Airboat rides?

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  1. Magical Moments.

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    Dave and i like the idea of doing an airboat ride this year.:yes:

    Can anyone give me some info on the best place to go?

    Thanks.
     
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    I always hear that boggy creek is good http://www.bcairboats.com/

    When we did it, we went to the Billy Swamp as it was part of an everglades tour programme http://www.seminoletribe.com/safari/index.shtml

    It was really good! could have done with doing a longer airboat ride actually but the huge swamp buggies were even better in some ways.

    Really good :)
     
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    Thanks for the links Keith.
     
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    my uncle is a stikler for all this stuff, i need to ask as we fancy doing one too i will find out which one he thinks is best and let you know as he has done quite a few
     
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    Thanks Mick.

    Look foward to hearing from you soon.

    Take care.:hug2:
     
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    ok liz i will email him 1st thing in the morning :p015:
     
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    I've been looking into these as well, as the friends we are going with in December would like to do it as well. I've been looking for an old fashioned airboat not the big ones at Boggy Creek when all they really do is go fast.

    The ones I am considering are Old Fashioned Airboat Rides or Central Florida Airboats What I like about these is you can decide how long you want to go out for and we will have a boat to ourselves :D
     
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    ok liz, i just text my uncle and he said www.airboatrides.com just off to look myself :)

    seems the same as wen just posted :D
     
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    I've been corresponding with them and they are really helpful, it's probably who I will book with for December.
     
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    if we do it i will be booking with them, my uncle id the fussiest and tightest person i know, and wants VFM, so i know they are good :lol:
     
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    We really fancy doingi this but dont fancy driving for an hour to get there first.

    Boggy Creek is the nearest i think, is it any good. exscsue my typing, i habe been out drinking around Manchester. xx
     
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    I am so looking forward to the airboat ride we have booked for the end of the year although I am a bit dubious in case it makes me get motion sickness!! We are going to be on it for 3 hours :unsure:
     
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    will find out for you cath my unc has done nearly all of them i think
     
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    this is what i got back from my uncle about booggy creek airboats


    Yes. They are OK but definitely not the best, They operate on two different locations and we saw no alligators with them. Also quite a short ride, I think about 30mins. Or so.
     
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    Yep, that's what I've heard as well Mick.
     
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    Boggy Creek really isn't worth the time, unless you just want the experience of riding an air boat.

    The best, is of course, forever away down on Alligator Alley. There is one out on 528 toward Cocoa Beach, too. :yes:
     
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    is that the one in titusville tink?
     
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    The one heading toward Cocoa Beach? No, it's on 528 before you get to the coast, but it's in Brevard county. :yes:
     
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    oh ok thx :)
     

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