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Black Hammock Adventures

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Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Super fun!

We had an awesome time with captain Steve! We took the grandparents and they really enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cassie P
via mobile
You know it's good when your son says after the boat ride "Wow I would do this all the time it's better than an iPad!"

My children and I did an last minute decision to try the airboats. Everyone we interacted with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amy J
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Black Hammock Adventures is an exciting "Real Florida" lakeside experience like nowhere else just outside the City Beautiful, Orlando! Our airboat rides will take you on a thrilling exploration of Lake Jesup which has the largest alligator...more
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2356 Black Hammock Fish Camp Rd, Oviedo, FL 32765-9510
+1 407-365-1244
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had an awesome time with captain Steve! We took the grandparents and they really enjoyed themselves. Got to see and pet some gators!More

Thank Cassie P
Jayson R, General Manager at Black Hammock Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Cassie P, On behalf of the Black Hammock team members we would like to thank you for the wonderful comments. Captain Steve would like to personally thank you and we are glad that your grandparents enjoyed themselves! We look forward to seeing you all...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My children and I did an last minute decision to try the airboats. Everyone we interacted with; captain, restaurant staff and gift shop were friendly and made you feel comfortable and welcome. We were a little early for our boat so we got some alligator...More

1  Thank Amy J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time boat ride. Went with my siblings. What a nice ride. The nicest part was the booming yet reassuring voice of our guide the wonderful Capt. Steve! Shout out Captain. Very informative guide along with beautiful, serene views of beautiful Lake Jessup in Central...More

1  Thank Jumaykhan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I had a really great time on our airboat ride with Captain Steve. The ride itself was nice but it was made even better by the educational tidbits (and bad puns) provided by our captain. At the end, we all had the...More

1  Thank Erin T
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

I Love Black Hammock. Our family goes there to view the wildlife in a laid back setting a few times a year. We recommend October-March or after 6 in the evenings. We’ve never splurged in the airboat rides. We just love having a couple drinks...More

Thank JesMess
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Captain Joe (?) was awesome. He gave a fun, informative and interesting tour of the lake. Just the right amount of dad jokes to go with the depth of knowledge about the local ecosystem. Slightly overcast day was perfect for an hour on the lake....More

1  Thank Hayesykate
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Arrived for a an airboat ride to cool off. Cap'n Ron greeted us at the dock with a huge smile and told us we were going to have a smooth ride. Cruised through the open waters, over the brush through the swamps with a great...More

Thank cirolis
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

This guy!! The best. Very funny and knew lots about the wildlife in the area...even the snakes hanging from the trees! Haha. We had a great time on the boat. We got there early enough to see several gators in the water, and one was...More

2  Thank Jamie F
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

If you’re going to take an airboat ride, make sure to ask for Captain Ron! We got up close to more than a dozen gators and even a water snake! He even knew the history of the river and all it’s critters! The ride was...More

1  Thank Shanna B
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Captain Ron is the Man!! He has earned his title for sure! So knowledgeable & patient, great tour of amazing wildlife and so much fun!! My nephews had a blast and I felt so safe having my 2 year old on the airboat. Thanks for...More

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Gail M
January 13, 2017|
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Response from Hayesykate | Reviewed this property |
When the water levels are high (like right now) the boats are not very accessible. We used a temporary plank bridge to access the boat. That being said, I believe they would have done everything possible to get someone... More
March 27, 2016|
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Response from Monica S | Reviewed this property |
Yes!! Especially if your child loves boat rides and seeing animals. There was another child about that age on the boat with us