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Archer Airboat Tours

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D & D Marina, Matlacha, FL
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What an awesome time!!

Bob Archer was awesome. He was so friendly and offered us a great trip. Very knowledgeable about... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
krubesh67
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Warba, Minnesota
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Great adventure!

Bobby Archer is simply, a delight. He captained his smooth running airboat slowly out the Matlacha... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Fancyfreebob
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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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D & D Marina, Matlacha, FL
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bob Archer was awesome. He was so friendly and offered us a great trip. Very knowledgeable about the area. We saw manatee and a shark!! It was a great trip and definitely worth it. If you are in this area book a trip with Bob!!!

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Bobby Archer is simply, a delight. He captained his smooth running airboat slowly out the Matlacha channel, and soon had us zooming about in what seems like wilderness mangrove, Goes fast, and then slows to a crawl through absolutely quiet mangrove shallows, where the bottom...More

2  Thank Fancyfreebob
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Capt Bobby Archer and co-captains Elise & friendly Bo/ sweet pup we’re the highlight of our trip visiting from Texas to Ft Myers! Bobby’s communication and follow up we’re right on spot. He even carved out a trip on Easter morning for my husband and...More

1  Thank Paula M
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

We went on this tour with Capt Bobby and his little pup, Bo. Talk about fun!!! We just so enjoyed zipping through the mangroves with someone who was obviously qualified and experienced enough to do it! As a matter of fact, we had so much...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

My wife,daughter and her boyfriend and I went out even though it was a bit windy and chilly at first. We really enjoyed the backwaters in the Mangroves, all the birds and fish you could see by the thousands! The sandbar out a ways from...More

1  Thank dirksjj14
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent! Beautiful pristine nature tour thru mangrove tunnels and along banks of Matlacha pass all the way to Charlotte Harbor at Bokeelia. Truly majestic and ancient. A low tide walk on an expansive sandbar provided observations of wading birds, conch, crabs, small fish. Vast sky...More

2  Thank ruthrigby2
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Booked an airboat ride with Capt Bobby and so glad we enjoyed the area AND especially the airboat - double bonus!! We were able to glide in and out of the mangroves where traditional fishing boats cannot go, watch numerous species of birds and enjoy...More

1  Thank Grand-in-VA
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

So glad we followed thru with this adventure. Bobby is great! We saw a lot of wildlife and fish. He did 360's then went slow so I could take pictures and then fast for the thrill of it. We loved every minute. We even saw...More

1  Thank jimleslie2017
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Management response:Responded 3 April 2017

It was such a pleasure meeting ya'll! Look forward to see you again!

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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We saw fish, stingrays, turtle and dolphins. The weather was calm and the water so clear we could see the dolphin in the water around the boat. It was a perfect ride.

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Management response:Responded 3 April 2017

Ya'll come back now!!! Thank you so much for your great review! Beautiful country, would love to show you again.

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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This was an awesome experience! I love how the airboat just glides over the water. This was a tour of the backwaters and it nice to get back there and see some of the native vegetation. The water is clear, obviously, and there are soo...More

1  Thank Nicole G
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Management response:Responded 20 March 2017

Thank you so much for your review!! I never get tired of seeing all the wonders with every trip I take out! Hope I can take Y'all out again!

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Debbie M
22 April 2018|
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Response from Grand-in-VA | Reviewed this property |
Hello Debbie, we contacted Mr. Bobby Archer via phone - (239) 633-6645 (Oct ‘17) He phoned us and set up a time that was workable with our schedule - he’ll accommodate you, I don’t believe he has set times for the tours. The... More
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Linda C
23 March 2018|
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Response from dirksjj14 | Reviewed this property |
No dog when we were on board. But, if your grandson loves dog's and you are truly interested in him having fun, why not? Captain Bobby is truly a wonderful person. I really think you will all enjoy the tour, dog or not.
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PPadolsky
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Response from Nicole G |
we did one turn that was sharp, but otherwise it was smooth riding, we didn't go wildly fast and some of the parts you go thru is tight so you can't go real fast anyway. I think you'd be ok with the ride.
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