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Why Choose Capt Duke’s Airboat Rides

Central Florida Airboat Tour
Central Florida Airboat Tour

When the time comes for your exhilarating airboat adventure in the heart of Florida, there’s no better choice than Capt Duke’s Airboat Rides. We’re excited to share with you ten compelling reasons why joining our tour is the perfect way to embark on an unforgettable and truly unique experience.

1. Private Airboat Rides for an Exclusive Experience

Forget crowded boats and noisy tourists. Our airboat rides offer an intimate experience on the St. Johns River. With us, it’s not about packing as many people as possible onto one boat; it’s about giving you the space and tranquility to immerse yourself fully in this unique ecosystem.

2. Elevated Seating for Optimum Views and Photography

When it comes to capturing the breathtaking moments of your adventure, we’ve got you covered. Our airboats feature elevated seating that provides optimum views of the surroundings. Whether you’re a professional photographer or simply an enthusiast looking for that perfect shot, you’ll have a front-row seat to the stunning landscapes and wildlife.

3. Encounter Alligators, Bald Eagles, Turtles, Birds, and More

One of the highlights of our airboat tours is the chance to get up close and personal with the incredible wildlife that calls Central Florida home. From majestic alligators to graceful bald eagles, curious turtles to a variety of colorful birds, our tours offer you the opportunity to observe these creatures in their natural habitat. It’s a wildlife lover’s dream come true.

4. Historical St. Johns River Airboat Tours

Our adventures aren’t just about the swamp; we also take you on a journey through history with our St. Johns River. Explore this historical waterway and gain a deeper appreciation for the region’s rich heritage. Our experienced guides will share fascinating stories and insights about the area, making your trip not only scenic but educational as well.

5. Alligator Galore: Florida’s Highest Alligator Population

If you’ve always wanted to see alligators in their natural environment, you’ve come to the right place. Central Florida boasts the highest population of alligators in the state, and our airboat rides offer you the chance to witness these incredible reptiles in action. Get ready to see tons of them during your adventure!

6. Small Group Adventures for a Personal Touch

To ensure a personalized experience, our airboats are designed to accommodate just six people, not 18. This smaller group size allows for more interaction with your guide and fellow adventurers. You won’t feel lost in the crowd; instead, you’ll forge genuine connections with both nature and your fellow explorers.

7. Explore Where Larger Airboats Cannot Go

With our airboat tours, you’ll have the opportunity to go where larger airboats can’t. Navigate through narrow channels, hidden coves, and secluded corners of the swamp, all while experiencing the thrill of gliding across the water at high speeds. It’s an adventure that takes you deep into the heart of the untamed wilderness.

8. The REAL Florida Swamp Experience

We take pride in offering you the REAL Florida swamp experience. We’re not just another tourist attraction. Our focus is on preserving and sharing the authentic beauty of this natural wonder. When you join us, you’re embarking on a journey that’s as genuine as it gets.

9. Safety First: Inspected and Insured Airboats

Your safety is our top priority. Rest assured that our airboats undergo rigorous inspections to ensure they meet the highest safety standards. Additionally, we are fully insured, giving you peace of mind as you embark on your adventure. You can focus on enjoying the experience while we take care of the rest.

10. U.S. Coast Guard Licensed Master Captain

Our experienced captains are passionate about the wetlands are U.S. Coast Guard licensed. Their expertise ensures a smooth and safe ride while sharing their extensive knowledge about the region. Feel confident that you’re in capable hands throughout your journey.

In conclusion, if you’re seeking an unforgettable adventure that combines the thrill of an airboat ride with the opportunity to connect with nature and learn about the history of Central Florida’s Wetlands, look no further. Our PRIVATE airboat rides offer all this and more. Whether you’re a wildlife enthusiast, a history buff, or simply in search of a unique and intimate experience, our tours have something for everyone. Book your airboat adventure today and get ready to embark on the journey of a lifetime!


5 Star Reviews!

We are a top-rated airboat ride company serving central Florida.

  • My son and I went on a Capt Dukes airboat ride last week with capt will as our pilot. The ride was amazing. We saw a lot of alligators, bald eagles and lots of other animals. The airboat ride was a lot of fun. I would highly recommend it. One recommendation for passengers: make sure you dress for the conditions. Even on nice day it can be cool do to the speed your boat will go.
    – Rusty G.
  • We had an awesome time!!! We don’t have opportunities to ride an airboat in Idaho so we were very excited and would love to go again!! We were lucky to have an amazing captain and tour guide. Captain Jim was very knowledgeable about the history of the area and funny!! Very nice and personable!! Thank you for an amazing experience!!
    – Denice Lyman
  • 10 out of 10. We had so much fun with captain Duke. We saw beautiful landscape, cows, horses, birds and gators. We saw a momma with her nest and was able to go to an Indian mound and walk around. Next time we will do the 2 hour tour or the sunset tour.
    – Mrsklove
  • Loved the ride! We had a great time today. Captain Dukes’s is an enjoyable, fun ride. We saw all sorts of wildlife including alligators, bald eagles, many different types of birds. He stopped along the way so we could get photos of everything and explained the history of the area.
    – Diane
  • Excellent time by all. Very informative and very well done. Definitely will be looking up Captain Duke next time we’re in central FL.
    – Less C.
  • Amazing ride, very smooth and fun. Beautiful views along the St. John’s river with plenty of wildlife and cattle. Very knowledgeable and kind tour guide With Captain Jim! Upon first meeting him he was kind and cracking jokes, forsure adds to the whole experience! Next time I’m in Florida I’d love to schedule another ride along.
    – Leah Crawford
  • So much fun!! Gators, Island history, Eagles, other birds. Beautiful cypress forest quiet and serene. Other areas we had to hang on to our hats!! Capt. will provided a great educational and fun experience of the area.
    – Jody Pendleton
  • Fun and exciting. If you want to see Florida from a new perspective this is differently a great adventure. Can’t wait to do it again. Capt . Will gave us a wonderful experience.
    – Brenda M.
  • Such a fantastic family adventure! Would highly recommend. Saw so many alligators and learned a ton about the history of the land. Captain Will was amazing!!!!
    – Beth Baldacchino
  • Was a great trip. Saw lots and captain was very Friendly and offered up lots of great info and answered all the questions my 11 year old and I had. Would recommend 100%
    – Pascal O