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Address: 28500 E Colonial Drive, Christmas, FL 32709
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+1 321-360-4659
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Captain Ray will take you on a guided tour of the St. John's River for an...

Captain Ray will take you on a guided tour of the St. John's River for an up close view of alligators, birds and wildlife. We use only small boats (6 passenger max.) so everyone has an unobstructed view! Fun for all ages!

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AMaZING TRIP

My girlfriend and I went on Rays boat last week and had a great time. Within minutes of being out we saw a ton of gators. We went for 1 1/2 hour and saw over 100 gators at least... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jmt0419
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Amityville, New York
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Amityville, New York
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My girlfriend and I went on Rays boat last week and had a great time. Within minutes of being out we saw a ton of gators. We went for 1 1/2 hour and saw over 100 gators at least. Ray is an amazing guy and a great guide . He was never knowledgeable and was able to teach us some... More 

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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was my boyfriends birthday and we have always wanted to go on airboat. I came across Ray's and saw nothing but great reviews, so I booked it. What an AWESOME time we had. Ray is super nice & knowledgable. We learned many new things about alligators,fish, type of birds and the land. We got up close and personal with... More 

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Thank Jessica L
Wooster, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Exciting ride without the high cost and long lines that you find in theme parks! Got up close to the gators.

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Thank Jetthekitty
Norwalk, Connecticut
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time on the airboat tour with Ray. I took another company's "swamp tour" last September on a much larger boat, and we saw 1 alligator (may be due to the time of year too). The airboat tour with Ray was great. The river is truly infested with alligators! We saw well over 100 alligators -- over... More 

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Thank MamaLlama_40
Bailey, North Carolina
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went out with Ray today. Awesome time, saw so many gators. Ray is great, knows all about the land and gators. He's a local guy with a lot of experience. Small boat was perfect its was just my family of 4 and Ray. Highly recommend seeking him out!

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Thank Kristen B
Jefferson City, Missouri
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2 reviews
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We were in FL for our 30th Anniversary -- this was top on our list! Ray was an excellent tour guide & took time out of his Sunday schedule to take us on a personal tour. We saw adult & baby alligators, multiple birds, and turkeys. Thanks for the great memories!!

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Thank Thompd
Celebration, Florida
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Lived in FL for 11 years, 1st airboat ride & it was great fun. Ray was knowledgeable & a great guy heartily recommend Ray

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Thank Chardyfl
Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Ray is quite the character! He obviously loves what he does and wants you to love it, too. He gave us a bunch of extra time and had no problem speeding over the swamp when the kids wanted it. Spotted several alligators even though the water was high (after the hurricane), other animals and birds including roseate spoonbills. His little... More 

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Thank Judy S
Cocoa Beach, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Everyone pretty much covered all I can say... GREAT value, just hubby and I, Not rushed. Ray and Mary made us feel like we were spending the morning with 2 of our closest friends!! Saw everything on a very safe and comfortable ride. Ray handles his boat like a hot knife thru butter! We will definitely bring friends that visit... More 

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Thank tallulah2016
Palm Coast, Florida
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

We had friends visiting from up north (New Hampshire) here to celebrate my husband's 50th birthday. What an awesome time we had. Ray was great and took his time to show us gators, birds and breathtaking scenery of the St. John's river. We will definitely do this again when other guests come in for a visit. It was amazing!!!

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