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Address: 531 East Coconut Avenue, Box 595, Marco Island, FL 34140
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+1 239-394-7699
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Come and experience the REAL Everglades on Marco's #1 Eco-tour! Our fully...

Come and experience the REAL Everglades on Marco's #1 Eco-tour! Our fully narrated, safari-like adventure includes a thrilling authentic airboat ride through private mangrove jungles and sawgrass marshlands! You will also take a walk through the swamp with our experienced, local guides and visit an animal habitat where you can hold alligators, snakes and exotic birds. A truly unforgettable adventure for the whole family!

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Best Part of Our Annual Florida Visit

Billy and his Vantastic tour are great! Having lived in the area for years, his knowledge of the area is comprehensive. He knows where to take you to see animals and plant life... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 January 2017
JoeSquarePants
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Louisville

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Louisville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Billy and his Vantastic tour are great! Having lived in the area for years, his knowledge of the area is comprehensive. He knows where to take you to see animals and plant life and once there he shares interesting details about the organisms. We saw manatees, alligators, many bird species, and unusual trees and plants. Our stops included a nature... More 

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Texarkana, Texas
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78 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This was a great tour and Billy was a terrific guide. He picked us up at out hotel right on time and constantly entertained us with stories of local history and animal and plant sightings. The owls were the best. He took us to airboat ride place and a place where we could hold an alligator. There were many animal... More 

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Jenison, Michigan
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We saw so much, Including, Air boat ride was thrilling, Exotic birds were friendly, Snakes not so much. John & Meg

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Marco Island, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

My wife and I wanted to see and learn about the area around Marco Island so we made contact with Billy and set up a tour. The half hour airboat ride was an added bonus that was really fun. We really enjoyed riding through the Mangrove's and the everglades even seeing a couple of gators on the trip. We did... More 

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Columbus, Mississippi
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56 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

This was our first trip to Marco. We asked about an Everglades tour and airboat ride. Our hotel recommended Billie. We had a fantastic fun filled afternoon. Your lasted 5 hours! This included an airboat ride. Also included holding gators, snakes, and birds! Billie also made sure we saw manatees! Would highly recommend!

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Solon
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015

Our tour guide was Nile, a retired landscape architect, who moved down to southern florida 16 years ago. He is very knowledgeable about the Everglades from the viewpoint of the environment and flora, the population and the wildlife. Included in the tour was an great airboat ride in the Everglades where we saw alligators and shore birds, and touring the... More 

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Aylesbury
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

Read about Billy O's vantastic tours here on tripadvisor and booked it before leaving the UK with no problem. I received a phone call from Billy upon arriving at my hotel in Marco to adjust the time as the airboats were being repaired. Billy's stories, knowledge and enthusiasm is infectious as he takes you round Marco Island looking for ground... More 

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Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

Absolutely the highlight of our holiday. From the excellent pick up service, to drinks & insect repellent provided to the trip itself. All excellent. Saw so many animals, got to hold a baby alligator. Ride on an Everglades airboat. Heard all about the Skunk Ape. Would thoroughly recommend.

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Thank Sue K
Whitehall, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

Billie O's Vantastic Tour of the Everglades was a fantastic experience for my mother and me! It was the best part of our vacation on Marco Island. Billie is such a wonderful tour guide -- so knowledgeable and accommodating -- and even a great picture taker! Just loved getting the opportunity to hold a baby alligator and a snake! Billie... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

Billy-O was an awesome, local tour guide and extremely knowledgeable if the local animal and plant life. It's a must do for first timers to Marco Island.

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