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Alligator Cove Airboat Nature Tours

#1 of 8 Tours in Lake Wales Features Animals
14900 Camp Mack Rd, Camp Mack River Resort, Lake Wales, FL 33898-8445
+1 863-696-0406
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Great - just do it!

I usually don't write reviews, but this was so good I needed to make the effort. People were... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
ww-photographer
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Buffalo, New York
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Amazing & unique Florida nature tour!!

Thank you so much to owners Andy and Candy for such a fabulous nature tour on the central Florida... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Rebecca M
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Visit the Headwaters to the Everglades, with 6 passenger airboat into marshlands and waters of the Famous Kissimmee Basin. View alligators big and small, birds in abundance and all the wildlife that lives here. Stories told, history, time for photos and laughter too. Be taken back in time to Florida's natural state, with NO HOMES TO VIEW on this trip, just nature as it should be, up close and personal.
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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14900 Camp Mack Rd, Camp Mack River Resort, Lake Wales, FL 33898-8445
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I usually don't write reviews, but this was so good I needed to make the effort. People were awesome. Boat tour was fun and educational. Everything top notch and professional. Don't hesitate, just do it. Bring your camera. The campgrounds this is located within looks...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

Thank you so much to owners Andy and Candy for such a fabulous nature tour on the central Florida rivers! It was great to see such a special and unique side of central Florida. Andy was a perfect captain and guide to share information on...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Our Captain, Andy, provided a wonderful experience for our whole family (ageing from 3yrs old to 60+). It was a glimpse into what Florida was like before the ever developing tourist industry began. The nature, including numerous birds, alligators, water lillies and beautiful trees helped...More

Thank bobnalyd
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Great tour guide by Captain Flame - saw Eagles too! Can't beat it for my first ride ever. It was a beautiful day and Captain Flame knew what he was doing. Made the ride fun. Best time ever.

Thank Karene S
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Get out of the big cities and the theme parks and experience some natural Florida on the water. Great airboat road with small boats (8 maximum) and VERY personalized service from the owners, Andy & Candy. Suitable for adults, teens and even small ones (we...More

Thank D01M
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This experience was well worth the trip from Orlando. Captain Flame was friendly and experienced. Had a mishap on start up but got going and had a great trip. plenty of wild life to look at and Captain Flame constantly stopped so we could observe...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2017

We had the best ride ever and there were ALOT of alligators and other wild life as well!! Would absolutely go again when we return to Florida!!! Our kids had the best time! Captain Flame was a great Captain!!!

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Alligator C, Owner at Alligator Cove Airboat Nature Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thanks for the review guys we greatly appreciate it. Captain Andy

Reviewed 11 May 2017

To see so many animals in their natural habitat is amazing. We were not expecting the quantity and variety of all we saw--magestic eagles, a variety of Florida water birds, gators of all sizes (Captain Flame knew where to find the babies), even cows basking...More

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Alligator C, Owner at Alligator Cove Airboat Nature Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thanks for the review guys we enjoyed seeing you all and hope you return soon. Captain Andy

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Captain Andy made the experience an outstanding one. My girls had perma grin the entire time. We literally saw 20 + gators, a large brown water snake, a nesting sandhill crane with two eggs, wild turkeys and free range cattle. We had lunch at Rosie's...More

Thank TrevorSolo
Alligator C, Owner at Alligator Cove Airboat Nature Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thanks for the review guys I thoroughly enjoyed riding you guys

Reviewed 8 May 2017

We saw lots of alligators and beautiful birds on our tour. Captain flame is great at spotting alligators and he takes you into areas of the lake you didn't even know were there. It was a very enjoyable ride with lots of exciting animals to...More

Thank Maddie A
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Lyndsi P
28 March 2017|
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Response from Alligator C | Property representative |
We can put 6 full sized adults on each vessel.
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cmstyn
20 March 2017|
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Response from Alligator C | Property representative |
We run for an hour and a half for fifty dollars per person plus tax. Please call (863) 696-0406 for reservations. Thanks, Captain Andy
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Jan V
28 February 2017|
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Response from Alligator C | Property representative |
This time of year we would love to have 4-5 days in advance. Please call (863) 696-0406 for reservations or further info. Thanks, Captain Andy
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