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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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  • Average11%
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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 3 days ago

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

Thank Ballymarkham1
Reviewed 5 days ago

'Ello chaps! Sawgrass Recreation Park is a large outdoor attraction whose staple is the airboat roads. TIP: Check out Groupon before you go and you can save a few bucks. They offer various airboat ride ticket attractions, but the most popular one is the group...More

Thank HerbertEdgewood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sawgrass Recreation Park is a great place to see the Everglades. The staff is very knowledgeable about the Everglades and it's wildlife inhabitants. The air boat tour is very reasonably priced and is the best way to see the real interior of the Everglades. Included...More

Thank mpjackson55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very efficient set up in the shop to get everyone on to boats in an organised and quick fashion. We took our 3 children on the ride - age 7, 3 and 1. Ear plugs were provided but unfortunately my 1 year old wouldn't keep...More

Thank AnnieAnnie81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I will say my experience at Sawgrass Rec was after a 2.5 hour no air conditioned bus ride on a very hot day with a large group. The check-in was painless and getting on the boats were also organized. The trip from start to end...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the park en route from Miami to Orlando during our holiday to the USA. The park offers great facilities, superb boat trips and has a large number of wildlife animals on site, including baby alligator holding opportunities. The staff are very friendly, helpful...More

Thank HardhatDiver
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This experience was a favorite of ours. We saw three alligators, two of which came close enough to the boat for us to touch (but we didn't lol). There are also habitats to visit after your ride and my 6 yr old got to hold...More

Thank VKB1979
Reviewed 15 August 2017

There were several small children on board, so the captain didn't go as fast as he may have had that not been the case, but we enjoyed this excursion on the airboat out onto the water to see some crocodiles (or was it alligators, please...More

Thank Alicia C
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Great experience for the whole family and more reasonable priced than most. We were able to just turn up and had to only wait 30 mins before we were on a boat .

Thank ToonArmy44
Nicole T, Guest Relations Manager at Sawgrass Recreation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased to hear you and your family enjoyed your visit. As a family-run business, we pride ourselves on being an affordable and educational attraction. See you next time!

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We went on an airboat ride here to see alligators as it was cheap and recommended by our resort. We didn't see a single alligator on the ride. Based on what our guide was saying, this is not uncommon. The only good part of this...More

Thank TravelingYEG5
Nicole T, Guest Relations Manager at Sawgrass Recreation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

We are pleased you were able to come visit Sawgrass Recreation Park and enjoy an Everglades airboat tour. It can sometimes be difficult to find wildlife while out on the airboat tour as we are at the mercy of mother nature. We are glad to...More

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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.