Take airboat rides through two Everglades ecosystems and get free admission to our Animal Sanctuary where you'll see plenty of alligators and other Everglades animals!
Get a Mangrove Airboat Tour, a Grassland Airboat Tour, free Alligator Hugs, a free Alligator Show, and a free visit to our Animal Sanctuary and Everglades City Boardwalk.
OR upgrade your experience to see everything Captain Jack’s has to offer!
Our airboat dock is handicap accessible, but wheelchairs can't be loaded onto the airboat. If anyone in your party is using a wheelchair, please be sure they can move from the wheelchair onto the airboat.
Mangrove Airboat Tour
Our mangrove airboat tour delivers an hour of fun for the whole family! You'll feel the wind in your face as you skim the surface of the water, zipping through twisting mangrove tunnels. You'll see unique Everglades plants and animals. Your captain will entertain you with stories, folklore, history, and fun animal facts.
Mangrove airboat tours run 365 days a year between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Tours last about an hour. Call ahead to reserve a time.
Grassland Airboat Tour
Our grassland airboat tour delivers an additional half hour of entertainment for all ages! Glide along a river of grass as you explore our 259-acre private Everglades reserve. Our grassland airboats accommodate larger parties and travel far away from the traffic of other tour companies. Your captain will show you the plants, animals, and beautiful open scenery of the famous Everglades grasslands.
Grassland airboat tours leave every 20-30 minutes, 365 days a year, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Tours last about a half hour.
Activities Included With All Airboat Tours
Get up close! Our experienced alligator handlers put on a live alligator show in our Animal Sanctuary every hour. Learn everything you wanted to know about these powerful creatures!
Fun for All Ages
"The kids loved it! The youngest got to hold a baby alligator. What a thrill! Everyone had a great time and I know the grandkids had some great stories to take back home." - Jesse B.
"This tour is entertaining and educational, which makes it perfect for family, friends, couples, even solo travelers. I'm looking forward to going again! Yes, it is that good!" – Ella P.
Why Choose Captain Jack's?
Safety & Experience
quietest Ride yet
Our customized airboats are the quietest they've ever been and just as thrilling as ever.
Personal & popular
Our small, personalized airboat tours are the most popular in Everglades City, 365 days a year.
Grassland Combo Coupon
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