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Staying Afloat At Black Hammock

10/7/2017 This September, Hurricane Irma ripped through the entire state of Florida; Trees down, many without power for days, the suffering went on for weeks. Now in the aftermath, the water recedes from the lawns of homes, parking lots and streets are driveable again, but a quiet monster crept up for days after in the St John’s River Waterway. Right here at Black Hammock in one day, between September 10th and September 11th, the water rose 2 feet; The next day, an additional foot. The 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 →

Buy Three Airboat Rides, Get One Free!

Join us on Labor Day, Monday, September 2nd for a day of adventure!  Save with this printable coupon:  Buy Three Thirty Minute Airboat Rides and Get One FREE for Labor Day!  Thinking of things to do in Orlando with the family?  Look no further.  Black Hammock is an award-winning attraction with a FREE Wildlife Exhibit, Airboat Rides, Lakeview Bar, Gift Shop and on-site restaurant.  Home of our FAMOUS Gator Bites made with the best gator tail in town.  Fun for the whole family!

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 →

Now Offering Sunset Airboat Rides

The Black Hammock is now offering affordable Sunset Airboat Rides with reservation every weekend!  Take a spectacular Sunset Airboat Ride which includes a mini wildlife tour of Lake Jesup and Bird Island.  Lake Jesup is known for hosting the LARGEST alligator population in all of Florida and is an ideal location for a scenic nature tour.  Get off the beaten path in Orlando and visit this hidden gem just minutes away.  Great for people who are looking for things to do in Orlando that is not Disney.  The Black Hammock’s Continue reading →