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Free Things to Do in Orlando
By National Geographic

On Lake Jesup Black Hammock Adventures has free live alligator and bird exhibits. Watch trainers feed the 12-foot (3.6-meter),  Read more…

See wildlife and ride an airboat at Black Hammock Adventures
By The Examiner

The main draw at Black Hammock is its airboat rides, which take visitors through scenic coastal marshlands to find native wildlife, including turtles, bald eagles, and of course, alligators. During this half-hour trip, airboats stop at swampy areas where gators are anything but in short supply. Shortly before the boat returns to the docks, it stops at Bird Island, a haven for birds during the summer months.  Read More…

Black Hammock Marina: Airboat Rides & Alligator Encounters
By 365Orlando

30 Minutes northeast of Orlando you will find a Central Florida gem, Black Hammock Marina. Why kick off a series about Fun Things To Do In Orlando with something 30 minutes away? As I prepared material for this project one thing was recommended more often than any other: Airboat rides at the Black Hammock.  Read More…

Survive the Sea of Alligators
By Erin Marvin

Excerpt from Great Florida Getaways (Updated May 2005)

Exposure Therapy: Step Two found me zooming past telephone poles adorned with posters of slyly smiling ‘gators, all pointing the way to Black Hammock Fish Camp where Captain Joel Martin (picture Steve Irwin with a French accent) was to take me on my first-ever airboat ride.  Read More…

Taming Lake Jesup
Joel Martin knew he’d end up in gator land. The crystal ball said so.
By Alex Babcock

There are gators everywhere here, and only some of them are fake. Out on the southern shore of Lake Jesup, a dark water renown for its high gator population, a Frenchman has made a success out of selling gators – everything from ceramic figurines to their meat, at Black Hammock Adventures.  Read More…

AWARDS

TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE 2013 – Black Hammock Airboat Rides
TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE 2012 - Black Hammock Airboat Rides
SEMINOLE VOICE OVATIONS AWARD 2013 BEST LOCAL ATTRACTION - Black Hammock Airboat Rides
TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE 2013 – Black Hammock Restaurant
SEMINOLE VOICE OVATIONS AWARD 2013 BEST NIGHTLIFE – Lazy Gator Bar
SEMINOLE VOICE OVATIONS AWARD 2013 BEST MUSIC AT A BUSINESS FINALIST – Lazy Gator Bar

 

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