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Coopertown Airboats

22700 S.W. 8th Street, Miami, FL 33194
+1 305-226-6048
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We had so much fun!

Wasn't quite sure what to expect but it turned out to be a lot of fun and well worth the drive out... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile

Just wanted to say how much fun me and my family had at this place. Patricia at the front desk was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Our professional airboat guides will take you on a personalized, educational airboat tour covering approximately 9 miles of this unique environment. We first go into the vast open saw grass where you will see why the Everglades are called the "River of Grass"! You will travel by Airboat through a Hardwood Hammock (a small island of solid ground in the "river of grass"), into the Everglades National Park stopping at alligator holes and seeing the abundance of 'glades wildlife. See the Purple Gallanule voted the most colorful bird in Florida and the endangered Everglade Snail Kite as well as herons, grackles, turtles, raccoons and other Everglades residents! The Everglades are a truly unique and vibrant environment which you can only experience first hand! Unless you brought your hip waders, a private airboat tour is the best way to see it! (And much drier, too!) After this fascinating and educational airboat tour, relax and enjoy a taste of 'Down Home' cooking, Everglades-style. The Coopertown Restaurant offers such delicacies as frog legs, 'gator tail, catfish and more! All served in a friendly country manner that is distinctly "Floridian". "Belly up" to the bar and meet the folks of Coopertown! Learn some of the fascinating history of the area, and check out the guest book to see who else has passed through and enjoyed a ride on a Coopertown Airboat! Take a closer look at these fascinating creatures in our Alligator Exhibit! What a cute little guy! Popular enough to have a college mascot named for it! A ride on an airboat is the best way to Check out the rest of the gator population in Coopertown
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
22700 S.W. 8th Street, Miami, FL 33194
+1 305-226-6048

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn't quite sure what to expect but it turned out to be a lot of fun and well worth the drive out to the everglades. Took my 10 year old daughter and she really enjoyed it too. In the show before the airboat ride, we...More

Thank vienb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just wanted to say how much fun me and my family had at this place. Patricia at the front desk was absolutely great so helpful and super nice. Outstanding customer service. Really looking forward to coming back. Definitely recommending to my friends.

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was totally worth it . We got to see a lot of alligators up close . There were not many mosquitoes . It would still Be wise to use a mosquito repellent . Try to grab a seat by the edge . The...More

Thank renuka r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I was a kid, I watched a show called "The Everglades". I always thought I'd love to ride in an airboat thru the glades. I finally did it! And did the ride ever live up to my expectations! Our driver (whose name I forget...More

Thank bunnygranny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice place to spend a couple of hours! Children will enjoy! I though had hoped for something more, but everything was fine! Good service, nice guide with humor! Not far away and easy to find! Recommend!

Thank iglici
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was able to find a groupon for this airboat ride. it was a nice 1 hour excursion. It starts with a photo session where they take picture of you with the background of alligators. Then there is a short meet and greet with some...More

Thank rahul p
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This was by far one of the best adventures we have had since in Miami. I found it on Groupon and my 6 year old daughter loved it. It was a total bonus that my husband loved it too. Tour guide was awesome! We went...More

Thank Emma R
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Loved seeing the Florida everglades and those wild alligators! The highlights of the tour is holding a baby alligator and seeing alligators in the wild. They have a restaurant on site that have alligators and frog legs if you're the adventurous type, but we got...More

1  Thank corgipants
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I knew that we would not be taking an airboat ride through Everglades National Park because I'd done my research and knew that airboat concessioners are not allowed in park waters. But still, I expected "the oldest airboat operators" and "Miami Herald's #1" to have...More

Thank Janice B
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

It was really a good one... Firstly they give us a small introduction session about alligators and snakes and then they take us in the airboat.. it's about 45 min and they stop in between to show us the alligators and snakes... it was a...More

Thank PoochuSooraj
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Amit S
Are infants allowed on this tour?
25 May 2017|
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Response from Judy L | Reviewed this property |
I would not recommend infants on the boats. They are quite noisy and affect their ears. they move quite fast and jerky at times. Even small children may have a problem. No seat belts either.
I was wondering if it's very bumpy ride. I get motion sickness , do you think this ride would be ok for me?
1 May 2017|
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Response from swhulbert | Reviewed this property |
Hi- The ride is actually very smooth. The boat glides over the top of the water2which allows it to go over the grasses. The operator did spin the boat slightly so I do t know how that would affect you. Maybe talking to the... More
How often do airboat tours run on Sundays? Today? Reservations needed? Are u near the Blue Crab Restaurant?
19 March 2017|
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Response from Reefmom | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. Sorry.