big... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
A "must do" experience.

To be honest I'm not really a big tourist tour type but really enjoyed the nature tour. Captain Joe... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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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“bald eagles” (44 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
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4700 Crump Rd., Suite C - US 27, Lake Hamilton, FL 33851
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+1 863-696-1637
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A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic tour with great explanations of wildlife. Spotted many baby alligators and also the big mama! Also birdlife was exciting to see. On top we held 2 baby alligators in our hands back at the garden of Captain Fred's. Really a great and memorable experience!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To be honest I'm not really a big tourist tour type but really enjoyed the nature tour. Captain Joe has a wealth of knowledge about the wildlife on the lake and was happy to educate and make us laugh too. Speeding through the swampy areas...More

Thank Bath_grazers
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here in August and before I even booked the owner advised that there was no guarantee of gators in the summer months, as they seek he sun during the winter. He suggested I speak it over with my wife and call back if interested....More

Thank ollie3686
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Captain Joe provided us a personal, individual tour which is above and beyond those mass tourist stops. Captain Joe works on individual conversation and tailors his tours to specific requirements.

Thank Sean S
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Captain Joe was very friendly and informative about local wildlife. He was a very great tour guide he was funny to all of the members of the tour and had a great personality. You were always excited to see what was gonna happen next. During...More

Thank jess10837
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Had such a fun time on the boat ride and holding the alligators was awesome!! Caption Joe is very knowledgeable and kept our attention through the whole ride!!

Thank hailiek2017
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Really fun for the whole family and educational holding the baby alligators was really fun . The captain I had is Captain Joe and he was really nice and miss. Rachel was super nice too.

Thank Belle A
Reviewed 12 July 2017

When my family was in town this was a great way to get together and experience nature. My niece and I both were able to hold alligators before we all went out for a really cool airboat ride.

Thank PaddleboardWinterHav
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Fun for the whole family. Capt Joe was fun and educational, and passionate about his job, which made it fun! Definitely recommend this place.

Thank tracid77
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I had alot of fun. We when with captain Joe he knew what he was talking about, it was a very family friendly experience.

Thank Mcwildcat8008
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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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