Wooten’s Stay & Play Adventure

$223 - $559

2-5 guests
1 room with 2 queen beds

Note: The date and time you select will be for your Airboat Tour. Your hotel stay will be the night before your tour.
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1 night lodging

5 attractions

60 mins of tours

2-3 hour visit

Traveling to Wooten’s and need a place to stay? Wooten’s Stay & Play Adventure includes all you need to have a fun and relaxing trip to Everglades City! Start your trip off exploring the city and then head to the Ivey House Everglades Adventures Hotel for a relaxing night stay. The next day, zoom through a private mangrove and grassland reserve on Wooten’s Original Airboat Tour, explore a cypress forest on a Swamp Buggy Tour, watch a live alligator show, and visit rescued animals in the Animal Sanctuary and alligator park.

Lodging and 5 Attractions Included with All Tours


Hotel Stay

5.4 mi away
2 queen beds
Relax in a cozy room with great amenities, before your day of adventuring at Wooten's.

Grassland Airboat Tour

30 min
15-seat boat
The main event! Glide through the expansive grasslands of the Everglades.

Swamp Buggy Tour

30 min
22-seat buggy
Slow down and take in the beautiful scenery of a lush cypress forest.

Animal Sanctuary

20 min
See a lion, turtles, otters, crocodiles, and over 100 alligators. Then attend an alligator show and hug an alligator!

Alligator Show

20 min
Animal Sanctuary
Our experienced alligator handlers put on a live alligator show every hour. Get up close and learn!

Hug an Alligator

10 min
Animal Sanctuary
After the show, hold and hug our baby alligator. Be sure to share photos with your friends!


Day 1: Arrive in Everglades City

Spend the day exploring Everglades City and then head to the Ivey House Everglades Adventures Hotel for a relaxing night’s stay.

The Ivey House Everglades Adventures Hotel is located in the heart of Everglades City and is just 5.4 miles from Wooten’s (a 7 minute drive). The Ivey House offers spacious rooms, each surrounding a beautifully landscaped screened-in tropical courtyard and pool. Amenities include free wifi, a screened-in swimming pool with complimentary pool towels, free parking, and guest laundry. The Ivey House is a non-smoking and pets-free property. Wooten’s Overnight Adventure includes 1 room with 2 queen beds. Room amenities include a mini fridge, microwave, coffee maker, hair dryer, flat-screen TV, and free wifi.

Day 2: Experience Wooten’s Airboat Combo

The next day, head to Wooten’s for your Original Airboat Combo. The Original Combo includes a 30 minute grassland airboat tour, a 30 minute swamp buggy tour, and admission to our Animal Sanctuary & alligator park, including an hourly live alligator show!

Live alligator shows start every hour beginning at 10:00 a.m., with the last show starting at 4:00 pm.

Hotel Information

Check-In Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Check-Out Time: 11:00 am (Please leave keys in room)

For any other check-in or check-out arrangements, please contact the Ivey House.

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.

605 Buckner Ave N
Everglades City, FL 34139
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Guests Love Us!

"What an amazing day! Airboat ride and swamp buggy were so great! Got to see the Everglades, a lot of gators, bear tracks, birds and vultures. Staff was friendly and accommodating. They knew a great deal about the animals in the area and answered a lot of questions. I highly recommend!"

—S. from North Carolina

"The airboat was a thrilling ride and we saw a lot of alligators! The swamp buggy was fun and fascinating. This is definitely the place to go to check off your bucket list. Everyone working there was friendly and gave us a great time! I would definitely do this again."

—L. from Florida

"Our group had so much fun on the airboat tour and in the wildlife sanctuary! Our boat captain was so knowledgeable about the area and Florida wildlife, will definitely come back again!"


"We sat in the front row for the airboat tour and it was so much fun. The captain was very knowledgeable with a sense of humor. Seeing the alligators and holding them was something I never thought I would get to do!"

—S. from Massachusetts

Why Choose Wooten's?


Local Roots

Most of our team grew up in the Everglades and they all look forward to sharing their passion for the water and wildlife with you!


Safety & Experience

Our safe, experienced captains are licensed by the Coast Guard, and our boats are regularly maintained.


Alligators & Animals

You'll definitely see alligators and other animals in our sanctuary, and you might even see wild ones on your tour!


Quietest & Comfiest

Our custom airboats are the quietest and most comfortable they've ever been, with a ride just as thrilling.


A Timeless Classic

Wooten's has a long history of delighting customers since 1953!


Refreshments & Gifts

Buy refreshments and take Everglades gifts and souvenirs home with you.

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