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Stumpknocker Tours, Inc.

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County Road 512, Blue Cypress Recreation Area, Vero Beach, FL 32966
+1 772-473-3825
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The guides make the tour!

We are from Michigan & decided to do the airboat ride this year since we have never been on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brittany S
What a Great Time

We just finished an airboat tour with Stumpknocker's Capt John. It was a cool windy day but Capt... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Patricia B
Millersville, Md, United States
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Captain Steve Hayes is the only Certified Florida Master Naturalist in the marsh that provides the most educational, exciting, humorous, and informative tour of the pristine headwaters of the St. John's River. On a one hour tour, you will see, and learn about the alligators, birds and flowers of the marsh, experience an exciting airboat ride thru the marsh, hear some stories that may bring a chuckle, or two, and I will bring you back safely. This is a great experience for all ages. Many that have been on this tour and have taken airboat tours around the state, and elsewhere, say that this is at the top of the list. Bring a camera and let's create some memories!!!
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County Road 512, Blue Cypress Recreation Area, Vero Beach, FL 32966
+1 772-473-3825
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are from Michigan & decided to do the airboat ride this year since we have never been on anything like it before. If you're even considering doing an air boat tour, DO IT. And definitely, 100%, go with Stumpknocker Tours. The guides were hilarious...More

Thank Brittany S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just finished an airboat tour with Stumpknocker's Capt John. It was a cool windy day but Capt John knew exactly where the gators would be, to the tune of 23. Not only did he find the gators but also was able to identify all...More

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We just had a lovely time with StumpKnocker’s Captain John. He and his co captain were really knowledgeable about the nature we were seeing. They really gave good education for my family. And even though it was very cold day, we still saw alligators! Very...More

Thank Alina M
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We had a great time and got to see a lot of alligators, birds, and beautiful scenery on this amazing airboat tour! Captain John was fun and very knowledgeable, we highly recommend Stumpknockers Airboat Tours!!!

Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Captain John was very kind and professional. We enjoyed a wonderful time out learning about the local plants and animals, the kids loved the speed too! I highly recommend this company. We'd definitely visit again when we are back in the area.

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Awesome ride! Captain John knows a lot about botanical and wild life in the area! I highly recommended - boat was cleaned and we don't get wet as the journey starts until the end!

Thank Fabio D
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

As a Vero Beach native, whenever we have out of town guests visiting, we try to give the full Florida experience. With less than 24 hours notice, Capt John and his team accommodated our group of eight including four children. We just wrapped up our...More

Thank Rennick75
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We are from NJ and never got to experience Florida's nature to like this before. It was excellent. We easily saw 20+ alligators of all different sizes on this trip among other wildlife including some rare birds. The captain and crew were super friendly to...More

Thank tattooedmind
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Went out today with our girls ages 8 and 10. We counted 35 gators not to mention all the Osprey with their chicks. Captain John was very friendly and . We would do this again in a heartbeat!

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Our Captain John was great. His knowledge of Blue Cypress is extensive. He knew all the special areas to see the Great Blue Herons and a nest! We also viewed the Great White Egrets and their nest plus a multitude of alligator sizes from the...More

Thank carolloring
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