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30-Minute Airboat Ride near Orlando

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  • 30 minutes (Approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered 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

What's Included

  • 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

Departure & Return

Departure Point

  • 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)

Departure Time

  • 1/1/2020 - 12/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
  • 1/1/2022 - 12/31/2022
    Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:30 PM

Return Details

  • Returns to original departure point

What To Expect

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.
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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

Additional Info

  • 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 Rides

Cancellation Policy

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.

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Jenna_K, Jan 2022
We had a great time on the park and airboat tour. Tanner was great and we got to see 3 alligators! Definitely recommend.
Response from Host, Jan 2022
Awesome! We appreciate it!
Memorable
Lindsay_E, Jan 2022
Captain Patrick made this experience quite memorable. The scenery was breathtaking. We both loved it.
Response from Host, Jan 2022
Happy to hear! Please see us again, thank you!
Great fun!
Kristin_B, Dec 2021
Great fun! Saw two huge alligators! Our guide was great- answered a lot of questions! Worth the 35 minute drive from Orlando
Response from Host, Jan 2022
Thank you! Hope to see you again!
Enjoy The Ride
David_B, Dec 2021
Captain Jack was a wonderful guide We all enjoyed the experience Saw a few gators and other wildlife
Response from Host, Jan 2022
Wonderful! Thank you!
Shinstine
Colleen_S, Nov 2021
Everything especially our driver John. He gave us history I did not know about. Everyone was very helpful…
Response from Host, Nov 2021
So happy to hear! Thank you!
Great way to see natural Florida
Nicole_H, Sep 2021
Great way to see natural Florida. Knowledgeable and safety conscience guide. Great family experience for all ages.
Response from Host, Sep 2021
Thank you for visiting and taking the time to write this!
Gator ride
Donald_J, Sep 2021
Excellent time, enjoyed the narrative of the area and the ride, our boat captain was very knowledgeable of the area and species living in the marsh.
Response from Host, Sep 2021
Thank you so much that means a lot to us!
Great experience!
Anonymous-p, Aug 2021
Very fun! They have a little wildlife park which is a nice way to kill some time before you take the airboat — my family and I had a great time and felt very safe!
Response from Host, Sep 2021
Thank you so much for the great feedback!
Great
Dasheka_M, Aug 2021
Awesome little adventure! Should have done the 1hr ride! Our tour guide Taylor had wonderful customer service skills and was very knowledgeable. The bonus was we were able to see two mama gators protecting their nests.
Response from Host, Aug 2021
oh how cool is that?! thank you so much for visiting and taking the time to review us!
Great for the whole family
Tamara_C, Aug 2021
This was a whole lot of fun! Our guide was very informative and was able to answer everyone's questions with knowledge and humor. Not only did we see alligators but the water lilies and lotus blooms were beautiful. We did upgrade to the hour tour on a recommendation from a friend that went and liked it so much that he said we would enjoy and hour more - and he was right. My family that went - mom 74, me 55, spouse 59, daughter 21 and we all equally enjoyed it!
Response from Host, Aug 2021
Love to hear it! Thank you!
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