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Airboat Rides
Online Special - Receive a FREE picture with a baby Gator with all online airboat bookings!

Any ride (except for the 1 hr night ride) leaving after 5:00 pm will incur a $20 convenience charge per group when available.

All reservations will depart within 30 minutes of check-in at the gift shop.

1 Hour Ride
$48.95 +Tax ADULT $41.95 +Tax CHILD

Reservation required.

As we need 4 person minimum for the boat to leave, the first person to book will be required to book for 4. Then individual booking will be available. 


Enjoy a one hour tour by airboat, taking you around Lake Jesup and The Historic Bird Island. You will have a chance to see alligators and wild bird species native to the area.

Our hour ride is a big plus as you will :

♦ Get to see much more alligators

♦ Ride along multiple extra canals not included in the 30min ride

♦ Have a deeper understanding of the fauna and flora of Central Florida swamp's ecosystems

♦ Enjoy multiple breaks to take pictures of the beautiful creatures you will encounter

♦ Get a full tour around bird island to discover its magic during love season ! 

The hour ride still includes a FREE photo shoot where YOU will be holding Lucy, our house gator! She is almost 4 feet now ! 

 

So get ready and hop on a boat with The Black Hammock ! 

Departure available 11am or 2pm everyday.

 

All reservations will depart within 30 minutes of check-in at the gift shop. Please check in at the gift shop 30 minutes before your reservation. This ride is not a private ride you may have additional riders with you. 4 person minimum per ride.

 

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1 Hour Ride
30 Minute Ride
$29.95 +Tax ADULT $24.95 +Tax CHILD

Please ask our Gift Shop Attendant about our VIP seat! 

Departure with minimum 2 person.

Your departure will be within 30 minutes of your check in at the gift shop.

With your airboat ticket you will get free phone picture with a baby gator at the gift shop

Take a 30 minute tour around Lake Jesup and save! Enjoy a taste of real Florida: see turtles, birds, and even alligators!

No reservation required for a regular 30 minute airboat ride, available daily.

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30 Minute Ride
BRUNCH AND AIRBOAT RIDE GET 10% ON YOUR BRUNCH
$29.95 +Tax ADULT $24.95 +Tax CHILD

Please check in at the gift shop 30 minutes before your reservation.

Saturdays and Sundays ONLY!

Your departure will be within 30 minutes of your check in at the gift shop.

Book one of our special Brunch Airboat rides now and get 10% off you brunch meal ! Enjoy a beautiful ride as the sun rises and the wildlife is at its peak then enjoy our delicious brunch!

Enjoy a 30min tour by airboat, taking you around Lake Jesup and The Historic Bird Island. You will have a chance to see alligators and 20+ wild bird species native to the area!

With your airboat ticket you will get a free phone picture with a baby gator at the gift shop!

Departures at 10am or 11.30am.

Brunch Menu available from 10.30am to 1pm.

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BRUNCH AND AIRBOAT RIDE GET 10% ON YOUR BRUNCH
FLORIDA RESIDENT SPECIAL !
$24.95 +Tax ADULT $22.95 +Tax CHILD

Your departure will be within 30 minutes of your check in at the gift shop.

FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY, FLORIDA RESIDENTS WITH VALID ID WILL ENJOY DISCOUNTED PRICING ON OUR 30 MINUTE AIRBOAT RIDE AROUND LAKE JESUP AND BIRD ISLAND WHEN THEY PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE!

Book book now to reserve your seats !


Departures limited.

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FLORIDA RESIDENT SPECIAL !
VIP Eco-Tour
$55.00 +Tax

*24 Hour Advanced Reservation Required*

1 Hour Private Ride around Lake Jesup and Bird Island. Airboat and Captain reserved for your group only!

Please check in at the gift shop 30 minutes before your reservation.

On this personalized VIP tour for  a minimum of 6 people, visitors will have the opportunity to witness first-hand our unique Florida ecosystem and the solitary beauty of tropical hardwood hammocks, cypress domes, plants, and wildlife in their natural habitats.

Price is $55.00 per person plus tax.

Please call for ahead for parties with more than 6 guests and additional times.

 

All reservations will depart within 30 minutes of check-in at the gift shop.

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VIP Eco-Tour
1 Hour Night Ride (6 person minimum)
$60.95 +Tax ADULT $50.95 +Tax CHILD

24 advance reservation required.

Private night tour for a minimum of 6 people.

Please check in at the gift shop 30 minutes before your reservation.

Ride at night! Zoom around Lake Jesup and Historic Bird Island after sunset on a private tour where you will have the chance to see alligators and 20+ species of wild birds.

All reservations will depart within 30 minutes of check-in at the gift shop.

 

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1 Hour Night Ride (6 person minimum)
Buy 3 Get 1 FREE (COMING BACK SOON)
$29.95 +Tax ADULT $24.95 +Tax CHILD

Please purchase one less ticket than needed and receive free ticket at gift shop upon checkin

Must be booked 6h in advance.

 

All reservations will depart within 30 minutes of check-in at the gift shop.

Please, come to the gift shop 30min before your reservation.

Departures limited :

  • 11.30am Monday-Friday
  • 10.30am or 3pm Saturday and Sunday

 

Back for a limited time, with a purchase of three 30 minute air-boat ride tickets, you get one FREE! Min. 3 tickets purchased to qualify for the 4th ticket to be redeemed at the ride location, at the scheduled ride time.

 

Online deal only. 

Buy 3 Get 1 FREE (COMING BACK SOON)
SPECIAL EVENT COMING UP ! STAY TUNED !
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SPECIAL EVENT COMING UP ! STAY TUNED !
FAQs
What time should I arrive?

All reservations will depart within 30 minutes of check-in at the gift shop.

Are reservations required?

No reservations required for our 30 minute airboat rides from 9:15 am - 5:00 pm daily. After 5:00 pm there is a charge of $20 per party.

Are there age requirements?

There are no age/height requirements for our airboat rides. Children under 2 years of age may sit in your lap or ride beside you. Children under 6 years of age are required to wear a life vest and ear protection. We also highly recommend eye protection.

What is the best time to ride?

The alligators and wildlife are more active in the morning and evening hours during the summer months and mid-afternoon in the winter months.

What is the appropriate attire?

Summer / Fall:
Dress light, wear sunblock, sunglasses and bring comfortable shoes.

Winter / Spring:
Wear layered clothing to ensure comfort.

Am I guaranteed to see gators?

Our Captains are experienced in and will do their best to seek out the locations in which alligators frequent. Lake Jesup is the most alligator populated lake in Florida. Each tour is unique and quite unpredictable.

What kind of equipment do you use?

Life vest and ear protection are provided to all of our passengers. Children under six years of age are required to wear life vests and ear protection, eye protection is highly recommended. Eye protection can be brought from home (glasses, sunglasses, goggles, etc) or purchased in our gift shop.