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Everglades Airboat Tour & Gator Boys Alligator Rescue Show from Fort Lauderdale provided by Everglades Holiday Park

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Everglades Airboat Tour & Gator Boys Alligator Rescue Show from Fort Lauderdale

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 26/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 26/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Really exploring the Everglades means leaving the roads behind, and a maneuverable, fast-moving airboat is ideally suited for taking on Florida's marshy landscape. This 1-hour airboat tour and live alligator rescue show takes you deep into alligator country safely, with a local captain to help spot native plants and wildlife as you go. Plus, short tour has an easy-to-find meeting spot, making it especially convenient for travelers crunched for time.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Everglades Holiday Park Airboat Tours and Rides
    21940 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33332, USA
    Last airboat tour departs at 5:00PM Please note: Operating hours are subject to change without notice. It is advised that you call prior to your date of travel to confirm operating hours.
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    Everglades Holiday Park Airboat Tours and Rides
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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    Everglades National Park
    Stop: 60 minutes
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    Shark Valley
  • You'll end at
    Everglades Holiday Park Airboat Tours and Rides
    21940 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33332, USA
    Last airboat tour departs at 5:00PM Please note: Operating hours are subject to change without notice. It is advised that you call prior to your date of travel to confirm operating hours.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • This airboat tour is among one of the longest in the Everglades
  • A guide points out alligators in their natural habitat
  • Airboat tour combines nature and thrills for the adventure-seeking traveler 
  • See a gator show following the airboat tour
  • Take home a professional photo of your group
What to Expect
Make your way to Fort Lauderdale’s Everglades Holiday Park. Kick off this Everglades experience with a professional group photo, a souvenir that’s included in your tour price. Board a state-of-the-art airboat, and then hold on tight as the captain steers you across the River of Grass and into the Everglades. This guided tour is all about spotting alligators, and there are a lot to see in the Everglades, along with wild plants, other animals, and a fascinating ecosystem. After time on the water, return to the Gator Pit to see the Gator Boys Rescue Team, the stars of a hit Animal Planet television series. See exciting stunts, but also learn about the American alligator and the importance of preserving one of the country’s largest wild tropical areas. Following your airboat tour and alligator show, enjoy free time exploring the Holiday Park’s cafe, general store, and gift shop.
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Departure Point
Everglades Holiday Park Airboat Tours and Rides, 21940 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33332, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 1-Hour Narrated Everglades Airboat Tour from Fort Lauderdale
  • The Gator Boys Alligator Live Rescue Show (featured on Animal Planet)
  • 2 Free Photos of your Group
  • Live Narration during your Airboat Tour by Expert Glademen
  • Experience the home of the Gator Boys Alligator Rescue, a safe haven for many alligators
  • See Alligators and other wildlife up close from your Everglades Airboat Tour
  • Learn about the importance of ongoing conservation and preservation efforts in the Everglades
  • Entry/Admission - Everglades Holiday Park Airboat Tours and Rides
Exclusions
  • Food & Beverages (available for purchase)
  • Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • We have updated our safety procedures at our park concessions to keep our guests and staff members safe. Here are some of the procedures we are following at our park concessions: • All airboats and rental boats will be cleaned and disinfected after each tour/rental with commercial electrostatic spray disinfectant machines • All common contact areas will be wiped down continuously during the day • Plexi-glass screens have been installed to separate guests from staff at cash registers • We have installed 5 hand washing stations with anti-bacterial soap for our guests to use in and around the park • Masks will be required for all of our guests and employees alike to ensure everyone’s safety • Prior to a tour, guests temperatures will be taken by touchless thermometer • There will be a limited number of passengers on each airboat tour to allow for social distancing. This might mean that fewer options for scheduling of tours are available • Social distancing rules and standards will apply throughout the park
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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mpptjalex wrote a review Yesterday
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By far the best Airboat experience. I have gone on several and this one is above them all. There was some construction going on during the Tim of of visit but that will only add to the great experience once completed. Do yourself a favor and book this for your next trip. You
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Jill J wrote a review 13 Jan
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Great experience. We selected this company as it was closest to us, economical and did not need reservations. The airboat ride was wonderful. They are renovating the spot, as they should, but the the renovation was very loud. So while we waited for about 20 minutes we were
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Dazzling Vegan wrote a review 11 Jan
Port Charlotte, Florida2 contributions
The show was amazing!!! And unlike one negative reviewer who said they had to pay $60 for five people to watch the show is total BS. THE ALLIGATOR SHOW IS FREE! If you want to take a airboat tour then you must pay for that, of course. Since I was with my elderly mother who is
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Gary A wrote a review 10 Jan
Miami, Florida40 contributions4 helpful votes
Worse treatment, disorganized operation... gator boys are not nice like they are on TV. From being blocked in by another car in their parking lot (standard parking space). To long disorganized lines to purchasing a tickets, to the actual gator show... this was one bad
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Hannah W wrote a review 8 Jan
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This was an awesome experience with Captain Dylan. We got way up close to a bunch of alligators and even saw an iguana! The alligator show was amazing and you even get a free pic with a baby alligator! Really worth it! 5 stars!
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Date of experience: January 2021
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wvgirlygirl27
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We had a good time.
We got there right at 9 on a tuesday morning for the 9:30 ride. We had planned it out so we would have time to catc
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suefQ5343II
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Animal Encounter
We did the Animal Encounter with Jenny. She was very nice and informative. You get to visit up close with 5 diffe
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C0pp3r
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Best fan boat ride ever thanks to Swamp Thing!
Swamp Thing our tour guide made this experience memorable. He provided an in depth explanation of the wildlife, the
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yanceyjh
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Great and Not so Great
The air boat ride and our guide, Swamp Thing, was outstanding, educational, and very fun. The Gator show with Kevi
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Departure809934
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Not very exciting, disappointing
Our family of five were disappointed in this excursion. The boat ride was not very exciting. If you have ever been
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jeanmG9773MA
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Gator Staff
Our families favorite experience was holding The baby gator and getting our picture taken. The staff in the photo a
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kervys
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Airboat
Great tour and very informative guide. We seen several wild gators and other wild animals. The gator show at the en
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nycbos8
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One of the better airboat deals around
At $34 per adult and $22 per child (ages 3-11), this place isn't cheap. However, it's one of the better deals aroun
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cheryls183
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Sold out
Called in the morning to make a reservation - the lady explained that they don't take reservations and they never s
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lazydaizee
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Very enjoyable and interesting
We had chance to do this Everglades tour while in Fort Lauderdale. Thankful that we did. We were picked up from
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OnAir683218
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Best money spent while in Fla
This is the best "vacation money" we spent!!! People accused us of using fake pics lol. Face to face with a wild ga
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Julie S
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Great visit and an airboat ride and alligator show
Very well organized and run. Kept everyone moving (yet socially distanced). Airboat captain was great and gator s
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TrishaMarie
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Disappointed
Disappointed on many levels. The last time I took an Everglades tour while in Florida it was an open air type your
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641marcusr
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Airboat tour
We have been wanting to go for a while and finally decided to take the drive from the west coast. Our boat captain
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ellefmic000
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Definitely would recommend!
Our VIP tour was amazing! Our driver Bruce was very knowledgeable about the area and was exciting and fun! We loved
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