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Airboat Rides on Lake Jesup near Orlando

If you want to see alligators, Lake Jesup is the place to be!  Take an Airboat Ride on Lake Jesup – A large, shallow water body in Seminole County.  Lake Jesup and its floodplain extend over approximately 16,000 acres. Over 100,000 years old, the lake itself covers about 10,000 acres. When taking an Airboat Ride at Black Hammock you will see that besides the very large population of alligators, Lake Jesup is also home to many eagles, ospreys, wading birds, bobcats and more! More than 10,000 strong, Lake Jesup Continue reading →

“Real Florida” Airboat Ride Adventure!

Your local award-winning attraction has a lot of amenities like nowhere else!  Black Hammock’s Airboat Rides take place on Lake Jesup, known for hosting the largest alligator population in the entire state of Florida!  As your airboat glides along the banks of Lake Jesup, you will also be able to see many different types of birds such as Great Blue Herons, Little Blue Herons, Osprey, Belted Kingfisher and other Florida Wildlife. Turtles are abundant along the lake and they often sunbathe along the shorelines. Occasionally, a few curious Continue reading →

Black Hammock Anniversary Celebration

Buy (3) 30 Minute Airboat Rides, Get (1) Free! Printed coupon required. Celebrate Black Hammock’s 16 year Anniversary!  Locals, friends and future friends of the Black Hammock are invited to have a beer with us for our 16 Year Anniversary Party at the Lazy Gator Bar! Live Music with Sleep Until Noon from 9PM – 1AM The Black Hammock is an award winning attraction like nowhere else! No entry fee and includes a Lakeview Bar with LIVE MUSIC every weekend, Airboat Rides, Full Service Restaurant featuring Chef Barth, Free Wildlife Exhibit and more! Continue reading →

Airboat Rides, A Mound of Trees, and You.

Black Hammock Airboat Rides is a wonderful award-winning experience like nowhere else! Before boarding for your airboat ride, you may wonder “Where are all the hammocks?”. The term “Hammock” does not only refer to that relaxing sling of fabric that you (and probably our employees) would lounge in if they were available here; it is also a geological term for for stands of trees that form an island in a contrasting ecosystem. Upon visiting Black Hammock for your airboat ride you will witness this first Continue reading →

Flight of the Luna Moth

While you are waiting for your Black Hammock airboat tour, you may see a gigantic green moth hanging around by the Gift Shop display window.  This beautiful insect is known as the Luna Moth.  This species of moth is one of the largest moths in North America!  It has a wingspan of up to 4.5 inches.  The pale green wings have four eye spots that’s purpose is to confuse potential predators.  If attacked, the moth will flutter its wings wildly.  Male and female adults look similar, but the Continue reading →

Airboat Rides on Lake Jesup near Orlando!

The best way to see Lake Jesup is to take an airboat ride with Black Hammock Adventures. The eco-attraction is located on the southern portion of the 16,000 acre lake. Surrounded by alligator images and Florida artifacts, visitors drawn to the shimmering waters of Lake Jesup soon are introduced to a world far removed from their own back yard. In a matter of minutes, Black Hammock Adventures will immerse them in a flora and fauna filled environment where rare, raucous and riveting creatures reside year-round. Many different animals may be seen Continue reading →

Father’s Day Coupon! Dads ride FREE with three loved ones!

Have an adventure with dad! Father’s day is on Sunday, June 16th and what better gift to give dad than a day out with the family on an exciting airboat ride? Dad’s ride FREE with three loved ones on Father’s Day! Simply print the coupon below and present it to the gift shop attendant upon arrival. Remember: Coupon & Reservations are required. Limited availability. Book now! For reservations call 407-365-1244 ext 101. After your airboat ride, head down to the restaurant for an exclusive Father’s Day meal: Succulent Continue reading →

Free Airboat Ride for Veterans! Details inside

Memorial Day is upon us on Monday, May 27th 2013 and Black Hammock Airboat Rides has a very special adventure for veterans!  Buy (3) 30 Minute Airboat Rides and get one FREE for a veteran in your group!  It’s simple:  Just print the Airboat Ride Coupon below and call 407-365-1244 ext 101 to make a reservation.  Reservations are required to take advantage of this exclusive deal.  Please present printed coupon to the Gift Shop Attendant upon arrival. It is currently alligator breeding season and the best time of the year to take Continue reading →

Latest Black Hammock Airboat Rides Reviews!

We at the Black Hammock really love our customers!  Here is just a glimpse of the absolutely fantastic feedback our customers sent us after their airboat ride! May 12, 2013 Great place to just hang out but also a fun airboat tour. All the staff are really nice.   May 8, 2013 This was my fourth airboat ride at Black Hammock and each time, have had multiple alligator sightings and of course birds of all kinds. Highly recommend this trip, especially in the mornings when Continue reading →