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Keeper-for-a-Day Program at Wild Florida

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    What to Expect
    Just 45-minutes south of Orlando is the Wild Florida Airboats and Wildlife Park in Kenanville, the self-proclaimed “middle of nowhere” destination featuring airboat tours, ranch buggy tours, a wildlife park, restaurant and more.

    At the park, meet and greet an experienced animal keeper, who will detail what to expect for the day. Learn what it’s like to work in a wetlands wildlife preserve, what the animals’ lives are like, their habits, what and how to feed them and much more.

    Prepare your nerves for a private gator demonstration with the expert staff, which will give you the opportunity to feed the 14 footers... if you dare. You’ll be able to take a photo to prove it.

    After the VIP tour, enjoy Florida’s natural beauty with a 1-hour airboat ride. Hop on board a U.S. Coast Guard-certified airboat and skim the shoreline or head deep into the 4,200 acres of protected swamps, marshes and rivers of the Central Florida Everglades. Catch a glimpse of alligators, eagles, turkeys, wild boars, wading birds (known as roseate spoonbills) and other native creatures. A life jacket and ear protection are provided for each guest.

    Also included is a delicious barbeque lunch at the Chomp House Grill, featuring pulled pork, smoked ribs or smoked chicken plus a side dish, bread and drink.

    Please note: The minimum age for this tour is 12. A flash drive of all photos taken during the VIP experience will be made available for $25 after the tour.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Wild Florida
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    4h 30m
    • Keeper-for-a-day Experience at Wild Florida
    • 1-hour airboat ride
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum age is 12 years
    • Maximum passengers per tour is 4, in the case that the date selected is unavailable you will be offered an alternative date or refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I highly recommend doing this experience! This was so cool to get a tour with a keeper to see how much they love the animals and to see how much the animals love and interact with them. We are so grateful our keeper was so...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank hawaiianoutofstate
    WildFLA, Manager at Wild Florida Airboats, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you so much for the kind review Kawehi! Sounds like you had a great time with us, Come see us again soon!

    Reviewed 30 April 2018

    My husband and I love anything animal related, and we really enjoyed the Zookeeper experience. We had a very friendly and knowledgeable young lady show us the behind the scenes care of many of the park's animal residence. We got to prepare breakfast, clean some...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    Thank LisaAnneOhara
    WildFLA, Manager at Wild Florida Airboats, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

    Hi LisaAnneOhara, Thanks so much for the kind review, we are pleased to hear that you all had a great time with us and the animal team! We hope you come back to see us again soon!

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