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Immokalee, United States
Western Everglades Adventure Tour

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Escape to the Florida Everglades from the Greater Fort Myers area on this guided airboat adventure at Everglades Day Safari. This exciting airboat ride is a great way to experience the ecosystem of the Everglades. Skim across the marshes and swamps of the Western Everglades while looking for wildlife, namely birds and alligators. In fact, per acre, there are more alligators here than anywhere else in the world. This tour includes an interactive reptile show.
  • Half-day family Everglades adventure with a one hour airboat ride
  • Learn about the ecosystems and animals of the Everglades from your naturalist guide
  • Enjoy a fun one hour airboat ride through marshes and swamps and spot animals like herons and egrets
  • Get up close to snakes and alligators
  • Great tour for families with kids of all ages
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Expert naturalist or biologist guide
1-hour airboat ride
1-hour reptile educational program
1-hour nature walk
Networked headsets/ear protection to communicate with guide and captain during airboat ride
Food and drinks (may be purchased at the marina)

Departure Point

4600 Corkscrew Rd, Immokalee, FL 34142, USA

Guests meet our wildlife biologist at the trailhead to the Corkscrew Marsh. You must provide your own transportation. Taking an Uber, Lyft or Taxi is forbidden.

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Return Details

6001 Lake Trafford Rd, Immokalee, FL 34142, USA

The airboat ride takes place a few miles from the starting point.

On this guided excursion, skim along the marshes and swamps of the Western Everglades and see herons, egrets, gallinules and spoonbills while listening to fun facts and learning about the area’s ecosystem from the experienced captain. Look for a variety of wildlife, especially alligators, in their natural habitat. There are more alligators here per acre than anywhere else in the world. The guide will point out where they are—early and often.

After the airboat ride, check out the reptile show at Captain Bob’s Excellent Adventure. This educational presentation features alligators, snakes, turtles and more. Ask questions and join in the fun of learning about these amazing creatures.
Stop At:  
CREW Marsh Trails
Enjoy a casual stroll through the Corkscrew Watershed Marsh Trails.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Lake Trafford
Guests will enjoy an exciting, wilderness experience in the headwaters of the Western Everglades where they will journey by airboat to visit alligators, turtles and dozens of different species of birds in a pristine wetland. Additionally they will get to learn from a wildlife biologist about the native reptiles and have an opportunity to view them up close.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Hat, sunscreen and sunglasses are recommended
  • Guests are permitted to bring their own snacks and closed-topped drinks.
  • Food and drinks are available for purchase from the local store
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Everglades Day Safari
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Western Everglades Adventure Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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What is the policy on sanitization during Western Everglades Adventure Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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What is the social distancing policy during Western Everglades Adventure Tour?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Western Everglades Adventure Tour?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Lots of birds and reptiles
, Jan 2022
Air boat into the swamp to see tons of birds and some big gators. Handling the friendly snakes and baby gator was fun.
Fantastic air boat venture
, Oct 2021
Brent and Captain they were awesome the boat ride and information was great it was the best day and then we got to hold snakes and a alligator
Our guide, Rhett, was...
, Sep 2021
Our guide, Rhett, was personable, accommodating & very knowledgeable. We enjoyed the entire 4 hours. Even though our walking part of the tour was a flooded mess, Rhett made the experience fun & interesting.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Hello Corey, I am glad you enjoyed your tour with Wildlife Biologist Rhett. It should be noted that the swamp walk, in which everyone is directed to wear water shoes or shoes that you don't mind getting wet because you will be walking in water is part of the thrill of the experience. At this time of the year we have the good fortune, as advertised to walk in the cool waters of the Everglades. Thank you for your feedback.
Excellent Everglades Adventure
, Apr 2021
Rhett was a great guide! Very knowledgeable and jovial. Excellent at spotting all the various wildlife and expounding on their roles in the Everglades habitat.
Amazing experience!
, Mar 2021
Rhett was a fantastic guide and was incredibly knowledgeable! We got to learn and handle turtles, snakes and even a baby gator. Fred was our airboat operator and was incredibly knowledgeable and fun. We got to see hundreds of gators, many beautiful birds and even a couple cows! Overall this was an amazing experience and I would highly recommend!
Wonderful day!
, Mar 2020
Our driver/guide, Rhett, was so informative and enthusiastic about the wildlife that we were thoroughly entertained all the way to and from the Everglades. The airboat ride was just perfect and even though it was a very cool and windy day!!! Our guide was quick to point out wildlife as we went along. Don’t miss this wonderful outing when you’re in south west Florida.
Good time
, Mar 2020
Great time Pete was very informative, airboat ride was fun , saw 4 alligators, weather was cool to see alligators. But over all was good time !!
icon Response from Host , Mar 2020
Thank you for the nice review and I'm glad you had a good time with us.
, Feb 2020
Great experience!!!! Our tour guide and airboat captain were both very knowledgeable. I’d recommend this tour to all.
, Feb 2020
Was a great time. Rhett was a great host and Grant a great captain. Would totally recommend this tour to anyone of any age.
Nice air boat tour
, Feb 2020
The drive to the lake was at a speed where wildlife was hard to see when it was pointed out. Once on the air boat , the captain the was able to circle around to ensure we had ample time to see the animals and to take pictures.

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