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Everglades Field Trips

$20

per student

Free

chaperone per 12 students

Prices vary with demand. Plus tax and fees. Wildlife often appears, but isn't guaranteed.

Wooten’s offers a highly educational Everglades experience for students in grades K-12. We’re happy to cater our tours and presentations to the grade level and subject matter of most interest to teachers and students! Guided airboat or swamp buggy tours explore the grasslands, mangroves, and Big Cypress preserve, including lessons on Everglades wildlife, history and native folklore!

5 Attractions Included with All Tours

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Grassland Airboat Tour

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

30 min
22-seat buggy
Get a great vantage point of the marsh lands and cypress forest on a Swamp Buggy.
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Animal Sanctuary

20 min
See tigers, turtles, otters, crocodiles, and over 100 alligators. Then attend an alligator show and hug an alligator!
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Alligator Show

20 min
Animal Sanctuary
10am–4pm
Our experienced alligator handlers put on a live alligator show every hour. Get up close and learn!
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Hug an Alligator

10 min
Animal Sanctuary
10am–4pm
After the show, hold and hug our baby alligator. Be sure to share photos with your friends!

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!"

—C.Z.

"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?

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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!

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Safety & Experience

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

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Alligators & Animals

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

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Quietest & Comfiest

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

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A Timeless Classic

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

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Refreshments & Gifts

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

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