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Tigertail Airboat Tours

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Old Tamiami Trail, 16 Miles West of Krome Avenue, Miami, FL 33194
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perfect

Super knowledgeable and nice guide. we were the only passengers which was a plus. great tour... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
moopet17
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Germany
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Worth Every Dime

Bert was our guide and he was awesome! He knew the area very well, taught us a ton, and was a... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
mnestberg
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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At Tigertails we specialize in small guided airboat tours. We operate in the southern end of the Everglades on Tamiami trail in the Miccosukee reservation near Miami. You will experience the Everglades first hand as you handle young alligators and turtles while learning about the wildlife, the area and the proud people who live here from one of our experienced guides.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“hour tour” (19 reviews)
“private tour” (17 reviews)
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Old Tamiami Trail, 16 Miles West of Krome Avenue, Miami, FL 33194

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super knowledgeable and nice guide. we were the only passengers which was a plus. great tour definitely recommended.

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Bert was our guide and he was awesome! He knew the area very well, taught us a ton, and was a fantastic tour guide. I highly recommend the 2-hour trip; go private if you can. It was worth every dime! We were even able to...More

Thank mnestberg
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Our airboat guide (Burt) was very knowledgeable and obviously cared passionately about the Everglades environment and wildlife. Very enjoyable and informative.

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We did some online research before selecting Tigertail for our tour of the Everglades. Although there are several tour companies in the area, Tigertail had the highest customer ratings. After experiencing the tour for ourselves, we can see why. I would definitely recommend the 2-hour...More

Thank Sean G
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

This was the most fantastic experience ever!! Our guide Humberto was beyond our expectations. He was very knowledgeable about the alligators and the other reptiles in their care. He knew where to take us for best photo ops. He also told the history of the...More

Thank Ally_2409
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Umberto is the man. My boyfriend and I had an unparalleled adventure in the Everglades today. We saw and interacted with alligators and other animals, learned about the ecosystem and biodiversity, and experienced the freedom of zipping across the water on an airboat with someone...More

Thank Emily H
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Kenny our guide was an amazing wealth of knowledge about the south Florida Everglades. We learned so much. He was a fantastic tour guide. We paid for the 2 hour tour but were out closer to 3 hours. I really like that this group is...More

Thank Susanne W
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Our family really enjoyed our private 2 hour tour experience with Tigertail Airboat Tours. Since it was just our family, we were able to learn so much and get our questions answered. It was a cold day but our trip was broken up by visits...More

Thank HANDBCOM
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

We had a hard time picking a tour company for our airboat tour - there are quite a few on the same road, but we chose Tigertail and we are so glad we did. We did the one hour tour with stops on two islands....More

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

The 2 hour tour was a wonderful experience; if you want to see the 'glades' with someone who is passionate about the area, be sure to go with Tigertail. This is not your typical tourist trap but a small group tour (there were only four...More

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Peterpatch2
8 November 2017|
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Response from TheRaindog | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your interest in our tours. Our 2 standard tours are the 1 hour is which is $60 per person and the 2 hour that is $85 per person. We try to keep it to just one group per boat. If we do have to combine... More
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hoffman_david
7 October 2016|
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Response from unityfm | Reviewed this property |
I've never done the shark valley tram but heard good things. Tiger tail will really show you everything in the EVERGLADES and if your lucky to go with Humberto he gets really into everything with you. A very professional one... More
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FunBunch2014
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Response from Michele H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a car is necessary. But I promise you it's worth it! It's a nice ride in the Everglades and this particular operator goes above and beyond. Enjoy!
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