Wilderness Airboat Tour

We've partnered with our friends at Jungle Erv's to provide a new Everglades Airboat experience. The Wilderness Airboat Tour will take you to explore unique areas of the Everglades that other companies can't get to. Get your adrenaline pumping as you speed through mangrove tunnels away from other airboats! 

When you book the Wilderness Airboat Tour, you'll also get free admission to our Animal Sanctuary where you'll see plenty of alligators and other Everglades animals!

Adults (11+)
$41.99
Kids (4–10)
$26.50
Infants (0–3)
$7.00
plus 13% taxes and fees

Get a Wilderness Airboat Tour, free Alligator Hugs, a free Alligator Show, and a free visit to our Animal Sanctuary and Everglades City Boardwalk.

Book Wilderness Tour at Jungle Erv's

OR upgrade your experience to see everything Captain Jack’s has to offer!

Book Total Everglades Combo

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.

Wilderness Airboat Tour

Our wilderness airboat tour delivers an hour of fun for the whole family! Escape into Jungle Erv's private sanctuary land and explore unique areas of the Everglades that other companies can't get to! Your captain will entertain you with stories, folklore, history, and fun animal facts while you speed through mangrove tunnels.

Wilderness airboat tours run 365 days a year between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Tours last about an hour. Book online to reserve a time.

Activities Included With All Airboat Tours

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!

Everglades Boardwalk

Everglades City Boardwalk

Stroll though a mangrove forest and try to spot raccoons, alligators, manatees, and more!

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.

More Yelp Reviews

Why Choose Captain Jack's?

Safety & Experience
Safety & Experience
Our safe, experienced captains are licensed by the Coast Guard, and our boats are regularly maintained.
2-Way Headsets

Interact with your captain and fellow passengers via 2-way communication headsets.

Image
quietest Ride yet

Our customized airboats are the quietest they've ever been and just as thrilling as ever.

Image
Personal & popular

Our small, personalized airboat tours are the most popular in Everglades City, 365 days a year.

Image
more to explore

Explore more Everglades with combo trips, kayaks, overnight deals, and a well-stocked gift shop.

Mangrove Coupon