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Black Hammock Adventures

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Great Airboat ride

Great experience riding the airboat on lake Jessup. Most people think seeing gators in gator land... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Billund, Denmark
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Airboat ride

Fun and no reservations needed, just looked it up and went! Capn Steve was an excellent guide and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
St. Petersburg, Florida
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  • Average7%
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“airboat ride”(112 reviews)
“captain steve”(27 reviews)
“gator bites”(21 reviews)
Black Hammock Adventures is an exciting "Real Florida" lakeside experience like nowhere else just outside the City Beautiful, Orlando! Our airboat rides will take you on a thrilling exploration of Lake Jesup which has the largest alligator...more
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2356 Black Hammock Fish Camp Rd, Oviedo, FL 32765-9510
+1 407-365-1244
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great experience riding the airboat on lake Jessup. Most people think seeing gators in gator land is the thing, but nothing beats riding real nature. With 10000 gators around, our very knowledgable captain took us around combining thrill ride with the educational. My kids loved...More

Thank FamilienTabel
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We arrived 45 min early for VIP tour in Aug which was the last of the day; we overestimated traffic in this area and ended up waiting 45 min in the hot shade. They seem to have tours booked back to back but at least...More

Thank vzescape
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun and no reservations needed, just looked it up and went! Capn Steve was an excellent guide and fun driver, while we didn’t see gators on the tour we saw cows in the water! Oh and lots birds....super fun!

Thank Mayleesa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live in Florida and host friends and family here on vacation. We go to the theme parks, rides and shopping, but THIS is the experience they remember years later! It is Florida in the wild, exciting and unscripted. Captain Steve Love is an amazing...More

Thank CommanderPlutark
Jayson R, General Manager at Black Hammock Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear CommanderPlutark, On behalf of the Black Hammock Family we would like to thank you for the wonderful comments and Steve has personally said "Thank you!" We are glad that your friends and family enjoyed their trip and we look forward to seeing you in...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

One of the greatest enjoyabke experience for all the family!! Captain Steve the best tour guide ever!! We enjoy the airboat trip and the information provided. We experience interaction with life wild animals as well as a close encounter with a alligator, parrots etc. Great...More

Thank wandaglez
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We loved this place, just an hour from where we were staying in Orlando. Initially just popped over to check it out and have a beer or two on the bar deck. Saw little gators straight away in the water and everyone decided to come...More

Thank Lizzieloo72
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We had an awesome time with captain Steve! We took the grandparents and they really enjoyed themselves. Got to see and pet some gators!More

Thank Cassie P
Jayson R, General Manager at Black Hammock Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Dear Cassie P, On behalf of the Black Hammock team members we would like to thank you for the wonderful comments. Captain Steve would like to personally thank you and we are glad that your grandparents enjoyed themselves! We look forward to seeing you all...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

My children and I did an last minute decision to try the airboats. Everyone we interacted with; captain, restaurant staff and gift shop were friendly and made you feel comfortable and welcome. We were a little early for our boat so we got some alligator...More

1  Thank Amy J
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

First time boat ride. Went with my siblings. What a nice ride. The nicest part was the booming yet reassuring voice of our guide the wonderful Capt. Steve! Shout out Captain. Very informative guide along with beautiful, serene views of beautiful Lake Jessup in Central...More

1  Thank Jumaykhan
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

My family and I had a really great time on our airboat ride with Captain Steve. The ride itself was nice but it was made even better by the educational tidbits (and bad puns) provided by our captain. At the end, we all had the...More

1  Thank Erin T
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Gail M
14 January 2017|
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Response from Hayesykate | Reviewed this property |
When the water levels are high (like right now) the boats are not very accessible. We used a temporary plank bridge to access the boat. That being said, I believe they would have done everything possible to get someone... More
28 March 2016|
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Response from Monica S | Reviewed this property |
Yes!! Especially if your child loves boat rides and seeing animals. There was another child about that age on the boat with us