FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • What is the cost?
  • $22.95 + tax per adult (ages 13 and over), $12.95 + tax per child (ages 4-12), children 3 and under are free
  • What do you have in the animal exhibits?
  • We have alligators, snakes, lizards, Florida panthers, black leopards, tortoises, and about 15 other species of animals to observe.
  • How late are you open?
  • Our boats leave every 20 to 30 minutes from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A final boat leaves at 5 p.m., but we recommend our guests arrive here no later than 4 p.m. because our animal exhibits close at 5 p.m. when the last boat boards.
  • Do we need reservations?
  • You don’t need a reservation for our standard tours since they leave throughout the day. If you choose to do a private tour, we appreciate a reservation so we can be sure we can have a captain ready for you upon your arrival.
  • What do we see on the boat ride?
  • During your guided tour of The Everglades, our experienced airboat captains try their best find wildlife such as alligators, birds, fish, and turtles. You also hear stories about The Everglades ecosystem and even some history of The Everglades.

  • How many people are on each boat?
  • Approximately 15-25 guests board each general admission boat ride. However in our fleet of 20+ airboats we have boats that can seat from 1-35 passengers. If you are interested in booking a group or a Private Adventure call us.

  • What is the advantage of a Private Adventure?
  • Being on a smaller boat earns you the opportunity to get deeper into the Everglades. With a Private Adventure, you can spend up to two hours exploring The Everglades with your captain.

  • What's the youngest age that can go on the boat?
  • Any age child can enjoy an airboat ride. We advise parents that our boats are very noisy and we provide ear plugs for everyone riding. All children aged six and under must wear a life jacket which we provide. Guests over the age of six may also obtain and wear a life jacket if they wish. It is a safe and smooth enjoyable ride.
  • What's your address?
  • Our address is 1006 North US Highway 27. Weston, Florida 33327.

    Please keep in mind that SOME GPS systems will recognize our address but send you in the wrong direction when you’re almost here!

    Keep in mind- Park is located 2 miles North of Exit 23 off I-75 on US Highway 27.

  • How far are you from Fort Lauderdale Airport?
  • About 30 minutes.

  • Miami International Airport?
  • About 45-60 minutes.

  • Fort Lauderdale Beach?
  • About 25-35 minutes.

  • Miami Beach?
  • About 45-60 minutes.

  • Port Everglades?
  • About 20-30 minutes.

  • Can a pregnant woman go on the boat ride?
  • Our boats ride smoothly and a pregnant woman can go on our boats.

  • What is your handicapped accessibility?
  • We have limited accessibility for guests who are handicapped. If you are able to comfortably take a step down into our boats or have a family member help you into the boat, you will be able to enjoy a boat ride. If you are apprehensive about having to get into the boat comfortably, you can still enjoy our animal exhibits for a discounted cost.

  • Can we get a translated tour?
  • We have transcripts of our captains’ general speeches in several languages. Request one in the gift shop to share with your foreign guests.

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