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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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Simply superb

We booked the 2 hour trip and went out with Captain Dale. We saw all the the fantastic wildlife... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Paul H
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Amazing trip

We've been here several times over many years and the trips are always excellent. Captain Ken took... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
274Helen
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Cannock, United Kingdom
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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
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We booked the 2 hour trip and went out with Captain Dale. We saw all the the fantastic wildlife that is on and around this stunning lake. The experience was fantastic and Captain Dale was such a great host and so knowledgable. A credit to...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 2 days ago

We've been here several times over many years and the trips are always excellent. Captain Ken took us for a two hour tour where we spotted gators, bald eagles and lots of wildlife. He had an in depth knowledge of the wildlife, habitats and area...More

1  Thank 274Helen
Reviewed 2 days ago

We came here in early August '17 after seeing great reviews. Choosing the 90 minute tour option, we came to experience this trip at 1:30 PM. Captain Ken was informative and knowledgable about any questions we had and the local area. On our airboat, we...More

1  Thank HAYHO2U
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband took myself and my niece on our 1st airboat ride in central Florida. After reading reviews and discussing what we wanted out of the experience he chose Spirit of the Swamp. We arrived and soon met with our Capt., Capt. Ken. After boarding...More

Thank KimJaynes
Reviewed 5 days ago 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

Thank Brent C
Reviewed 1 week 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

2  Thank 679dawng
Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks 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

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TiffanyCarter
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
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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...
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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
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