With over twenty-three miles of beachfront, Fort Lauderdale Florida is certainly not short on water activities and fun. But when you’re looking for something a little more creative than lounging on the beach, journeying through the Everglades by airboat is top of the list. For nature enthusiasts, adventure-seeking families and anyone wishing to explore a different side of South Florida, the best Fort Lauderdale attractions are at Everglades Holiday Park. Here’s a glimpse into an adventurous day of fun at the park.
Exhilarating Airboat RidesREAD MORE: Boeing’s Starliner Rocketed Into Orbit On Test Flight
Step into the magical world known as the Florida Everglades. Climb aboard a state-of-the-art airboat for an hour-long tour through miles and miles of tropical wetlands. With stunning images, a 60-minute airboat ride puts you face-to-face with alligators, tropical snakes, colorful birds and some of the most amazing vegetation in the world. Airboat rides are non-stop excitement from start to finish, but each one is unique. And that means no matter how many times you visit, you’ll have a completely new experience- guaranteed.
Up Close and Personal Wildlife Encounters
Get your camera ready, because Everglades airboat rides are known for one thing- wildlife sightings. The water appears calm and peaceful as you glide across a river of grass, but you never know who is watching you. The boat slows, and in an instant there’s a splash of thunder as 10-ft gators compete to get a good view. Airboat captains at Everglades Holiday Park know the area well, and they navigate the ecosystem with skill that has been earned through years of trekking through the Everglades. Airboat rides are perfectly safe for families with small children, and what an experience! Your captain will cut the engines and drift toward Everglades wildlife so you can get up close and personal. Surrounded by nature as pristine as the Everglades is a once-in-a-lifetime experience and easily one of the best Fort Lauderdale attractions.
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Everglades Holiday Park is also home to the Gator Boys Alligator Rescue. The park provides safe haven for many of the nuisance alligators featured on Animal Planet’s hit show. All airboat rides at the park come with a complementary live alligator presentation performed by the Gator Boys team in the world famous “Gator Pit”. Guests enjoy visiting with these amazing reptiles in a safe, controlled environment and children of all ages delight in adrenalin-charged tricks and stunts. The live gator show at Everglades Holiday Park is a famous Fort Lauderdale attraction, and families enjoy meeting the Gator Boys in person as they handle these incredible animals. Educational and exciting, the Gator Boys Alligator Rescue team delivers family fun every time.
For the best Fort Lauderdale attractions, it’s hard to beat a few hours of exhilarating action. With exciting and educational Everglades airboat rides, incredible wildlife encounters and a live gator show featuring the Gator Boys Alligator Rescue team, a day at Everglades Holiday Park is a day of adventure they’ll never forget.
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