The Best Outdoor Adventure In Florida

Outdoor Adventure in Florida - Paul Bedard & Airboat Tours

When it comes to the best outdoor adventure in Florida, it's tough to beat a day in the Everglades. Particularly if you have kids, journeying by airboat across the "River of Grass" and taking in a live alligator show tops the list for thrill seekers and adventurists. The Everglades offers some pretty impressive and awe-inspiring sights - one-of-a-kind-vegetation, exciting wildlife and more. For visitors of all ages, it's a once in a lifetime thrill to meet and greet with animals up close and personal. Looking for the best outdoor adventure in Florida? Here's where to start.

The Infamous "Gator Pit" at Everglades Holiday Park In Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The Gator Boys from Animal Planet's reality show have made quite a name for themselves in the Sunshine State. Who are they? A team of talented guys (and girls), expert gator handlers in fact, who rescue nuisance alligators from residential areas in South Florida. Everglades Holiday Park in Fort Lauderdale is the official home of the Gator Boys Alligator Rescue, and it's the only place in the state where you can meet the team and watch a live show.

Narrated Airboat Tours Through the Everglades

Airboat tours are definitely on the list of the best outdoor adventure in Florida. A bird watchers paradise, the 'glades is home to sixteen different species of birds, making it nearly impossible not to see something fantastic. White ibis, heron, and roseate spoonbills are incredible in person, and make for fantastic pictures. Plus, in the wild, each tour is completely unique and there's always something new and exciting to see. There are several airboat tours to choose from, and when you purchase your EHP tickets for an hour-long tour the Gator Boys live show is complimentary! A captivating performance for sure, it's fun to see gators next to the boat and then meet and greet with them up close from the Gator Pit.

The Best Outdoor Adventure in Florida Begin at Everglades Holiday Park

More than sightseeing, a day trip to Everglades Holiday Park puts you front and center with exciting wildlife. Animal Encounters, hosted by Ashley Lawrence of the Gator Boys is a must do when you're looking for some exciting outdoor adventure in Florida. Have your picture taken with some of the Everglades coolest critters, like a baby alligator, Tegu or Boa and have lunch on the grounds. The park is conveniently located in Fort Lauderdale, making it easier than ever to experience the magic of Florida's most exciting natural attraction up close and personal.

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