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A-Awesome Airboat Rides

E Colonial Drive, Christmas, FL 32709
+1 407-568-7601
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Excellent tour of the St. John river area and the abundant wildlife!!

Had a great time. Started with a Bald Eagle flyover while waiting to board, followed by an... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
TheDadderz
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Baldwinsville, New York
So Much Fun!!!

Captain Bruce was fantastic. We booked a 90 minute tour. It looked as if bad showers were coming... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
mojodono
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Montreal, Canada
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E Colonial Drive, Christmas, FL 32709
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Had a great time. Started with a Bald Eagle flyover while waiting to board, followed by an excellent tour through the area. Observed abundant wildlife in natural settings: Osprey, turtles, alligators, herons, more alligators...some very large, along with a group of youngsters in an off-the-beaten...More

Thank TheDadderz
Bruce F, captain at A-Awesome Airboat Rides, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and we are very happy you had a memorable time, it was our pleasure and we hope to see you again in the future -Capt Bruce

Reviewed 5 April 2017

Captain Bruce was fantastic. We booked a 90 minute tour. It looked as if bad showers were coming in the direction we were going so he turned around and took us in the opposite direction, missing all the rain. After the storm passed he took...More

Thank mojodono
Bruce F, Captain at A-Awesome Airboat Rides, responded to this review

Boy do i remember this ride, never got wet and were back at the ramp when the rain started.... always an adventure I'm very pleased you all had a great time and i appreciate the great review. I hope to see you all again soon...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

The ride was great. Our capt was awesome. Bruce jr. He was knowledgeable and very professional with a southern kick. Coming from Tennessee we chose this place because of the reviews and and it was the right choice. Who wants to ride a barge that...More

Thank Will R
Bruce F, captain at A-Awesome Airboat Rides, responded to this review

thank you for the great review it is greatly appreciated, we are glad you had a great time and hope to see yall again in the future -Captain Bruce

Reviewed 23 March 2017

We didn't have a reservation and just showed up, I don't recommend that though. The owners son did end up taking us out on a personal ride. It was awesome . They offered headsets so he could explain things throughout trip. Can't imagine going with...More

Thank clgwyn
Bruce F, captain at A-Awesome Airboat Rides, responded to this review

yes reservations are required but i'm glad we were both lucky enough to run into one another at the right place and right time. I appreciate the great review and i look forward to your return trip - Capt Bruce

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This is our second trip with Bruce and we will do it again! 1 1/2 ride and you will average seeing an alligator a minute!! Bruce is native to the area and relates lots of local history of the area! The ride is awesome, but...More

Thank Flemingdude
Bruce F, captain at A-Awesome Airboat Rides, responded to this review

We always appreciate a great review, even more so from a repeat customer thank you for your business and we hope you'll be coming again -Captain Bruce

Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Instead of booking an airboat with 30 passengers, we researched different companies and came across this one. We figured if we flew from Canada to Florida, why not drive a little further for a real outback tour? This company is informal, fun, knowledgeable, and loves...More

Thank Brian F
Bruce F, captain at A-Awesome Airboat Rides, responded to this review

time definitely flies when you're having fun i agree with that and we try and keep our rides authentic and steer away from a touristy stack em pack em ride like our competitors. We are very pleased you and the family enjoyed your time with...More

Reviewed 4 February 2017

We are 4 visitors from the Edmonton area of Canada and have never seen alligators in the wild. Well, Bruce Jr. provided a totally amazing experience! Not only was he very informative but he captivated us with his wit and humour. A-Awesome made this a...More

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Bruce F, captain at A-Awesome Airboat Rides, responded to this review

We always do our best to show everyone what a real airboatride is all about and I'm thrilled that you all enjoyed yourselves and i hope i get the opportunity to show you a good time again -Captain Bruce

Reviewed 28 December 2016

Smaller boats are the best and A-Awesome's 6-passenger boats live up to their name! We always take our family & friends out on airboat rides when they come to visit us, so we've tried maybe 8 or 10 or 12 different businesses. This is our...More

Thank Aieeejo
Bruce F, captain at A-Awesome Airboat Rides, responded to this review

Always love a happy repeat customer, seeing familiar faces again and again and hearing how well we stack up to the competition (a lot of them these days) makes us very proud so thank you for your business and the review and we hope you...More

Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

When is the last time you saw a TripAdvisor rating in which 112 out of 116 ratings were "five star," "Excellent?" There's a reason for that, friends, and his name is Gator Bruce. Gator Bruce will give you and your party a once in a...More

Thank Benois D
Bruce F, Captain at A-Awesome Airboat Rides, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review we try our best to put a smile on everyone's face and also might i add that it doesn't have to be once in a lifetime we would love the opportunity to try and one up your last trip...More

Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We were visiting Ormond Beach with friends and went on the airboat ride with Gator Bruce. This was my 12th ride. Everyone had a great time. Not only is it fun, but it's educational. This is a must if you're in the area. This is...More

Thank kdaviscrnp
Bruce F, Captain at A-Awesome Airboat Rides, responded to this review

Always love a review where we get one up on multi billion dollar corporations it sure makes one feel warm and fuzzy inside lol. Your review is greatly appreciated as is your business and we are very happy you've continued to enjoy what we do...More

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Limpa
Hi, We are coming USA in October (4 pax) and would like to täke an airboat trip. I´m looking a hotel/hostel nearby where I can stay.
9 April 2017|
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Response from Flemingdude | Reviewed this property |
It is a short (40 minutes) drive from Orlando and the space center!!
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skr0l
How far in advance do we need to book an airboat ride for 4 with Capt. Bruce, jr. what if the weather is bad?
13 March 2017|
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Response from Bruce F | Property representative |
always a good idea to give yourself a day or two in advance especially this time of year as its our busy time, and in the event of bad weather when we take your reservation we get your phone number so we can call you should... More
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Kay K
Boats to accomadate 7 people?
22 December 2016|
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Response from Bruce F | Property representative |
6 guests and a captain
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