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Florida Everglades Airboat Tour and Wild Florida Admission with Optional Lunch

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Florida Everglades Airboat Tour and Alligator Encounter with Optional Lunch
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From $35.00

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up to 24 hours before the experience starts (local time)

  • 1 hour
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Escape to the wilderness of the Florida Everglades from Orlando on this airboat adventure. This exciting nature tour includes admission to the Wild Florida Airboats and Wildlife Park— with over 200 different animals like lemurs, sloths, zebras, watusi cattle, bobcats and more. Choose from two airboat durations and upgrade to the half-day tour and enjoy a delicious barbeque lunch at the Chomp House Grill, plus an alligator souvenir.
  • Airboat ride through Central Florida's Everglades
  • Travel through 4,200 acres (1,699 hectares) of protected swamps, marshes and rivers
  • Explore the 13 acre (5 hectare) park and visit the tropical bird aviary
  • Watch the alligator-handling show

What's Included

  • 30-minute or 1-hour airboat ride (based on option selected)
  • Nature Demonstration
  • BBQ lunch (if half-day package is selected)
  • One bag gator feed (if half-day package is selected)
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • 3301 Lake Cypress Rd
    3301 Lake Cypress Rd, Kenansville, FL 34739, USA

    Check in at the gift shop with the cashier. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your scheduled airboat time in order to check in.

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Just south of Orlando is the Wild Florida Airboats and Wildlife Park in Kenanville, the self-proclaimed “middle of nowhere” destination featuring airboat tours, ranch buggy tours, a wildlife park, restaurant and more.

Enjoy Florida’s natural beauty with an airboat ride. Hop onboard a U.S. Coast Guard-certified airboat and skim the shoreline or head deep into the 4,200 acres of protected swamps, marshes, and rivers of the Central Florida Everglades. Catch a glimpse of alligators, eagles, turkeys, wild boars, wading birds (known as roseate spoonbills) and other native creatures. A life jacket and ear protection are provided for each guest.

Back at the Wildlife Park, take a leisurely stroll and get up close with more than 200 different animals. Check out the lemurs, sloths, zebras, watusi cattle, bobcats and other animals native to South America, Africa, and Australia. Kids love the covered playground as well as feeding and learning more about baby animals in the Petting Zoo.

Upgrade to the half-day package to include a delicious barbeque lunch at the Chomp House Grill (featuring pulled pork, smoked ribs or smoked chicken plus a side dish, bread, and drink) and an alligator souvenir.

Wild Florida

1 hour Admission Ticket Included

Everglades National Park (Pass By)

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your scheduled airboat time in order to check in.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 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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Tammy_S
We had a great time! Saw several gators and even babies. Our guide, Jimmy, did a great job! He gave great information and was fun!

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Thrilling!
Kayvon_N, Feb 2024
Amazing experience of the Everglades! Great Airboat tour and Animal park. Tour guide Mike was entertaining and knowledgeable.
Best excursion soo far in 5 years
David_D, Feb 2024
Best time s far this was our second time we did it with our family and then took friends it was awesome!!!!!!!
We had the best time...
Cheryl_G, Feb 2024
Loved the boat ride was better then I imagined .❤️ Food was good...we would do it again..my son enjoyed the whole day..❤️
Good
Bart_L, Feb 2024
Nice and kind people, a lot to see. The airboat rides are good with the view and comments of the airboat driver
It was well worth the money
Pamela_L, Feb 2024
The person who drove the Airboat was very informative and she pointed out the alligators,she show that there was a female and she had babies I didn’t realize that they have 60 babies.
Airboat Ride and More
Bruce_A, Feb 2024
The airboat ride was lots of fun! Loved the guide and saw a lot of wildlife, even 2 bald eagles! The Wild Florida exhibit was very nice.
Family friendly trip
Brooke_B, Feb 2024
We traveled around 9 miles of the lake within the hour. We seen wildlife, cows in the swamps and alligators. It was a fun adventure.
Great experience!
Jody_M, Feb 2024
We loved this experience. Our captain was knowledgeable and we felt very safe with him. Nature didn’t cooperate as much as we would have liked but our captain sought after the best possible experiences for us.
We enjoyed the trip and...
Vicki_S, Feb 2024
We enjoyed the trip and Lauren did a great job! Were able to see many alligators during our 30 minute trip. Next time we’ll definitely do the one hour trip.
Better than Gatorland
paulgrobertson, Feb 2024
Was a fun day out. I paid more to add on the drive in safari when I thought it was included. The animals here look to be in a better condition to me than at Gatorland which I thought was bordering on animal cruelty. Overall a good day out. The boat ride was great.
Captain Mike made the it...
Mary_H, Feb 2024
Captain Mike made the it worth wile he went above and beyond it would have good to see more animal we went to see the sloth but they weren’t there
We had a great time! Saw...
Tammy_S, Jan 2024
We had a great time! Saw several gators and even babies. Our guide, Jimmy, did a great job! He gave great information and was fun!
Fantastic
JoAnne_M, Jan 2024
Our guide was wonderful! We saw a number of alligators in the lake, including babies. And their zoo was really nice. We will be back!
Awesome
Susan_A, Jan 2024
Fun, educational and exciting. January was a great time to see the alligators. It was amazing to see all the different wildlife.
Go-Do It!
Sheila_S, Jan 2024
Captain Lauren was AMAZING! The airboat ride was fantastic! We saw alligators in the wild and baby gators. The ice cream was super yummy.
Wonderful and memorable
Gregory_M, Jan 2024
Captain Farmer was an amazing guide who was very knowledgeable. The whole trip exceeded our expectations. This is a must do if you are in the Orlando area!
Wild Florida was premo fun for all
Wendy_J, Jan 2024
We arrived to a friendly reception and were guided to the boats section. Captain Curtis was knowledgeable and welcomed questions during our boating encounter. We saw gators, and other wildlife on our ride. Our lunch was good and we then proceeded to the park where we saw a range of animals. The shows were interactive (where possible - lol) and our teenage sons enjoyed their experience, as did we. As far as value for money goes for a family of 4, this was extremely good and we would not hesitate recommending Wild Florida. We had issues with our ride back to Orlando. What was impressive was the good ladies on reception sought another ride for us and waited 30 minutes after closing for our ride to arrive. WF was a highlight during our stay in Orlando.
The airboat ride was...
Kirsten_T, Jan 2024
The airboat ride was wonderful. Highly recommend this experience. The guide was knowledgeable and entertaining. Thanks Captain Jimmy!
Great day trip
Shelley_B, Jan 2024
Animals were most interesting and well cared for. Jet boat captain was very knowledgeable. Food was delicious Great value.
Great outing
Kathy_Y, Jan 2024
So nice to be out with nature. Snowing back home. Friendly staff. Great place to take your kids. Staff takes great care of the animals.
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