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Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service

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County Road 512, Blue Cypress Recreation Area, Vero Beach, FL 32966
+1 772-563-0001
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Come see real Florida on a true custom airboat built by Capt. Lawrence. While gliding along and enjoying the sights Capt. Lawrence will narrate through talk around headsets. His vast knowldge of the history of area and the aqutic life will amaze young and old alike. With over 35 years of airboat knowldge and 8 years in the tour business with a perfect safty record he is Vero Beaches most experienced airboat Capt. Please take time to read some of the reviews from customers all over the world that have experienced what makes Florida Cracker so popular and keeps them comming back.
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County Road 512, Blue Cypress Recreation Area, Vero Beach, FL 32966
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Never been on an airboat before so base on reviews we tried Florida cracker and had an excellent time. Captain Chandler was the best. He knew so much about the wildlife, trees , flowers birds and gators. The ride was a mix of trolling along...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Chandler made our trip very special. We saw lots of wildlife with great historical information about the area. Very individualized for our group. Would definitely go again

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used Florida Cracker Rides a few years ago when our son and his family were visiting and were so impressed with Captain Lawrence we could not wait to take our friend from Seattle today. Captain Lawrence is so knowledgeable about the area and always...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

There are a number of Airboat Operators to choose from at this location, and all are good. Florida Cracker stands out because of its personal approach, the comfort on the airboat, and the Captain’s knowledge of the area.

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FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thank you, We are glad you enjoyed our tour!

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

They did an amazing job with being entertaining to the younger kids and giving them a gift at the end was cute. We were there for a cousin's vacation and this was the best part of the trip. Great views of the alligators and knowledgeable...More

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FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

We are glad that you all enjoyed our tour, thank you!

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

All the ratings are accurate. This was an amazing trip with a dozen alligator sightings. Great fun and would recommend as a must do if you are in the area - we were staying at Vero Beach. Thanks for a great trip.

Thank whiskies8
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Thank you!!

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

This was our first ever airboat ride an it was so much fun and very informative! We had our 4 & 5 year olds with us. Capt. Lawrence was so good with the children and very knowledgeable about everything we saw on the tour! We...More

Thank Eric B
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Eric, Thank you! I am so glad that everyone had fun! If I didn't give the kids a necklace please call Delsey & give her your address so she can send them one, we had to make some. I look forward to seeing you next...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Captain Lawrence of Florida Cracker really knows his craft: both his boat and how to give a great tour of the St John river. He's been on these waters since he was a kid and seems to know them in and out. We saw a...More

Thank Thomas C
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Yes I do know this area very well as I said I've been driving a airboat out here since I was about 5. As for seeing few gators, its due to the weather, it was cloudy & rain was coming. I'm glad you enjoyed it....More

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Only seen a few alligators. But the guide was very informative and the air boat ride itself was a blast.

Thank eric d
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Sorry you didn't see many gators, the weather really effects them, if it's cloudy, windy & rainy they stay in the water and they are in their natural habitat so there's nothing we can do. I'm glad you enjoyed the tour itself. Thank you!

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We had an absolutely wonderful time with Capt Lawrence on the Florida Cracker Airboat Ride. He is very knowledgeable about the flora and fauna of the area, was very informative. He also has a great sense of humor. The whole experience was such fun and...More

Thank LauraJeanneP
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

I'm so glad you had a wonderful time & enjoyed learning about the area and my love of what I get to share with everyone. Thank you again!!

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ttmitz1989
29 May 2017|
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No! You are very safe with us!
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betsie t
11 March 2017|
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No it's safe & fun for all ages! Just give us a call to make reservations 772-563-0001
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June B
27 January 2017|
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Hi, The tour is located off of CR512 at the Blue Cypress Recreation Area in Vero Beach, there isn't an address because it's a public boat ramp. When you make directions I will give you exact directions. It's $45 (13 & up... More
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