Water activity

Orlando: Boggy Creek Airboat Ride with Options

Orlando: Boggy Creek Airboat Ride with Options

Activity provider: Boggy Creek Airboat Rides

From US$ 35 per person

Enjoy a fast and fun ride through Florida's Everglades Headwaters with a U.S. Coast Guard Captain. Keep your eyes peeled for alligators, turtles, and birds in this natural wonderland.

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Duration 30 minutes - 4 hours
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English, German


  • Let the wind whip through your hair on a traditional airboat in Florida's Everglades
  • Keep your eyes open for Alligators, turtles, birds and more
  • Get an up close view of Florida's favorite reptiles at an alligator oasis
  • Be accompanied by a guide showing you the sights and pointing out things of interest
  • Enjoy an activity that is safe and fun, perfect for the whole family
Full description

The Central Florida Everglades are natural wonders, best explored with locals who know their backwaters. The beautiful landscape and expert guidance of your captain will make this tour a trip that you'll never forget. Guests on the Scenic Nature Tour explore narrow water trails engulfed in the brush of the Central Florida Everglades. On this tour you'll stop periodically, hoping to spot Florida's state reptile, the American Alligator, in its natural setting.

Witness rare and endangered birds swooping effortlessly through the skies as the sunshine warms your body and the wind whips through your hair. Other wildlife abounds throughout the trip. This tour is perfect for groups and families looking to explore and learn about the unexpected side of Central Florida. A longer trip on a Detailed Nature Tour of 1-hour increases the number of encounters with Florida's wildlife, especially the American Alligator, which can reach up to 15 feet in length and 1,000 pounds. You'll experience nature right alongside turtles, bald eagles, blue herons, deer, and a wide variety of waterfowl in their natural environment, not in captivity. Be sure to also check out the Gem Mining Station. You will be able to purchase buckets filled with treasures that are native to Florida and take them to the mining station. While mining, you will discover various gems, alligator teeth, shark teeth, rocks, and other treasures. There will be an additional charge for gem mining bags or buckets. A restaurant with indoor or patio seating is available, where you can dine before or after your tour (at your own expense).

  • Airboat ride
  • Flotation vest
  • Ear protection
  • Professional captain
  • Park admission
  • Gem mining activity (if option selected)
  • Meal (if option selected)
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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  • Children aged 6 years and younger are required to wear a life vest
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 182 reviews

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The airboat ride was great, the guide did a great job of explaining what we were seeing and even found us a couple of alligators to see. We did the ride, meal, and gem package. It was worth the money, the food was good and my teenagers had fun with the gem shifting too.

June 4, 2022

We had taken only the 30 minute ride not knowing what to expect our guide was excelent would stop along the way for us to take pictures and gave us a little history on the area. There was an abundance of wild life.Would definately do it again take a longer ride.

June 1, 2022

Do not go on this excursion unless you have a rental car. I had someone drop me off and I had great difficulty getting transportation back to my hotel and it was extremely expensive. It was my fault though for not researching it more. Other than that the actual excursion was great and lots of fun

April 28, 2022

Product ID: 9615