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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
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Honest and Genuine - Loved it.

A group of us (6 adults) just thoroughly enjoyed a couple of hours here. The airboat ride was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nicola J
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Excellent

Real Florida indeed. No guarantee you will see anything, but captain knowledgable and if there is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wendy M
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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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4700 Crump Rd., Suite C - US 27, Lake Hamilton, FL 33851
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us (6 adults) just thoroughly enjoyed a couple of hours here. The airboat ride was awesome and we saw gators, baby gators, bald eagles, osprey, all sorts of birdlife, plenty of beautiful dragon flies and other wildlife. Our guide was knowledgeable and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Real Florida indeed. No guarantee you will see anything, but captain knowledgable and if there is wildlife to be found he will find it. We saw, alligator, plenty of bird species, osprey, and very luckily a beautiful eagle. Trip ended with a talk and hands...More

Thank Wendy M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Much better than the crowded theme parks! Educational talk and the chance to hold several alligators followed by an amazing air boat ride. All staff were really friendly and very knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend.

Thank J C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly place very polite and professional. There were 7 in our party and we all enjoyed it. Had a educational talk at the start, very informative and personable lady. Would recommend

Thank Joseph A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived super early and they were so accommodating!! Great knowledge on the gator and surrounding areas! Holding the baby gators was brilliant even though I was a bit scared! Airboat was fantastic!! A must go !! Lovely people !!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We all found this to be a very enjoyable experience. The airboat ride was fun and we saw one or two alligators, a turtle , a snake and a number of birds. I wouldn't say the lake was teaming with wild life but just enough...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The many positive reviews detail the quality and breadth of experiences to be found at Capt Fred’s and echo what we enjoyed. Our airboat tour was tailored to our interests: alligators/yes, aquatic birds/yes, and a bit of fun on the lake/yes. For nature lovers, being...More

Thank js2yko
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Joe was great!!! My son had a day to remember. Being wheelchair bound, he doesn’t get to do many adventures but this family-run business made it possible.

Thank Cindy a
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

I hate to admit visiting tourist "attractions", since we have lived just 10 minutes away for almost 30 years. We had out of state friends visiting and we wanted a little local flavor. I prefer these more "natural" spots over the massive theme park money...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

We had such a great time on our Airboat Adventure wth Captain Joe today. All four of our children loved holding a baby alligator, and we all learned so much about alligators and came away with a greater appreciation of Florida’s wildlife. What a fun...More

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Donna49341
25 April 2018|
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Response from marigail | Reviewed this property |
The going price will be on the website. I think we paid $40 cash, and it was a bit more if you used a credit card. The ride was an hour, but there was a session beforehand where you learned a lot about the animals, and... More
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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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