- 91 Ratings
Lake Jesup One Hour Daytime Airboat Ride
Relax on a luxurious pontoon boat and enjoy a narrated tour of Lake Jesup. See one of the oldest lakes in the country, that is home to alligators and exotic birds!
What You Will Do
- Tour this 100,000 year old lake and see bald eagles and exotic birds
- Visit the place that is home to over 9,000 alligators and learn all about the area from your experienced tour guide
- Relax on an open airboat eco tour and take in the central Florida's impressive natural beauty
- One hour daytime airboat ride
Please plan on arriving 15 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time. Guests should dress in layers, bring sunscreen and bug spray.
- 91 Ratings
The staff was fantastic. Will was our captain. He was fantastic too!
Captain Will was great! He has a great personality, very personable, and great with kids! The engine in the airboat went out halfway through our tour, but he handle it very well and made the most of it by teaching us about all the plants and animals in the area...made the time fly, and before you know it, they had brought out a new airboat. He never showed his frustration when the engine went out, he remained calm, and fixed the situation quickly and professionally. I will definitely go back and would recommend The Black Hammock to all! Thanks for a great time!!
We absolutely loved our experience with Black Hammock. Captain Will did an awesome job keeping our 7-year-old nephew entertained, and went above and beyond to let us hold a gator after our ride. We really appreciated it. We'll be back!
We all had a lot of fun. Captain Steve was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions on the tour. He also made it an adventure for our 8 year old boy.
The captain was excellent and the travel through the lake superb, but we could see just one alligator and we couldn't feed the animals. We have paid for this too
Excellent airboat ride. The captain is very knowledgeable and entertaining. Refreshments and was great too!
Amazing and very unique experience overall. The lake and scenery were beautiful. Saw lots of wildlife. Hot outside but felt cool with the breeze and wind while riding in the boat. Excellent service and boat captain. Also ate a great lunch at the restaurant. Fresh and local food. We will definitely do this again!
Our guide was awesome! He had great stories and we saw 3 gators!
The airbag captain was so personable we loved every second of this and we saw gators and other wildlife.
We had a blast, our captain was great! He tried his very best to find us some alligators and he succeeded. He was very knowledgeable and let one of our kids sit in the "captain seat" and she had a blast. They had so much fun holding the live alligators! We would very much recommend this place
It was awesome
Wish the guide could have known more about the birds we encountered
Saw no gators. Driver not very knowledgeable/informative about flowers we asked about. Dropped my sunglasses in boat, driver saw them but said he couldn't get them. Felt he didn't care.
Great guide. He was perfect with children.
So much fun! It’s a must do in your near this place while in FL
Good quality entertainment, only thing is you need more front desk personnel at the gift shop and better quality food for the pole feeding
We love your airboat rides. Fair pricing and fun and enjoyable time!
Excellent Guiding and explanations
We arrived 20 minutes early, our airboat ride was for 12pm and when I went to go claim my tickets I had to stand in the line with people checking out and buying their merchandise instead of being called to the front to keep on schedule for the airboat ride. A suggestion would be to have a separate line for the airboat ride tickets or to call those individuals to the front in order to keep the schedule on time. Otherwise everything was a pleasure
They go out of their way to make sure you have a good time and see lots of gators!
Amazing experience! Captain Steve was very informative and answered all our questions. Highly recommend this place.
Other than colder than normal weather ride was worth the price
Our only issue was the headphones, intercom system headphones would be better.
Awesome tour , great guide.
- L K
We had a great ride! Disappointed that we didn't see any gators, but the Captain gave us good information about the lake and the surrounding areas. The lake was hit hard by Irma and still had remnants of flooding. Good time had by all!!
We looked for an airboat experience and chose this one for the options, location and the site offered what we were looking for. The experience was more than we hoped for. Captain John made the experience even more enjoyable, information and fun! The experience left my boys wanting more....information, interest in the vegetation and wildlife and a love for alligators especially in the wild. His compassion for what he does and the information given was what made the experience what it was! Thanks John and lack Hammock Airboat rides!
Staff were excellent - knowledgeable and went out of their way to ensure it was an experience to remember. Would definitely recommend!
Caption Todd did a great job giving us a taste of Florida's Lake Jesup. Very informative and fun ride.
very happy with airboat ride will tell all my friends to go
We ended up selecting the ride and dine option (thanks to your wonderful admin staff)! Our airboat operator, Captain Bob, was fantastic! We thoroughly enjoyed our tour and were extremely impressed with Captain Bob's knowledge, wonderful personality and experience in handling the water craft! Lunch was fantastic and we will definitely return soon!
Great time thank you
Lots of birds and gators spotted Owner gave us a nice tour, would turn around to give us better view of gators Nice touch to take photo of our group on the boat Also enjoyed photos with baby gator and parrot.
- Rae Lynn
Steve Harper the captain was increadable. You should pay him well. Thanks
Captain Steve did a great job. He was super knowledge about the wildlife. As natives to Florida we learned about rare birds we have never seen before. We also got to see a lot of alligators and had a great time.
Had a great time, friendly staff and captain.
We had an excellent captain and it was a beautiful ride!