Tag Archives: ecotour

Why Use Airboats?

Black Hammock airboat rides exclusively uses airboats because of their capability to travel through different environments.  Lake Jesup is an ideal location for airboat rides because it is dynamic in the sense that it includes a marshland on the north side and old-growth cypress trees on the south side.  When you take our airboat rides you can witness how easily the airboat travels over these types of environments.  Airboats can also operate in wetlands, rivers, coastal environments and even over ice! Airboats have a flat-bottomed Continue reading →

Alligators, Airboat Rides, and You.

When you take one of our thrilling airboat rides just outside of Orlando; one animal you will see is the American alligator.  The American alligator is also known as Mississippi Alligator. It is one of only two living species of alligator.  Our airboat rides take place on Lake Jesup – known for hosting the largest population of American alligators in all of Florida!  The other type of alligator is the Chinese alligator located in Eastern China. The word alligator is derived from the Spanish ‘el lagarto’, Continue reading →

Thank you letter from Seminole County Watershed Management

Seminole County Watershed Management would like to thank Black Hammock Adventures for the continued support. Education, restoration and continued community support is how we are going to make a difference in restoring Lake Jesup. We would not be able to accomplish our huge volunteer projects on Lake Jesup without the use of your airboats and captains. Twice a year, we have between 100-150 volunteers participate at our Lake Jesup Restoration project. When we call you for help, you guys never so no, just what can we do to participate! Your Continue reading →