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Black Hammock Adventures

2356 Black Hammock Fish Camp Road, Oviedo, FL
+1 407-365-1244
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Ranked #2 of 13 Attractions in Oviedo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Black Hammock Adventures is an exciting "Real Florida" lakeside experience like nowhere else! Our airboat rides will take you on a thrilling exploration of Lake Jesup which has the alligator population in of Florida near Orlando. Our airboats are U.S. Coast Guard approved and driven by Master Captains. Remember your adventure with a photo with a live baby alligator. Get 10% at the Black Hammock Restaurant using your airboat ride ticket stub. Great for the whole family!- Airboat rides- Free wildlife exhibit- Live Music every weekend- Lakeview Lazy Gator Bar - Gift Shop- Black Hammock Restaurant - Home of the Gator Tail in Town!- Located just a stone's throw away from Orlando's busiest attractions.Book your event with us! Our venue provides a unique backdrop for your corporate outing, wedding, birthday, field trip and much more.
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Oviedo, Florida
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
15 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I take out of towners here to see some of old Florida. It is a little hidden up some back roads, but is right on the side of Lake Jessup, which has the largest concentration of gators in FL. You can even handle a baby gator if you pay for a airboat ride. The airboats are fun ride, if a... More

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Aurora, Colorado
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

First of all, take sunglasses! My family and I really enjoyed this experience. We enjoyed the ride, the environment, the wildlife, and our captain who was very knowledgeable. It is October and we went mid-day. We saw a few alligators and a ton of birds. We took the 30 minute ride which seemed just right.

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Delaware County
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The airboat was very comfortable. I would suggest bringing a hat and sunglasses, applying the sunblock generously, and looking for a Groupon if you would like to save money. Captain John was very personable and amusing. He appeared to know a lot about the history of the swamp that we traveled across. I would definitely go again if we went... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

When planning our visit to this area, Black Hammock was recommended to us by a local. It did not disappoint. The airboat ride with Captain John was astounding and we were lucky enough to see a big gator almost immediately after setting out. The whole lake is beautiful and full of all manner of wildlife. The excitement of traveling by... More

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Holly Hill, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We loved our airboat ride and the place . The environments atmosphere is true old Florida .The people who work here are all great .

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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This is a must do for a complete Florida experience! The driver was great, the boat was fun, the area is beautiful, tons of alligators to see, and extremely worth the time! Must do!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This place was amazing!! This was my first fan boat ride and I am so glad that I was able to experience it here. We went as a last minute tour before we let Florida and we were told ahead of time that we might not see many gators because of the time of the season. Captain John was the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have been in Florida over 30 years and this was the first airboat ride I took! Had a Groupon for it and had a blast. Just wish it was longer than 30 minutes, but enjoyed every minute of it that there was. Staff was very accommodating to rebook our time due to rain and just plain nice! The boat... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

If you are looking for an authentic experience where you will see lots of birds and gators, this Lake Jessop spot is for you. Our airboat captain was terrific and took us on a nice long ride stopping to point out many of the facts about the lake and it's wildlife. You can hold a baby gator, feed gators, feed... More

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Top Contributor
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18 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

1st time= our Captain Steve gave us a great, safe, fun ride across Lake Jesup. He was very informative and was very safe. Great thing to do with family and kids of all ages. Any one living in FL or visiting should definitely give this a try!!!

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