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Speedy's Airboat Tours

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621 Begonia Street, Everglades City, FL
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Great Ride

We had the famous Captain Greg. He was a great guy, fun and had great information. We had a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
C7281MPjosepha
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Sheridan, United States
Smiles all around

Looked around for airboat tours, determined this was the best and we weren't disappointed. Great... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kori S
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Our company does not run the "big boats" or the "jet boats" we run only the small six passenger airboats. Your captian will take you through both the unique grassland praries and winding mangrove tunnels on your tour into this national treasure we...more
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621 Begonia Street, Everglades City, FL
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had the famous Captain Greg. He was a great guy, fun and had great information. We had a fantastic time riding through the mangroves and a lot of fun riding the air boat. You won't see much wildlife as the noise scares most of...More

Thank C7281MPjosepha
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Looked around for airboat tours, determined this was the best and we weren't disappointed. Great price for an hour long boat ride, whereas other places were for only 20-30mins. Captain Greg was funny and very knowledgeable. Explained the time of year correlates with the wildlife...More

Thank Kori S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great trip through some of the Everglades. Captain Greg was knowledgeable, funny and an overall excellent tour guide.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Greg, a local Everglades City boy was fun, knowledgeable, and a good boat captain. We would do it again!!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just went on the airboat ride with a couple of friends and we all had a great time. Captain Bill was terrific - knowledgeable, friendly and explained a lot about the vegetation and wildlife in the area. Had some great stories about things that have...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really, really fun tour! Bill, our guide, was great. He struck a perfect balance between time spent talking to us about what we were seeing and time spent flying though the mangrove trees! It was fantastic!! Highly recommend this company and Bill!!

1  Thank Stephanie T
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

We booked through TripAdvisor, which uses a third party (I didn't realize it), and when we arrived they had no reservation for us. The staff was super helpful and thankfully I had the email where I had been communicating with whoever at the other company....More

Thank Katie C
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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Someone recommended this company and I wasn’t disappointed. We had a tour to ourselves. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Good value for money and great way to see the area.

Thank Tatumb
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

We had Captain Bill with Speedy's Airboat Tours as our tour guide April 5, 2018. It was a highlight of our trip. Our family of 5 took a morning tour and Captain Bill was a great guide pointing out the many plants and birds in...More

Thank Yvette W
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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Hoss was great, my wife and I went today and had a great hour - private tour just the two of us - we were going out into nature - so no guarantees of anything - other than Mother Nature doing what she does best...More

Thank Alex H
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plankea
May 11, 2018|
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Response from Mary W | Reviewed this property |
The clerk at our hotel set up our airboat ride. I’m not aware that the number has been changed.
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Deborah W
April 3, 2018|
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Response from Dozmond | Reviewed this property |
I remember it being in the $40 range.
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Paula S
January 29, 2018|
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Response from chitownbeachgal | Reviewed this property |
They do accommodate for young children. I would call ahead and let them know. I asked that question when we were on the tour; they just don't go as fast down the mangroves and they don't do the fast turns. But, it is fun... More
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