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Best Places For Airboat Rides

August 15, 2012 9:01 AM

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There’s no better way to enjoy the beautiful sights and sounds of the Florida Everglades than by airboat. In an airboat, you can let your hair down and let it fly in the wind as you enjoy watching amazing wildlife thrive in its native habitat. Whether you’re going slow or speeding through the mangroves, traveling by airboat is a must-do event South Florida.

There’s no better way to enjoy the beautiful sights and sounds of the Florida Everglades than by airboat. In an airboat, you can let your hair down and let it fly in the wind as you enjoy watching amazing wildlife thrive in its native habitat. Whether you’re going slow or speeding through the mangroves, traveling by airboat is a must-do event South Florida.
gatorpark Best Places For Airboat Rides

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Gator Park Airboat Tours

24050 Southwest 8th Street
Miami, FL.
(800) 559-2205
www.gatorpark.com

The Gator Park Airboat Tour features plenty of wildlife in its natural habitat. Professional guides help visitors spot alligators, soft-shelled turtles and numerous birds. One of the first alligators you are likely to spot is Jumbo. An impressive 6 feet in length, Jumbo likes to play host and greet Gator Park’s guests. Once on “The River of Grass”, the airboat speeds over the shallow water then slows for a chance to see the wildlife living on the hammocks, such as raccoons, whitetail deer and wild boar.

sawgrassrecreationpark Best Places For Airboat Rides

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Sawgrass Recreation Park

1006 N. U.S. Highway 27
Weston, Fl. 33327
(888) 4-AIRBOAT
(888) 424-7262
www.evergladestours.com

Sawgrass Recreation Park provides remarkable look into Florida’s most remarkable treasure—the Everglades. The park provides a 30-minute airboat tour where you’ll glide across miles of river at speeds up to 35 mph, and get up close and personal with native wildlife, many of whom are endangered in this fragile environment. The tour is guided by an experienced captain.

evergladesholidaypark Best Places For Airboat Rides

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Everglades Holiday Park

21940 Griffin Road
Southwest Ranches, FL
(954) 434-8111
(800) 226-2244
www.evergladesholidaypark.com

Everglades Holiday Park offers what is describes as the finest airboat fleet in the Everglades. Visitors ride on state-of-the-art airboats which are unique because they have covered passenger compartments. Each tour has an experienced guide who points out highlights along the way. Those highlights, of course, include the unspoiled Everglades and the native animals that live there like alligators, exotic birds, fish, and the unique flora and fauna. Everything can be seen up close and personal as special stops are made along the way.

wootens Best Places For Airboat Rides

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Wooten’s Everglades Airboat Tour

32330 Tamiami Trail East
Ochopee, FL
(239) 695-2781
www.wootensairboats.com

Wooten’s has been providing airboat tours of the Everglades since 1953, delighting visitors with tours of the exotic plants and wildlife in its natural habitat. These animals include bobcats, snakes, turtles, deer, crocodiles, alligators and panthers. Wooten’s also provides tours of the Cypress Swamp. The airboat Everglades tour travels through the mangroves and marshlands, approximately 40-45 minutes, and is for 6–18 people at a time.

coopertown Best Places For Airboat Rides

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Coopertown Airboats

22700 Southwest 8th Street
Miami, FL.
(305) 226-6048
www.coopertownairboats.com

For folks who want to experience the true wonder of the Florida Everglades but don’t want to travel too deep, Coopertown Airboats is located only 11 miles west of the Florida turnpike on U.S. 41. Coopertown Airboats provides 30-minute airboat sightseeing tours with knowledgeable guides. After cruising through the Everglades, visitors can wander through the gator exhibit. Facilities also include a souvenir shop and a restaurant. Tours leave every 15-20 minutes throughout the day.

gatorpark Best Places For Airboat Rides

(Source: gatorpark.com)

Gator Park Airboat Tours

24050 Southwest 8th Street
Miami, FL.
(800) 559-2205
www.gatorpark.com
The Gator Park Airboat Tour features plenty of wildlife in its natural habitat. Professional guides help visitors spot alligators, soft-shelled turtles and numerous birds. One of the first alligators you are likely to spot is Jumbo. An impressive 6 feet in length, Jumbo likes to play host and greet Gator Park’s guests. Once on “The River of Grass”, the airboat speeds over the shallow water then slows for a chance to see the wildlife living on the hammocks, such as raccoons, whitetail deer and wild boar.

sawgrassrecreationpark Best Places For Airboat Rides

(Source: evergladestours.com)

Sawgrass Recreation Park

1006 N. U.S. Highway 27
Weston, Fl. 33327
(888) 4-AIRBOAT
(888) 424-7262
www.evergladestours.com

Sawgrass Recreation Park provides remarkable look into Florida’s most remarkable treasure—the Everglades. The park provides a 30-minute airboat tour where you’ll glide across miles of river at speeds up to 35 mph, and get up close and personal with native wildlife, many of whom are endangered in this fragile environment. The tour is guided by an experienced captain.

evergladesholidaypark Best Places For Airboat Rides

(Source: evergladesholidaypark.com)

Everglades Holiday Park

21940 Griffin Road
Southwest Ranches, FL
(954) 434-8111
(800) 226-2244

www.evergladesholidaypark.com

Everglades Holiday Park offers what is describes as the finest airboat fleet in the Everglades. Visitors ride on state-of-the-art airboats which are unique because they have covered passenger compartments. Each tour has an experienced guide who points out highlights along the way. Those highlights, of course, include the unspoiled Everglades and the native animals that live there like alligators, exotic birds, fish, and the unique flora and fauna. Everything can be seen up close and personal as special stops are made along the way.

wootens Best Places For Airboat Rides

(Source: AP)

Wooten’s Everglades Airboat Tour

32330 Tamiami Trail East
Ochopee, FL
(239) 695-2781
www.wootensairboats.com

Wooten’s has been providing airboat tours of the Everglades since 1953, delighting visitors with tours of the exotic plants and wildlife in its natural habitat. These animals include bobcats, snakes, turtles, deer, crocodiles, alligators and panthers. Wooten’s also provides tours of the Cypress Swamp. The airboat Everglades tour travels through the mangroves and marshlands, approximately 40-45 minutes, and is for 6–18 people at a time.

coopertown Best Places For Airboat Rides

(Source: coopertownairboats.com)

Coopertown Airboats

22700 Southwest 8th Street
Miami, FL.
(305) 226-6048
www.coopertownairboats.com

For folks who want to experience the true wonder of the Florida Everglades but don’t want to travel too deep, Coopertown Airboats is located only 11 miles west of the Florida turnpike on U.S. 41. Coopertown Airboats provides 30-minute airboat sightseeing tours with knowledgeable guides. After cruising through the Everglades, visitors can wander through the gator exhibit. Facilities also include a souvenir shop and a restaurant. Tours leave every 15-20 minutes throughout the day.

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