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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 →

Unforgettable Black Hammock Airboat Rides

Airboat Rides are a popular way to explore Florida’s Natural Habitat.  Black Hammock airboat rides take place on Lake Jesup. Lake Jesup boasts the largest alligator population in the entire state of Florida.  And guess what?  Lake Jesup averages to about only six feet deep!  There are an estimated 10,000 or more alligators in Lake Jesup.  When you take an airboat ride, keep alert even before you board the boat.  Often times you will see alligators basking on the shores of the Black Hammock peninsula.  See an odd Continue reading →

Airboat Rides: The Best Type of Eco Tour

You may wonder why we use airboats for our nature tours?  What are the advantages of using an airboat anyway? Believe it or not, airboats are the only safe way to venture into the watery world of swamps, marshes & river deltas. Airboats are safe – both for the local wildlife and plant life, and for the guests on board. All of our airboats are U.S. Coast Guard approved and driven by licensed Master Captains.  Airboats provide for a stable platform which is much more Continue reading →

Black Hammock debuts Pontoon Eco Tour

Have you heard the news about the NEW Black Hammock Nature Tour?  Our NEW Eco Tour takes place on an beautiful state of the art pontoon boat.  This nature tour is ideal for groups wanting to learn about the natural treasures of Lake Jesup and will provide guests with the ability to converse and learn about Florida wildlife.  Black Hammock is conveniently located approximately 30 minutes from the Orlando International Airport; so your guests & colleagues won’t worry about having to travel far.  We are close enough to Orlando 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 →