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AirBoat Rides at Midway

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Address: 28501 East Colonial Drive, Christmas, FL 32709
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+1 407-568-6790
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Open daily at 9am - Experience the beauty of the "Florida...

Open daily at 9am - Experience the beauty of the "Florida Outback" while gliding across the legendary St.John's River marshes. See Florida alligators, American Bald Eagles, and more on your Central Florida Everglades Wildlife AirBoat adventure. Our custom-designed, US Coast Guard certified airboat fleet features elevated seating for excellent viewing opportunities and voice-activated headsets for effortless 2-way communication with your guide, a certified USCG Master Captain.While you wait to depart, check out our Gift shop, reptile, exotic bird and honeybee colony exhibits. Hold our baby gator after your ride. "PorkChop the Pig" may greet you at the door! 45 minutes or less from all major attractions.

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Affordable family fun

We enjoyed this so much more than the madness of the amusement parks! Friendly, efficient staff. We all got to hold an alligator after our tour which the teenagers thought was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Laura N
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Boonville
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Boonville
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed this so much more than the madness of the amusement parks! Friendly, efficient staff. We all got to hold an alligator after our tour which the teenagers thought was cool. Saw lots of gators and afterwards drove into town to tour the Canaveral National Seashore for our "beach day". What a great day!

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MidwayAirboats, Guest Relations Manager at AirBoat Rides at Midway, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to come out and see us! We are so happy to hear you had a great experience and hope to see you again sometime in the near future! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a 9:30am tour for Saturday 17 Dec. Beautiful weather on the day. We were the only ones on the airboat but it was getting busy by the time we returned. The captain was very knowledgeable and it was very interesting to hear something about the history and ecology of the area as well as seeing heaps of gator's.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed "flying" through the "Central Florida Everglades". The captain provided a lot of interest information while we were watching plenty of gators, birds and more. Great equipment (noise head buds) compared to some other place I have seen. Will do it again.

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MidwayAirboats, Guest Relations Manager at AirBoat Rides at Midway, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to come out and see us. We are thrilled to hear you had fun and hope to see you again in the near future! More 

Guayaquil, Ecuador
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was just amazing. First you are received by a pig, a turtle and some birds that are roaming free in the gift store (beware of the white one, it will climb on you). Then the ride is great with a lot of knowledge of the river and its history, photo ops, and of course really high speed. We saw... More 

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MidwayAirboats, Guest Relations Manager at AirBoat Rides at Midway, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear you had a great experience! Thanks so much for coming to see us and we hope you come back for another amazing experience and for the animals as well. More 

Raymond, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough how awesome this was! Captain Ed was so incredibly knowledgeable about the gators & the other wildlife in the area! He took us for an hour long boat ride around the St. John's River & back in the little hideaways. He narrated information as we went along, and after the ride, he took us to the... More 

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MidwayAirboats, Guest Relations Manager at AirBoat Rides at Midway, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you had such a great time. Thanks so much for taking the time to come out to see us and we hope to see you again in the near future! More 

Stow, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Great experience for all ages. Whether you want the thrill of the wind whipping through your hair or just learning of the Florida ecosystem it's all packed into an hour tour. Plenty of birds and alligators for viewing. A must stop for those in the area or a destination trip.

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MidwayAirboats, Guest Relations Manager at AirBoat Rides at Midway, responded to this review

Hello and thanks so much for taking the time to come out and see us. We really appreciate your positive feedback and hope to see you again! More 

Folkestone
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

What an amazing experience! We decided to take an air boat ride while on holiday but we're a little unsure on which company to go with, after some research we went with 'airboatrideatmidway'. It was mega, Captain Mike was the guy in charge who was very knowledgeable of the area and experienced in driving the air boat. We saw numerous... More 

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MidwayAirboats, Guest Relations Manager at AirBoat Rides at Midway, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write this review and we hope you come and see us again! We will inform captain Mike of your kind words. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Thanks for a great trip. Our Captian Matt showed us a great time on the water this is a must do. The kids had a blast!

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MidwayAirboats, Guest Relations Manager at AirBoat Rides at Midway, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming out to see us and we are thrilled to hear you had such a great time! More 

Bradenon, Fl
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Air boat ride was fun and interesting. We have been on air boat rides before but it was still exhilarating and the driver was knowledgeable and happy to answer questions. There are headphones that work very well and allow you to hear the driver and other passengers. The office/store has some very interesting animals on view including a cockatoo that... More 

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MidwayAirboats, Guest Relations Manager at AirBoat Rides at Midway, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to come out and see us! We try to give everyone an educational tour as well of a little thrill ride while learning about the environment and the animals that live in it. We hope for you to come back and see us, hopefully this time Coco doesn't try and steal anymore pens! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Though the engine from the boat was very loud, they provide headphones for your ears and a devise for you to speak into. We enjoyed this adventure. Would do it again.

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MidwayAirboats, Guest Relations Manager at AirBoat Rides at Midway, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write your review. We hope you come back to see us so you can hopefully see many different things than you did on your previous ride, every ride is different and the river is constantly changing! More 

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