What is Everglades famous for?
The Everglades provides important habitat for numerous species like the manatee, American crocodile and the elusive Florida panther. The park has long been a birder’s paradise — it is the winter home of more than 360 different species of birds.
What are the physical features of the Everglades?
Although many visitors are unprepared for Everglades’ attractions which are quite different the spectacular geographical characteristics of many western parks, the features are subtle but fascinating. The park encompasses sawgrass marshes, hardwood hammocks, mangrove swamps, lakes, and Florida Bay.
What four types of landforms can be found in the Everglades?
Other landforms of the everglades include, Pine Forest, Hardwood Hammocks, Coastal Prairie, and Mangrove Swamp. Pine Forest is the highest area of the park. It is made up of slash pine, pine flatwoods, long leaf pine, and pond pine.
How many people can fit in an airboat?
How many people can fit on airboat? Our airboats can hold a max of 17 adults comfortably. Plenty of room for children if they are joining you on the ride!
Do you get wet on an airboat?
Q: Do we get wet on the airboat ride? A: No. You may feel a slight mist from the spray, but you will remain completely dry during the airboat ride.
Is there a weight limit for airboat rides?
Each of our custom airboats can accommodate up to 6 passengers, with a maximum total weight capacity of 1500 lbs. (680 Kg). If you need more passengers over the maximum of seven, contact us at (888) 428-6770 for additional airboat availability.
Are airboat rides bumpy?
No, it wasn’t bumpy. A very smooth ride and a lot of fun. over a year ago.
Are Airboats fun?
Airboat tours are fun for everyone, whether it’s your first or fifteenth trip! To book an airboat tour, call Captain Mitch’s Airboat Tours at 800-368-0065 or click our Private Everglades Airboat Tours page.