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West Palm Beach Attractions

Weat Palm Beach attractions an airboat ride in the Florida Everglades tops the list. One of the most important things would be the weather, typically outdoor activities for residents of Florida are enjoyed more in the cooler months fall , winter, and spring. The best months for outdoor activities is October thru May. Although June and July are warmer it is not to bad. The hottest time of year is late July, August and September. If you plan on doing an airboat ride in the Everglades do it early in the morning. So when planning a trip consider these weather factors when vacationing in Florida.

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Airboat Rides

Airboat Rides are one of the best ways to see the rivers and marshes of areas like the Florida Everglades. As a scenic  place  you could ever hope to visit the Everglades is breath taking. Airboats are a long-established part of the scenery, and there’s nothing quite like hopping on to one to get a tour around the wildlife. Airboat rides is a thrill for visitors of all ages and walks of life.

There’s no reason to sit on a boring barge when you can see the rivers and marshes from a genuine old-fashioned airboat. The distinctive shape of the big rear propeller is about as close as you get to a symbol of the Florida Everglades, short of the alligators themselves .  Visitors consistently say that taking a ride in an airboat was the most exciting and memorable part of their whole trip. The thrill of the ride is how close you get to nature and the great outdoors. With the wind in your hair and the spray from the water adding to the experience.

When going on an Airboat Ride

When going on an airboat ride, you’ll want to take some well-soled, flat shoes along with you. Your airboat tour operator will usually supply you with ear protection should you want it. Normally  he will have binoculars on hand to help you see the wildlife as close up as possible. Other accessories you’ll want to take on an airboat tour include things like sunscreen and sunhats . A jacket to keep yourself dry and warm; plenty to drink. Although again, many tour operators will provide refreshments as part of your ticket price; and, last but not least, a camera to record the experience!

On your airboat ride you’ll see beautiful and rare birds such as herons, ospreys, egrets and cranes. And if you’re lucky, you’ll catch sight of the legendary alligators that populate these marshes and rivers. An airboat ride is not just about a thrilling ride through the water, though. Airboat Tours also fulfill a valuable and vital conservation function.  The tours educate visitors about the unique ecosystems of habitats like the Florida Everglades. As our native wetlands come under threat from a variety of sources, it’s important that public awareness of these special places is as strong as possible. So an  airboat ride isn’t just a bit of fun, it can also be an educational experience for the whole family. Contact Us today for a Thrill rid on an airboat.

 American Alligator

American Alligator – King of the Florida everglades, this creature never ceases to amaze me after all the years.  Viewing them in the Florida Everglades on an airboat tour has been a blessing. Most people who visit the everglades forget that this creature has been on earth for over 200 million years. Out living the dinosaur as well as other reptiles. They are fascinating to watch in the wild and are the high light of the airboat tours. In the months of late July, August and September you may get a rare glimpse of a nesting area for the female Alligator. She will typically stay with the nest during the incubation period that will last approximately 65 days. After her newborns hatch she will stay with them for about two years protecting them from predators.

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