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Sawgrass Recreation Park

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1006 N US Highway 27, Weston, FL 33327-7700
+1 954-389-0202
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Visit Ft. Lauderdale’s greatest airboat attraction, Sawgrass Recreation Park. Embark on a thrilling airboat tour through the Florida Everglades. Our exhibits feature timed shows where you can hold an alligator and visit magnificent mammals such as the Florida Panther or the Black Leopard. Picnic areas, birthday parties, camping, rv parking. Exclusive private and nighttime airboat tours are now available year round! Open 7 days a week! Just 25 minutes from the heart of Ft. Lauderdale!
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  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 07:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1006 N US Highway 27, Weston, FL 33327-7700
+1 954-389-0202
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We out with " gator Dave" great time would highly recommend using common sense and dressing for being on an air boat as some do not think that way. I'm a New England person so it was not cold for me but in laws from...More

Thank fireplaceman22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reading the reviews, we did not expect to be overrun by wildlife. That being said, we did see a wild alligator and lots of birds. The airboat ride was a gas! The captive animal tour at the end was fun. Yes, the entire experience is...More

Thank Bruce P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my second time here--we use Sawgrass as a 'timekiller' between when we get off the cruise and when we get to the airport. We had a great time both visits. This time there was some damage to the gift shop, so it was...More

Thank Traveling_with_C
Nicole T, Guest Relations Manager at Sawgrass Recreation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad you choose Sawgrass Recreation Park as your stop between the end of your cruise and your flight back home. Captain Bob will be pleased to hear how much you and your family enjoyed your airboat tour. See you next time!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had rang a few other hover-boat excursions to be told they were fully booked in advance weeks ago and for a private boat ride it was $100 each. We came across Sawgrass upon chance and booked onto their final boat trip around 3.30. It...More

Thank Maria F
Nicole T, Guest Relations Manager at Sawgrass Recreation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your airboat tour with Captain Bob. I am hoping you may be able to get in touch with me to clarify your statement regarding him sticking a finger into an alligator's eye. I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was so disappointed after four of us returned from a cruise. We looking toured the gift shop, I was looking for a couple of hats I had purchased several years ago, the lady was very nice and told me they had just run out...More

Thank BigTPoppa
Nicole T, Guest Relations Manager at Sawgrass Recreation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Greetings From The Everglades, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are very sorry for the disappointment we caused you by closing The Gator Grill temporarily for a catering event. We are taking action to expand to be sure this will...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Great airboat ride and a very informative tour of the Everglades with Capt. Bob. Had great information on the turtles, alligators and the eco system and what has happened over the years. Would do it again. Saw 3 huge alligator, and information on them. Thank...More

Thank luckielewi
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Main attraction is the airboat ride on the Everglades !! Have a break from shopping at Sawgrass Mills and drive some 15 minutes and spend a couple of hours at this nice park enjoying nature All well organised

Thank Christian S
Nicole T, Guest Relations Manager at Sawgrass Recreation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We're so glad to hear you were able to visit us while you were taking a break from shopping.

Reviewed 27 September 2017

I went with a buddy last weekend and it was nice, we saw 2 alligators so that made it worth it. Worth price of 30 min tour

Thank Coolhandluke87
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to do a quick tour throught the everglades. Very good price for a 30 min tour. Captain Bob was very funny and gave a lot of interesting information. We saw two alligators after 5 minutes in their natural habitat. Dont forget some cash...More

Thank Mona B
Reviewed 19 September 2017

All the family enjoyed this, don't miss the opportunity to see wildlife up close and personal. Staff so helpful.

Thank Ballymarkham1
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Response from SARJANJ_TULIP | Reviewed this property |
Check with them on their web I'm not sure
5 September 2016|
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Response from Nicole T | Property representative |
Hello! I would be happy to help you exchange your shirt and there is no reason you should've been told otherwise. We Please contact me at 954-389-0202. You Can simply send me a picture of the shirt you have. If we have... More
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Response from K-C1962-10 | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't recommend it for infants - its noisy, windy and a very active ride.