We have reached an age where we are more eco-conscious than ever before. That is a great thing, especially in a place like the Everglades. The truth is that the Everglades isn’t nearly as big as it used to be. The construction of roads, dams, industries and human habitats has negatively affected the ecosystem over time. There are now many projects that are maintaining and restoring parts of the Everglades. As an airboat tour operator, we believe that Florida Everglades’ private airboat rides can raise awareness of the Florida ecosystem. Furthermore, airboats are probably one of the best ways to keep nature intact while cruising across the Everglades.
Airboats are very eco-friendly
First, let’s look at the airboat itself. Many people don’t know this, but airboats glide above the surface of the water. It gives us a couple of advantages. The first one is mobility. Swamplands and marshes are full of plants that grow and linger close to the surface of the water. If we were to use traditional boats, the underwater engine would get stuck into those plants more often than not. The last thing we want is to get stuck in the middle of the swamps!
This above-the-surface mobility also provides a tremendous eco-friendly aspect. If our boat engine does not interfere with the plants, it does not destroy them. We want to have as little of an impact on nature as possible. Not affecting plant life is an absolute must for us. It is not just the plant life but also animals that will stay unaffected. We often fly above some of those creatures, letting them be. They can do their own thing; we don’t like to interfere with their daily lives.
Educative Florida everglades private airboat rides
We are all very passionate about the Everglades. Our captains are all native to the area, and the Everglades is very much their garden. We have a lot of love for the place, and we’ve accumulated a lot of knowledge over the years. As such, we always want to share our passion with you. We have many things to say about the Everglades, and we will always tell you as many facts as you want to hear.
Some people that are not necessarily nature fans often ask us a lot of questions. We explain the past, the present, and the future of the Everglades. As you will discover, this place has a very long history. From the way we constructed it to how we inhabit it, there is a lot to be learned and appreciated. We’ll never shy away from telling facts and stories, and we hope to contribute to the Everglades’ awareness.
Eco-tourism can be fun!
Who would have thought it? But it is true. Airboat rides are a lot of fun. You wouldn’t imagine that a high-speed boat flying across the swamps could be eco-friendly, yet here we are. If you’ve never been on an airboat before, trust us, you’ll want to give it a try. We can go fast, offering a genuinely thrilling ride. The feeling of speed and gliding is second to none. Eco-tourism shouldn’t be boring. It is not about lecturing people. It is all about making you have a good time.
We cannot stress that enough. Our captains have larger-than-life personalities, and they are very experienced pilots. Get ready to enjoy a fast ride, or even a slower one of you prefer. It’s all about what you want. It is the reason we only do private airboat rides. You won’t be stuck with a group of strangers. Our airboat rides are all about you! And yes, we do feel pretty proud that we can do all of that while remaining eco-friendly. It’s the best of both worlds, and we hope to see you soon so you can experience it for yourselves. Contact us today!