Take a Day Trip to the Florida Everglades for a Unique Family-Friendly Adventure
Watch for alligators and other wildlife on a thrilling Everglades airboat tour or swamp buggy ride that is safe and fun for all ages. Combine airboat and swamp buggy tours for the ultimate Everglades experience! Before or after your tour, be sure to include a visit to Wooten’s Animal Sanctuary where you can watch a live alligator show and see over 100 alligators, a Florida panther, lions, tigers, and other animals. The Animal Sanctuary and Alligator Park is open daily between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Read Wooten’s featured blog article here!
Print our coupon below to save up to $16.00 on Wooten’s ultimate Everglades combo package, which includes an airboat tour, swamp buggy tour, the Animal Sanctuary, and the live alligator show or save $4.00 on two regular tour tickets!
An Everglades Airboat Tour is a Safe, Exciting, and Educational Experience for all Ages
Glide through 259 private acres of Everglades grasslands surrounded by Big Cypress National Preserve with an experienced local captain. All airboat tours include stops to observe native Florida wildlife such as alligators, birds, manatees, and plants. Passengers will learn about the area’s history, the local ecosystem, and hear some fascinating historic folklore. The Everglades Grassland Airboat Tour is offered daily with departures between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. All ages are welcome. Wooten’s Everglades airboat tour is handicap-accessible.
Explore the Nature and History of Big Cypress on a Swamp Buggy Tour
Big Cypress Swamp and Big Cypress National Preserve contains a mixture of tropical and temperate plants and diverse wildlife. The fresh waters of Big Cypress Swamp are essential to the health of the Everglades. Observe the scenic natural beauty and discover life in the Big Cypress National Preserve’s marshes and cypress forest on a swamp buggy. Not sure what a swamp buggy is? Swamp buggies are open-air, elevated all-terrain vehicles that are able to safely and comfortably traverse dry land, shallow water, shallow mud, and sand. Wooten’s swamp buggies can accommodate up to 20 passengers. Your experienced swamp buggy tour guide will point out unique tropical and temperate plants, a Native American campsite and burial ground, and if you’re fortunate you may encounter some native Florida wildlife including alligator, West Indian manatee, birds, deer, bear, or bald eagle. Swamp Buggy Tours are offered daily with departures between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. All ages are welcome. Wooten’s swamp buggy tour is handicap-accessible.
See a Fascinating Alligator Show With an Opportunity to Hug or Hold an Alligator!
Wooten’s alligator show is very popular and an Everglades must-see. Visitors get up-close and personal with alligators as the professional handlers share their knowledge about these powerful and mysterious reptiles. You’ll want to bring your camera because after the show, visitors have an opportunity to hold or hug an alligator – now that’s a souvenir! But don’t worry the alligators are perfectly safe. Wooten’s live alligator show starts every hour between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. and is included with admission to the Animal Sanctuary & Alligator Park.
Visitors should plan to spend two to three hours total to experience all of the attractions and rides Wooten’s has to offer. Snacks and beverages are available in the Gift Shop.
Read our blog article about things to do in the Everglades.