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Airboat Tour Time of Day

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Airboat Tour Time of Day

Are gators/birds more active at any particular time of day in the Everglades. Trying to plan the timing of an airboat ride in February.

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1. Re: Airboat Tour Time of Day

A lot of the airboat companies feed the gators (illegally) so that their clients can see them on every trip. No gator in their right mind would approach a boat full of people unless they have been habituated through feeding. If you are ok with that, pick any time to go. Birds are typically more active at dawn and dusk, but in cooler weather like now they may be plentiful all day.

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2. Re: Airboat Tour Time of Day

Pick the time that works for you. Airboat rides are fast, fun & unique but not a way to see lots of wildlife. Best to combine this with a stop in the national park (Shark Valley or Anhinga Trail, depending on where you are)

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3. Re: Airboat Tour Time of Day


I am an avid bird watcher and the morning hours are best (cooler weather is always a plus for me!!) but the other posts are correct - an airboat makes a lot of noise and ruckus so animals flee from them. If you want to experience NATURE - flying around in a giant roaring machine is not your best bet!!!

Check Shark Valley website and join a bike ride, walk or tram tour. Check Coopertown for airboats. Rent a kayak if you want to glide quietly around the Glades - INFO LINK -



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