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Sawgrass Recreation Park

#1 of 19 things to do in Weston Features Animals
1006 N US Highway 27, Weston, FL 33327-7700
+1 954-389-0202
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Visit Ft. Lauderdale’s greatest airboat attraction, Sawgrass Recreation Park. Embark on a thrilling airboat tour through the Florida Everglades. Our exhibits feature timed shows where you can hold an alligator and visit magnificent mammals such as the Florida Panther or the Black Leopard. Picnic areas, birthday parties, camping, rv parking. Exclusive private and nighttime airboat tours are now available year round! Open 7 days a week! Just 25 minutes from the heart of Ft. Lauderdale!
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  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 07:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1006 N US Highway 27, Weston, FL 33327-7700
+1 954-389-0202
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Reviewed yesterday

I will say my experience at Sawgrass Rec was after a 2.5 hour no air conditioned bus ride on a very hot day with a large group. The check-in was painless and getting on the boats were also organized. The trip from start to end...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the park en route from Miami to Orlando during our holiday to the USA. The park offers great facilities, superb boat trips and has a large number of wildlife animals on site, including baby alligator holding opportunities. The staff are very friendly, helpful...More

Thank HardhatDiver
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This experience was a favorite of ours. We saw three alligators, two of which came close enough to the boat for us to touch (but we didn't lol). There are also habitats to visit after your ride and my 6 yr old got to hold...More

Thank VKB1979
Reviewed 6 days ago

There were several small children on board, so the captain didn't go as fast as he may have had that not been the case, but we enjoyed this excursion on the airboat out onto the water to see some crocodiles (or was it alligators, please...More

Thank Alicia C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience for the whole family and more reasonable priced than most. We were able to just turn up and had to only wait 30 mins before we were on a boat .

Thank ToonArmy44
Nicole T, Guest Relations Manager at Sawgrass Recreation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased to hear you and your family enjoyed your visit. As a family-run business, we pride ourselves on being an affordable and educational attraction. See you next time!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on an airboat ride here to see alligators as it was cheap and recommended by our resort. We didn't see a single alligator on the ride. Based on what our guide was saying, this is not uncommon. The only good part of this...More

Thank TravelingYEG5
Nicole T, Guest Relations Manager at Sawgrass Recreation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are pleased you were able to come visit Sawgrass Recreation Park and enjoy an Everglades airboat tour. It can sometimes be difficult to find wildlife while out on the airboat tour as we are at the mercy of mother nature. We are glad to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent experience with Captain Sean highly recommend. Good price for the ride and access to the animal areas 👍👍

Thank fairlo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We reached at 11 am when the temperatures was at its peak and the boat before us didnot see anything ....our captain promised us that he will try his best and to our luck we saw 3 aligators and a turtle lucky indeed !! Recommended...More

Thank bisharahindian
Reviewed 1 week ago

We brought my grandson to see alligators and he was able to see and touch a baby one. Mission accomplished, it was extremely hot, so summer is probably not the time to go and visit. We did not do the airboat, because the kids were...More

Thank Anne M
Nicole T, Guest Relations Manager at Sawgrass Recreation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your visit. We are glad to hear you were able to enjoy our animal exhibits with your young children. We do not feed the alligators that are out in the wild but it is quite a treat that you were able to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This has always been a favorite place to take out of town visitors but I was very disappointed on this last visit and how much they have now shortened the time of airboat ride. We were barely on the water before returning back. It seems...More

Thank Marty6136
Nicole T, Guest Relations Manager at Sawgrass Recreation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We very much appreciate you bringing your out-of-town guests to visit Sawgrass Recreation Park. Our airboat tours have always been 30 minute guided tours of The Everglades. We are sincerely sorry to hear you feel that your tour was shorter than expected. We always strive...More

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Response from SARJANJ_TULIP | Reviewed this property |
Check with them on their web I'm not sure
6 September 2016|
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Response from Nicole T | Property representative |
Hello! I would be happy to help you exchange your shirt and there is no reason you should've been told otherwise. We Please contact me at 954-389-0202. You Can simply send me a picture of the shirt you have. If we have... More
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Response from K-C1962-10 | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't recommend it for infants - its noisy, windy and a very active ride.