Book a two-night Greater Fort Lauderdale hotel stay through the online reservation service below* and receive a FREE "Beach Starter Kit," including a beach towel, beach ball and sunglasses. Special Summer Savings: Book a two-night hotel stay through the online reservation service below for travel May 1-September 30, 2017 and receive a $25 American Express gift card to enhance your stay (or your gas tank) along with a Summer Savings card with 2-for-1 values at more than 60 attractions.** 

*Must book a Greater Fort Lauderdale hotel stay for two consecutive nights on facebook.com/visitlauderdale or Sunny.org/hotel-reservations. One kit per reservation. For multiple reservations, one kit per mailing address. Beach Starter Kit will be mailed to the billing address listed on the reservation within 2-3 weeks of your arrival. For international guests, the beach starter kit will be delivered to your hotel prior to your arrival. 

Call 800-928-7583 or 619-546-6796 for reservation assistance.
 
  • Sawgrass Recreation Park

    Weston , FL

    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

    Feel the excitement and learn the history of Florida's most remarkable treasure--the Everglades. As one of the rare subtropical ecosystems, the Everglades holds spectacular mysteries. Renew your spirit as you glide across miles of river at speeds up to 35 mph, and get up close and personal with native wildlife, many of whom are endangered in this fragile environment. This once in a lifetime adventure will create lasting memories.

    Hours


    The tours start just after 9:00 a.m. each day and will run every 20-30 minutes throughout the day until 3:30 p.m. with one final tour at 5:00 p.m. when the animal exhibits close. There is no reservation necessary for this adventure.

    Summer: Our store opens each weekday morning at 7:30 a.m. and at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday's for selling tackle, gator souvenirs groceries, and boat rentals. The store closes at 6:00 p.m. each day.

    Holiday Hours:
    Closed Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day
    December 23rd and 26th and January 1st, tours will start just after 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. with a final tour at 5:00 p.m. when the exhibits close.
    December 24th: Tours will start just after 9 a.m. and will run every 20-30 minutes until the final tour at 2:00 p.m. when the exhibits close.

    Tickets

    Gator Nights 60 Minute Join In Nighttime Airboat Adventure

    Ticket info /hours

    Come visit Sawgrass Recreation Park! For a truly unique everglades experience, sign up for Sawgrass' newest attraction - Gator Nights! Come 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 minute) nighttime airboat adventure. You will get to visit exclusive locations in the everglades and will be able to see and hear a variety of reptiles, insects, and amphibians. Feel the excitement and learn the history of Florida's most remarkable treasure--the Everglades. As one of the rare subtropical ecosystems, the Everglades holds spectacular mysteries. Renew your spirit as you glide across miles of river at speeds up to 40 mph into the total darkness. This once in a lifetime adventure will create lasting memories as you discover the secrets of this untamed wilderness the Seminoles called home. On our tours, feel free to let your spirit soar as you view nature at its finest.

    • Duration: 60 Minutes on board the boat.
    • Availability: This tour is ONLY available on Wednesday and Saturday Nights. The tour departs at 8:30 p.m. with an arrival time of 8 p.m. to our facility.
    • Blackout Dates: We are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas each year with limited hours on Christmas Eve.
    • Location:1006 North US Highway 27 Weston, FL 33327
    • Inclusions: Airboat Adventure, ear protection, gratuity and no charge for parking
    • Additional Information:
      • Children are allowed on board the airboats, children ages 3 and under are free
      • Children ages 6 and under are required to wear a lift jacket for safety
      • Please note all tours many be canceled due to inclement weather

      Ticket valid until Mar 31, 2018

      Hours


      The tours start just after 9:00 a.m. each day and will run every 20-30 minutes throughout the day until 3:30 p.m. with one final tour at 5:00 p.m. when the animal exhibits close. There is no reservation necessary for this adventure.

      Summer: Our store opens each weekday morning at 7:30 a.m. and at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday's for selling tackle, gator souvenirs groceries, and boat rentals. The store closes at 6:00 p.m. each day.

      Holiday Hours:
      Closed Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day
      December 23rd and 26th and January 1st, tours will start just after 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. with a final tour at 5:00 p.m. when the exhibits close.
      December 24th: Tours will start just after 9 a.m. and will run every 20-30 minutes until the final tour at 2:00 p.m. when the exhibits close.

      Terms & Conditions for Gator Nights 60 Minute Join In Nighttime Airboat Adventure

      All tickets are non-refundable/non-returnable. We are unable to issue exchanges or refunds after a purchase has been made or for lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed tickets. Ticket package and prices are subject to change without notice.

      Instructions for fulfillment Gator Nights 60 Minute Join In Nighttime Airboat Adventure

      Present voucher at check in location in store on property. Valid ID is required to confirm ownership of voucher, store clerk will exchange valid voucher for entrance bracelet for next available airboat ride and exhibit entrances. Property located at 1006 North U.S. Highway 27 Weston, FL 33327, Mile Marker 35 on US Highway 27. Phone: 954-389-0202, website: www.EvergladesTours.com

    Gate price Your price Qty
    Adult (ages 13+) 42.40 38.00
    Child (ages 4-12) Under 4 are free 21.20 18.00

    30 Minute Standard Daytime Tour | Includes Exhibit Entrance

    Ticket info /hours

    Feel the excitement and learn the history of Florida's most remarkable treasure--the Everglades. Renew your spirit as you glide across miles of river at speeds up to 40 mph, and get up close and personal with native wildlife, many of whom are endangered in this fragile environment. Start your adventure with a 30 minute airboat tour of the Florida Everglades. Catch a glimpse of endangered wildlife as you skim across the glassy water.

    In our Reptile Exhibit take a walk on the wild side back in time with an original dinosaur, the Florida Alligator. Be sure to bring your camera, so you can capture the excitement of you cradling one of these majestic animals with our "Hold a Baby Alligator" experience. Your adventure will include a visit to our Exotic Wildlife exhibit. Playful critters abound and amaze as you get up close and personal with many different animals that often include panthers, tigers, and even birds of prey. While you are at Sawgrass please don't miss our "Swamp"yard Island! You and your family can interact and feed many of our animals at this exhibit.

    • Duration: 30 Minutes on board the boat
    • Availability: Tours operates 7 days a week starting just after 9 a.m. They continue every 20-30 minutes throughout the day until 3:30 p.m. with a final airboat adventure departing at 5 p.m.
    • Blackout Dates: We are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas each year with limited hours on Christmas Eve.
    • Location:1006 North US Highway 27 Weston, FL 33327
    • Inclusions: Airboat Adventure, Reptile and Wildlife Exhibit entrances, ear protection and no charge for parking
    • Exclusions: Gratuity
    • Additional Information:
      • Children are allowed on board the airboats, children ages 3 and under are free
      • Children ages 6 and under are required to wear a lift jacket for safety.

    Hours


    The tours start just after 9:00 a.m. each day and will run every 20-30 minutes throughout the day until 3:30 p.m. with one final tour at 5:00 p.m. when the animal exhibits close. There is no reservation necessary for this adventure.

    Summer: Our store opens each weekday morning at 7:30 a.m. and at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday's for selling tackle, gator souvenirs groceries, and boat rentals. The store closes at 6:00 p.m. each day.

    Holiday Hours:
    Closed Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day
    December 23rd and 26th and January 1st, tours will start just after 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. with a final tour at 5:00 p.m. when the exhibits close.
    December 24th: Tours will start just after 9 a.m. and will run every 20-30 minutes until the final tour at 2:00 p.m. when the exhibits close.

    Terms & Conditions for 30 Minute Standard Daytime Tour | Includes Exhibit Entrance

    All tickets are non-refundable/non-returnable. We are unable to issue exchanges or refunds after a purchase has been made or for lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed tickets. Ticket package and prices are subject to change without notice.

    Instructions for fulfillment 30 Minute Standard Daytime Tour | Includes Exhibit Entrance

    Present voucher at check in location in store on property. Valid ID is required to confirm ownership of voucher, store clerk will exchange valid voucher for entrance bracelet for next available airboat ride and exhibit entrances. Property located at 1006 North U.S. Highway 27 Weston, FL 33327, Mile Marker 35 on US Highway 27. Phone: 954-389-0202, website: www.EvergladesTours.com

    Gate price Your price Qty
    Adult (ages 13+) 24.33 22.00
    Child (ages 4-12) 13.73 13.00

    60 Minute Private Airboat Adventure | Includes Exhibit Entrance

    Ticket info /hours

    Come visit Sawgrass Recreation Park! For a truly unique everglades experience, sign up for Sawgrass' newest attraction - the exclusive Private Tour. Come join one of our experienced captains as they escort only your group across the everglades aboard one of our custom airboats specially designed for small parties.This tour includes an extended one hour (60 minute) airboat adventure as well as all of our animal exhibits. You will get to visit exclusive locations in the everglades and will be able to see a variety of exotic and native animals. Feel the excitement and learn the history of Florida's most remarkable treasure--the Everglades. As one of the rare subtropical ecosystems, the Everglades holds spectacular mysteries. Renew your spirit as you glide across miles of river at speeds up to 40 mph, and get up close and personal with native wildlife, many of whom are endangered in this fragile environment. This once in a lifetime adventure will create lasting memories as you discover the secrets of this untamed wilderness the Seminoles called home. On our tours, feel free to let your spirit soar as you view nature at its finest.

    In our Reptile Exhibit take a walk on the wild side back in time with an original dinosaur, the Florida Alligator. Our reptile exhibit features dozens of species both native and exotic to Florida. Along with our friendly turtles and iguanas, you can learn about Cannibal, our 1000 pound alligator. Our handlers are happy to demonstrate how these animals live and survive in the wild. Be sure to bring your camera, so you can capture the excitement of you cradling one of these majestic animals with our "Hold a Baby Alligator" experience.Your adventure will also include a visit to our Exotic Wildlife exhibit. Predators Unlimited is a separate organization that brings a variety of animals to the park each day to visit. They strive to educate and enlighten the public about endangered species like the Florida Panther. Playful critters abound and amaze as you get up close and personal with many different animals that often include panthers, tigers, and even birds of prey. The handlers are passionate about the care of these gentle animals and are happy to answer any questions. While you are at Sawgrass please don't miss our "Swamp"yard Island! You and your family can interact and feed many of our animals at this exhibit!

    • Duration: 60 Minutes on board the boat, allow 2.5-3 hours total including viewing the exhibit areas
    • Availability: 7 days a week. You can select from any hour of the day between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
    • Blackout Dates: We are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas each year with limited hours on Christmas Eve.
    • Location:1006 North US Highway 27 Weston, FL 33327
    • Inclusions: Airboat Adventure, Reptile and Wildlife Exhibit entrances, ear protection, gratuity and no charge for parking
    • Additional Information:
      • Children are allowed on board the airboats, children ages 3 and under are free
      • Children ages 6 and under are required to wear a lift jacket for safety.

      Hours


      The tours start just after 9:00 a.m. each day and will run every 20-30 minutes throughout the day until 3:30 p.m. with one final tour at 5:00 p.m. when the animal exhibits close. There is no reservation necessary for this adventure.

      Summer: Our store opens each weekday morning at 7:30 a.m. and at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday's for selling tackle, gator souvenirs groceries, and boat rentals. The store closes at 6:00 p.m. each day.

      Holiday Hours:
      Closed Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day
      December 23rd and 26th and January 1st, tours will start just after 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. with a final tour at 5:00 p.m. when the exhibits close.
      December 24th: Tours will start just after 9 a.m. and will run every 20-30 minutes until the final tour at 2:00 p.m. when the exhibits close.

      Terms & Conditions for 60 Minute Private Airboat Adventure | Includes Exhibit Entrance

      All tickets are non-refundable/non-returnable. We are unable to issue exchanges or refunds after a purchase has been made or for lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed tickets. Ticket package and prices are subject to change without notice.

      Instructions for fulfillment 60 Minute Private Airboat Adventure | Includes Exhibit Entrance

      Present voucher at check in location in store on property. Valid ID is required to confirm ownership of voucher, store clerk will exchange valid voucher for entrance bracelet for next available airboat ride and exhibit entrances. Property located at 1006 North U.S. Highway 27 Weston, FL 33327, Mile Marker 35 on US Highway 27. Phone: 954-389-0202, website: www.EvergladesTours.com

    Gate price Your price Qty
    1-4 Guests 302.50 290.00
    5-6 Guests 332.75 320.00
    7-12 Guests 393.25 380.00
    13-15 Guests 484.00 470.00

    Red Eye 60 Minute Private Nighttime Adventure

    Ticket info /hours

    Come visit Sawgrass Recreation Park! For a truly unique everglades experience, sign up for Sawgrass' newest attraction - the exclusive Red Eye Nighttime Airboat Ride. Come join one of our experienced captains as they escort only your group across the everglades aboard one of our custom airboats specially designed for small parties. This tour includes an extended one hour (60 minute) nighttime airboat adventure. You will get to visit exclusive locations in the everglades and will be able to see and hear a variety of reptiles, insects, and amphibians. Feel the excitement and learn the history of Florida's most remarkable treasure--the Everglades. As one of the rare subtropical ecosystems, the Everglades holds spectacular mysteries. Renew your spirit as you glide across miles of river at speeds up to 40 mph into the total darkness. This once in a lifetime adventure will create lasting memories as you discover the secrets of this untamed wilderness the Seminoles called home. On our tours, feel free to let your spirit soar as you view nature at its finest.

    • Duration: 60 Minutes
    • Availability:7 Days a week, you can select any hour between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.
    • Blackout Dates: We are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas each year with limited hours on Christmas Eve.
    • Location:1006 North US Highway 27 Weston, FL 33327
    • Inclusions: Airboat Adventure, ear protection, gratuity and no charge for parking
    • Additional Information:
      • Children are allowed on board the airboats, children ages 3 and under are free
      • Children ages 6 and under are required to wear a lift jacket for safety.

      Hours


      The tours start just after 9:00 a.m. each day and will run every 20-30 minutes throughout the day until 3:30 p.m. with one final tour at 5:00 p.m. when the animal exhibits close. There is no reservation necessary for this adventure.

      Summer: Our store opens each weekday morning at 7:30 a.m. and at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday's for selling tackle, gator souvenirs groceries, and boat rentals. The store closes at 6:00 p.m. each day.

      Holiday Hours:
      Closed Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day
      December 23rd and 26th and January 1st, tours will start just after 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. with a final tour at 5:00 p.m. when the exhibits close.
      December 24th: Tours will start just after 9 a.m. and will run every 20-30 minutes until the final tour at 2:00 p.m. when the exhibits close.

      Terms & Conditions for Red Eye 60 Minute Private Nighttime Adventure

      All tickets are non-refundable/non-returnable. We are unable to issue exchanges or refunds after a purchase has been made or for lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed tickets. Ticket package and prices are subject to change without notice.

      Instructions for fulfillment Red Eye 60 Minute Private Nighttime Adventure

      Present voucher at check in location in store on property. Valid ID is required to confirm ownership of voucher, store clerk will exchange valid voucher for entrance bracelet for next available airboat ride and exhibit entrances. Property located at 1006 North U.S. Highway 27 Weston, FL 33327, Mile Marker 35 on US Highway 27. Phone: 954-389-0202, website: www.EvergladesTours.com

    Gate price Your price Qty
    1-4 Guests 310.00 300.00
    5-6 Guests 341.00 330.00
    7-12 Guests 403.00 395.00
    13-15 Guests 496.00 485.00

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