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550 N Palmetto Ave, Sanford, FL 32771-1354
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Family Zoo Visit with Lunch and Transportation from Orlando
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Family Zoo Visit with Lunch and Transportation from Orlando

First stop is lunch at the popular Hollerbach's Willow Tree Cafe in downtown historic Sanford.&#xa0; <br><br>Following lunch, transportation will be provided to the nearby Central Florida Zoo. The Zoo is a very special&#xa0;and popular attraction unto itself with zip line courses, train rides, animal viewing (with an emphasis on native Florida species),&#xa0;and a free splash pad for the kids.&#xa0;&#xa0;<br><br>Pickup in the Disney and I-Drive areas at 9:00AM and 9:30AM to arrive in Sanford approximately&#xa0;10:15AM.&#xa0;Lunch at Willow Tree Cafe at 11:30AM with transportation to the zoo at approximately&#xa0;12:30PM.&#xa0;<br><br>Pickup from the Zoo at 4:30PM for transport back to Orlando.<br><br>Note: This is a self guided day trip that includes&#xa0;transportation, admission and lunch.&#xa0;Zoo entry/Willow Tree Cafe lunch&#xa0;is included. Any further food/beverages other than what is specified&#xa0;will be out-of-pocket. Third party suppliers of activities at the zoo such as zip lining, train rides, etc not included. Only zoo entrance fee included.
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trena s wrote a review Aug 2014
Sanford, Florida1 contribution
My Husband and took our son for his 30th Bday on August 3rd, to ride on Gators Nest airboat. We had a great time! Captain Ron, our driver, did a great job of pointing out what was most important, as well as giving us the opportunity to enjoy the ride and sites. You can tell Capt. Ron really enjoys what he does and and we plan going again real soon. Truly a natural! Thanks for the Family Memories.
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Date of experience: August 2014
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Michelle S wrote a review Aug 2014
St. Albans, United Kingdom92 contributions48 helpful votes
We turned up without a reservation (website says no reservation is needed) and the staff acted like they were doing us a favour by fitting us onto the next airboat sailing. When we got on the boat there was only one other group of four so it was hardly full! For $160 for our group, I think we were doing him a favour actually. We all enjoyed the airboat ride itself - it was fast and furious and we covered a lot of the lake. However Captain Ron was a little taciturn and did not tell us much about the wildlife. He pointed out one marshmallow and that was it! I realise that gators are not usually visible in August due to the heat but I would have liked to have learnt more about the birds we saw. I have been to Wild Florida and would recommend that one over the Gator's Nest as the staff are much more pleasant and friendly.
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Date of experience: August 2014
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Veronica B wrote a review Jun 2014
Galax, Virginia85 contributions24 helpful votes
great one of the best things we did there we saw a couple gators.. A nest several birds it was great. the ride was great (never rode an air boat)
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Date of experience: November 2013
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blayne37 wrote a review Jun 2014
Spingfield, MO35 contributions28 helpful votes
Our family really enjoyed the airboat ride. We saw many alligators and other wildlife. The staff was very friendly and our guide was very informative. We also enjoyed a wonderful lunch at the restaurant. I would recommend this to anyone in the area, it was a great way to end our vacation before heading to the airport.
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Date of experience: June 2014
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Nelly D wrote a review Jun 2014
53 contributions12 helpful votes
The best airboat ride I ever had. So much beauty in the area. Captain Dave was great environmental teacher. He has a great sense of humor. He has share so much knowledge of the animals in the area. Beautiful place for the whole family. Will be glad to go again.
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Date of experience: April 2014
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