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Coopertown Airboats

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This was our first time on an airboat. Our captain was great and very informative. At one point... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
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Great guide and great fun

What a great way to see the Everglades. Our family of 5 including 3 children age 14, 11 and 8 all... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Weston-super-Mare, England, United Kingdom
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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...more
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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

We had an excellent visit. Rick was our airboat guide for an unforgettable trip through the Everglades, seeing 2 alligators. Carlos gave a great presentation about alligators, snapping turtles and boa snake. He also allowed us to touch and be photographed with them. The opportunity...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time that we used this Airboat tour and it was great. We took it early in the morning so it was very pleasant. The staff is always fun.

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

This was our first time on an airboat. Our captain was great and very informative. At one point on the ride he even let me get out of the boat in the middle of the Everglades. We only saw one gator on the ride but...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2018

What a great way to see the Everglades. Our family of 5 including 3 children age 14, 11 and 8 all really enjoyed themselves on our private 1 1/2 hour airboat ride. Our guide Rick was very knowledgable about the Everglades and keen to share...More

Thank Julie692
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Coppertown Airboat was very small but they have more then air boats. They have an animal show where you will get to meet, learn and touch some of the animals they rescued. You can feed and hold turtles. Take pictures with snakes and baby alligators....More

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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Little more than a shack at the side of the road, Coopertown Airboats is in the middle of nowhere. That makes it ideal for a trip out on the Everglades because you’re immediately into the wilderness. Mike our airboat pilot was fun and knowledgeable. To...More

Thank Rcdrich
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed tour with guide Mike. It poured down but did not stop us enjoying ourselves and saw quite a few alligators. Holding a baby alligator was amazing 😀👍

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Reviewed 23 July 2018

a very short boat ride, no wild life during our tour. Touristy and Disney like photo and key chain prices. definitely a touristy joint. Not my cup of tea.

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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on the way into the Everglades and really enjoyed our time. The guides seemed to really be interested in the wildlife and communicated well. It was fun to ride in the airboat and we were being lucky enough to see some alligators....More

Thank John R
Reviewed 19 July 2018

We enjoyed it and it was very inexpensive compared with almost anyone else. This is the original airboat ride establishment. The facility was very dated. It has the old atmosphere but they should update the place. Had read that the restrooms were poor so didn't...More

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9 August 2017|
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Response from Debi P | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I have heard of them turning over😳.
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26 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.
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