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Airboat Rides West Palm Beach is the Real Deal

Welcome to Airboat Rides West Palm Beach. We are located in Palm Beach county Florida, home of the sandy white beaches, the Professional Golfers Association and one of the world's largest wetlands, the Florida Everglades. Most travelers think you have to go all the way down to Miami to see the Everglades and thats just not the case, just 45 minutes from down town West Palm Beach lays the north eastern boundaries of the Everglades known as the West Palm Beach Preserve.

The Florida Everglades are home to 67 different threatened or endangered species.

Airboat Rides West Palm Beach offers private tours of the everglades that run year round 7 days a week with the exception of Thanksgiving, Easter and Christmas day, our airboat tours are by appointment only.

Treat yourself or your family to an amazing airboat ride thru the River of Grass on one of our custom airboats. We offer different packages for your convenience ranging from one hour to three hour charters tailored to your needs. All of our Everglades tours are private, so who ever you bring is the only persons on the trip . We have fan boat rides as visitors refer to for everyone, couples, families and corporate groups.

Airboat Rides West Palm Beach gives you an in depth look at the vast ecosystem of the Florida Everglades as well as the aquatic plants and bird life. We cant forget the famous American alligators that we will encounter throughout the trip. We incorporate a little bit of everything into our airboat rides, you will not only have a great ride but our Captains will teach you about the echo system, history of the everglades as well as wildlife viewing.

American Alligator sunning in the Everglades swamp. A flock of Great Egrets on a sunny Florida day. Our riders commonly come face to face with the Florida Panther.

Airboat Rides West Palm Beach is safe, fun, and very comfortable with padded seats for your comfort, we spare no expense in providing some of the finest airboats in the industry with top of the line equipment and high performance motors for those of you that like to go a little faster. We cater to the customers needs if you want more echo at a slow pace or your a thrill seeker we have the boat and package to fit your needs. All of our Captains are U.S.C.G certified Captains who have grown up in the everglades and provide years of experience in the everglades. We are proud to be a family owned business that can provide one on one airboat tours with our customers.

One out of every three Floridians relies on the water supply from the Everglades.

Safety is a number one priority for our customers, all of our boats are to U.S.C.G. standards and meet all of the regulations to operate on a commercial basis, the boats are equipped with all approved safety equipment, life vests, hearing protection, and marine radios.

Airboat Rides West Palm Beach also can be hired for sight work, photo shoots of the everglades, biology studies and film or print work. We have worked with many photographers and producers on major film shoots in south Florida as well as government agencies for sight work or university studies. please call us for quotes for this type of work.

The Palm Beach area is perfect for that holiday on the beach. Airboat Rides Palm Beach takes it further by taking you to Florida's natural secrets. Beyond the city life, Airboat Tours Palm Beach is the perfect compliment to your Florida Trip. Airboat Rides Palm Beach add some thrills and discovery to your vacation. Discover the best that Florida has to offer with Airboat Tours Palm Beach

One of the most exciting family attractions in West Palm Beach is an airboat ride through loxahatchee preserve in parkland. Please read through are web-site for airboat ride packages as well as location and directions to our boat ramp. Please remember we are by appointment only and it is always best to book your everglades tour in advance by emailing us or calling us at 1-561-252-4030.

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Is Climate Change Affecting the Airboat Rides West Palm Beach Industry?

The allure of West Palm Beach, Florida, with its intricate waterways and diverse ecosystems, has made Airboat Rides West Palm Beach a famous and iconic activity in the region. However, as climate change continues to reshape our planet, its effects are increasingly felt across various industries, including the airboat rides sector. In this article, we explore how climate change influences the...
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Is Winter the Best Time for West Palm Beach Airboat Rides?

So you’re looking at booking your vacation in Florida but are unsure what time of the year you should do this. You want the best weather to enjoy the beach and soak in the sun. You’ve also been eyeballing West Palm Beach airboat rides, but you’re wondering when is the best time of the year to enjoy the Everglades. Some people might even have heard that winter is the best time to visit West...
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Your Safety During West Palm Beach Everglades Tours

Nothing is more relaxing than spending the day at the beach, and West Palm Beach has you covered on that front. But let’s face it, a visit to Florida wouldn’t feel complete without a tour of the Everglades. West Palm Beach Everglades tours are the perfect way to break the monotony of an average vacation. Our airboat tours add fun and excitement as you discover Florida’s wild side. However,...
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Meet The Captain from West Palm Beach Airboat Rides

West Palm Beach Airboat Rides Captain Wayne Gilbert a native of south Florida born in Miami and grew up in the east everglades has been airboating in the everglades since the age of sixteen when he bought his first airboat. Captain Wayne built on his experience at an early age fishing and airboating with family in the everglades. He fell in love with its diverse echo system. He gained his airboating experience from being an everglades tour guide at an early age in his teens at cooperstown in Miami Florida. This is were he spent most of his time after school and weekends giving airboat tours to people from all over the world.

Moving on building his reputation and family business in the airboating industry now has four successful charter companies in the south Florida area as well as a fishing guide service for fresh and salt water fishing charters in south Florida.

West Palm Beach Airboat Rides Captain Wayne is one of the oldest and most experienced airboat captains in the everglades today with over 33 years of airboating experience and thousands of hours of seat time on the airboat. He is also a Certified United States Coast Guard Captain who holds a merchant mariners license and does back country fishing charters as well. With West Palm Beach Airboat Rides, you are in the hands of a true Gladesmen with a passion for giving people from all over the world a view of the Florida Everglades.

Where Do I Find Airboat Rides Near Me?

Finding Airboat Tours West Palm Beach is easy. However, you may be in another Florida location, wondering: "Where can I find Airboat Rides near me?". The great news is that we cover many places across Floirda. Your airboat tour can start from different locations. Wherever you are in Florida simply contact us to find out about the other places we operate from, you will find a location close to you!

Wayne Gilbert Jr

  • Florida Native & Eco-Historian
  • U.S.C.G. Certified Captain

Ride Of A Lifetime

Our USCG certified Captains are native Floridians with centuries of combined Everglades experience. Our airboat rides are more personal and unique than others, and people rave about our trips. You will experience an ecosystem like no other, filled with nature's most dangerous and beautiful wildlife. Our state of the art airboats keep you comfortable and safe while you glide over the River of Grass at speeds up to 65mph.