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Reservations Required

Call : (321) 631-2990
Call Toll Free: (877) 794-4991

Located 35 Minutes East of Orlando International Airport and 35 Minutes West of Cocoa Beach and Port Canaveral, Florida.


Leaps Above The Rest!

Premier Airboat Tour & Wildlife Adventure
(close to Cocoa Beach and Port Canaveral)

Don't Forget Your Camera!

Enhance your vacation with premier airboat tours with GRASSHOPPER AIRBOAT ECO-TOURS. Secure your chance to ride on our custom-built six-passenger airboat and skim over the St. Johns River, Lake Poinsett, and surrounding marshes at up to 50 miles per hour at times.

Your Host and Captain

Learn more about the man behind the amazing tour. Read the biography of GRASSHOPPER AIRBOAT ECO-TOURS owner Captain Rick Thrift.

Hours of Operation: Changes with Seasons. Please Call for Updated Hours of Operation

Proudly Serving Orlando, Melbourne, Daytona, & New Smyrna, FL | Captain Rick is a Fully-Insured United States Coast Guard™, Licensed Master

About Us

Discover a unique experience made available by GRASSHOPPER AIRBOAT ECO-TOURS. We are a premier wildlife marine tour, offering airboat rides throughout the swamps and marshes near Cocoa Beach, FL.

Fun and Educational Wildlife Experience

Captain Rick is the owner and operator of GRASSHOPPER AIRBOAT ECO-TOURS and has over 40 years of experience. He provides you with a personalized, interpretive airboat adventure as you look for alligators, native and migratory birds, and other intriguing Florida wildlife on the St. Johns River, often referred to as the Central Florida Everglades.

Our vessels are smaller (limited to 6 passengers) and faster to give you an awesome ride!
We are limited to certain weight restrictions, please ask us when booking.

Member of the Maritime Consortium and Cocoa Beach Area Chamber of Commerce

Contact us today at (321) 631-2990 or (877) 794-4991 to make a reservation or to learn more about our airboat adventure.