Hurricane Ian Update

Updated October 20, 2022 Captain Jack’s is currently open and operating tours from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Our Alligator Show and Animal Sanctuary are open with the last alligator show starting at 4 p.m. Please see below for updates related to Hurricane Ian. Most restaurants in Everglades City are closed or have limited hours. We recommend being prepared with …

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Alligator Eye

Will I See Alligators?

Alligators are definitely the most popular animal in the Everglades! When can you see one? They’re around all year, but the chances of spotting one on an airboat tour go up in the hotter, wetter parts of the year (June through October).

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2-Way Headsets on All Captain Jack’s Airboat Tours

Captain Jack’s features new 2-way communication headsets on all airboat tours! Now you can interact with your captain and fellow riders throughout your entire airboat ride. Learn exciting Everglades facts, ask your captain questions, and talk to your fellow passengers on an unforgettable Everglades experience! All airboat tours at Captain Jack’s include 2-way communication headsets at no additional cost. Book …

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Captain Jack’s COVID-19 Update

Updated July 29, 2021 To increase safety, we recommend: Not visiting if you feel sick Getting vaccinated Wearing a mask in our gift shop if you’re not vaccinated Booking online Considering a private tour Thank you for helping us make things safer for everyone. We look forward to your visit!

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Remembering Troy Humphreys

All of us at Captain Jack’s were saddened to learn that Troy Humphreys passed away in January 2019. Troy was a 42-year-old father, husband, commercial fisherman, builder, Captain Jack’s airboat captain, Wooten’s alligator handler, and all-around hard worker. He was a family man, now survived by his wife and seven children. We had the pleasure of working with Troy for …

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