Did you know that the Everglades are part of the largest wetlands found in North America? Family holiday travel can include adventures with naturalists and airboat captains all over Orlando. These nature enthusiasts stand ready to guide you through some of the country’s most abundant wildlife and pristine environmental areas.
Accessible by airboat ride, the wild Florida outback awaits. Motoring at up to 40 mph through waterways bordered by saw grass and dense cypress forests, you’re likely to see gators, bald eagles and a variety of other wildlife.
An eco-tour can be experienced by traditional boat or airboat. A leisurely boat trip through the native Dora Canal, for example, offers amazing views of towering, millennium-old cypress trees, herons, egrets, osprey, bald eagles, and of course, alligators.
A variety of companies offer unique experiences for guests who want a taste of Florida’s natural preserves. Guided tours are available by canoe or kayak through the Headwaters of the Florida Everglades. For the truly adventurous, you can do your exploring on an ATV, a hot air balloon, or even helicopter.