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Fantastic Kids Birthday Parties Made Easy

Whether they're turning five or fifteen, kids birthday parties are always tons of fun. But for enthusiastic parents struggling to plan unique and memorable activities, finding something to do that's not only safe, but holds their attention isn't always easy. Luckily, South Florida is the locale for fun in the sun and a birthday bash outdoors is always a hit. But if you really want to "wow" them with a super-charged and exciting day, nothing is more exciting than up close and personal wildlife encounters and a thrilling airboat ride through the Everglades. Here's why kids birthday parties at Everglades Holiday Park are a win-win for you and the kids.

Kids Birthday Parties That Excite and Educate

Everglades Holiday Park is a popular attraction in Fort Lauderdale that combines exciting outdoor wildlife exploration with learning. The perfect mix of education and entertainment, kids of all ages delight in meeting alligators, snakes, turtles and more all from the safety and comfort of a state-of-the-art vessel. Airboat rides at the park are 60 minutes of narrated fun, captained by skilled navigators who keep the kids entertained with cool facts, fun stories and important Everglades history. Gliding across a river of grass at speeds close to 60 miles an hour is exhilarating for sure, but when the boat slows to meet and greet with the animals, everyone listens.

Live Alligator Presentations

A birthday party at Everglades Holiday Park guarantees a day filled with adrenalin charged fun. Airboat rides are exiting, but just the beginning because the fun continues even after the boat returns to the dock. Each tour is followed by a 15-20 minute live alligator presentation in the world famous "Gator Pit". And who hosts the show? The wildly popular and talented Gator Boys from Animal Planet's hit reality show. Kids love seeing the stars in person and are captivated by daring tricks, dangerous stunts and up close interaction. Of course, everyone is invited to pose for a picture holding a baby alligator!

Enjoy Lunch, Cake and Open Gifts Under the Pavilion

Everglades Holiday Park offers some of the most awe-inspiring scenery in South Florida, and parents enjoy hosting kids birthday parties in a healthy, relaxed environment. The park has a pavilion for rent on site for enjoying lunch, cake and presents. And with a fully stocked deli, finding something delicious to eat for the kids is simple. With chicken fingers, turkey sandwiches and more, ensuring the gang is well fed after a few hours of excitement is easier than ever. Relax under the Banyan trees as the kids play games on the grass and get peace of mind in knowing they're having fun in a safe, controlled environment.

Why struggle with planning the perfect kids birthday parties when Everglades Holiday Park offers an exciting, unique experience right here in Fort Lauderdale. With incredible animal encounters, an awesome airboat ride and a little education along the way, a day at the park is birthday party success.

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