Fort Lauderdale Airboat Rides

We offer the best Airboat tours Fort Lauderdale has to offer, launching from Fort Lauderdale, and exploring the beauty of the Florida Everglades.

Enjoy Private Fort Lauderdale airboat rides aboard high-performance custom boats that take you deep into this ecosystem.

We offer high-speed airboat rides aboard our 300 horsepower custom airboats or more relaxed tours for families and groups.

Enjoying the Everglades with the people you love is the best way to do it. This is why we only offer private airboat tours.

Our airboat rides feature:

  • Expert Tour Guides
  • U.S.C.G. Certified Captains
  • High End Custom Airboats
  • Multiple Departures Daily
  • Photographic Sightseeing
  • Family & Child Friendly

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Why Airboat Tours Fort Lauderdale Are Different

Here at Fort Lauderdale Airboat Rides, we provide custom airboat tours From Fort Lauderdale Florida. Our everglades tours are private so whoever you book with are the only ones on the airboat tour. Our airboat rides are custom and tailored to your needs, we provide one-hour and one-hour 30-minutes tours. So what makes our eco-tours different from the rest? Above all, our high-performance boats, comfortable cushioned seats, ear protection, and elevated platform seating for better wildlife viewing. Our everglades tours take you into the heart of the everglades and the backcountry were larger airboats cannot go. Our Captains are natives of the Florida everglades with over 30 years of experience. The airboat tours are fun and equally educational for the whole family. Airboat Tours Fort Lauderdale are a perfect mix for a perfect day out.

We also provide airboat charters for larger groups such as corporate events, photoshoots, government work, and film work. In short, there is something for everyone.

Our knowledge of the everglades combined with our top of the line boats with a splash of fun makes airboat tours Fort Lauderdale a great choice. We are the best airboat rides in Fort Lauderdale. This is why we ranked the number one sightseeing adventure on TripAdvisor for years straight. Contact us today for a ride with the most professional and passionate boatsmen in Florida.

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Native and USCG Certified Captains

At Airboat Rides Fort Lauderdale we are all about giving you the best Everglades experience. Our captains are all USCG (United States Coat Guards) certified. We are native of the Everglades, it is our backyard and our true passion. We don’t just offer generic tours, instead, we make sure to take you to the best spots so you get to make the most of your Airboat ride. Not only that, our qualified captains will always ensure your safety comes first. We have the experience and the knowledge to take you on a professional tour of the Everglades. With Airboat Rides Fort Lauderdale, you can rest assured you are in the best hands possible.

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Reviews & Awards

Airboat and gators What a fun trip! Captain Wayne was great. As other reviewers have said, he’s very knowledgeable and super fun! Saw gators, iguanas and lovely birds. Highly recommend. His boat is also great especially compared to the other ones we saw out there. Hope to do it again!
A must do while in Fort Lauderdale! Wayne was excellent. We learned so much on this private eco tour. The plants and sights were absolutely amazing and we saw plenty of alligators and iguanas too! 10/10 recommend
David B
David B
Excellent way to to see the Everglades Captain Wayne is an excellent ride captain and tour guide. He was safe, very knowledgeable about the Everglades and provided one of the highlights of our vacation. I would highly recommend him and for your vacation highlight. This activity is fun, but not risky at all. Captain Wayne provided a safe, thrilling ride in the swamp!!
Carl M
Carl M
FUN, Interesting, educational, UNFORGETTABLE . If you live in Florida or you are visiting, YOU MUST DO THIS!! Our Captain Wayne was not only very professional and punctual. He was EXTREMELY knowledgeable about all the fauna, description of the everglades, structures, history of all the levies and overall very informative of the entire ecosystem He truly educated us as well as our guest from out of town on something that we see everyday living in Florida but never really knew or understood anything about. By far what my family and I enjoyed most of all besides he's knowledge, was his personality, sense of humor, and great detailed descriptions of everything he showed us. It was an UNFORGETTABLE experience. THANK YOU WAYNE for giving us such a great day!!
Tiffani W
Tiffani W
Family friendly Absolutely fantastic - would do again. Our captain was fantastic - funny and knowledgeable. Great to do with kids!
Must do! This was an amazing experience! We did the 8am ride and the weather was perfect. Wayne was super chill and very knowledgeable. We saw many gators and birds and the part of the Everglades that just got burned by lightening. Then we went for a high speed ride. So exhilarating! Can't wait to bring my daughter back! Thanks Wayne!
Fun and informative ride! Wayne was an absolute delight as a captain. Funny and informative. Took the time to answer our questions and to take us into some of the best spots possible. I would recommend going in the early morning hours before it gets too hot for best viewing. Gets you closer to nature than those commercial companies.
nisha b
nisha b
OUTSTANDING Wayne was sooo amazing. We had a group of 7 people different ages and interests and he kept us all engaged. We were not in the best season for birds but he still managed to find us some great ones, with some great photo ops. He was very knowledgeable in a fun upbeat entertaining fashion. Going again ASAP
Alane M
Alane M
Airboat alligator tour! Much enjoyed Great fun! Have always wanted to ride and airboat and see some alligators. It was a hot day and the wind from the boat kept us cool. We saw a number of gators. Lots of birds and beautiful scenery. Very interesting to learn about the Everglades. We did not go during prime season as it was a hot summer afternoon so we didn’t see a ton of alligators but we saw enough to get our thrill. Our guide said earlier in the season is better because it’s not so hot and such. We would consider doing again to see what that is like
Nicolas O
Nicolas O
Fun and interesting experience! Really cool thing to do at Fort Lauderdale! We did it with my wife and 19 and 13 year old boys. We all loved the experience.

Expect beautiful sceneries and wild animals

You can therefore expect to see the Everglades in its true beauty. We will show you the best scenic routes, and we will always do our best to help you spot some of the Everglade’s most fascinating creatures. There are many native and non-native species that inhabit the Everglades, from crocodiles and alligators in the wild to unique bird species, mammals, insects, and other reptiles. While we can’t guarantee you will get to see specific species, Airboat Tours Fort Lauderdale will always take you to the right places where those animals are most likely to be seen. We understand your desire to make some unique animal encounters, and we always do our best not to disappoint!

Private airboat rides are the best!

The great thing about Airboat Rides Fort Lauderdale is that all of our airboat tours are private. This means you won’t be stuck with a bunch of other tourists you don’t know. Instead, you can book a ride just for you, your family, your friends, and your loved ones. This makes for a more intimate and comfortable experience. Not only that, but you can get an experience that is truly yours, more adapted to your needs and wants. Let’s say you are really interested in seeing certain specific animals or sceneries. The great news is that you can just tell us, and we will make sure to bring you to the right places according to your needs. With Airboat Rides Fort Lauderdale, private tours don’t have to be that generic experience, they can be about you.

The Best Everglades Tour Fort Lauderdale has to offer

When it comes to airboat tours, private is the best way to go. You don’t need to get stuck with other tourists. Everglades Tour Fort Lauderdale is about enjoying quality time, away from the city noise. Instead, you will face the Everglades calmly, with the sounds of the giant propeller. Going for the best Everglades tour Fort Lauderdale has to offer guaranties a great experience you will remember for years to come.

Is a Fort Lauderdale Everglades tour right for me?

A Fort Lauderdale Everglades Tour is a fast-paced ride, with moments of calm as you observe nature. We get people of all ages, from the young to the old. You should be good to go if you can stand the Florida heat. We encourage you to take some food, clothing, and sun essentials. A Fort Lauderdale Everglades Tour is the perfect way to experience nature. As long as you can handle a bit of speed, a few bumps and the heat, you should definitely give it a go.

Where can I find Airboat Rides Near me?

Florida is a big place, and you might ask yourself: “Where do I find airboat rides near me”. If you’re in the Fort Lauderdale area, we have you covered. But that is not all, we also cover many other places around Florida. Even if you’re in a different area in Florida and you’re wondering where to find airboat rides near you, simply contact us so we can arrange your airboat ride close to where you are staying.

Talk to us today

Want to find out more about our Everglades airboat rides? You can contact us today by using our contact form or simply calling us. If you have any questions, we will tell you everything you need to know. We look forwards to make you discover the best that Florida has to offer!