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Captain Fred's Airboat Nature Tours

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4700 Crump Rd., Suite C - US 27, Lake Hamilton, FL 33851
+1 863-696-1637
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Very educational.

I was surprised by how much i loved this tour. The alligator lady was so interesting and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Amazing Tour!

What a great tour! We were able to see a few alligators in there natural environment. Also many... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Middle, River
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Capt Freds world famous airboat tours are the best nature tours in central Florida. Our tour will offer sightings of a wide range of wildlife, from alligators to bald eagles. Great family fun, Hold baby alligators IN OUR OFFICE(we are licensed) Holding baby alligators in the WILD is a Federal offence. This airboat tour offers the best value and fun for your money. Seven days/wk by reservations See true old Florida. Established 1995
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4700 Crump Rd., Suite C - US 27, Lake Hamilton, FL 33851
+1 863-696-1637
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was surprised by how much i loved this tour. The alligator lady was so interesting and knowledgable. We saw 2 gators on our boat tour. Great pics.

Thank Wrezn8r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great tour! We were able to see a few alligators in there natural environment. Also many species of birds including Eagles, and Vultures.Captain Joe was a great tour guide and was able to give us alot of information on all of the animals...More

Thank tressy91964
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We were 4 adults and 3 Children so had one boat for the family. The whole experience was outstanding. The airboat ride was great across the lake and in and out of the reeds. We saw Alligators, Bald Eagles and an Osprey which had just...More

Thank BrentTraveller
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We had this tour as a family of six with Captain Joe - great guy and so full of information about the wildlife in the area!! The airboat ride was brilliant and another off my bucket list!! We saw a couple of alligators and a...More

1  Thank casswife
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Really enjoyed the nature tour! Seen birds, alligators, and bald eagles! Captain Joe was very enformative and funny. Would highly recommend this airboat tour!

Thank rachaeldraper22
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this boat ride. Lucky enough to have seen a few alligators and also some eagles, offsprings, loads of colourful dragonflies. The sceenery is nice, the boat ride is awesome with the captain slowing down to allow to take photos, interesting facts. I felt...More

Thank LeaSophieGolding
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Had real nice time on the water, saw eagles, small amount of gators and many fish and birds. Captain Joe gave us a great experience and information with gator holding. Something I highly recommend is to handle the gators, their pretty docile if you follow...More

Thank NDandSake
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Fantastic tour with great explanations of wildlife. Spotted many baby alligators and also the big mama! Also birdlife was exciting to see. On top we held 2 baby alligators in our hands back at the garden of Captain Fred's. Really a great and memorable experience!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

To be honest I'm not really a big tourist tour type but really enjoyed the nature tour. Captain Joe has a wealth of knowledge about the wildlife on the lake and was happy to educate and make us laugh too. Speeding through the swampy areas...More

Thank Bath_grazers
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here in August and before I even booked the owner advised that there was no guarantee of gators in the summer months, as they seek he sun during the winter. He suggested I speak it over with my wife and call back if interested....More

Thank ollie3686
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Trav C
2 May 2017|
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Response from Donkeede | Reviewed this property |
Hi, tour is two parts - a briefing on the wildlife and a touch and hold session with some young alligators then about an hour on the boat, carries 6 max. Price, I think, was $40 per adult, don't know about children, maybe... More
marianne L
19 April 2017|
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Response from Ken W | Reviewed this property |
It does go fast at times, but it is slow at other times. It is comfortable and can hold 8.
29 January 2017|
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Response from Sherry E | Reviewed this property |
I think it was $40 each well worth the price just give a call to schedule a ride.