More Than Just an Airboat  Ride!

 Okeechobee Airboat Rides, a thrilling everglades airboat ride, eco tour, and wildlife adventure experience! A must do if visiting the Lake Okeechobee area.  Lake Okeechobee is not only a birder's paradise but is also home to a very large population of alligators. The tour is fully narrated, each passenger equipped with aviation type headsets which allows communication while running, this let's us cover much more territory. The tour can cover upto twenty five miles of airboating fun. Special occasions, bird watching, sunset and night tours also available.  Enjoy a more private airboat adventure with Okeechobee Airboat Rides exploring places not accessible to larger boats.

Airboat Rides 1 Hour | Cost $50 per seat | Three Person Minimum 

Premium Airboat Ride 1.5 Hour | Cost $65 per seat| Two Person Minimum  

Call 863-532-3713 or book online

For Travel Times from your location to Okeechobee Airboat Rides Please click the map link below.


The lake is home to abundant wildlife including fish, alligators, and turtles but birdwatching on Lake Okeechobee is world-class. Our airboat tours are specially designed to accommodate birders of all skill levels and experience.


Lake Okeechobee Airboat Rides offers you and your group an authentic Florida experience on the legendary "Gateway to the Everglades."




There is nothing like getting out on the water and experiencing the beauty of Florida's natural environment in an up close and personal way. Our tours are relaxed, narrated by experts and leave plenty of time for photography.


Lake Okeechobee also known as Florida's Inland Sea, is the largest freshwater lake in the state of Florida and the ninth largest natural freshwater lake in the United States.  Okeechobee covers 730 square miles or approximately half the size of the state of Rhode IslandThe lake is divided between Glades, Okeechobee, Martin, Palm Beach, and Hendry counties. All five counties meet at one point near the center of the lake.

Experience is the Difference!

Our certified captains have over 65 years of combined experience. They are not only highly competent airboat operators, but also local wildlife and fisheries experts. 

Meet Captain Kenny Elkins

USCG Master License

Licensed Florida Alligator Farmer

Alligator Hunting Guide

Waterfowl Hunting Guide

Commercial Fisherman

Airboating Florida for over 30 years

Meet Captain Lindsey Hord

USCG Master License

Vietnam Veteran

Certified Wildlife Biologist

35 years with Florida Fish & Wildlife, FWCC

Crocodile Response Coordinator

State of Florida Nuisance Alligator Program Coordinator

FWCC”s subject matter expert on American Crocodiles

FWCC’s subject matter expert on Alligators & Alligator safety

Co-author of FWCC’s original Airboat safety manual

Airboating Florida for over 35 years

Find Us

Our tours leave from the Airboat ramp at Okee Taintee Recreation Area, Hwy 78 West, Okeechobee, Fl.  Map