Things to do at Wild Florida Airboats & Gator Park
When it comes to airboat eco tours, Wild Florida is the only Orlando area airboat adventure that includes a wildlife park as part of the package. Just a short drive from the Orlando and Disney area, Wild Florida offers beautiful day tours, relaxing sunset tours and exciting night tours that will thrill guests of all ages.
Did You Know?
Interesting & useful facts
Wild Florida provide life jackets and ear protection for each guest on our voyages out into the Florida Everglades.
After the tour explore a wildlife park chock full of surprises.
Hop aboard a ranch buggy tour for a look at a working cattle operation that can trace its roots to the 1850s.
Photos of Wild Florida Airboats & Gator Park
News About Wild Florida Airboats & Gator Park
Gator Park Insights: 5 Fascinating Facts About Florida's Alligators
Alligators may not be the most tender or snuggly creatures, but they are some of the planet's most enthralling and awe-inspiring animals. Their intimidating jaws and aquatic…
Whether it’s your first or 50th, there’s something about riding on an airboat through the Florida Everglades that makes you want to shout, “Again!” These U.S. Coast Guard approved airboats can skim across the shoreline while you look for wildlife, or disappear into endless beautiful swamps, marshes, and rivers. These airboat tours are something you don’t want to miss.
Their experienced captains have a knack for being able to pick out alligators, eagles, and other wildlife that build their homes in the waterways near Wild Florida. Each time you head out onto the water, you’ll see and experience something different. For variety, you can choose from a half-hour, hour, private, or night-time adventure.
Safety is a top priority on all airboat rides. Wild Florida provide life jackets and ear protection for each guest on our voyages out into the Florida Everglades. We get asked a lot about bringing young children on our airboats. Children under 3 are free, and the steady vibrations and fresh air often put them right to sleep!
Experience a part of Florida that hasn’t changed much from when early pioneers arrived in covered wagons in the 1800s. Travel deep into the protected swamps, marshes and rivers that make up the Central Florida Everglades. Get an in-depth look at the alligators, birds, eagles, trees, and plants that can be found in mile after mile of beautiful wetlands. This is Natural Florida at its best – they guarantee you won’t see any development, homes, or signs of human life, so come to see for yourself how good it feels to be in the middle of nowhere!
After the tour explore a wildlife park chock full of surprises – zebras, watusi, water buffalo, emus, lemurs, sloths, and other animals native to South America, Africa, and Australia. and not to mention some monster alligators! Visit the tropical bird aviary, hands-on alligator demonstrations, gift shop, 500 ft. sightseeing dock and check out the nature trails.
Enjoy the native and exotic animals, including the tropical birds.
Ranch Buggy Tour
Want to take a trip back in time to one of the first cattle operations in Central Florida? Hop aboard our ranch buggy tour for a look at a working cattle operation that can trace its roots to the 1850s.
Wild Florida is a feast for the eyes and the soul, but we haven’t forgotten about your stomach. The Chomp House Grill turns out some of the best barbecues around, try some delicious barbeque with smoked ribs, chicken, pulled pork, fried alligator and even frog legs! Our Swamp Slushy – a frozen blend of mango, orange, and passionfruit – is reason enough to visit the Middle of Nowhere.
Hawk Swamp and Cypress Trees
The Hawk Swamp is a must see when you got to Wild Florida, a magical swamp ecosystem where you cannot believe the sort of wildlife that can survive living on water.
There is an interesting fact behind this, and that is that the special type of tree there (Cypress Tree) survive by using part of their trunk to project above the waterline (known as their “knees”) which allows them to funnel air into the rest of the tree, and so survive when they are submerged in water.
What wild animals are in Florida?
The most common wild animals in Florida are Alligators, who thrive by the rivers and lakes. Apart from that, there are Otters, manatees, squirrels, deer, armadillos, opossums, and raccoons.
What can you feed wild Florida lake turtles?
Turtles absolutely love leafy green vegetables such as lettuce, so anything like that would be perfect. You can also buy specially formulated turtle pellets from a pet store.
How much is admission to Wild Florida?
Tickets to Wild Florida tend to be around £20 – £50, but you can check the latest ticket prices on our website here.