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Sawgrass Recreation Park

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1006 N US Highway 27, Weston, FL 33327-7700
+1 954-389-0202
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Florida Everglades Airboat Adventure and Wildlife Encounter Ticket
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$43.69*
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Private Tour: Florida Everglades Airboat Ride and Wildlife Adventure
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$42.40*
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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%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
1006 N US Highway 27, Weston, FL 33327-7700
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"airboat ride"
in 492 reviews
"animal exhibits"
in 65 reviews
"hold a baby alligator"
in 79 reviews
"small zoo"
in 42 reviews
"big cats"
in 25 reviews
"zoo area"
in 16 reviews
"captain tim"
in 14 reviews
"mini zoo"
in 21 reviews
"air boat"
in 63 reviews
"night tour"
in 23 reviews
"food truck"
in 39 reviews
"florida panther"
in 22 reviews
"gift shop"
in 52 reviews
"their natural habitat"
in 21 reviews
"captain disco"
in 26 reviews
"gator bites"
in 29 reviews
"private tour"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came for an airboat ride and that's what we got. Captain Chuck took us around a small part of the northern bit of the Everglades with the grasses. We saw a few gators lounging around. Captain Chuck was an informative guide. Once back on dry...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We had a fun day here. For some of us we had been here before, and we were definitely not let down this time either. We just showed up and waited about 15 minutes till our air-boat was ready. Then it was into the swamp....More

Thank Morgan B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a good run in the Everglades with Captain Bob and even saw an alligator, so mission accomplished. We were on the boat for about 30 minutes but only raced through the Everglades for ~20 minutes. The rest of the time was spent listening...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was fun to experience an airboat ride. The views were fantastic and Captain Bob did a great job of educating us about the past, present and future of the everglades. He was very informative and he has a good sense of humor. I highly...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice ride through the Glades! Some great information and saw gators! Captain Disco had great control of the craft and was a great source of info!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The airboat ride was fun. We did the private tour - the Captain was very knowledgeable about the area, and we were able to see an alligator up close. The exhibits were fun as well. You can hold a baby alligator.

Thank vhayes18
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our daughter wanted to see a gator and we had time to kill before our flight home. This was the perfect option. She loved the airboat and was super happy to see a gator in the wild. She even got to hold a baby gator...More

Thank Adam B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a late flight out of Ft Lauderdale after a cruise so we decided to do an Everglades tour. There was a Groupon for Sawgrass recreation park and I had read good reviews for the park so we decided to check it out. We...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The airboat ride is fun... We did see 1 alligator. They have a few small animals to see, which was interesting. They run on donations... I suggested they take donations with purchases at the gift shop (like sell "I donated $1, $2, $5, etc." stickers...More

Thank Carmella B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour was amazing as well as the tour guide.. we just went on a cooler day and didn't see any alligators on the ride.. pretty neat to see the other animals on land..

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Thank Ashley S
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sckmiller1
October 27, 2016|
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Check with them on their web I'm not sure
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September 5, 2016|
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Response from Nicole T | Property representative |
Hello! I would be happy to help you exchange your shirt and there is no reason you should've been told otherwise. We Please contact me at 954-389-0202. You Can simply send me a picture of the shirt you have. If we have... More
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JasonPickett
March 7, 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.
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