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Coopertown Airboats

22700 S.W. 8th Street, Miami, FL 33194
+1 305-226-6048
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Wild Adventure

This was my second time taking an airboat ride through the Everglades (the first was with a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Matt L
Lake City, South Carolina
via mobile
tourist from catalunya

i recently received a visit from my friends from Spain (Catalunya ) to be exact. they were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gus M
Miami, Florida
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Our professional airboat guides will take you on a personalized, educational airboat tour covering approximately 9 miles of this unique environment. We first go into the vast open saw grass where you will see why the Everglades are called the "River of Grass"! You will travel by Airboat through a Hardwood Hammock (a small island of solid ground in the "river of grass"), into the Everglades National Park stopping at alligator holes and seeing the abundance of 'glades wildlife. See the Purple Gallanule voted the most colorful bird in Florida and the endangered Everglade Snail Kite as well as herons, grackles, turtles, raccoons and other Everglades residents! The Everglades are a truly unique and vibrant environment which you can only experience first hand! Unless you brought your hip waders, a private airboat tour is the best way to see it! (And much drier, too!) After this fascinating and educational airboat tour, relax and enjoy a taste of 'Down Home' cooking, Everglades-style. The Coopertown Restaurant offers such delicacies as frog legs, 'gator tail, catfish and more! All served in a friendly country manner that is distinctly "Floridian". "Belly up" to the bar and meet the folks of Coopertown! Learn some of the fascinating history of the area, and check out the guest book to see who else has passed through and enjoyed a ride on a Coopertown Airboat! Take a closer look at these fascinating creatures in our Alligator Exhibit! What a cute little guy! Popular enough to have a college mascot named for it! A ride on an airboat is the best way to Check out the rest of the gator population in Coopertown
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  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
22700 S.W. 8th Street, Miami, FL 33194
+1 305-226-6048

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was my second time taking an airboat ride through the Everglades (the first was with a different company). I wasn't sure if I wanted to try it again because I found the first experience rather boring, this one was totally different. We gave Coopertown...More

Thank Matt L
Reviewed 1 week ago

i recently received a visit from my friends from Spain (Catalunya ) to be exact. they were finishing a tour of the U.S. and ended it here in Miami and they wanted to see the everglades, last time i was there i was 15 its...More

Thank Gus M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff are no longer friendly and seem angry. Especially one heavier long grey haired air boat operator. The staff used to be better trained and nicer. No longer a happy friendly place

Thank mrdavidlrosen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was visiting my B.F. who lives in Miami and he brought me out here on July 4th. It was really fun and reasonable in price. It really is gorgeous and the Everglades are really something special. Our guide was very sweet and the senior...More

Thank Olivia W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So travelled as family of 4 out from a vacation to Fort Lauderdale. Quick 45 min drive, Tuesday for 10.15am arrival. Booked voucher via Groupon, probably saved $30 v's cash price on the day. It was in the confirmation about paying an extra $3 per...More

Thank Dublinlocal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second time my wife and I have been on an air boat tour in South Florida and this one was amazing compared to the last one (with a different company). If you can request a driver ask for Dylan, he was really...More

Thank bcucuzza
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was the 1st time my husband and I ever rode on an airboat. The whole experience was wonderful. From the nice ladies who greeted us and collected our money for the ride to the last person who wished us a nice day. We were...More

Thank Cathy R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This might be interesting to individuals who have never seen an alligator. As for the rest of us, read on: Filthy bathrooms- Port o John trailer could be smelled from the parking lot. Once inside them 2 stalls were closed. Of the remaining two one...More

Thank Oneglamfish
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We first visited here in 2010 with family members who enjoyed the ride. Back again twice in 2017. We saw lots of alligators when we went out on the airboat mid morning but when we came back a week later and did an afternoon ride...More

Thank PamF47
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Let me start off by saying I've never left a review before. I read a lot of reviews and usually take the bad ones with a grain of salt. Some people cannot be pleased, but this was not the case. We are not picky, hard...More

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Amit S
26 May 2017|
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Response from Judy L | Reviewed this property |
I would not recommend infants on the boats. They are quite noisy and affect their ears. they move quite fast and jerky at times. Even small children may have a problem. No seat belts either.
1 May 2017|
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Response from swhulbert | Reviewed this property |
Hi- The ride is actually very smooth. The boat glides over the top of the water2which allows it to go over the grasses. The operator did spin the boat slightly so I do t know how that would affect you. Maybe talking to the... More
19 March 2017|
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Response from Reefmom | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. Sorry.