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Airboat and Gator Charters

Po Box 229303, DeLand, FL 32722-9303
+1 386-747-0631
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I hunted with Joshua 5 yrs ago and still do not have my gators, I have paid the man in full for the... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Fairview, Canada
Lots of gators, fun time.

We wanted to ride an airboat while on vacation. We enjoyed the ride, it was safe for our three... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
via mobile
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Offering Year-Round, Private Airboat Tours and Rides on the St.John's River. Passengers should expect to see a vast array of Florida's wildlife, including alligators, manatees and bald eagles. Tours are scheduled by Reservation only. Also offering Public water alligator hunts and bowfishing charters.
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Po Box 229303, DeLand, FL 32722-9303
+1 386-747-0631
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

I hunted with Joshua 5 yrs ago and still do not have my gators, I have paid the man in full for the hunt, Taxidermy and shipping but still have no gators. When I call he gives me excuses or false promises and nothing happens....More

Thank ewing12017
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We wanted to ride an airboat while on vacation. We enjoyed the ride, it was safe for our three kids. We were able to see a manatee and her baby on the ride as well as multiple gators, birds and other wildlife. We took an...More

Thank Familyof5inCt
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Took this tour yesterday afternoon and had a great time. Saw lots of gators and plenty of fish. Hoped to see a manatee, but not this time. Capt Joshua did a great job narrating and navigating.

Thank David W
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Was originally suppose to do the subset tour but with the weather and wind was advised would be better to do earlier do we could see more wildlife. Boy!! Was capt. Joshua 100% correct. Saw baby gators, larger alligators and so much more. Very knowledgeable...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Captian Joshua Mattson shared with us his love of Florida as a third generation Floridian! He told us of what the St. Johns River looked like before hurricane Matthew came through, and then damage to the shoreline and effect of wildlife. Very educational,and an "up...More

Thank Travel_bug0707
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I had out of town guests & we had a reservation with another airboat vendor in another area. The day prior to the trip, our reservation was cancelled. I called Captain Josh and he was able to accommodate us on short notice. Capt. Josh is...More

Thank Glendawpb
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This was our second time to go bowfishing with Captain Josh and it was great! We have a great time every time we go!

Thank LaurenJeffery
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Captain Josh did not disappoint! We saw at least 10 gators, lots of birds and beautiful vegetation! We will be back next time we are in FL!

Thank Becky G
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

We joined Captain Josh and his first mate Brittany for a beautiful day of Off Shore Fishing in the Atlantic Ocean. We launched from the Matanza Inlet and the day kept getting better and better! Beautiful scenery and the fishing was outstanding! It was literally...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

My friends and I had the opportunity to join Captain Josh as he guided us on a two night gator hunt in the wild lands of Florida. What an experience! We saw so many gators that we couldn't keep count! I was absolutely incredible! We...More

Thank Andrew S
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