1 hr
All Ages
Minimum Age
Fort Lauderdale

Gator Nights Airboat Rides


Duration: 60 minutes

What’s Included:

  • 60-minute join-in nighttime airboat adventure, airboat captain gratuity
  • Exhibit entrances (during daytime business hours)
  • Ear protection

Everglades Nighttime Airboat Adventure

Must Have Reservation

Come visit Sawgrass Recreation Park to see the best of the Florida Everglades! For a truly unique Everglades experience, sign up for Sawgrass’ newest attraction – Gator Nights! Come and join one of our experienced captains as they take you and other guests across the Everglades at night! This tour includes an extended one-hour (60 minutes) nighttime airboat adventure in The Everglades. Tour meets at 8 p.m. on Wednesday and Saturday nights, for a departure time at 8:30 p.m.

You get to visit exclusive locations in the Everglades and are able to see and hear a variety of reptiles, insects, and amphibians. Our airboat captains use flashlights to search the waters for the telltale glow of the alligator’s eyes. Hear the sounds of the wildlife and native reptiles as you sneak through the grass on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Advance reservations are required for this Everglades airboat tour.

Guests who book our nighttime adventures are always welcome to visit us during the daytime hours to experience the exhibit areas as well. They are open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day. To gain entrance you need to bring a copy of your voucher for your nighttime adventure along with a valid ID.

Children are allowed on board the airboats, children ages three and under are free Children ages six and under are required to wear a life jacket for safety. The Sawgrass Recreation Park Tour is suitable for children of all ages.

Tour requires a ten passenger minimum to operate on each tour date. Guests will be notified on the day of the tour if we have not met the minimum or if the tour is unable to operate due to inclement weather. In either case- full refunds will be given. Please call if you have any questions.

Airboat Adventure Tour

Ages 13+
Ages 4-12
Ages 3 and under

This adventure is operated by Sawgrass Recreation Park

Customers will receive a full refund or credit with 24 hours notice of cancellation. Customers will also receive a full refund or credit in case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Contact us by phone to cancel or inquire about a cancellation. No-shows will be charged the full price.