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Airboat Rides Melbourne

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6000 Lake Washington Rd, Lake Washington Park, Melbourne, FL 32934-7815
+1 321-288-3997
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Excellent trip and value

Thank you captain mike for a great trip where he will take you around the lake and tells you lots... read more

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Stephen M
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Most fantastic tour - Ever.

Three kids, two adults and two seniors - they all loved it! This was like being on the Discovery... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
tjf303
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We believe that when you go for an airboat tour that you should experience a real airboat adventure! Your safety is our primary concern but our goal is for you and your family to have an exciting airboat experience while skimming across the St Johns River and swamps and to share as much information with you as possible about the alligators, wildlife, birdlife, fish and plant life that abounds on the marsh. Capt Mike has been in the area for for over fifty years & grew up hunting & fishing on the St Johns River! We offer basic airboat rides lasting 30-40 minutes but we are known for our educational eco tours lasting 60 or 90 minutes. We also do early tours & evening tours by appointment April thru October. We do our tours strictly by reservation so you don't have to stand in line or wait for enough people to show up to fill the boat! We do have a four person minimum but we can usually pair you up with others. Capt Mike is a member of Bass Pro Shops Pro Staff & has done fishing shows with Bill Dance Outdoors, Jimmy Houston Outdoors, Johnny Morris,Tony Stewart & others along with magazine articles in Outdoor Life, Guy Harvey, Florida Travel, Spacecoast Living, Florida Today & the Miami Herald newspapers.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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6000 Lake Washington Rd, Lake Washington Park, Melbourne, FL 32934-7815
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+1 321-288-3997
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Reviewed today via mobile

Thank you captain mike for a great trip where he will take you around the lake and tells you lots of information about the wildlife and see some crocs. For all tourist its close to Kennedy Space Centre and worth coming out the way !!!...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Three kids, two adults and two seniors - they all loved it! This was like being on the Discovery Channel Live! Captain Mike took the time to teach the kids and adults alike - all about the area ecosystem. My four year old had 1,000...More

1  Thank tjf303
Reviewed 7 September 2017

If you want to go on airboat bride and see wild life i.e. Birds and alligators, then this is a good bet.. We usually take visitors to Melbourne on this adventure. Usually see around a dozen gators. I'd suggest one of first trips in the...More

Thank budmutterer
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Our corporate event was hindered by terrible weather, but Cap'n Mike was on the phone with us every fifteen minutes monitoring the situation. He went out of his way (after hours) to give us the airboat experience. We were all impressed by his professionalism. This...More

Thank rbryan2017
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Fun and informative, we all had a great time. Gators and a great Captain. Very relaxing and well worth the price.

Thank Travis H
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We called the morning of and got a tour that day! Capt. Mike was very nice and welcoming! We did the one hour tour and the experience was great! 10/10 would recommend it!

Thank Christineheg
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We decided to go on the boat ride at the last minute and very glad we did it. Captain Mike was very informative on the alligators and the surrounding wild life. It was more than just a boat ride we learned alot. He was also...More

Thank JaniceD03
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Captain Mike was experienced, and knowledgeable, and helped me avoid frying my family in the midday sun. It took a while to get all ten in my party to settle on an agreement, but we finally did all commit to the 8:30 am ecotour instead...More

Thank SubarcticHomebody
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We went on an early morning ride with Captain Mike. He was knowledgable and really funny. His stories made the trip even better. The area we went around was beautiful and full of wildlife. We felt safe the whole time. My nieces went on this...More

Thank ngsinger
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The tour operator was excellent, comfortable boat, informative and entertaining. We had a 12yr old and a 15 yr old with us and they loved it. We saw lots of gators and were given an education about the eco system of the area. The boat...More

Thank mfood34
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Ryan P
18 April 2017|
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Response from 959miket | Property representative |
No, unless the child obviously doesn't want to go & would spoil the tour for everyone else.
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log6609
9 March 2017|
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Response from 959miket | Property representative |
I'm not sure what you mean by "like the Everglades". We do educational and informative eco-tours on the marshes & swamps of the St. Johns River by airboat. We have a similiar eco system to the Everglades but We don't have... More
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margieb59186
19 November 2016|
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Response from 959miket | Property representative |
Yes, last tour at 2:00 o'clock. Up to 13 on one boat.
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