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Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service

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County Road 512, Blue Cypress Recreation Area, Vero Beach, FL 32966
+1 772-563-0001
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Capt. Lawrence is amazing!

This was our first ever airboat ride an it was so much fun and very informative! We had our 4 & 5... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Eric B
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The Captain Knows

Captain Lawrence of Florida Cracker really knows his craft: both his boat and how to give a great... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Thomas C
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Danbury, Connecticut
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Come see real Florida on a true custom airboat built by Capt. Lawrence. While gliding along and enjoying the sights Capt. Lawrence will narrate through talk around headsets. His vast knowldge of the history of area and the aqutic life will amaze young and old alike. With over 35 years of airboat knowldge and 8 years in the tour business with a perfect safty record he is Vero Beaches most experienced airboat Capt. Please take time to read some of the reviews from customers all over the world that have experienced what makes Florida Cracker so popular and keeps them comming back.
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County Road 512, Blue Cypress Recreation Area, Vero Beach, FL 32966
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was our first ever airboat ride an it was so much fun and very informative! We had our 4 & 5 year olds with us. Capt. Lawrence was so good with the children and very knowledgeable about everything we saw on the tour! We...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Captain Lawrence of Florida Cracker really knows his craft: both his boat and how to give a great tour of the St John river. He's been on these waters since he was a kid and seems to know them in and out. We saw a...More

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only seen a few alligators. But the guide was very informative and the air boat ride itself was a blast.

Thank eric d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an absolutely wonderful time with Capt Lawrence on the Florida Cracker Airboat Ride. He is very knowledgeable about the flora and fauna of the area, was very informative. He also has a great sense of humor. The whole experience was such fun and...More

Thank LauraJeanneP
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Our family (2 adults and 2 teenage girls) went on this tour in August. It was awesome. We had never been on an airboat before this tour and are so glad we decided to do it. Capt. Lawrence was fantastic. He is very knowledgable and...More

Thank hernfam
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

We are glad you chose to go with us & enjoyed our tour, Thank you!

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I enjoyed an adventurous excursion with Captain Lawrence today. My daughter is 9 years old and he was so friendly and outgoing and whitty that he made her feel very comfortable, as she was a little nervous. We only managed to see...More

Thank NicoleCan
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

We always want to make sure everyone is comfortable & enjoys the tour. In the summer months you have to go very early to see a lot of gators due to the heat, that's just Mother Narure, we try to find as many as we...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We have wanted to take an airboat excursion since we moved to Florida 14 years ago. The operator was highly recommended and we were very pleased with this adventure. Easy to book with super nice people who care about us and this amazing Florida environment.

Thank noexcuses4ME
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

We are so glad you checked this off your bucket list & were able to see some of "Old Florida" in its natural habitat. Thank you!

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

After a week in Vero area, decided to try something a little different and SOOO glad we did. Our family of 5 (kids 12-19) all had the best time. My 19 yo, who has been on some intense outdoor experiences with scouts (Philmont and Seabase)...More

Thank Kim B
floridacrackerai2017, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Kim, We are so glad that you all enjoyed our tour, we love what we do! Thank you!!

Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is the best way to spend a morning. Captain Lawrence is amazing and goes above and beyond to give you a great experience. Always in awe of what he can find and how much he knows about the area. You can tell by his...More

1  Thank Tammie K
floridacrackerai2017, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Tammie, I enjoy seeing you & your husband every year, Thank you!

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

You will be informed and entertained way beyond what you would expect for the cost. You will see more gators and learn about other wildlife than you'd expect for the time on the water

Thank jsokolnicki
floridacrackerai2017, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

We are so happy that you enjoyed learning about this environment & enjoyed our tour! Thank you!!

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ttmitz1989
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No! You are very safe with us!
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betsie t
10 March 2017|
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No it's safe & fun for all ages! Just give us a call to make reservations 772-563-0001
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June B
26 January 2017|
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Hi, The tour is located off of CR512 at the Blue Cypress Recreation Area in Vero Beach, there isn't an address because it's a public boat ramp. When you make directions I will give you exact directions. It's $45 (13 & up... More
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