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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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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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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an amazing place for holiday

I had a wonderful time at this place especially under the professional guidance of one of the female cruise drivers.She has enough information to keep you on your toes and to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Nouakchott, Mauritania
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

I bring every family member that comes to visit to Sawgrass Recreation Park. My favorite thing to do is a private tour at night. We always see alligators and Captain Gerald is the best! He is extremely knowledgeable and so much fun! C D

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Thus was a great everglades tour, the only bad part is that we didn't get to see any gators because they are nesting. However we did get to see and hold baby gators in their "zoo" and got to sea a some wild 4 legged animals. My husband tried the gator bites and he loved it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

An amazing experience. Second to none. Captain Chuck was absolutely outstanding. Would recommend this experience to any and all travellers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I had a wonderful time at this place especially under the professional guidance of one of the female cruise drivers.She has enough information to keep you on your toes and to learn more about gators and their natural habitats.I also enjoyed the live show inside the park.The gator meat was delicious.This is a place to take your family and loved... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Amazing, great price. Try to go early to see more animals. Small family run business. Good people very friendly. Lots of animals to see.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Lots of fun, didn't get to see much because of the weather that day but a great experience on the boat. The exhibits on land were also very interesting. Would recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The airboat ride was 30 minutes. If you're just looking for a taste of the Everglades, it's great. Plus it is centrally located. Capt. Chuck gave us a great ride. We saw 3 alligators and a big turtle. The animal exhibits are small but plenty for a short visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

It's always a hit and miss with wild animals. On my ride we got to see three alligators, one of them really close to the boat, one big turtle and a few large birds. I consider that par for the course and I'm happy with it. What made the trip was the woman driving the boat though. She was funny,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We were (are still, as I write this) in the Ft Lauderdale beach area enjoying a family vacation with kids 14, 12, and 8. As a break from the beach/pool circuit we wanted to learn more about this region of the country and the Everglades. After reading many reviews of the Everglades tours and parks, this one stood out and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Great place to visit and learn about alligators. So much fun! You take a 30 min boat tour and afterwards you can pet/hold a baby alligator.

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