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Speedy's Airboat Tours

621 Begonia Street, Everglades City, FL
+1 239-695-4448
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Airboat Tours

We were looking for an airboat tour and this one was recommended by the hotel, prices were good and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
72geraldt
Spin Her Around!

Let's face it, with so many to choose from, knowing which airboat tour company to go with is a crap... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tr0utslayer
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“captain hoss” (170 reviews)
“airboat tour” (289 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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621 Begonia Street, Everglades City, FL
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+1 239-695-4448
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were looking for an airboat tour and this one was recommended by the hotel, prices were good and we got out right away although I'd recommend reservations. Lyle was a great boast Capt. And was able to share his knowledge of the area and...More

Thank 72geraldt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Let's face it, with so many to choose from, knowing which airboat tour company to go with is a crap shoot. We took the recommendation of a kid at the front desk of our hotel and it proved to be a solid recommendation. With Capt....More

Thank tr0utslayer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a terrific airport tour of the Everglades with Captain Hoss. He was Informative, funny, and made the rude just a lot of fun. Well worth the time

Thank apd1212
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great time at Speedys. Capt Hoss did a great job. He was very knowledgeable and friendly. I'd def recommend asking for him!

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited from Naples and it was well worth the overpriced cab to get here. Note that there is not uber in this area. We arrived early and got to hold a little alligator and take pictures with it. We sat in the sun and shade...More

Thank Stephanie D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my wife and two kids 8 and 10. The Captain was awesome. The ride was fun and safe. Saw lots of wildlife. Kids had a great time and even got splashed with a little saltwater. Would definitely recommend this. Make sure to tip your...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a thing to do. Great experience, personal attitude and a lot of fun - more than I expected. You can't expect a lot of animals on airboats, but you will find out a lot about the place & mangroves. Captain Henry was awesome -...More

Thank salaosa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Capt Hoss brought comedy and extreme knowledge to our airboat ride and amazing driving skill! Every question we had was answered in full by capt hoss! The airboat ride was so beautiful and exciting! Definitely will go again!

Thank Nick H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a trip to Speedy's at the recommendation of our hotel. Definitely a great experience. The mangrove swamp is incredible, the tunnels and open areas are beautiful. Captain Shane is a great guy and made the experience unforgettable. Book your ride with him and you...More

Thank Karl L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on the boattour with captain Bill with two children, one 5- and one 2-year old. Due to lack of rain the water was too salty for the alligators, but Bill made our tour great anyway. He stopped the engine from time to time...More

Thank anohm2017
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polly1947
But did you see any alligators? Were they close-up?
22 March 2017|
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Response from Scott H | Reviewed this property |
This was the wrong time of the year to see alligators in this area. However Captain Reese gave us directions to a spot seven miles away where we saw around 100 alligators close up from the car. The airboat ride is just that... More
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George B
We have a friend visiting from England and she has never been on an Airboat ride. From what I have read, all the review about your tours were excellent. How long is the tour? How much is it? There would be three of us. We would be coming from Englewood. Looking forwarded to hearing from you folks. Thanks for your information! George
14 February 2017|
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Response from lorivacations | Reviewed this property |
It was about $43 a ticket. There was a $5 coupon when you google Speedys. The boat ride was 1 hour.
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Gene W
Is a one hour ride what most of ur customers go for? Also, we'll be visiting friends in Plantation, FL, then heading back to Ft. Meyers area late morning. About how much time should we allow from Plantation to your dock? (There are two of us.) Thx!!
9 February 2017|
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Response from Lisa1098 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I am not sure how long it will take between the 2 locations. We stayed at the Ivey House across the street.
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