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Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Rides

#2 of 41 Tours in Kissimmee Features Animals
Kissimmee, FL 34744-6276
+1 321-689-6893
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Time very well spent

We took a 9:00 AM two hour trip. Captain Ken Gift was our captain. He absolutely knows the area... read more

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Brent C
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We had an amazing airboat ride over the marshes and swamps of Kissimmee today. Captain Ken Gift was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Private up to 6 Passengers - there are no strangers and no large boats on your airboat ride. The boat is yours and the Captain will stop the boat anytime you wish for photographs, etc. 4 incredible airboat ride choices: 1 hour "Wild Florida" and 90 minute and 2 hour "Florida Cracker" tours. Advance Reservations only.
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Kissimmee, FL 34744-6276
+1 321-689-6893

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took a 9:00 AM two hour trip. Captain Ken Gift was our captain. He absolutely knows the area and knows the local gators and their typical haunts. He wasn't stumped by any questions, named each bird and patiently gave us time for photographs. The...More

2  Thank Brent C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had an amazing airboat ride over the marshes and swamps of Kissimmee today. Captain Ken Gift was the perfect guide. He was so knowledgeable of the lake, the wildlife and the fauna. Ken showed us female alligators guarding their nests and baby alligators swimming...More

3  Thank 679dawng
Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked the 90 minute tour and had a fantastic time with Captain Dale - our group ranged from 5 to 70 years in age and all 6 of us enjoyed every minute!! The time flew by and we were so impressed with Capt. Dale's...More

3  Thank KateLouisePike
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Captain Ken and the Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Rides were awesome! Ken was extremely knowledgeable and knew the lake like the back of his hand!! We saw 2 momma gators, a baby gator, snake, and tons of different birds. Great trip! I would recommend...More

2  Thank Dori F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good: Staff was very friendly and boat captain was excellent. Tour left on-time and returned on-time. Boat would hold 4 - 6 people, perfect size for a personalized experience. Excellent for families or couples. Bad: A little difficult to find. Follow signs for "Airboat Ride"...More

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Debi C, Owner at Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We also take reservations over the phone as well as online... we do like to offer our customers an experience that is stress-free with no waiting, so all of our reservations are made in advance and scheduled...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked an hour excursion and wished we’d had longer! Capt. Ken was funny and engaging and obviously had a close and personal relationship with the environment he guided us around. Saw a variety of wildlife from gators to a bald eagle. A really memorable experience...More

1  Thank SimonRv2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of 4 absolutely loved the airboat ride. Captain Ken made us a little nervous with our close gator encounter but he was smooth as can be. It just added to the fun! He was very knowledgeable about the area and animals. We loved...More

2  Thank AvaXo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

He was so knowledgable and personable, fantastic and knew the area and the wildlife so well, I plan on coming back again!

2  Thank Avery H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Ken Gift was very informative, pleasant, and answered all of our questions. I would recommend my family and friends to go on one of these boat tours. I would definitely do it again!

2  Thank Maraina B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on the 90 minute tour today, with wife and two daughters. Whole experience was fantastic. There was plenty of room for the 4 of us, Captain Chris was very knowledgable. We saw alligators from 6 inches to 10 foot and all types of birds,...More

3  Thank Arrianesara
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22 May 2017|
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Response from roxsam26 | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so and if there were I would not recommend it it's beautiful out there during the day and you can see everything if you are out after dark you will not see anything and that's a whole purpose is to see the... More
Sandra N
12 April 2017|
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Response from Debi C | Property representative |
We'd suggest booking at least a few days ahead of time, but we'll do our best to work you into the schedule, even at the last minute if we can! Best wishes for your continued recovery...
Julie W
25 March 2017|
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Response from Debi C | Property representative |
Our rates are as follows: 1 hour - $49.95 per person, plus 7.5% sales tax 90 minutes - $65 per person, plus 7.5% sales tax 2 hours - $85 per person, plus 7.5% sales tax