Captain Jack’s Stay & Play Exclusive

Spend a night in Everglades City and take a private airboat tour with the Captain Jack's Stay & Play Exclusive package for 2-4 people!

Start with a relaxing night's stay at the Ivey House Everglades Adventures Hotel. The next day, take a 1-hour Private Mangrove Airboat Tour exclusive to your group, then get free admission to a Live Alligator Show in our Animal Sanctuary!

Stay & Play Exclusive, 2-4 People (All Ages)

$80 discount valid on availability dates thru October 31, 2021. Regular price is $479.
Plus sales tax, lodging tax, and fees.

Get 1 night at the Ivey House Everglades Adventures Hotel, a 1-hour Private Mangrove Airboat Tour, and a free Live Alligator Show in our Animal Sanctuary. For 2-4 people.

Book Stay & Play Exclusive

Save an additional $50 with coupon STAYSAVE
Valid on availability dates thru October 31, 2021. Availability may change at any time.

Choose the date and time of your airboat tour.

Your hotel check-in is the night before your tour.

See the itinerary below. 

Stay & Play Itinerary

Day 1

Spend the day exploring the Everglades, then retire for a relaxing night at the Ivey House Everglades Adventures Hotel in the heart of Everglades City.

The hotel offers spacious rooms surrounding a beautifully-landscaped, screened-in tropical courtyard and pool.

The package includes 1 room with 2 queen beds, a mini-fridge, microwave, coffee maker, hair dryer, flat-screen TV, and free wi-fi. Rooms are non-smoking and pet-free.

Check-In Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Check-Out Time: 11:00 am (leave keys in room)

Please contact the hotel for other times.

Due to the age and size of the Ivey House, we are able to offer only limited accessible amenities for those with disabilities. For a complete description of accessible features, please contact the Ivey House before making a reservation.

Hotel Address & Phone
605 Buckner Ave N
Everglades City, FL 34139
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Day 2

Wake up the next morning and head to Captain Jack's for your Private Mangrove Airboat Tour. Zip through twisting mangrove tunnels and see unique Everglades plants and animals. Your captain will entertain you with stories, folklore, history, and fun animal facts. 

Private Mangrove Airboat Tour

Live Alligator Show & Animal Sanctuary

After your Private Airboat Tour, watch a Live Alligator Show and visit our Animal Sanctuary, included free in the Stay & Play Overnight Exclusive Package! Live alligator shows start every hour between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m, with the last show starting at 4:00 pm. 

Live Alligator Show

Alligator Show

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!

Alligator Hugs

Alligator Hugs

Relatives back home will love seeing a picture of you or your kids hugging a baby alligator in our Animal Sanctuary. Bring your camera!

Animal Sanctuary

Animal Sanctuary

Our Animal Sanctuary is home to tigers, turtles, otters, crocodiles, and over 100 alligators. See a variety of animals in one place!

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.

More TripAdvisor Reviews

"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.

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Mangrove Coupon

Why Choose Captain Jack's?


Your safety is our priority. Our boat captains are licensed by the US Coast Guard and our boats are regularly maintained.


We provide 2-way headsets so you can learn exciting Everglades facts, ask your expert captain questions, and talk to fellow passengers!


Watch a live alligator show, hug a baby alligator, and visit our Animal Sanctuary, home to hundreds of animals. Learn More »

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