While the terms jungle safari usually conjure images of Africa, Everglades Island Airboat Tours in Everglades City can take you deep into the jungle without leaving Florida! By driving for only 90 minutes from Ft. Myers Beach, you can experience a once in a lifetime adventure deep within the Everglades. Surrounded by mangroves, you will be deceived by the silence of the jungle, as the still waters are teeming with life including alligators and manatees. By taking a tour with Everglades Island Airboat Tours, you are sure to experience Florida wildlife up close and personally.
Everglades Island Airboat Tours is unique in that they offer both back country tours as well as open water tours to Totch’s Island. This is a family owned and operated business, and all guides have been born in bred in the Everglades. In fact, most guides are fourth and fifth generation of families native to the area. Everglades Island Airboat Tours provides informative tours that delve deep into the history of the area. As well as learning about this unique habitat, a visit to Totch’s Island will allow you to step back in time and experience what it was like to live the Everglades in an earlier time.
To ensure that everyone has the best experience while on their tour, Everglades Island Airboat Tours only uses smaller airboats. All of their airboats seat a maximum of six passengers allowing everyone a great view and ample time to talk with the guide. Tours can be booked for 30 minutes, an hour or an hour and a half, and both adult and children’s rates are available for all tours.
The Everglades are a unique habitat found within Florida, so a vacation would not be complete without paying them a visit. With Everglades Island Airboat Tours, you can enjoy the thrill of riding in an airboat, while learning all about the history of the area from their highly experienced guides.