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Airboat Rides Melbourne

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6000 Lake Washington Rd, Lake Washington Park, Melbourne, FL 32934-7815
+1 321-288-3997
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So much fun!!!

Captain Mike was an awesome guide! We went on the eco ride and it was incredible. Saw a few... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Errin T
via mobile
Best Airboat Adventure!

This was our third Airboat Adventure in this area, and definitely our favorite. Captain Mike... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Judy O
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We believe that when you go for an airboat tour that you should experience a real airboat adventure! Your safety is our primary concern but our goal is for you and your family to have an exciting airboat experience while skimming across the St Johns River and swamps and to share as much information with you as possible about the alligators, wildlife, birdlife, fish and plant life that abounds on the marsh. Capt Mike has been in the area for for over fifty years & grew up hunting & fishing on the St Johns River! We offer basic airboat rides lasting 30-40 minutes but we are known for our educational eco tours lasting 60 or 90 minutes. We also do early tours & evening tours by appointment April thru October. We do our tours strictly by reservation so you don't have to stand in line or wait for enough people to show up to fill the boat! We do have a four person minimum but we can usually pair you up with others. Capt Mike is a member of Bass Pro Shops Pro Staff & has done fishing shows with Bill Dance Outdoors, Jimmy Houston Outdoors, Johnny Morris,Tony Stewart & others along with magazine articles in Outdoor Life, Guy Harvey, Florida Travel, Spacecoast Living, Florida Today & the Miami Herald newspapers.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
6000 Lake Washington Rd, Lake Washington Park, Melbourne, FL 32934-7815
+1 321-288-3997
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Mike was an awesome guide! We went on the eco ride and it was incredible. Saw a few alligators and plenty of birds. Even went to see an old alligator nest from the this spring. Would definitely come back again. Thanks again Captain Mike!

Thank Errin T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our third Airboat Adventure in this area, and definitely our favorite. Captain Mike gives great information and works hard to find gators for everyone to see. His boat is clean and comfortable, which is an added bonus!. Definitely recommend!

Thank Judy O
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We travelled as a family of 5 and looked at a number of different providers before deciding on Airboat Rides Melbourne. We were not disappointed. Mike was a fantastic Captain, he was really knowledgeable, funny and passionate about the 'gaters! We saw 6 alligators up...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Thank you captain mike for a great trip where he will take you around the lake and tells you lots of information about the wildlife and see some crocs. For all tourist its close to Kennedy Space Centre and worth coming out the way !!!...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Three kids, two adults and two seniors - they all loved it! This was like being on the Discovery Channel Live! Captain Mike took the time to teach the kids and adults alike - all about the area ecosystem. My four year old had 1,000...More

1  Thank tjf303
Reviewed 7 September 2017

If you want to go on airboat bride and see wild life i.e. Birds and alligators, then this is a good bet.. We usually take visitors to Melbourne on this adventure. Usually see around a dozen gators. I'd suggest one of first trips in the...More

Thank budmutterer
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Our corporate event was hindered by terrible weather, but Cap'n Mike was on the phone with us every fifteen minutes monitoring the situation. He went out of his way (after hours) to give us the airboat experience. We were all impressed by his professionalism. This...More

Thank rbryan2017
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Fun and informative, we all had a great time. Gators and a great Captain. Very relaxing and well worth the price.

Thank Travis H
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We called the morning of and got a tour that day! Capt. Mike was very nice and welcoming! We did the one hour tour and the experience was great! 10/10 would recommend it!

Thank Christineheg
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We decided to go on the boat ride at the last minute and very glad we did it. Captain Mike was very informative on the alligators and the surrounding wild life. It was more than just a boat ride we learned alot. He was also...More

Thank JaniceD03
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Ryan P
18 April 2017|
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Response from 959miket | Property representative |
No, unless the child obviously doesn't want to go & would spoil the tour for everyone else.
9 March 2017|
Response from 959miket | Property representative |
I'm not sure what you mean by "like the Everglades". We do educational and informative eco-tours on the marshes & swamps of the St. Johns River by airboat. We have a similiar eco system to the Everglades but We don't have... More
19 November 2016|
Response from 959miket | Property representative |
Yes, last tour at 2:00 o'clock. Up to 13 on one boat.