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Sawgrass Recreation Park

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Address: 1006 N US Highway 27, Weston, FL 33327-7700
Phone Number: 954-389-0202
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7:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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Private Tour: Florida Everglades Airboat Ride and Wildlife Adventure
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Florida Everglades Night Airboat Tour from Fort Lauderdale

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Do an airboat ride

Held a baby alligator! See the protected everglades at a great price. Keep your hands in the boat! This is a hot tour. We stopped on the way to Miami when staying at Vacation... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Held a baby alligator! See the protected everglades at a great price. Keep your hands in the boat! This is a hot tour. We stopped on the way to Miami when staying at Vacation Village.

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Thank Shannon W
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited during our recent trip to Florida - air boat around the Everglades is a unique experience and should not be missed, our captain was extremely knowledgable and found us more than one gator(!). The animal exhibition is fairly small but interesting, you do get the chance to hold a baby gator too! You should definitely put this on your... More 

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Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got coupons for the air boat ride where we were staying for $13.00 each so we thought it was a great deal. The ride was awesome and the captain Bob was knowledgeable and friendly. Would say "go for it". After 1st visit, Floridians get to go free 364 times. Yeah!

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Peachtree City, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I couldnt hel myself as both my wife and I took a trip to the Everglades while in Ft. Lauderdale to do an airboat ride. It was great fun and our guide Captain Bob was full of information. We saw some gators, turtles, big blue heron and lots of saw grass. Would love to go out on a longer trip... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second time here with my last visit in 2012. It's a very interesting and neat experience to be so close to nature especially in a habitat only found in South Florida. The airboat is a bit noisy, but they give you ear plugs which makes it better. I tend to get motion sick, but the ride was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This experience was very nice and interesting. They have a small shop with a little bit of everything. The air boat ride was fun and they provide ear buds for the noise of the motor. The guide was nice and was very accessible to answer questions. They also have an exhibit with animals which in my opinion needs a little... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a good price for a great tour with incredibly helpful staff. The exhibitions were cool, but a little depressing after seeing the wildlife close up in their natural habitat from the airboat. Would definitely recommend this company for its tours though!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I done the Everglades boat tour and the wildlife show today 14th September 2016. Both are very interesting and the staff are all very friendly and helpful, we were travelling to Miami and stopped here for a couple of hours on the way, a great stop.

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Morrison, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the Everglade airboat ride. We really enjoyed the ride. They took us about 15 minutes out into the everglades and threw some food out and we got to see several alligators up close along with turtles. We would recommend doing this if you are in the area. They also have a show and you can hold a small... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice experience. Great exhibit to walk through after the boat ride Boat ride could be a little longer I think. Kinda shirt.

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