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5 Reasons to Choose the Black Hammock

Stadium Seating Airboats Our state-of-the-arc airboats are US Coast Guard approved and piloted by our master captains. Unlike many airboats, they feature stadium seating to provide you with the best view of Florida’s nature and wildlife possible! We have a variety of different sizes of airboats and can accommodate groups large and small. Over 10,000 Alligators The state of Florida may call it Lake Jesup, but we call it “Alligator Sea.” The most alligator-populated lake in all of Florida, Lake Jesup is the perfect spot Continue reading →

Black Hammock Featured on Fox 35

Did you see the Black Hammock featured on Fox 35? That’s right – local weatherman Jayme King hosted his “King of the Road” video at the Black Hammock in Oviedo, FL! Jayme went on a fun airboat ride on Lake Jesup to catch a glimpse of an alligator, and to see the wild life surrounding historic bird island. He also got to hold our baby gator, Firecracker, and eat some delicious alligator bites, catfish nuggets and more at the Black Hammock Restaurant!   Click here Continue reading →

Increase of Alligator Sightings at Black Hammock Airboat Rides

Black Hammock guests and staff has been reporting record numbers of alligator sightings on their airboat rides this year!  There have been a number of large gators basking on the peninsula by the airboats as well as swimming in the bank. At one point there were so many alligators in the bank that Captain Steve had to delay his entry upon return from an airboat ride. Recent downpours have caused the water levels in Lake Jesup to rise. This has caused a spike in alligator activity on top of Continue reading →