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Gator Kids Day: Airboat Tours For Back to School Adventures

The summer is more than halfway over and it's hard to believe the kids are going back to school in just a few weeks. But if you're scratching your head wondering how to make time for that amazing family vacation, here's some great news. August 9th is "Gator Kids Day" at Everglades Holiday Park and that means incredible fun, thrilling airboat tours and an easy way to send them back to school in style. What is Gator Kids Day? Here's some information and a few great reasons why Everglades Holiday Park offers the best back to school adventure around.

A Learning Experience For the Whole Family

Celebrate the amazing Florida Everglades on Gator Kids Day with an hour-long airboat tour, bounce house, live gator show and more complements of Everglades Holiday Park. It's a fun filled day, and the first 200 kids to purchase a ticket receive a back pack loaded with awesome back to school supplies! The Everglades ecosystem is a vibrant tropical environment filled with all kinds of interesting and exciting sights and we aim to celebrate it with the kids.  A family fun adventure for all ages, airboat tours at Everglades Holiday Park give the whole gang the chance to get out and enjoy the Florida sunshine while learning about this pristine wetland in a safe, exciting way. Lock eyes with 10-foot gators, listen to the unique sounds of Everglades wildlife and let a professional tour guide narrate your action packed airboat tour.

Enjoy the Lazy Days of Summer

Kids aren't the only ones who dread the end of summer. With lazy days, long nights and endless relaxation, no one wants the warm weather and good times to end. Let the Everglades Holiday Park extend the lazy days of summer for just a little longer with the family in tow. Situated on gorgeous grounds, the park is the perfect landing spot for a relaxed, comfortable picnic lunch after an amazing airboat tour. Stretch out under the Banyan trees and enjoy a packed lunch or grab a bite to eat from our deli.  A creative way to get more out of your summer, Everglades Holiday Park is the escape you need before jumping in to back to school craziness.

Enjoy a Live Gator Show Featuring the Gator Boys

No one knows gators better than the Gator Boys from Animal Planet fame and we're proud to offer the only live gator show in the area performed by the one and only Gator Boys team. Many of the episodes are filmed on location at the park and kids of all ages delight in seeing the dynamic duo perform dangerous tricks and amazing stunts with voracious gators. The Gator Boys Alligator Rescue at Everglades Holiday Park is a big part of our commitment to promote Everglades conservation and preservation efforts and the unique learning environment provided by the ecosystem. Sit back, relax and take in an exciting show with the kids after your airboat tour!

Gator Kids Day at Everglades Holiday Park celebrates going back to school with an end of summer bash the kids will treasure forever. It's the perfect family-fun adventure, filled with fascinating wildlife, breathtaking scenery and an adrenalin-charged live show that's sure to be the talk of school.

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