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Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service

County Road 512, Blue Cypress Recreation Area, Vero Beach, FL 32966
+1 772-563-0001
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Wonderful Time

Capt. Lawrence was very helpful in getting my older parents safely on and off the boat. We enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
cwfmly
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Detroit
Must do!

Everything about this tour was awesome, but the most impressive part was Captain Lawrence and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PNosal
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New York City, New York
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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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Hours Today: 07:00 - 18:00
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County Road 512, Blue Cypress Recreation Area, Vero Beach, FL 32966
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Capt. Lawrence was very helpful in getting my older parents safely on and off the boat. We enjoyed the tour and all the interesting information on this unique eco system. My parents talked about it again and again. I'll make sure to use Cracker Air...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this tour was awesome, but the most impressive part was Captain Lawrence and the knowledge he brought. I was expecting to just haul around the river in an airboat (which we did and was sick) but along the way you also learn a...More

Thank PNosal
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you! I really enjoy sharing the knowledge I have from growing up here & making sure you get to see all the beauty, gators & birds as well as giving you a thrilling Airboat Ride that only a well experienced driver can do, the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Lawrence was a great guide. The tour includes a boat ride on the back waters of the St. Johns river and includes the history and fun facts on the wildlife and plants. We saw alligators up close! I highly recommend :)

Thank dschlagal
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks, I'm glad you had fun & as we told you, you will see a lot of gators!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Lawrence was absolutely great!! Gave us a lot of information and was very pleasant. We really had a great time on our ride... loved the fact that we got to see an 11 foot gator... we will definitely have to come back for another...More

Thank Marilyn M
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! I'm glad you all had fun & enjoyed the tour!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are quite a few airboat tours that operate out of Vero Beach but Florida Cracker has never disappointed me or the countless family and friends that have gone along for a ride. Not only does Captain Lawrence have a vast knowledge of the water...More

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FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Kristen, I always am happy to see you, your family & friends. As you know I enjoy sharing my knowledge of this area & making sure everyone gets to see all of the beauty as well as the alligators & birds. See you next time....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family had a terrific time touring with Florida Cracker. The boat was clean and well-maintained. Captain Chandler was very knowledgable and a great guide. We saw many gators, plus lots of other wildlife. It was a trip we will never forget - highly recommend!

Thank Megan B
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just finished our air boat ride with Florida Carackers Airboat. The captain was extremely nice. He was very educational. I'm glad we had the opportunity to ride with Florida Cracker airboat rides

Thank Maureen J
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I'm glad you went with us too & that I could share all of my knowledge of the area with you. Thank you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Feeling adventurous, we opted for a morning one-hour airboat tour in a swampy area west of Fellsmere. Capt. Lawrence narrates while those on the tiers of seats listen via headsets. Tons of photo ops with gators, ospreys, snakes, wading and nesting birds. It's a worthwhile...More

Thank Doug K
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I'm so glad that y'all enjoyed getting to experience what I've grown up doing & loving all my life. Thank you!

Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Always enjoy this airboat adventure. We've taken it several times over the past few years with different family members & friends who were visiting. The owner is friendly & very knowledgeable of the area as he is a native. I've taken the trip at different...More

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FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I always enjoy seeing you & appreciate you bringing your guest & making sure everyone has fun. Yes in the warmer months early morning tours are best. I look forward to seeing you again. Thank you!

Reviewed 24 May 2017

As usual, just wonderful. One of our grandchildren is autistic and 18yrs old. Capt. Lawrence handled this great experience as it should be. Everyone was calm and happy and well informed about our local birds, alligators, and the history of this location. Our visitors left...More

Thank David M
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I'm always glad to see you & your family & make sure everyone enjoys my tour. Thank you!

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ttmitz1989
Have you ever had issues with the gators
29 May 2017|
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Response from Delsey K | Property representative |
No! You are very safe with us!
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betsie t
Is there a height requirement for children?
11 March 2017|
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Response from Delsey K | Property representative |
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
Where does one meet for the airboat rides? What is the cost and for how long? TYVM.
27 January 2017|
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Response from Delsey K | Property representative |
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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