Everglades Airboat Tours and Alligator Park

Explore Deep into the Heart of the Everglades

Welcome to Everglades Holiday Park! Located in sunny south Florida just outside of Fort Lauderdale and Miami, our South Florida alligator park is a top attraction for locals and visitors alike. With Everglades airboat tours, live gator shows, Animal Encounters, boat rentals and more, Everglades Holiday Park is the perfect day trip for kids and adults of all ages.

An Airboat Tour Through the Everglades You'll Never Forget!

Climb aboard one of our state-of-the-art vessels and venture into the heart of the River of Grass for an unforgettable Everglades airboat ride, where our expert captains will take you on a narrated tour of the Everglades and show you some of Florida’s most exotic wildlife. With miles of wetlands before you, you'll journey deep into the Everglades, zipping across the "River of Grass" at top speeds, with an expert tour guide leading the way. Our fleet of airboats are spacious, safe, and offer comfort and covered protection from all weather conditions. Lock eyes with an American alligator and snap amazing pictures as you come face-to-face with some of the Everglades most unusual and exciting animals. Our Everglades airboat tours are 60-minutes long, offering plenty of time to meet some of the area's most exotic and unforgettable wildlife in their natural habitat.

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Gator Shows and Animal Encounters

After your tour concludes, the excitement continues as you take in a live alligator presentation performed by the Gator Boys Alligator Rescue team here at the park. With adrenaline-charged fun, the Gator Boys and Gator Girls of Animal Planet fame delight people of all ages with exciting stunts, tricks and important information about the conservation and preservation efforts surrounding the American alligator and the wetlands they call home. Then, get up close and personal with wildlife in our Animal Encounters Program, where you will spend 45 minutes learning about, petting and interacting with some of the most interesting and exciting uncaged animals!

The Perfect Florida Alligator Park for Children

From educational programming to exciting airboat tours, there's something for everyone at Southern Florida's Everglades Holiday Park. Our park is a great place for families and people of all ages. Your kids will love the opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the area's wildest creatures. The Everglades is also great for fishing, and we can provide you with a same-day Florida fishing license, and even arrange boat rentals and guided tours that bring you to some of the best largemouth bass spots in the state.

No matter where your interests lie, you'll find something to enjoy during your stay with us. Just ask the locals: they know Everglades Holiday Park is a great place to host an Everglades birthday party or corporate event. Our private airboat tours cater to parties of 2 or more. You can also customize unique shore excursions in the Everglades for your group. Additionally, we provide VIP Tour packages that include traveling arrangements to and from the park. We'll pick you up at your hotel and return you to your destination after your visit. Let us worry about the details of planning your trip! Just sit back, enjoy the ride and leave the driving to us!

We offer accommodations for any group or event. Is it any wonder we've been voted one of the top three Florida attractions by readers of 10Best.com & USA TODAY and have been a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence winner the past several years in a row?

Call us today and book the most exciting South Florida day trip!

Getting Here and Booking Your Stay

Everglades Holiday Park is conveniently located just a short drive from downtown Fort Lauderdale, making it an easy day trip both from there and from the Miami Metro area. We're open seven days a week, with tours beginning at 9am and continuing until 5:00PM. To make the most of your visit, we recommend getting here early and taking advantage of all that our park has to offer.

Additionally, we provide VIP Tour Packages that include traveling arrangements to and from the park. We'll pick you up at your hotel and return you to your destination after your visit. Let us worry about the details of planning your trip!

Everglades Airboat Tour and Everglades Airboat Ride

There's no better way to see the Everglades than on our airboat tours, and there's no better place to do so than at Everglades Holiday Park.

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Hours of operation

Airboat Tours

7 Days a Week: We open at 9AM (rain or shine)

Due to daylight savings it gets darker earlier this time of year. Although we do close at 5PM, we must make sure our last airboat tours go out early enough to arrive back at the dock before dark. See our "end of day" airboat tour and gator show scheduling below.

  • Tours are 60 minutes in length, departing every 20 minutes.
  • Last boat departs at 5:00PM SHARP

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*All tickets include an exciting airboat tour & educational gator show after your tour

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Animal Encounters at Everglades Holiday Park ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS - Experience a 45-minute Everglades animal encounter where you can pet, feed, and play with 5 wild, uncaged animals. Learn about alligators, tortoises, skunks, racoons, snakes, pigs, and more from our expert animal handlers!
Everglades VIP Tours EVERGLADES VIP TOURS - Sit back and relax as Everglades Holiday Park drives you to and from our park for the ultimate VIP Everglades airboat tour! Your VIP tour will be accompanied by a live alligator presentation, and FREE baby alligator and airboat group photos!
Group Airboat Tours GROUP AIRBOAT TOURS - If you're considering visiting Everglades Holiday Park with a group of 15 or more friends, we're pleased to offer a group rate for enjoying the Everglades together.
Private Airboat Tours at Everglades Holiday Park PRIVATE AIRBOAT TOURS - Experience the magic of the Everglades on a private airboat tour! Perfect for small groups of 2 or more, Everglades Holiday Park can customize your tour for a perfect mix of excitement, discovery, and leisure.
Everglades Birthday Parties at Everglades Holiday Park BIRTHDAY PARTIES - Plan an unforgettable birthday celebration at Everglades Holiday Park! Perfect for kids of all ages, our park offers exciting airboat tours, live alligator shows, animal encounters, and more!
Summer Camps Field Trips at Everglades Holiday Park SUMMER CAMP FIELD TRIPS - Everglades Holiday Park offers the perfect combination of education and entertainment. We can accommodate summer camp groups up to 150 guests! Come enjoy a 60-minute guided airboat tour, a live alligator presentation, outdoor activities, and our full-service deli and café.
Everglades School Trips at Everglades Holiday Park EVERGLADES SCHOOL FIELD TRIPS - Educate your students about Everglades preservation and exotic animals at Everglades Holiday Park! Our park is the perfect spot for an exciting and informative South Florida school field trip!
Shore Excursions at Everglades Holiday Park SHORE EXCURSIONS - Everglades Holiday Park is home to the best Everglades shore excursion. Conveniently located near Ft. Lauderdale, Miami and Palm Beach in Florida, you and your guests will create memories that will last a lifetime when you explore the majestic wonderland of the Everglades.