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Wild Florida Blog | Airboat Captains

5 things your kids will love about airboat rides in Orlando

Posted by Sam Haught on Jul 1, 2019 10:34:00 AM

As a parent, the search for new, fun things to do with your kids is always on. However, with new things popping up all the time and little information on what to expect from them, it can be hard to gauge if all the Orlando trips and tours that are out there will be something your kids will enjoy. Especially when you take into consideration their different interests and hobbies. But, that's one of the great things about Everglades airboat tours. Whether your child is quiet and reserved or always full of energy, your children will love the sense of adventure. In fact, here are five more reasons.

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Topics: Airboat Tours, Eco Tours, Airboat Captains

How to know you're getting the most out of your Orlando airboat tour

Posted by Sam Haught on Aug 24, 2016 12:31:39 AM

Between the beaches, world class theme parks, and all the other fun things you can do in Florida, it can be difficult to find an affordable activity for you and your family. So if you're considering going on an airboat ride in Florida, here are a couple things to keep in mind when looking for the type of airboat ride that will best suit your family.  1. Consider who your captain will be on your Orlando airboat tour With most purchases, it's important to consider who you're actually paying for a particular service. Do you look at their years of experience in the industry? Or do you look at.

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Topics: Airboat Tours, Eco Tours, Airboat Captains

The wildest things our Captains have seen on Orlando airboat rides

Posted by Sam Haught on Jul 8, 2016 10:36:57 AM

From wild coyotes to swimming bobcats, there’s no limit to the things you might encounter on an airboat ride. And lucky for you, no two Orlando airboat rides are the same, giving you a unique and memorable experience each time. We sat down with our airboat captains and got to hear some of the craziest things they've seen while on an airboat tour. “I’ve seen a lot of crazy or wild things out on an airboat, but there are two scenes that really stick out to me. One time, I was out on the water and I just saw this bobcat standing on top of a floating grass mat just looking at me. The other time,.

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Topics: Everglades, Airboat Tours, Airboat Captains

Wild Florida airboat captains: Meet John!

Posted by Sam Haught on Jun 2, 2016 10:35:43 AM

A trip to Wild Florida is incomplete without an airboat ride. (It’s bucket-list worthy, folks!) We’ve got a fine fleet here at beautiful Lake Cypress in the Middle of Nowhere, FL. But it’s our airboat captains who really make a ride the adventure of a lifetime! They’re all licensed Master Captains through the U.S. Coast Guard. It’s the most stringent and comprehensive licensing process for inland tour boat operators in the country. It also means that all our airboats themselves are regularly inspected by the Coast Guard. Fun is our mission, but safety is our priority. Our airboat captains.

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Topics: Airboat Tours, About Wild Florida, Airboat Captains, Wild Florida Airboat Captains