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Central Florida Everglades Airboat Tour from Orlando

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Florida Everglades Airboat Tour and Alligator Encounter from Orlando
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up to 24 hours before the experience starts (local time)

  • 5 hours
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Escape to the wilderness of the Central Florida Everglades from Orlando on this 4-hour airboat tour and alligator encounter. Enjoy Florida’s natural beauty with a 30-minute or upgraded 1-hour airboat ride. Get up close with the local wildlife — like alligators and birds — plus lush vegetation while skimming across the grassy water. Then, depending on the day, you can feed the alligators (Tuesdays and Fridays) or explore a butterfly pavilion and Native American exhibit.
  • Explore the Central Florida Everglades by airboat
  • Take a 30-minute or 1-hour airboat ride
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Pick-up from select Orlando locations included

What's Included

  • Airboat Ride through the Central Florida Everglades (length dependent upon option booked)
  • Pickup and drop-off from Orlando -Disney - Kissimmee Meeting Point Locations
  • Stop at ONE airboat park - tour day depends on which facility
  • Gratuities

Meeting and Pickup

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Start time

08:30 AM

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Wild Florida Airboats & Gator Park

3 hours Admission Ticket Included

Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures

3 hours Admission Ticket Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please inform Gray Line you are boarding here on the day prior to tour by calling or Whats App messaging
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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Lori_J
Awesome airboat ride and animal park. We saw lots of beautiful birds, wildlife, and alligators on the boat. Definitely do the one hour tour. Our tour guide from the bus was great and helpful. He told us a lot of interesting facts about the area on the way there. Hotel pick up was awesome! Our air boat operator was great too. The shows were great and everyone had a great time.

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SCAM!
KimberlyBrown, Apr 2024
This was a scam. We bought tickets for airboat ride through WILD Florida ($70 for 2 tickets) and then saw it was at same place we had already visited so then we found this 3 hour tour ($200 for 2 tickets) so we cancelled and rebooked for this Central Florida everglades tour. We were to arrive at 830am, which we did. Fortunately we followed the bus to the destination. When we arrived at CENTRAL FLORIDA EVERGLADES.....it was actually WILD FLORIDA in which we had cancelled our much cheaper tickets then we were told our 830am tour wouldnt begin until 12:45PM. We had other things scheduled as we thought 3 hours our we would be done by 1130am. Viator/WILD FLORIDA refused refund. TOTAL SCAM!
Great!
Taniya_O, Mar 2024
This was an awesome ride! The boat was just super fun and we got to see a few Gators and some birds out there. Just a fyi you have to or advised to wear the ear muffs as it's noisy without! I highly recommend this tour. We did the hour tour and it was great. Not much else at the park but all in all great morning . Special thanks to Preston our greyline driver. He was really friendly, chatty and guided us really well! Thanks again 😊😊
Trip was cancelled
Donald_S, Mar 2024
We were only in town for three days and this was on our itinerary for the last day. Our trip was cancelled on the day before our scheduled airboat ride.
Exciting
Cathy_C, Feb 2024
Everything went as scheduled. The guide was very nice and knowledgeable. Really nice setup, so much to see and do.
Great fun
Tina_C, Feb 2024
Saw alligators, amazing birds. Great boat ride. Even in the rain! But dress warmly. The wind can be fierce.
Fun Experience with a great driver.
Heather_S, Jan 2024
Taking an air boat ride has been on my bucket list for years. My boys and I decided to make it happen at Wild Florida. The ride was amazing, the park was fun. The boys even got to pet and feed capybaras. Our tour drive Bob made the trip! He was the icing on the cake for this trip. Sign up for this trip and if you get Bob as your driver you are in for a treat!!
Great Airboat AND Wildlife park tour
Les_C, Jun 2023
Great tour! Glad they had pick up from a location near the hotel. Airboat ride AND the wiild life park! Greg our tour guide was very helpful and gave us some inside tips!
Professional and friendly...
Anthony_H, Jun 2023
Professional and friendly company from being picked up in the morning to being dropped off in the evening
Gator Time
Thomas_S, May 2023
I had a great time getting out and seeing the wildlife. Birds, eagles and gators. The ride was great and our guide wss very knowledgeable.
The air boat ride was...
Byron_W, Mar 2023
The air boat ride was great. The 2 shows that Christian presented were awesome!!! The whole experience was amazing. We had a wonderful experience!!!
Highly recommend
John_D, Jan 2023
The Airboat ride was so cool , it was a great experience . The wild life park was very enjoyable . Greg our driver is very knowledgeable , very friendly and made our day so much fun , a credit to the gray line company .
The airboat ride was...
Eric_P, Feb 2022
The airboat ride was really cool. Saw allot of wildlife, cows and a few gators. It was a fun experience and would recommend it. Our driver was very informative and had a really good personality, fun to talk too.
Nice experience!
etwalton06, Dec 2021
It was a very good experience for myself and my family. It was kinda cold that day and because of the weather we didn’t expect to see any alligators. However, we did end up seeing three in all. Our airboat captain was very knowledgeable.
Fun filled Sunday
Llarimir_L, Nov 2021
We had an amazing ride there through grey line the driver was very kind and had many fun facts of the area! The airboat captain was very knowledgeable and catered to the groups need by showing us how he knew how to drift the boat per the groups request!
Didn't get to go due to...
heathermmcdaniel8, Oct 2021
Didn't get to go due to the boat being broken. Still waiting on our refund....Also had to uber to pick up location so that was a waste
Disappointed
Diana_G, Oct 2021
We were really looking forward to the Everglades Tour but I received notification one day before that it was cancelled with no reason given. We were really looking forward to it. We could not reschedule because our days were limited. Very disappointed.
Response from Host, Oct 2021
Good morning Diana_G, Unfortunately it was because the radar showed terrible weather for the following day…. The rain didn’t end up hitting the airboat area until 11am, however the forecast had it for the morning time. Sadly Mother Nature is something we cannot control and it has to be safety first. It should have been noted on the cancellation in the system for you to see. Hopefully we can see you again in the future and the rain from this week will stay away more! Tori
Good day overall - something different
Karen_B, Aug 2021
Once we got to Wild Florida our Grayline tourguide was helpful and informative. We had to wait 30 minutes later than originally thought to board the airboat which broke up the morning a bit. Saw one gator on the opposite side of the boat but the boat was cool. Glad we did it, don’t know if I’d do it again. Be sure to confirm bus meeting time and location in advance. Our meeting time posted was 8:30, after calling to confirm, I was told 8:10 and the driver was still early to the mtg point and called to make sure we were coming. Probably just a courtesy call but had we planned to arrive at the listed time, we would not have been ready.
Perfect day!
jacob_A, Jul 2021
It was incredible! Definitely would do it again! Saw so many amazing animals in the wild! The air boat was so much fun and our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable!
Good time
Adelino_G, Jun 2021
Captain Lauren very knowledgeable of the Everglades Took us to prime nesting dens Also knowledge of all different Everglade birds they were predators to the alligators
Do not miss the experience!!!!
GENE_B, Jun 2021
Great experience. First of all the transportation company Greylines was perfect. The unexpected beauty upon arrival -perfect. Boat driver extremely informed and welcoming. We will gladly recomme nd to all. Great day!!!!!!
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