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Take a wild ride in an airboat to discover the Headwaters of the Florida Everglades, just south of Orlando. Keep your eyes open during your exciting ride through the wetlands, you never know when a gator may pop its head above water to check you out!
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.As well as the most famous resident, the Florida gator, the area is home to an abundant array of birds. A large variety of reptiles, turtles and frogs also call this part of the world home. If its the wildlife you want to see, the local residents are more active in the mornings during the warmer months, and around midday during 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. Learn how the Native Americans thrived in Central Florida with a presentation at the village with demonstrations on cooking, tool making, 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.
- 30- or 60-minute airboat tour (depending on option selected)
- Use of hearing protection and life vest
- Local Taxes
What's not included
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- All necessary equipment included
- All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
- Choice of several departures throughout the day
- Close encounter with wildlife