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Eagle Migration in Central Florida

You may be wondering why you have not seen the iconic American Eagle on the banks of Lake Jesup before departing for your airboat ride.  Don’t worry!  These magnificent creatures will be returning soon in Autumn!  Earlier in the year you may have seen adult eagles with their young during your airboat ride as you pass by Bird Island.  These new adolescents were the first to travel North for Spring Migration with the adults traveling sometime after. Adult bald eagles begin fall migration when the Continue reading →

Things to do in Orlando

Are you looking for something off the beaten path near Orlando?  Tired of the theme park crowds?  How about visiting an exciting attraction with an authentic “Real Florida” vibe?  Black Hammock offers daily airboat rides departing every thirty minutes from 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM.  No reservations are required for our thirty minute rides!  Our award-winning attraction includes a FREE Wildlife Exhibit and more! Our airboats are piloted by licensed and experienced captains on our U.S. Coast Guard approved airboats.  Airboats are the best way Continue reading →