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Airboat is a very popular means of transportation in the swamps of Florida because it can easily sail through shallow waters or marshy areas. It is generally used for fishing, hunting and ecotourism. If you are visiting Central Florida and want to take break from theme parks and want to experience the real Florida wilderness then you should visit the Wild Florida Airboats. It is placed on the beautiful shores of Cypress Lake, at the headwaters of the Everglades, not too far from the Disney World and the Space Coast.
Wild Florida Airboats is the only airboat company in Central Florida that owns the property. It guarantees no future development to preserve the pure Florida wilderness. You will experience its untapped 4,200 acre nature preserve. You will enjoy a private ride with your family through the swamps and go deep into the headwater of the Everglades wildlife. It offers educational and interactive shows, wildlife exhibits, guided hunting and fishing trips among other fun activities.
Wild Florida Airboats is one of the coolest airboat rides in Central Florida. It is situated in a thirteen acre park including store, gift shop and restaurant. You can buy t-shirts and souvenir from the gift shops. While you are there also check out Cypress Lake Restaurant refreshments. Be sure to meet Kramer the friendly pet cockatoo. He likes to make friendship with the visitors.
Wild Florida Airboats has a five hundred feet long scenic dock and fishing pier, which is perhaps the biggest in Central Florida. Its fleets of airboats comprised of 6-passenger airboats, 14-passenger airboats and 18-passenger airboats. All those boats have elevated seating arrangement for better visibility and photo opportunity. All tours are accompanied by professional guides and they will provide you a headset for you to enjoy a noise-free ride. They have tour every one hour and fifteen minutes.
You will see all kinds of wildlife in Lake Cypress such as: alligators, turtles, snakes, otters, fish and exotic birds. While cruising through the swamps on the airboat, you will come across otters playing in the water or alligators submerging in the water. Sometime you will be able to see the standoff between two alligators. You will see Egrets, Ibises and moorhens among other Everglades species.
If you want to see what real Florida looks like when the sun goes down then you should schedule the night rides with the Wild Florida Airboats. You will spot alligators few feet away when they come out for food at the night. You will catch the gators sun bathing in the wilderness if you visit in winter.
It is highly prescribed that you take the airboat rides in the morning or late afternoon to avoid the heat of the sun. While you are there don’t miss the opportunity to take pictures of native Florida wildlife in their natural habitats. If you want to experience just natural Florida at its wildest then you should visit Wild Florida Airboats.