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Wild Florida Blog | Everglades

What NOT to wear during Everglades airboat tours

Posted by Sam Haught on Oct 14, 2017 7:49:25 PM

People often think Florida and Hawaii are exempt from the seasons due to their location. And, if you ask any local, they'll probably agree. However, despite what people may think, Florida does eventually go through the seasons (in its own unique way...). But don't let this deter you from going on a Florida airboat tour! On the blog, we go over what the four seasons look like in Florida along with what to wear during Everglades airboat tours.

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Topics: Everglades, Airboat Tours, Airboat Rides

3 differences between an alligator and a crocodile Floridians should know

Posted by Sam Haught on May 23, 2017 11:47:20 AM

Florida is primarily known for three things: its beaches, Disney World, and alligators. From people keeping them as pets to Godzilla's distant cousins teeing off with locals on the golf course, you can find an alligator pretty much anywhere in Florida. But many people who visit Florida are surprised to discover that they aren't the only crocodilian species living in the Sunshine State. For example, southern Florida – in and around the Everglades – is one of the few places on Earth where saltwater crocodiles and alligators can coexist because of the freshwater streams flowing out into the.

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Topics: Everglades, Alligators, Crocodiles

5 questions our captains hear the most during an Orlando airboat ride

Posted by Sam Haught on Dec 14, 2016 3:32:59 PM

Since 2010, we've operated under the mission of providing an unforgettable Everglades experience that promotes a connection with animals while inspiring education and conservation. Originally inspiring locals, our reach and influence has grown far beyond the shores of Lake Cypress. Within our gift shop, you might notice a world map filled with different colored pins. From those across the pond to our neighbors just down Canoe Creek Road, visitors arrive curious, wanting to experience the untold side of Florida, and they're hungry for adventure. With that being said, we get a lot questions.

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Topics: Everglades, Airboat Tours, Eco Tours

So... when's really the best time to go on a Florida airboat tour?

Posted by Sam Haught on Dec 8, 2016 4:16:48 PM

Even if you've never been to Florida, with its nickname being the 'Sunshine state', you can safely assume that Florida is pretty hot most of the time. Despite Florida technically having four seasons, if you ask anyone what they're able to do in the winter you know what they'll say? "The exact same thing we do in during summer!" One of the blessings (or curses depending on who you talk to) of visiting Florida is that the fun never really does stop due to the because of the season. The warmer climate allows people to do things like go to the beach, visit water parks or even go on an airboat.

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