Wild Florida Blog

The ultimate guide to seeing the REAL side of Florida

Posted by Sam Haught on May 30, 2017 1:57:52 PM

With the ticket prices for some of Florida's top theme and water parks rising each year, local and out-of-state families are finding it harder and harder to find affordable things to do while on vacation in Florida. With the average worker's paid time off being two weeks, we don't blame you for looking for the most cost-effective, fun activities and attractions to visit with the limited time you have. To save you some time on planning, we've mapped out four different attractions you should include in your travel plans that will show you the real side of Florida.

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Topics: Gator and Wildlife Park, Experiences, Airboat Rides

How to maximize our #FreeCityDays offer with an Orlando airboat ride

Posted by Sam Haught on Mar 30, 2017 2:13:40 PM

Since the beginning, our mission has been to provide an unforgettable Everglades experience that promotes a connection with animals while inspiring education and conservation. To accomplish that mission, for the past year, we’ve been running our #FreeCityDays offer, where residents from a select city can get into our Gator and Wildlife Park for free one day of the month! But, if you're making the trip out to Wild Florida to redeem your admission for #FreeCityDays, you might as well make the most of your trip, right? After you and your family spend a few hours hanging out with our animals in the Gator and Wildlife Park, we recommend taking an airboat ride. Why you ask?

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Topics: Airboat Tours, Gator and Wildlife Park, Experiences

Why giving the gift of a Florida experience will trump all other holiday gifts

Posted by Sam Haught on Dec 4, 2016 1:50:38 PM

Now that Thanksgiving has passed, we enter the thick of the holiday season. It's a time for breaking out the holiday lights, baking cookies for Santa, and making sure you get gifts for everyone on your gift list. However, despite all the images and videos your friends might share of new products, you might have some reservations on whether that's the gift you really want to give them. Well, actually, research shows that the best gift you can gift this holiday season might not be a gift at all. (A material one, at least.) In this blog, we'll talk about what research says about experience gifts and why you should give the gift of a Florida experience...

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Topics: Airboat Tours, Wildlife Park, Eco Tours, Experiences

5 reasons you should ditch the theme parks for an Orlando airboat ride

Posted by Sam Haught on Aug 24, 2016 11:20:48 AM

Florida is best known for its beaches, weather, and theme parks. But few people realize that Florida is actually home to the United States' largest subtropical wilderness, the Everglades. Lucky for you, we're located at the headwaters of the Everglades – just south of all the lines, characters, and traffic. So if you're trying to decide what to do with your family during your vacation, or you just need to get away for the weekend, here are five reasons you should ditch the theme parks for an Orlando airboat ride. 

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Topics: Everglades, Central Florida, Airboat Tours, Eco Tours, Experiences

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