Private Mangrove Airboat Tour
up to 6 passengers
50 min tour
2-3 hour visit
Zip through the world-famous twisting mangrove tunnels of Everglades City on a private boat for your group! Your captain will amaze you with knowledge of Everglades plants, animals, and history. Watch out for alligators—they may have their eyes on you! Then check out the alligator show and other attractions included with your tour.
4 Attractions Included with All Tours
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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.”
Why Choose Erv's?
Safety & Experience
Our safe, experienced captains are licensed by the Coast Guard, and our boats are regularly maintained.
Interact with your captain and fellow passengers via 2-way headsets on all mangrove & wilderness airboats.
Quietest & Comfiest
Our custom airboats are the quietest and most comfortable they've ever been, with a ride just as thrilling.
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!
Refreshments & Gifts
Buy refreshments and take Everglades gifts and souvenirs home with you.