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Sawgrass Recreation Park

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Address: 1006 N. U.S. Highway 27, Weston, FL 33327
Phone Number: 954-389-0202
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7:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Visit Ft. Lauderdale’s greatest airboat attraction, Sawgrass Recreation...
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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Huge swampy wildlife area

We took an everglades boat tour at the park and had a brilliant time with Captain Tim on a privately chartered airboat. We saw a couple of 'gators, a soft shelled turtle, several... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Davie, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful place to visit. You really feel like u are out in the middle of no where. Great entertainment

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My husband and I really enjoyed this restaurant. We went on Friday, which was all you can eat scallops and catfish night. The tilapia was a bit bland, but the cole slaw and hush puppies made up for it. Popular place for the locals.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We took an everglades boat tour at the park and had a brilliant time with Captain Tim on a privately chartered airboat. We saw a couple of 'gators, a soft shelled turtle, several birds, and had an exhilarating ride through the everglades that gave us a sense of the enormous scale of this great natural asset. We had perfectly decent... More 

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New York City, New York
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Went the first down during a torrential downpour, got soaked. After that, I was determined to return and give it another chance. Was pretty awesome, but the heat was absolutely terrible. I like to go every time that I am in South Fla.

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Santa Ana, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Loved the airboat ride and the animal exhibits. We got a great discount because we were staying at Vacation Village. Loved the fact that they rescued animals. Go early for your airboat ride before it gets too hot; you have a better chance of seeing gators. We saw three gators during our airboat ride. One of the gators at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The airboat ride through the Everglades was one of the highlights of our trip. Saw a gator in its natural habitat. The boat captain made the experience very educational and memorable. Affordable family fun, highly recommended!

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Belleville, Michigan, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Our captain was great, very informative and welcoming! We did end up seeing 1 alligator, although the ride was very short (maybe 15 minutes). But for the price, we were very happy with our visit and all of the staff was fantastic!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We visited Sawgrass Recreation center while we were in the area visiting family. We chose Sawgrass because it's not too far into the Everglades and the tours are only a half hour, which was perfect for our kids. The tour was affordable and run very efficiently. We had Captain Charles and within five minutes we saw three gators swim right... More 

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Montréal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

It was the first time we visited the everglades. We had a blast on the air boat, we really enjoyed cruising the glades and stopping to see some alligators and turtles. Captain John was very knowledgeable and even let my four year old daughter sit in his seat when the tour was over. My daughters enjoyed holding the baby alligator... More 

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Coconut Creek, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

It was a cloudy overcast day, so we thought it would be a good day to do this. We had never done it before. It was fantastic. Loved the ride and our Captain Tim was very good at explaining all about the Everglades and the wildlife in it. We'll surely go back and highly recommend it.

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Additional Information about Sawgrass Recreation Park

Address: 1006 N. U.S. Highway 27, Weston, FL 33327
Phone Number: 954-389-0202
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Weston
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm

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