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Sawgrass Recreation Park

#1 of 19 things to do in Weston Features Animals
1006 N US Highway 27, Weston, FL 33327-7700
+1 954-389-0202
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Florida Everglades Night Airboat Tour from Fort Lauderdale
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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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  • Average11%
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1006 N US Highway 27, Weston, FL 33327-7700
+1 954-389-0202
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good and entertaining short trip! We saw 2 gators and a turtle too! Captain Disco was very informative about the wildlife and also about the life in the Everglades! Overall: 5 stars

Thank Adam N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the night tour, because the week we stayed in FL was HOT. So we didn't want to be baked in the sun. The night tour is a whole hour & it was great. We saw alot of gators, but my favorite part was...More

Thank campbellhall1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We choose the night time private tour. Our guide was Charles. He had great knowledge of the Everglades and skill in finding gators in the dark. The tour was wonderful. We saw approximately 10 gators and heard some really great stories. Thanks, Charles for making...More

Thank JLB1993
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by on our way to Key Largo. Captain Tim took us on the water for a guided tour though the Everglades. We did see a large gator and a few soft shell turtles as well. The ride was smooth and quite fun. He...More

Thank delsolfun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had to go 2 days in a row because the first day after waiting for 2 hours they closed. We were told by others that they do that frequently and have even gone out on the boat and then turned around because of the...More

Thank linderhas4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice half-day day trip to take from Miami. My friends and I went to the park, got on the airboat and took a whirlwind trip around and through the Sawgrass. We were fortunate to see a few gators. The boat driver gave...More

Thank azdemocrat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great 30-minute airboat ride through the Everglades. I saw some longer ones but 30 minutes really is adequate. We saw 2 alligators. One of them swam right up to our boat. Captain Disco said these two usually "cooperate"...haha. He gave great information...More

Thank Kim U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you don't want to drive deep into the Everglades and want the grassland airboat experience, this is a good choice. We did not have a long wait. The animal exhibits were small, but appeared to be well cared for. We enjoyed this close by...More

Thank Ausecl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in the Fort Lauderdale or Miami area you have to check this place out. I've been to Gatorland before and its very touristy. I liked that this place was a small wild animal sanctuary as well--they have a few Florida Panthers that...More

Thank sandiev
Reviewed June 8, 2017

Visited Sawgrass Recreation Area prior to boarding a cruise ship. You will need a car to visit as this is west of Ft Lauderdale by about 20 - 30 miles. Took an airboat ride, didn't see any alligators on that trip, but it was very...More

Thank Jane M
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Response from SARJANJ_TULIP | Reviewed this property |
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September 5, 2016|
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Response from K-C1962-10 | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't recommend it for infants - its noisy, windy and a very active ride.