An airboat, also known as a fanboat, is a flat-bottomed vessel propelled in a forward direction by an aircraft-type propeller and powered by either an aircraft or automotive engine. Airboats are a very popular means of transportation in the Florida Everglades, and Louisiana Bayou, where they are used for fishing, bowfishing, hunting and eco-tourism.
Voted "Best Eco Tour on the Treasure Coast for 2014", Stumpknocker Airboat Tours offers the most educational, exciting, humorous, and informative tour on the beautiful, pristine headwaters of the St. John's River. Capt. Steve Hayes is the only Certified Florida Master Naturalist through the University of Florida that provides these tours, established in 1988, and one of the most popular attractions on the Treasure Coast, hence "THE GRANDDADDY OF 'EM ALL". Bring a camera and let's create some memories. It is fun, entertaining, and educational for all ages.
Visit the Marshlands of Indian River County with Capt. Bob. The Original Talking Tour, Capt. Bob gives you more than a ride, he gives you a Tour. His informative explanation of birds, plants, fish, alligators and local area are unforgettable. Enjoy Capt. Bob's new 2010 custom Diamondback Airboat, with seating for 10 customers. With the tallest front seat of any tour boat, and 12' offset between rows everyone has a great stadium view. Give Capt. Bob a call for the most talked about tour on the water.
"The Difference is in the Tour"