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Old 04-05-2013, 03:31 PM
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Which has a more interesting airboat ride, Tom and Jerry or Wild Bill?
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I vote for Wild Bill.
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Had two families of grandkids take the Wild Bill ride last week. The families were pleased, saw a lot of wildlife including gators. Check their website for the discount.

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Both comparable, but I would call to see if the alligators are active yet. We went on Wild Bill last August and they told us the spring is the best time when the gators are looking for mates. Enjoyed the ride immensely, but the gators were all under the cool water - same holds true if it's too cold. Good time.
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I've been on Wild Bill's a year ago. I thought it was a good ride for the cost. I remember taking an air boat ride in the everglades way back when and it was more impressive, not just because it was my first airboat ride (and in the everglades which I really liked) but it was a smaller boat, no tier seating and quite a bit more exciting - closer to the water, sharper turns.
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I've only done Tom and Jerry's because they could handle our group of ten in one boat. The ride was about viewing the animals and the beauty of the lake, not speeding around.

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I've only done Tom and Jerry's because they could handle our group of ten in one boat. The ride was about viewing the animals and the beauty of the lake, not speeding around.

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we were a little bored!
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Here is an article for the Sept. 2012 issue of The Villages Neighbor Magazine.

http://villagesneighbormagazinesept2012.yolasite.com/
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