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Gator Bait Airboat Adventures

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Address: County Road 512, Vero Beach, FL 32966
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+1 772-766-2629
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07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Vero Beach's "premier" airboat adventure tour. Gator Bait is the...

Vero Beach's "premier" airboat adventure tour. Gator Bait is the fun, informative, and interactive tour for all ages. Our mission statement is to ensure all guests have a wonderful time experiencing the beauty of the marsh and its wildlife. We guarantee alligator sightings on our brand new custom built Floral City airboat equipped with talk around headsets. Call us today to schedule your tour and "See it with a Real Florida Native."

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Amazing beautiful nature learning experience

Our children age 6,9 and 11 requested to go see Captain Bill for the 2nd year in a row. His friendly, funny personality shines through with his vast knowledge and expereince of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Waasis, Canada
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Waasis, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our children age 6,9 and 11 requested to go see Captain Bill for the 2nd year in a row. His friendly, funny personality shines through with his vast knowledge and expereince of many years on the water made a great learning experience for our family. We saw many local birds, nests , and of course many many gators !! We... More 

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

We went on an airboat tour Saturday with Gator Bait Airboat Adventures. Capt. Bill was amazing. He pointed out by name, all the birdlife in the marshlands He showed us their nests and many had baby chicks trailing behind or feeding in the nests. We saw baby alligators, no more than a foot long in the sawgrass, with the mother... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

Bill took us into the swamp and showed us wildlife allowing us to take some terrific photos. We saw alligators and so many birds. I got some great shots of ospreys and gators. He maneuvered the boat so I had multiple opportunities to photograph the wildlife..

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Whitehorse
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

I did this tour today. The environment was stunning. I just wish we could've taken a nice tour without the (really) loud engine and actually got to observe the wild life more. The tour guide was nice, and knowledgeable, but he actually drove the boat AT alligators. At one point, even if you don't care for wildlife but want to... More 

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Bill S, Owner at Gator Bait Airboat Adventures, responded to this review

We are always very excited to see a new review. Every guest and every trip is of the utmost importance to us. Word of mouth, reviews and referrals are very important to us. Our airboats are equipped with aviation style headsets to allow us to talk to each other and soften the engine noise. I have spoken to Capt. Scott... More 

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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome ride! Lots to see! Very informative! The tour/airboat ride was as advertised. The captain/pilot was very knowledgeable of the wildlife and took care that all on board was able to see what one side couldn't. Hoping to take the airboat again before we leave for New England in a few weeks.

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Thank Bcirclepub
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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We had a fun time riding and learning and the weather was perf. Our tour guide was awesome and I feel like I learned more info about crocodiles than i have ever learned. SUPER FUN for all ages

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Thank Rachael T
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Captain Bill was Awesome! Very professional and knowledgeable about everything throughout the tour! Would recommend to anyone looking for a fun activity.

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This was our second trip on the Gator Bait fast boat the Rage. We had friends visiting Virginia, they loved it. There were only 6 people on board, we seemed to go places the bigger boats didn't including on top of the dike. Our captain was extremely knowledgeable and knew all the best spots to see huge Osprey nests and... More 

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Thank Mary R
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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

This tour was amazing. Saw so many gators and a lot of other wildlife. The captain made the trip both knowledgable and fun! Would for sure go again!

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Komoka, Canada
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We took the tour with our 5 and 8 year old. We all loved it! Captain Scott was our guide. He was great with our kids and very knowledgable about the area. We saw many alligators and birds, especially osprey. I would definitely do this again!

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