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Sawgrass Recreation Park

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1006 N US Highway 27, Weston, FL 33327-7700
+1 954-389-0202
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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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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1006 N US Highway 27, Weston, FL 33327-7700
+1 954-389-0202
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 13 year old daughter and I visited the park for a girl day out. The airboat ride was fast and fun (even if Captain John wasn't allowed to do donuts!) and we enjoyed ourselves very much. The captain spotted the alligator and other wildlife...More

Thank smurfilicious
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Tim gave our family an AMAZING tour!!! His knowledge of gators, habitat and life in general in the Everglades was superb and held our attention throughout the whole tour. Thank you, Captain Tim!!!

Thank mindyvitz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Admission here gets you a guided airboat tour of the local Everglades (30 minutes), admission to the rescued animal exhibits and often the opportunity to hold a small gator. Worth the cost and a nice way to briefly experience the Everglades

Thank Geoff J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour is about 30 minutes. The tour guide we had was very nice. He shared with us a lot of interesting information and guided us to a place which was swarming with alligators. We even saw alligators fight one another. The boat is noisy...More

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Thank Teodora B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was great. We took a very informative air boat ride and witness a live alligator and soft shell turtle. The driver of the boat also showed us how he fed the crows. He gave us a history of the everglades that was very...More

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Thank langsyc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, son and I were on vacation and we had a wonderful time in South Florida. The airboats were just awesome. Captain Bob was very informative and funny. Thank you for a wonderful time.

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Thank Linda R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time riding out into the everglades looking for alligators. We saw several as well as turtles. Our guide was friendly and answered each and every question. Their animal exhibits were also great. We held baby alligators. My only regret was that...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The guide was great explain the environnement and story I learn a lot about alligator Do not hesitate to visit the association park where you see the animals rescued Something of us also taste gator fingers ! Too bad the night ride was on wednesdays...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect day and a great captain was interrupted by a mechanical breakdown leaving our private tour stranded in the Everglades.More

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Nicole T, Guest Relations Manager at Sawgrass Recreation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so sorry to hear about the mechanical issue that interrupted your tour. It is, of course, impossible to avoid these issues happening every once in a while. Luckily, we have many boats and adequate staffing and were able to assist in a timely...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Your guide was fantastic and took the time to take pics and explain everything in detail. Wonderful tour

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Thank Jimmie R
Nicole T, Guest Relations Manager at Sawgrass Recreation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit and your Everglades Airboat Adventure! We hope to see you again!

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Response from SARJANJ_TULIP | Reviewed this property |
Check with them on their web I'm not sure
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Response from Nicole T | Property representative |
Hello! I would be happy to help you exchange your shirt and there is no reason you should've been told otherwise. We Please contact me at 954-389-0202. You Can simply send me a picture of the shirt you have. If we have... More
7 March 2016|
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Response from K-C1962-10 | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't recommend it for infants - its noisy, windy and a very active ride.