The Best Everglades Airboat Rides In South Florida

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South Florida has something no other state has – the amazing Everglades. With easy access to the largest tropical wetland in the country, fascinating wildlife exploration, sightseeing and family friendly activities, Everglades Holiday Park in Fort Lauderdale is a premier destination for fun! If you’re looking to secure the best Everglades airboat rides in South Florida, we’re pleased to top the list with state-of-the art engines, innovative design and the only covered passenger compartments in the area!

Uncover the Secrets of the Everglades - Airboat Tours!

Journey deep into the endless marshes and cattails on your guided Everglades airboat ride for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to uncover some of the area’s best kept secrets. Do you see that alligator hole? How about the Blue Heron poking its head into the water for a meal? With expert narration from a trained guide, you’ll hear stories and witness firsthand how endangered birds, ferocious reptiles and mammals co-exist in this awe-inspiring tropical ecosystem. This is a rare chance to experience Florida the way few people do – in the heart of the Everglades, from the comfort and safety of a covered airboat.

Action Packed, Kid Friendly Fun

For kid-friendly fun in South Florida, not much beats the action-packed experience of an Everglades airboat ride. Once deep inside the ecosystem, an entertaining boat captain points out all the sites – flora, fauna, and some of Florida’s most iconic images including long-legged wading birds, snakes, and of course, the American alligator. Enjoy a thrilling ride through the wetlands in picture perfect temperatures as you witness all kinds of creatures going about their daily lives. Kids of all ages delight in seeing wildlife up close and parents appreciate hearing the story behind one of the world’s largest tropical wetlands.

Safely Encounter Alligator, Turtles, Birds and More

An exciting boat ride is only half of the fun because every airboat ride at Everglades Holiday Park is unique, meaning you’ll come face-to-face with something different every time you visit. From 10-foot gators to curious turtles to slippery snakes, there’s no shortage of wondrous images as you travel through this unique tropical paradise. Plus, every airboat ticket at Everglades Holiday Park includes a complementary live gator show featuring Animal Planet’s “Gator Boys”. End your journey by meeting the team and take a keepsake photo holding a baby alligator!

A Skilled Captain Makes All the Difference

For an unforgettable Everglades airboat ride, it makes sense to know a little beforehand about what you need. While most of the airboats that tour the Everglades look the same, there are major differences when it comes to comfort and convenience that can impact your overall experience. At Everglades Holiday Park, our airboats are piloted by highly skilled and knowledgeable captains. Boat captains can make or break your experience, not only because they handle the boat, but also because an experienced captain is intimately familiar with the area and can ensure you see what you’ve come to see. Sure, no one can control the animals, but if you’re not looking in the right place, chances are you’ll miss the best sights.

Nature at Its Finest, Untouched and Beautiful

With so much to do and so many places to go, there’s plenty of hustle and bustle in Florida. Most of us go about our daily lives with all kinds of noise around us that contributes to stressors. Whether it’s honking horns, loud engines or screeching tires, it’s tough to get a little peace and quiet. An airboat ride through the Everglades is the perfect opportunity to forget about noise, relax and unwind in a tranquil, peaceful and untouched environment. Add to that, exciting wildlife encounters and a day trip to Everglades Holiday Park is exactly what the doctor ordered for some well-deserved R&R.

Get Inspired

For the outdoorsy type, Florida Everglades airboat rides are perfect – filled with wildlife, vegetation and some of the most unforgettable visuals around. It’s nature at its finest, up close and personal. Captivating and inspiring, an airboat ride through the Everglades gives you the rare chance to experience the passion and elegance of Florida’s most exciting natural attraction. Striking the balance between education and entertainment, airboat rides make it easy to understand and appreciate the wonders of this amazing ecosystem on an incredibly fun and rejuvenating boat ride. Surround yourself with tropical beauty and you may never want to leave!

After Your Everglades Airboat Ride

The fun doesn’t end when the airboat ride does, because at Everglades Holiday Park, there’s still tons to do after your Everglades ride. Make sure to catch the Gator Boys in a live alligator presentation in our world famous “Gator Pit” and be ready to snap pictures of loved ones holding a live baby alligator. An adventure from start to finish with wildlife encounters, a fantastic Everglades airboat ride and an informative show, Everglades Holiday Park will keep you on your toes!

With a wealth of memorable attractions highlighting the best the Everglades has to offer, Everglades Holiday Park is a great place to spend the day. An extraordinary airboat journey awaits! Join us today!

Airboat Tours - Hours of operation

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

  • Tours are 60 minutes in length, departing every 20 minutes.
  • Last boat (with gator show before tour) departs at 3:40PM
  • Last boat (without gator show) departs at 4:00PM

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