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30-Minute Airboat Ride near Orlando

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Kissimmee, United States
30-Minute Airboat Ride near Orlando

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icon30 minutes  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Experience Florida’s wild wetlands on an exciting, family-friendly airboat ride! This boat tour winds through the mossy cypress swamps in the Central Everglades south of Orlando. While onboard, enjoy lively commentary from a native guide as you admire the lush, woody shoreline and spot local wildlife like lurking gators.
  • Florida Airboat Adventure in the Central Everglades
  • Discover the Florida wetlands south of Orlando
  • Watch for gators basking in the sun or with their eyes just above the surface of the water, checking out their surrounds
  • Race across the water surface at speeds of up to 45 mph
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30 minute airboat tour - no reservations needed for this tour
Alligator Oasis (Live gator viewing area)
All Fees and Taxes
Use of hearing protection and life vest
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Gratuities
Gem & Fossil Mining (Can be purchased for add'l fee).
Food & Beverage can be purchased onsite at Boggy Bottom BBQ Restaurant
2001 E Southport Rd , 2001 E Southport Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34746, USA

Directions: Take 192 to Poinciana Blvd (Poinciana is located between mile marker 10 and 11. Turn south on Poinciana Blvd Go 19 miles south until it dead ends (Poinciana Blvd will change it's name to Southport Rd)

1/1/2022 - 12/31/2022
Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
This activity will end right where it started.
Choose a convenient start time for your tour and meet your airboat at the embarkation point in Southport Park, Kississime—just south of Orlando.

Upon arrival at the airboat launch site, board a 17-passenger boat and hold on tight as you take off into the Central Florida Everglades. Enjoy close proximity to the water surface as you coast through tall grasses and cypress trees, reaching speeds of up to 45 mph (72 kph)! 

As you ride, keep your eyes peeled for resident alligators, turtles, and birds lounging in the waterways. If it’s local critters you want, book a morning tour during the warmer months and an afternoon tour in the colder months.

While there, check out the Native American Experience which includes genuine artifacts and hand-made creations of Native Americans in the daily workings of the Native American Village and see demonstrations on cooking, toolmaking, weapons and much more!

Check out the Gem Mining Station and purchase a range of bags and buckets filled with treasures that are native to Florida and take to the mining station. While mining, discover various gems, alligator teeth, shark teeth, rocks, and other treasures.

Before or after your tour, dine with an unforgettable lake view at Boggy Bottom BBQ, serving old Florida recipes, gator tail and more.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures
You'll feel like you are flying as you race across the water surface at speeds of up to 45 miles per hour on a 30- or 60-minute ride. The 17-seater airboat lets you see parts of the wetlands inaccessible by car, while feeling the thrill of speeding across the water with the wind in your hair.
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 17 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.


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star-5
Brilliant experience!
Nigel_A
, Jun 2022
Roaring across the foliage on the lake. Wonderful wildlife and we saw an alligator close up. Brilliant experience and highly recommended.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Fantastic! Thank you!
star-5
You gotta do it.
Michelle_T
, Jun 2022
The whole experience was great, friendly staff, nice clean environment as well as the boat. The captain was great. I plan to bring grandson next time. Already told family about it and they also plan to visit. My next trip will definitely be the 100 tour, 30 minutes was not enough.!
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
We look forward to seeing you again! Thank you!
star-4
Amazing view!!!
Stephanie_C
, May 2022
Enjoyed the experience!!! While we waited there was other things at the park for us to do. Food was good and the rides was on schedule.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Wonderful! Thank you!
star-5
Excellent adventure
Amy_D
, May 2022
Saw live alligator in the wild. Many different types of birds and even saw 2 white tailed deer drinking out of the lake. Great air boat ride.
star-5
Summer vacation
Amanda_W
, May 2022
I took my family here after gatorland on our vacation highly recommend the hour trip as the half hour just wasn’t enough great experience we seen three alligators and a lot of other wild life! The capital was amazing he stopped for all of them and was definitely looking the whole time as well
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Thank you so much for the amazing review and taking the time to write it!
star-5
Fun and educational
Roland_N
, May 2022
They had several fun and educational activities for all ages. Our guide was really good. The airboat ride was beautiful.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Fantastic! Hope to see you again, thank you!
star-5
Awesome guide! David was...
Holly_H
, May 2022
Awesome guide! David was super fun! What a great place to go! We had a blast! Can’t wait to tell other people and to bring the kids back!
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Fantastic! Thank you!
star-3
Seeing one alligator. And...
Kevin_M
, May 2022
Seeing one alligator. And a bird. And a redneck. And a lot of cash go bye bye. Long drive for not much fun.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Please accept our sincerest apologies for any inconvenience or dissatisfaction you may have experienced. Unfortunately, we give customers the experience of seeing true Florida wildlife and are unable to guarantee any specific type of animal (since they are wild). We apologize if this was not made more clear to you initially and thank you for bringing it to our attention so that we can work to improve this aspect of our service. For passengers hoping to see specific wildlife we recommend calling ahead to find out what time of day they are most prominent. If you were looking for an alligator specifically we do guarantee them, but only on our night tour.
star-5
A good time on the Bog
Tony_C
, May 2022
Guide was super nice and the experience was amazing. I’d go back and recommend anyone going to see some gators while drifting around on the bog.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Love to hear it and we look forward to seeing you again! Thank you!
star-5
Great fun
Ken_K
, Apr 2022
Brings what you've seen about the Glades to life. Boat cpt. Was informative and made an effort to get close to creatures in the wild. I.e. mother gator and her babe.
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Hope to see you again, thank you!
star-5
Alot of Fun!
Jerid_W
, Apr 2022
My family and I had a great time on this tour and we got to see some really cool things! Would definitely recommend!
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Sure appreciate it!
star-5
Our driver explained many...
Lena_R
, Apr 2022
Our driver explained many things to us as we stopped to observe the wildlife - many things for our family to do as we waited for our time slot
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Thank you so much, hope to see you again!
star-5
Really great experience
Robert_J
, Apr 2022
The small park area was a nice lotto explore before our boat ride. And the actual boat ride was a great experience, with Captain Connor being very informative regarding the alligators and the lake
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Sure appreciate it! Thank you!
star-5
10/10 recommend
Carmen_P
, Apr 2022
Both exciting and relaxing. Took family visiting from California who wanted a true Florida experience. They loved it!
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Fantastic! Thank you!
star-5
Best Experience riding in an airboat!
Taneka_W
, Apr 2022
Riding in the Airboat finding wildlife, and the tour guide being very knowledgeable and entertaining.
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Happy to hear, thank you!
star-5
The staff was nice and...
Sammy_C
, Apr 2022
The staff was nice and friendly. The captain was knowledgeable and had jokes. The ride was thrilling
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Thank you!!
star-5
Swamp Life is LIFE!
Rumaire_C
, Apr 2022
Captain Branden was AWESOME! He’s very knowledgeable and funny. The ride was worth every penny. I highly recommend for all ages. Captain Branden comes highly recommend as a tour guide so ask for him you won’t be disappointed. 😎
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Thank you so much!
star-4
Hide and seek
Tessica_O
, Apr 2022
The hidden place is marvelous. Best remote area for a picnic and family hang out. Highly encourage the experience
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Sure appreciate it!
star-5
Fun ride
Kathleen_B
, Apr 2022
The ride itself. We saw a number of gators and several species of birds. It was beautiful! The rides were on time and well organizef
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Thank you!
star-5
The guide/captain (John)...
Rebecca_K
, Mar 2022
The guide/captain (John) was very knowledgeable. The ride was fun, but safe and comfortable. Would definitely recommend.
icon Response from Host , Mar 2022
Sure appreciate it!

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