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Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service

County Road 512, Blue Cypress Recreation Area, Vero Beach, FL 32966
+1 772-563-0001
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Another Stellar Airboat Adventure

We have taken multiple rides with Captain Lawrence. We are never disappointed with his knowledge... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2016
WesternCRNA
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Corpus Christi, Texas
Awesome ride

This was a great tour of a conservation area just west of Vero Beach. Our driver/tour guide... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2016
mjwick1
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Belvidere, Illinois
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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 22 November 2016

We have taken multiple rides with Captain Lawrence. We are never disappointed with his knowledge and ability to find a variety of wildlife for us to see. You see more gators when the air & water temps decline and the sun is out, but there...More

Thank WesternCRNA
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2016

Thank you, we are always happy to see you & are glad you enjoyed the tour!! Happy New Year!

Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This was a great tour of a conservation area just west of Vero Beach. Our driver/tour guide, Chandler, was awesome. He was well versed in the various plants and animals located in the area. I would recommend going on this tour earlier in the day...More

Thank mjwick1
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2016

You are right, no two tours are the same, you will always see something different each time. We are glad you enjoyed the tour. Thank you!

Reviewed 11 November 2016

We spent the weekend in Vero Beach and on a last minute whim on our drive over called (Friday evening) to see if we could possibly get a tour on Sunday. To my surprise a real person answered the phone after 6pm at night. She...More

Thank Mark K
Delsey K, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2016

Mark, We are so glad y'all enjoyed the tour & look forward to seeing you again, Thank you!! Lawrence & Delsey

Reviewed 29 September 2016

My first trip was in late July and it was HOT. We had 12 people ranging in age from 5 to 70. Captain Lawrence was there to greet us with a smile and he never stopped being pleasant and professional. Out on the water there...More

1  Thank kathie c
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2016

We are glad you have enjoyed our tour! Thank you!

Reviewed 27 September 2016

having booked this trip with my cousin i was visiting from England , we had such a great time , we did not manage to see any alligators as it was the wrong time of year but he new were there was baby ones that...More

Thank pottingshead
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2016

Thank you!

Reviewed 13 September 2016

We took the 7 am ride because it was August and so hot out. The sunrise was beautiful over the marsh. Our captain, Lawrence was extremely friendly, very knowledgeable and funny during our tour. We have been on other tours, and each one offers new...More

1  Thank Vicky W
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2016

Thank you, I look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Captain Lawrence made us feel comfortable as soon as we arrived! He is very informative about the area, the plants and the wildlife. I was a bit apprehensive about taking our daughter who is almost 5 on the boat but she loved it and we...More

1  Thank amandaw201137
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2016

We are glad you all enjoyed the tour, Thank you!

Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We had a blast on this tour! The weather was beautiful, the headsets made it very easy to talk back and forth, and we learned a lot about the local wildlife and area.

Thank Timothy S
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2016

We are so glad you enjoyed it & learned about this great area. Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

It was a nice excursion, lots of information about local trees and birds. A few baby gators. Wish we could have seen more of the alligators and a little longer trip.

Thank Kim R
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2016

August is a very hot month here & to see a lot of gators you have to go very early, so for that we are sorry you didn't get to see many, come back in the cooler months & you will see plenty. Thank you!

Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This was an awesome trip! Went on the 8am tour with Captain Lawrence and waking up that early on vacation was worth it!! Saw lots of wildlife, including week old baby alligators. He was so knowledgable on everything around us and he was an entertaining...More

1  Thank bnriddle
FLCracker02, Owner at Florida Cracker Airboat Rides & Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2016

Thanks we are glad you had fun!

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ttmitz1989
Have you ever had issues with the gators
28 May 2017|
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Response from Delsey K | Property representative |
No! You are very safe with us!
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betsie t
Is there a height requirement for children?
10 March 2017|
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Response from Delsey K | Property representative |
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
Where does one meet for the airboat rides? What is the cost and for how long? TYVM.
26 January 2017|
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Response from Delsey K | Property representative |
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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