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Remembering D-day, 73 years later We thank and recognize all of the brave men and women who fought for France’s freedom at the Battle of Normandy. Read More

5 Reasons to Choose the Black Hammock Stadium Seating Airboats Our state-of-the-arc airboats are US Coast Guard approved and piloted by our master captains. Unlike many airboats, they feature stadium seating to provide you with the best view of Florida’s nature and wildlife possible! We ... Read More

Lake Jesup
Lake Jesup Lake Jesup is one of the largest lakes in Central Florida, one of many that make up the St. Johns River. Located in the heart of Seminole County along the middle basin of the St. Johns, the lake encompasses an area of approximately 16,000 acres (65 k... Read More

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 a... Read More

Origins of Oviedo, Florida In the late 1870s, individuals living a couple miles south of Lake Jesup needed an easily accessible post office in the Florida back country. Andrew Aulin, an early settler and shop-owner, decided to file paperwork for a post office; in his first sit... Read More

Black Hammock Featured on Fox 35
Black Hammock Featured on Fox 35 Did you see the Black Hammock featured on Fox 35? That’s right – local weatherman Jayme King hosted his “King of the Road” video at the Black Hammock in Oviedo, FL! Jayme went on a fun airboat ride on Lake Jesup to catch a glimpse of an alligator, an... Read More

Origin of the Airboat The first airboat, called the Ugly Duckling, was built in 1905 in Canada by a team led by Dr. Alexander Graham Bell. It was used to test various engines and prop configurations. An associate of Dr. Bell, Glenn Curtiss (of airplane manufacturing fame)... Read More

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 lak... Read More

“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 th... Read More

Black Hammock Anniversary Celebration
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 th... Read More

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