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Florida Everglades Airboat Adventure

Discover the Florida Everglades at Sawgrass Recreation Park as you take an exciting 30 minute airboat ride! Check out over 100 mammals and reptiles and even have the chance to hold a baby alligator if you dare!

Feel the excitement and learn the fascinating history of the Everglades on this fun-filled 30 minute airboat ride as you glide across the waters at speeds up to 40 mph and get up close and personal with the Floridian wildlife.

Your friendly captain will guide you through this natural wonder, as you sit back and enjoy the native flora and fauna around you.

Home to numerous animal species, many of which are endangered, Sawgrass Recreation Park also allows you to visit the Exotic Wildlife exhibit and Glades Exhibit.

Here you can hold baby Alligators, see panthers, leopards, turtles, birds of prey and even feed the animals.

Location

Airboat Rides take place at Sawgrass Recreation Park, Weston, Florida. The location is roughly a 45 minute drive from Miami Beach and 25 minutes from Fort Lauderdale Beach.

Top Tip

The best time to see alligators is early in the morning (before 10.00am) during hot weather and later in the day in cooler weather.

Experience Includes

  • An exhilarating 30-minute airboat ride through the beautiful Everglades
  • Entrance to Sawgrass Recreation Park
  • Travel at speeds of up to 40 miles per hour
  • A chance to see numerous animal species including the Florida alligator all in their natural environment.
  • Admission to the Reptile, Glades Exhibit and Exotic Wildlife Exhibits
  • Free Parking!
  • Open-dated ticket. No reservations required.

Experience Excludes

  • Optional gratuities
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenirs

Start times

The airboat rides run every 20 minutes from 9.30am to 3.30pm.

Duration

30 minutes.

Terms & Conditions

  • You will be sent an open-dated Florida Everglades Airboat Adventure ticket voucher. The tours operate daily every 20-30 minutes from 9.00am to 3.30pm and there is no need to book a specific date in advance. Simply take your ticket voucher to Sawgrass Recreation Park on your chosen time/date.
  • Sawgrass Recreation Park is located around 25 minutes from Fort Lauderdale Beach and 45 minutes from Miami Beach. Customers will need to make their own way to the park.
  • We recommend you allow at least 2.5 hours to visit the exhibits and the airboat ride.
  • The airboats accommodate around 15-25 guests.
  • Children ages 3 and under are free
  • Children aged 6 and under are required to wear a life jacket for safety.
  • Sawgrass Recreation Park is located around 25 minutes from Fort Lauderdale Beach and 45 minutes from Miami Beach.