The Black Hammock is now offering affordable Sunset Airboat Rides with reservation every weekend! Take a spectacular Sunset Airboat Ride which includes a mini wildlife tour of Lake Jesup and Bird Island. Lake Jesup is known for hosting the LARGEST alligator population in all of Florida and is an ideal location for a scenic nature tour. Get off the beaten path in Orlando and visit this hidden gem just minutes away. Great for people who are looking for things to do in Orlando that is not Disney. The Black Hammock’s Sunset Airboat Rides are only $15 per person.
“I’ve seen sunsets around the world and this is the most beautiful” said Joel Martin, owner of the Black Hammock. Joel was led to the Oviedo area where he could live in the country and keep his horse. On a morning walk one day he discovered that just five minutes away was Lake Jesup; with it’s mangroves and alligators. He was finally in paradise!
The Black Hammock also includes a FREE wildlife exhibit, lakeside bar and restaurant. Our location is an excellent stop for avid bird watchers visiting the Black Hammock Wilderness. Some of the documented birds seen at our location includes: Limpkin, Red Bellied Woodpecker, Hummingbird ”unidentified”, Roseate Spoonbill, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Glossy Ibis, Wood stork, White Ibis, American Coot, Boat-tailed Grackle, Black Vulture, Double-crested Cormorant, Anhinga and many more! Lounge and enjoy the view at our lakeside Lazy Gator Bar and try our famous Hammock Platter which includes Catfish Nuggets, Gator Bites and Chicken Fingers. Get 10% OFF with your Airboat Ride Ticket stub at our restaurant! Enjoy live Music every weekend.
The Black Hammock provides an authentic “Real Florida” experience like no other! Our thirty minute airboat rides depart every half our and no reservation is required! Please call 407-365-1244 ext 101 for reservations for our other rides or large groups. Visitors will have the opportunity to hold a live baby alligator or if they are feeling brave enough they can book the Hammy Encounter with Joel. Get up close and personal with “Hammy” our resident alligator ambassador. Hammy is approximately 12 feet long and 700 pounds.
Make your reservation for our Sunset Airboat Rides today for a truly unforgettable experience!
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