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Address: 12189 S Williams St, Dunnellon, FL 34432-6054
Phone Number:
+1 352-586-4657
10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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FAST, FUN, and full of facts

Captain Bob is very knowledgeable of the Withlacoochee River and Rainbow River Springs. Enjoy the river wild life and the fun ride. Captain Bob is a businessman on land and a kid... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Weeki Wachee, Florida
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Weeki Wachee, Florida
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Captain Bob is very knowledgeable of the Withlacoochee River and Rainbow River Springs. Enjoy the river wild life and the fun ride. Captain Bob is a businessman on land and a kid on the river. We always have out of state family and friends come for the ride. Enjoy the Blue Gator after your ride for great food and drinks.

Thank Lyzze
Kilkenny, Ireland
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Well run tour with knowledgeable guide. Saw lots of wildlife in between rides with exhilarating speed. Eight and six year old kids loved it! So did parents and grandparent!

Thank JES9
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3 reviews
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Love it every time- Bob Changes it up and you never know what critters you will come upon! Hes a great captain with wonderful knowledge of the history of the River and animals! going back for #4

Thank Katrina V
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

What a terrific ride! Captain Bob gave a thrilling informative ride. Saw turtles, alligators, and birds and learned about plants and the Withlachoochee River. Also had a terrific lunch at the Blue Gator Restaurant which is on the River next to Captain Bob's. It was delicious. Thank you Captain Bob.

Thank Nancy L
1 review
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful experience with Captain Scott!! Fantastic and knowledgable tour guide. Great sense of humor, next time can you turn up the heater;)

Thank mommalena1
Rapid City, South Dakota
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Great tour guide and full of info. Worth the trip and it is a "must do" when coming to this part of Florida. Definitely worth it.

Thank MichaelW1969
Avon, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We visited Captain Bob on a family vacation around Vero Beach. This was a fantastic tour. The captain was very knowledgeable and connected to our families. He made such an effort to make a personal connection to each member of our group. We really had a great tone and all loved the tour.

Thank betsyrocks123
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We just finished a 2 hour airboat tour with Captain Bob. What an adventure it was!!!! Captain Bob has been doing this for over 10 years and it was evident in the ride he gave us and the areas that we explored. Such a great time! He was experienced, yet took us through many pathways in the river at a... More 

Thank nahinel
Ocala, Florida
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We had a great ride on the airboat with Captain Bob today..we were met at the dock promptly and we were on our way. We had our daughter with us and she got a little scared at first, but he slowed down and worked his way back up to speed and by the end she was having a great time... More 

Thank Beachcomber34480
Abruzzo, Italy
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74 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This tour was more than we ever imagined an airboat ride could be. The waterways were beautiful. I felt as though I was being transported through a beautiful Florida panoramic photograph. Captain Bob made the trip interesting and informative for the adults and young adults, explaining the environment and pointing out the beautiful birds, turtles, etc. He also made the... More 

Thank PatriciaJohn

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