The Fort Lauderdale Airboat Rides Thrill Ride Vs Eco Tour

Fort Lauderdale Airboat Rides is one of the most prominent private airboat tour companies in South Florida.  We are not just another run-of-the-mill airboat tour. Most other airboat tours offer short tours and maximize the number of people they can fit on each boat. In contrast, we make it our mission to make sure that you get the most out of the Everglades. When it comes to Everglades airboat tours, you absolutely get what you pay for. Fort Lauderdale Airboat Rides wants you to truly experience everything the Everglades has to offer. 

Fort Lauderdale Airboat Rides differentiates itself from the pack, thanks to its eco-tours and airboat thrill rides. Instead of offering one set ride, we offer a variety of options for our guests. Whether you want to go bird watching, catch a gorgeous sunset, or maybe get a history lesson of the Everglades, our captains would be more than happy to give you a bit of insight. Two of our most popular tour requests are for our thrill ride tours, as well as our eco-tours.

Fort Lauderdale Airboat Rides Thrill Ride

Fort Lauderdale Airboat Rides is more than happy to offer its thrill ride option to the public. Be warned, though: our thrill ride is not for the faint of heart. Airboats were designed to glide across the top of the water, as wetlands such as the Everglades make travel by conventional boats difficult. The large fan, typically powered by a large car engine, is able to propel the fiberglass hull and all its passengers at high speeds. We’ll zip along the Everglades at high speeds, weaving in and out of mangrove forests and sawgrass plains.

Conservation of the Everglades is important to us. Therefore, we make sure to only conduct our high-speed tours in locations void of any local flora or fauna. We want to continue sharing our love of the Everglades with the rest of the world for a very long time.

Fort Lauderdale Airboat Rides Eco-Tour

Fort Lauderdale Airboat Rides’ eco-tour dials things back a bit. We’ll peacefully traverse the Everglades, discussing the local wildlife that calls the Everglades home. Our captains will answer whatever questions you may have, with their great knowledge of the Everglades. We can never guarantee that you’ll see a particular animal as they’re completely untamed, however, we do know where some of the best spots are to spot them, granting you the best chance at getting that perfect photo.

Choosing between the two

Time is generally not the issue, it is more about what you prefer to do. Are you more into the thrills and adventure, or would you rather have enough time to observe the Everglades ecosystem. This might also depend on who comes along in the airboat with you.

For example, if you are with your family and children, then they might just want to have fun. Of course they probably they won’t mind a bit of nature in the process. Younger people will without a doubt enjoy the fast thrill ride. They probably won’t mind the thought of coming across an alligator or two! People might prefer to have more fun based on their age. Just in general some people get bored faster than others.

On the other hand, animal lovers and people that show a great interest in nature will probably prefer the two-hour tour. Two hours offers more time to observe animals and plant life. By going slowly, you increase your chances of spotting rare animals and creatures. You will also learn more about the Everglades from talking to the captain for longer. Let’s not forget, it will give you more opportunities to take some awesome pictures of the Everglades wildlife.

Whether capturing a glimpse of the nearby wildlife while zooming by it or getting up close and personal with the character and charm of the swamp, our airboat rides can provide that experience. Contact us or us now at (954) 338-4890 to schedule a time for a ride. We allow scheduling flexibility if the weather does not permit it.

Whether you’re interested in our eco-tour option or our thrill ride, you’ll surely have a great time with Fort Lauderdale Airboat Rides. We offer our tours year-round. Contact us about booking your airboat rides Fort Lauderdale Tour or call us at +1 (954) 284-9130.

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