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Captain Steve's Swamp Buggy Adventures

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Address: 33000 Tamiami Trail East, Everglades City, FL 34141
Phone Number: +1 877-871-5386
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Me and my family are 6th gen.Gladesman and would love to show you the Big...

Me and my family are 6th gen.Gladesman and would love to show you the Big Cypess National Preserve the largest subtropical swamp in the USA where plants and animals grow and live no where else in the world.See the elusive Panther,black bear,wading birds,deer,its a photo opurtunitie of a life time.Call and talk with me and lets plan a trip.I LOVE MY JOB!!

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Swamp Buggy ride

Went out in the swamp buggy with Captain Steve again. Every time we wanted to stop, he stopped for us. We left off Loop Rd and ended off Wagon Wheel. This was my second trip and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Naples, Florida
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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went out in the swamp buggy with Captain Steve again. Every time we wanted to stop, he stopped for us. We left off Loop Rd and ended off Wagon Wheel. This was my second trip and it was better than the first. Saw deer, hawk, ibis, egret, herons, orchids, and what a beautiful day!

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took both the Airboat Tour and the Swamp Buggy Ride and highly recommend doing them both. Captain Steve was fun and very knowledgeable and the Airboat was a blast! We saw lots of alligators, including babies, and birds! If you take an airboat tour, be sure to ask Captain Steve to take you to the "Alligator Canal". Gators, gators,... More 

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Marathon, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time with Victor!!! One check off our bucket list. We have been on several trips to Big Cypress and this was the best!! Already making plans on our next trip!

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Thank Ikarosav
Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I host exchange students and always bring them to Capt. Steve's to experience another aspect of Florida. They love the swamp buggy ride and playing in the water. The airboat ride was just incredible flying through the grass of the Everglades. The guides provide the students with an aspect of local southern culture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This was one of the best tours I have done. I have been on tours and self guided trips RV'ing all over the United States, Alaska and Canada including driving in a Honda Civic all the way to Prudhoe Bay. (yes it can be done but I would advise a jeep or something higher off the ground than a Honda... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

It was such a great adventure with our super captain Steve. I just enjoyed this trip so much because it was super funny to "fly" over the water, see some alligators and just have the best guide for all this, who showed us some really special places. I´m an exchange student from Germany and i never did something like this... More 

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Santa Ana, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

See the swamp up close and personal with a well-informed guide. We had a personal tour and enjoyed it immensely.

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Cutler Bay, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We visited the Big cypress national preserve on our UTV. Unfortunately we were having so much fun that we stayed without gas inside the reserve. We called Captain Steve for rescue, he provided professional and prompt service. He arrived in a swamp buggy, provided us with gas on arrival, escorted us out of the park and even offered us refreshments.... More 

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Cleveland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

What a great time we had with Captain Steve! He is very knowledgeable and educated us about Big Cypress Preserve. The land is beautiful. At this time of the year, we saw many different birds, deer, and a young alligator. Captain Steve stopped every time we asked so we could take pictures. We got off the buggy to stop in... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Wow, if you like nature and the great outdoors, then this is a trip you need to take. You go deep into the Everglades and see the Real Glades. Capt'n Steve is so much fun and considerate to all your needs and makes sure you are very comfortable. Riding up high on a swamp buggy you get to see so... More 

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