Answers to the most popular questions from our riders
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Do I have to make a reservation?
Yes it is best to make a reservation so you dont get left out we stay pretty busy just call or email us.
Where is the boat ramp ?
After contacting us we will provide detailed directions to our airboat ramp. The address on the website is our office only not the ramp.
Where is your boat ramp located in the Everglades?
We are in the south portion of Palm beach county in parkland near the Loxahatchee preserve approximately 45 minutes depending on traffic from down town west palm beach near Boca raton.
Do you provide transportation or tranfers from the hotel to your boat ramp?
We do not we are to busy doing airboat rides. the best forms of transportation are rental cars, or Uber. If you would like a car service or shuttle for a larger or corporate group we can provide you with one.
What Times do your Airboat tours depart daily?
Summer time 8 and 10 am and sometimes 12 noon if weather permits. Winter Schedule is 9 or 11 am and 1 and 3 pm
How many passengers can you fit on one boat?
our boats hold 8 to 10 passengers and we have multiple boats. This all depends on the sizes of the passengers.
Is there any age restrictions ?
No this airboat ride is fun for everyone.
On the airboat ride what will we see ?
Every trip is different there are many species of reptiles, birds and of course Alligators
What is your weather policy ?
We monitor weather daily we will not go out in a storm or lightning and jeopardize the safety of Captain and passengers. This will be a decision made by the Captain as to Cancel the trip due to bad weather. Note upon booking your Captain will advise you on weather conditions and what to be prepared for. Winter time it is 10 to 15 degrees cooler on the boat while it is moving.
What do you wear on the boat?
Normally in the spring and summer shorts t-shirts flip flops or sneakers. Winter time in south Florida is normally mild however it is 15 degrees cooler on the boat while it is moving so it is a good Idea to bring a windbreaker or jacket in the winter time.
What about motion sickness ?
the ride is smooth and dos not rock like a boat, it is more like skiing smoothly.
Do we bring anything ?
We provide a cooler with bottled water and ice. You may bring snacks and beverages on board if you would like. Cameras, Sunscreen and video cameras are a good idea as well as a good pair of polarized sunglasses.
What about mosquitoes ?
Normally this is not an issue, we are on the water moving but if you would like you may bring some repellent.
What is your cancellation policy?
Yes, you must cancel your trip 24 hours in advance prior to your airboat ride by phone or email or forfeit your deposit.
West Palm beach Airboat rides offers a unique look into the Florida Everglades with private airboat rides in the NorthEast portion of the Florida Everglades launching from the Loxahatchee Preserve.
Office: (This is NOT the boat ramp's address and we do not take walk-ups. Please email or call us for reservations):
360 South County Road, Palm Beach Florida 33480