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Sawgrass Park Everglades Airboat Tours in Weston, FL

1006 North US Highway 27Fort Lauderdale, FL 33327
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$26.95
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Overview

Sawgrass Recreation Park’s exciting Everglades tours in Weston, Florida, offer the perfect family outing to experience while visiting Miami. Guests can choose from daytime, nighttime and special adventures to discover a variety of local wildlife, including alligators, Florida panthers, and more. Animal exhibit areas are also available for visiting, featuring more than 100 rescued creatures.

up to 2.5 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

  • Experience speeds up to 40 mph.
  • View local Florida wildlife, including alligators.
  • Enjoy intriguing animal exhibits.
  • Day and nighttime tours available.
  • Night tours are 60 min, and day tours are 30 min.
  • Ear protection provided.

Description

from Sawgrass Park Everglades Airboat Tours
Discover the Florida Everglades on a thrilling airboat adventure! Glide over the sawgrass and cattails and let your spirit soar as you hear the stories of this unique environment.

The tours start after 9:00 a.m. each day. This is an arrival window and not a departure time. Once you check in tours depart every 30 minutes or less. If you are planning to take a 5 p.m. tour, arrive no later than 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. so that you will have enough time to enjoy the exhibit areas before you depart on your airboat adventure.

Animal Exhibit Areas Included! Open 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Come see the Everglades at NIGHT! Enjoy a 1-hour airboat adventure deep into the swamp where an experienced captain will use a spotlight to seek out the creatures of the Everglades!

Gator Nights Tours.
Check-in for the Gator Nights tour is between 8:00-8:15 p.m. on the evening of your tour. The tour will depart at 8:30 p.m. sharp. Advance reservations are required.

Children are allowed on board the airboats; children ages 3 and under are FREE. Children ages 6 and under are required to wear a life jacket for safety. Tour is suitable for children of all ages. Children 3 and under are free, but please inform the customer service clerk if you have an infant.

The park is open daily except for Thanksgiving and Christmas, or pending inclement weather.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sawgrass Park Everglades Airboat Tours

When are tours available?
Boats for the Everglades Tour leave every 20 minutes starting at 9:30am and stopping at 3:30pm.

What do we see on the boat ride?
While animal sightings are never guaranteed to protect the habitats and safety of the wild animals, guests may see alligators, birds, fish, and turtles while learning about the Everglades.

How many people can fit on a boat at one time?
We fit approximately 15 to 25 people per boat. We do have boats that fit 20+ people for private tours or adventures. Airboatss will be loaded to every other row to promote distancing. 

Are there any age restrictions for the Everglades Tour?
No. Children of all ages are welcome on the boat tour. Pleased be advised that the airboats create great noise and while ear protection is provided to all tour guests, some children find the noise quite discomforting. All children under the age of 6 must wear lifejackets while on the boat tour. If you wish your child over the age of 6 to wear a life jacket, that can be arranged as well.

Children under the age of 6 are free of charge.

What health restrictions are in place for the tour?
Pregnant women are allowed to go on the tour, if they choose to. The boat rides are smooth and do not have unexpected dips or bumps.

Boats have limited accessibility for individuals with mobility issues. If individuals are able to have a family member or friend lift you into the boat, or comfortable taking a step into and out of the boat, they will be able to participate in the boat ride.