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Here's the secret to picking the best Everglades airboat rides

Posted by Sam Haught on Jan 15, 2017 4:15:45 PM
When it comes to planning a vacation, there's always a subconscious goal to make it the "best vacation yet," right? Full of fun, new things that you and your family haven't experienced before or simply revisiting places you fell in love with in the past.
Florida is made up of more than 65,000 square miles of marshland, theme parks, beaches, and more, so it's safe to assume that you probably won't be able to see all the wonders of the Sunshine State in one trip. If we're being honest, there are probably a few gems that even locals don't know about! But whether you're a lifelong resident or a first-time visitor, you haven't truly experienced Florida until you've gone on an Orlando airboat ride. To make sure you have the best airboat tour experience possible, here are a few secrets everyone should know about choosing Everglades airboat rides...
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Topics: Eco Tours, Airboat Tours, Everglades

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 about the wildlife on Lake Cypress and the Florida Everglades. So in this blog, we're answering the top five questions our airboat captains get asked during an Orlando airboat ride. That way, you have more time to take photos of Lake Cypress...

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Topics: Eco Tours, Airboat Tours, Everglades

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 ride all year long! With that being said, we get a lot of questions about airboat tours, such as when is the right time to book an Orlando airboat tour. That's why, on this blog, we're breaking down just how the time of year affects what you'll see on your Florida airboat tour.


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

Here's how an Orlando airboat ride can teach your students about the Everglades

Posted by Sam Haught on Sep 5, 2016 11:23:18 PM

Let's be honest. What's your fondest memory of school? The field trips, right? But which one really sticks out in your memory? Was it that time you and your class traveled north to learn about St. Augustine and see if the Fountain of Youth was real? No matter how old you get, as a teacher, you always remember that feeling of amazement when you learn something new. And now, it's your turn to do that for your class! So how do you want to be remembered? Well, if you're looking for something fun and educational to do with your class this year, here are 11 facts about the Florida Everglades your students will learn on an Orlando airboat ride. 

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Topics: Eco Tours, Airboat Tours, Everglades

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