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Sawgrass Recreation Park

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Address: 1006 N US Highway 27, Weston, FL 33327-7700
Phone Number:
+1 954-389-0202
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07:30 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 18:00
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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US$43.69*
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Private Tour: Florida Everglades Airboat Ride and Wildlife Adventure
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US$24.29*
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Florida Everglades Airboat Adventure and Wildlife Encounter Ticket
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US$42.39*
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Florida Everglades Night Airboat Tour from Fort Lauderdale

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Gator hunting

Very cool place. Great price. Even got to hold a baby gator. Staff very nice and knowledgeable. For sure make this a stop

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Mandy S
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Kingston, Michigan, United States
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Kingston, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very cool place. Great price. Even got to hold a baby gator. Staff very nice and knowledgeable. For sure make this a stop

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Bradenton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you want to see what South Florida used to look like before all the construction this is the place to go.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

30 minute wait for a 20 minute airboat ride. Ride was ok, very short. We did see 2 alligators.. My son's first airboat ride..(age 6) so for a first it was ok. I think next time I will bring him to one the rides in Miami. (Everglades Safari Park) I think the staff there is bit more professional and you... More 

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Weston, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a trip for took a boat and ride into. If you are lucky and lobe alligators, for sure the most probably is that you find one of them

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here and the guides were great liked the Zoo area as well as the Food Truck "Gator Bites". Had a real close and personal look and they looked back at several gators in the wild out in the Everglades. Very reasonable tour and had a lot of fun. Do recommend no need to book in advance.

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Coconut Creek, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the morning at Sawgrass Recreation Park. First we took a boat ride into the Everglades, saw all of the tall grasses and an alligator. The boat is noisy and breezy. They do give you earplugs but bring a sweater. Afterwards we toured the exhibits they had of alligators, turtles and wild animals and birds.. We even had a... More 

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Rocky River, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a quick trip but they found us alligators and took us right up to them. It was exactly what I wanted to do! The captain was very knowledgeable and did a nice job answering questions and telling us about the area and the alligators. I think I would like a smaller longer tour if I ever do it... More 

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Vista, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took 6 people ages 70 thru 8 and everyone had a great time on the night tour. Neat to see all the animals close up but the highlight was the night tour. Dress warm because it's windy.

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White House, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to see two gators on our tour and the tour guide was great. They also have gators you can see in the park and the kids were able to hold a baby gator and we did not have to pay for that....i was able to take my own pictures and it was very nice. They have some... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of all the many cruises we've been on and all the times we've been to Florida, I can't believe we've never done the airboat ride or visited this place. It was delightful and educational. I was fascinated with the alligators and the other animals they have rescued. Kudos to all the volunteers. I would go back again. It was a... More 

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Nicole T, Guest Relations Manager at Sawgrass Recreation Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased to hear you were able to enjoy an airboat ride long with your cruise! More 

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