Choose Between Two Options
$20 for a Pontoon Eco Tour for one (up to a $40 total value)
$40 for a Pontoon Eco Tour for two (up to an $80 total value)
Each person receives:
- One-hour eco-tour ride (a $22 value)
- Binocular rental (a $5 value)
- One photo with a live baby alligator (a $5 value)
- One beverage (up to a $5 value)
- Gator food (a $3 value)
Photos must be taken with customer-provided cameras.
Black Hammock Adventures
When French native Joel Martin was young, his family moved to Africa. While there, Joel learned to stalk many jungle creatures including crocodiles with the help of his Malgache friends. Years later, in 1995, Martin packed up his own family and moved them to Florida, where the heat and humidity reminded him of his beloved childhood in Africa. Today he owns and operates Black Hammock Adventures, located near some of Orlando's busiest attractions, and charters picturesque airboat rides on the waters of Lake Jesup. His boat, equipped with Goliath's desk fan, skims earplugged riders past lake fauna at speeds of up to 45 miles per hour. During rides, experienced guides pilot the vessel safely through narrow creeks and shallow wetlands, and help tourists to spot wildlife and at times, sunning reptiles. After zooming by the scenery, guests can stop by Black Hammock's free wildlife exhibit, enjoy a lively libation at the Lazy Gator Bar with live music every weekend, sit down at the full service restaurant featuring Executive Chef Barth that is known for its fried gator tail, or hand over their cameras as they pose for pictures with a live baby alligator or barter for an autograph with hunks of raw meat.
96% of 647 customers recommend
“Great Airboat Ride. Have a "windbreaker" with you and a good camera!”
“The airboat ride was terrific. I would recommend this to anyone who has never ridden on an airboat.”
“Great time. Highly recommended.”