Explore the Everglades with Down South Airboat Tours

Down South Air Boat Tours Allow Exploration of the Beautiful Everglades

Often times when one thinks of Florida, they think of sunny beaches, crowded theme parks, and large cities. Yet in the southern part of the state, one of the most unique areas in the entire country lies waiting to be explored… the Everglades.

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With itโ€™s nearly 1.5 million acres, the Everglades is home to both a fresh water and salt water ecosystem. In addition, it is home to sawgrass marshes, mangrove forest, and hardwood hammocks all dominated by vast wetlands.

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The Everglades is also home to a wide variety of birds, deer, raccoons, snakes, and of course alligators! There is no better way to explore this natural playground than on an airboat tour!

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While there is, no doubt, many choices of which airboat company to go out into nature with, Down South Airboats stands out above them all! From the moment we arrived, we were warmly greeted by all the folks at Down South Airboat Tours.

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They were waiting for us and had the boat in the water, all ready to go! With much excitement, my husband and I, along with our three children, loaded on the boat with our captain and we were off! From the get-go we were impressed!

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One of my favorite features is that each of us was given a headset with microphones so that we could talk to each other throughout our adventure. We could hear each other even with the roar of the Airboat engine! They also worked as ear protection from the wind and sound of the boat. This was a great feature as it allowed our very informative captain to point out various plants and animals along the way as well as share some of his vast knowledge of the area and its history. To the delight of our kids, we saw numerous birds, fish, and plenty of gators!

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With the owners running airboat tours in the Everglades for 6 generations, their roots run deep and their humble pride is evident as they guide their guest on a fun, yet educational experience! On our last leg of the trip, we ran into some rain but our captain quickly stopped and gave us all rain gear to keep us warm and dry!

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27 thoughts on “Explore the Everglades with Down South Airboat Tours

  1. I would like to see that part of the world. I have never even been to the Everglades. I guess this is something I’m gonna look more into. thanks for the travel tips.

  2. This looks like such a great adventure, I would love to go on an airboat tour.

  3. When I lived in Florida I always wanted to do this! Since I was in Central Florida it was a little ways away distance wise but I do hope to get down there again in the near future and go with hubby and my daughter.

  4. I have always wanted to see the everglades. And this would be a great way to do it

  5. This seems like a very interesting journey. I am sure the Everglades are exciting to see.

  6. This sounds like so much fun. I love nature and would really enjoy this. Thank you so much for sharing

  7. This looks so exciting and fun tour. Can’t wait to go for our next Airboat tour.

  8. This sounds like such a fun trip to take with the family! We are big outdoor lovers and would have a blast doing something like this. ๐Ÿ™‚ Thank you so much for sharing, I am definitely adding this to my bucket list!

  9. I would love to go through everglades! I really like the headphones with microphone feature

  10. I’ve always wanted to go on an airboat tour. I’ll have to look into it when I go down south this winter.


  12. I am so fascinated by this part of the country having never been anywhere like this. What an adventure it would be to take this tour.

  13. Your adventurous tour looks so much fun. My nieces would love to go there for sure ๐Ÿ™‚
    Thanks for sharing!

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