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Have an unforgettable Everglades experience at Jungle Erv's!

Zip through the Everglades on airboat tours

Take a buggy ride through a cypress forest

Get a chance to see wild alligators, birds & more

Stay safe and comfortable 

See alligators & animals up close

Hold a baby alligator

Have fun learning with friends & family

Take home gifts and memories

Wilderness Airboat Tours

A lively tour of Erv's exclusive mangrove wilderness • 10-seat boats

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Wilderness Ultimate Combo

110 mins of tours
6 attractions
Three exclusive tours through mangroves, grasslands, and a cypress forest!
from
$106
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Wilderness & Grassland Combo

80 mins of tours
5 attractions
Two exclusive tours through mangroves and grasslands.
from
$80
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Wilderness & Buggy Combo

80 mins of tours
5 attractions
Two exclusive tours through mangroves and a cypress forest.
from
$74
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Wilderness Airboat Tour

50 min tour
4 attractions
One tour through our exclusive mangrove wilderness.
from
$48
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Wilderness Ultimate Stay & Play

1 night lodging
110 min of tours
6 attractions
Enjoy an overnight stay in Everglades City with three exclusive tours through mangroves, grassland and a cypress forest the next day.
from
$311

Mangrove Airboat Tours

A high-speed tour of Everglades City's signature mangrove tunnels • 6-seat boats

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Mangrove Ultimate Combo

110 mins of tours
6 attractions
Three tours through mangrove tunnels, grasslands, and a cypress forest!
from
$106
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Mangrove & Grassland Combo

80 mins of tours
5 attractions
Two tours through mangrove tunnels and grasslands.
from
$80
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Mangrove & Buggy Combo

80 mins of tours
5 attractions
Two tours through mangrove tunnels and a cypress forest.
from
$74
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Mangrove Airboat Tour

50 min tour
4 attractions
One tour through Everglades City's signature mangrove tunnels.
from
$48
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Private Mangrove Airboat Tour

50 min tour
4 attractions
Reserve an entire airboat for your group of 1 - 6 people.
from
$309

3 Attractions Included with All Tours

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Animal Sanctuary

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!

Why Choose Erv'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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Two-Way Headsets

Interact with your captain and fellow passengers via 2-way headsets on all mangrove & wilderness airboats.
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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

Jungle Erv's is the longest continuously-running airboat tour company in Everglades City—we've been rockin' nonstop since the 80s!
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Refreshments & Gifts

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

Guests Love Us!

“We had such an awesome time! Our captain was very knowledgeable about the area, teaching us and helping us to have fun along the way. We loved how each rider got to wear a set of headphones to communicate with both the driver and the rest of the group.”
—J. from Minnesota
“Our captain was so enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the wildlife. The airboat ride itself was so much fun and we learned a lot about the mangroves, the air plants, alligators, and the area. Would absolutely recommend!”
—E. from Virginia
“Great ride! Saw gators up close and cool species of birds. Captain had a vast knowledge of the area, the wildlife, and the waters. A real pro with the boat and very caring for his passengers, especially a small boy and his mom. Money well spent!”
—J. from San Francisco
“We had the best time! We did the combo with the swamp buggy ride and that was awesome! We saw a black bear in his natural habitat and learned so much. It was a definite highlight of our trip. Of course, the sanctuary was great, we saw many alligators and crocodiles and got to hold a small alligator.”
—S.R.