Dawson & Sanderson

Near Fort Lauderdale at Sawgrass Recreation Park you can feel the excitement and learn all about the history of Florida's most remarkable treasure - The Everglades.

Renew your spirit as you glide across miles of river at speeds up to 40 mph, and get up close and personal with native wildlife, many of whom are endangered in this fragile environment.

Start your adventure with an airboat tour of the Florida Everglades. Catch a glimpse of endangered wildlife as you skim across the glassy water.

In our Reptile Exhibit take a walk on the wild side back in time with an original dinosaur, the Florida Alligator. Be sure to bring your camera, so you can capture the excitement of you cradling one of these majestic animals with our "Hold a Baby Alligator" experience.

Your adventure will include a visit to our Exotic Wildlife exhibit. Playful critters abound and amaze as you get up close and personal with many different animals that often include panthers, leopards, and even birds of prey.


This tour includes an extended one hour (60 minute) nighttime airboat adventure. You will get to visit exclusive locations in the everglades and will be able to see and hear a variety of reptiles, insects, and amphibians.

Guests who book our nighttime adventures are always welcome to visit us during the daytime hours to experience the exhibit areas as well. They are open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day and to gain entrance you would just need to bring a copy of your voucher for your nighttime adventure along with a valid ID.


  • Duration: Tour time is 60 minutes on board the airboat.
  • Operates: This tour is ONLY available on Wednesday and Saturday Nights. The tour departs at 8:30pm.
  • Children: Children are allowed on board the airboats, children ages 3 and under are free, children ages 6 and under are required to wear a life jacket for safety.


  • 60 minute airboat adventure
  • Airboat captain gratuity
  • Exhibit entrances during daytime business hours(Reptile and Exotic Wildlife)
  • Ear Protection
  • Free parking.


Optional gratuity for airboat captain.

This tour requires 10 people in total in order for it to operate.


Price From:£22.00 *Price is
Departure Date:23 Oct 2024
To book this offer
please call us on
0191 222 9701