Fort Lauderdale Airboat Rides

Fort Lauderdale Airboat rides

Fort Lauderdale Airboat rides in the Florida Everglades Everglades attracts a lot of people due to its abundant flora and fauna. The swamps of Florida are filled with both crocodiles and alligators.  They are sometimes not easy to spot on an airboat ride. The American Alligators are nocturnal creatures and their eyes turn bright red when they are hunting at night. Fort Lauderdale airboat rides offer private airboat tours of the Florida Everglades to view Alligators in the wild.

When going with Fort Lauderdale airboat rides, make sure you are quiet, as any noise can scare off the alligators, causing them to go inside the water and away from you. During the day, the alligators are more low key and usually lurk just beneath the surface of the water.

 Alligators on Fort Lauderdale Private Airboat Rides

Alligators essentially live among people in Florida.   American Alligators can propel at speeds of up to 20 mph in water. And faster on land. Spotting American alligators is difficult because of their body color. Tourists sometimes mistake them for logs. Therefore, it is necessary that you take binoculars with you on your airboat ride in Fort Lauderdale. Be vigilant, because, in Florida, you can spot an alligator almost anywhere!

These alligators are extremely territorial, they travel and hunt alone. However, sometimes they do gather in an area with dry land to bask in the sun and/or look for potential mates. These alligators are less active in winter, and they congregate on dry land to warm up. The best seasons for an airboat tour in Fort Lauderdale Florida are winter and spring. This is the time when they mate, lay eggs, and are more active and easier to spot. It is also important to be cautious because mother alligators are really protective.   They also protect their nests aggressively by belling and hissing. Regardless, swamp tours can be one of the most adventurous and educational experiences a person can have in Florida! Contact us today for reservations.

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