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Sawgrass Recreation Park Approved for 20 Additional Years on State Lease

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Fort Lauderdale, June 18th, 2017: On Wednesday June 14th, 2017 Governor Rick Scott, Attorney General Pam Bondi, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, and Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam all voted in favor of a lease extension for the Soverns family who currently own and manage Sawgrass Recreation Park. This will allow the family an additional…

Eco Productions At Sawgrass Recreation Park

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Sawgrass Recreation Park has teamed up with three area hotels, the Hyatt Regency Bonaventure Conference Center and Spa, the Hyatt Place Ft. Lauderdale Airport South, and the Hyatt Summerfield Suites Ft. Lauderdale Airport South to provide filming accessibility for eco-friendly productions. Opened in 1971, Sawgrass Recreation Park provides Airboat Everglades Tours through Florida’s most unique treasure,…

The Best Everglade Airboat Tours Are Ecologically Friendly

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Within the last 6 months, Sawgrass Recreation Park has partnered with the Ritz Carlton of Miami to offer guests an opportunity to experience their Everglade Airboat Tours and to give back to this vibrant ecosystem which suffered great damage from Hurricane Wilma in 2005. With a canopy loss of almost 70%, Sawgrass has hopes that this…

Best Everglades Airboat Tour for Everglade Habitats

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Over the past eight (8) years Sawgrass Recreation Park has received several rescued alligators from Florida Fish and Game. Several had suffered devastating injuries from another alligator attack and others were being kept as illegal pets. Unfortunately, once an alligator has interacted with humans or has lived in captivity, they have to either be destroyed…

Ecologically Friendly Sawgrass Airboat Rides

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When new owners, Rick and Susan Soverns took over Sawgrass Recreation Park in 2005, their mission was to not only have a successful Sawgrass Airboat Rides business, but to create a more eco-friendly attraction; one that would not only help the environment, but educate locals and tourists alike on the importance of leaving a minimal carbon…

Night Time Alligator Airboat Tours

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Sawgrass Recreation Park announced today the continuation of their popular night time attractions: The Red Eye Tour! and Gator Nights! This is an extraordinary opportunity to experience the Florida Everglades from a truly unique perspective, gliding over the sawgrass on an Alligator Airboat Tour and cattails at speeds in excess of 35 miles per hour, searching…

Earth Day and Everglades Airboat Tours

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Sawgrass Recreation Park hosted an Earth Day Awareness Event: Earth Day in the Glades! The event was held on Saturday, April 20th, 2013 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the park located at 1006 North U.S. Highway 27, Weston, FL. The event included a meet and greet with the stars of Swamp Men on…

Sawgrass Recreation Park Opens Brand New Food Truck

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Sawgrass Recreation Park is proud to announce the grand opening of their new food truck, The Gator Grill. A six- month project in the making, the newly opened food truck features unique dishes in a picnic-style setting. Located at 1006 North U.S. Highway 27 Weston, FL 33327, The Gator Grill will be open seven days…

Swamp Tour At Everglades Park

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Gregory Lecoeur is from Nice in the heart of the French Riviera. He developed a lifelong passion for sea life and conservation of sharks and marine mammals. Utilizing a special waterproof casing and skilled editing techniques, he creates stunning images of marine life from all over the planet. He has photographed Sea Lions in the…

Sawgrass Recreation Airboat Everglades Tours

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Feel the excitement and learn the history of Florida’s most remarkable treasure, the Everglades, at Sawgrass Recreation Park. Located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, this family owned and operated business offers more than just airboats and alligators. With different tour options, including daytime and nighttime airboat rides, animal exhibits, group activities and corporate events,…