About Babcock Ranch
Eco-Tours

You will discover the natural heart of authentic Florida like you’ve never seen before on a narrated 90-minute eco-tour through Babcock Ranch.

Experience the thrill of seeing wildlife in nature – alligators, birds, perhaps deer, wild hogs, wild turkeys, Sandhill cranes and more, often coming within a few yards. Travel through four different ecosystems of Florida including Telegraph Cypress Swamp.

Our expert guides are knowledgeable and passionate about the history, wildlife, and various ecosystems you will see and will enhance your experience with their commentaries. Get back to nature and enjoy the excitement of a true wilderness adventure.

Available Tours

We offer a variety of tour types, and each offers its own unique connection to nature. Browse your ideal adventure and book below.

Swamp Buggy

Our most popular tour takes you on a 90-minute eco-tour through the natural wildlife of historic Babcock Ranch.

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Walking Tour

Get up close & personal with the palmetto prairie that attracted ranchers to South Florida, head off the beaten path to explore Babcock Ranch on foot.

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a road with trees on each side during the sunrise

Specialty tours are offered on a sporadic basis. There are many types of tours and they include nighttime tours, photography tours, and more.

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Cow

We offer special educational tours for students of local schools or youth clubs like Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts.

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  • star rating  A great education on the wildlife in fl Saw a lot of animinals And had a Great tour guide Highly Recommend

    685tonyd
    May 21, 2022

    star rating  We have taken the Swamp Buggy Eco Tour in both seasons. One is just as educational as the other.
    During the rainy season, the buggy goes through... read more

    mabell2392022
    May 19, 2022

    star rating  I took my guests (6) to the Babcock Ranch Tours on Sunday afternoon. We were well entertained learning the history of the The Ranch. Our guide passed along to us... read more

    Birwin2022
    May 19, 2022
  • star rating  We took our two boys. 11 & 12 and enjoyed the entire 90 minutes. Such incredible history, education, views of nature and wildlife. Our guide was fabulous. ... read more

    Venture704799
    May 19, 2022

    star rating  I read about this tour and suggested to visiting family that we do this. We were not disappointed! Lots of animals and the grounds are beautiful. We went early in... read more

    cyndi011
    May 18, 2022

    star rating  This is the most magnificent place to see wildlife. Rhonda was our guide and was absolutely wonderful. The gift shop is awesome. I have passed by this... read more

    janetsroadtrips
    May 15, 2022
  • star rating  What a great place! Cute little museum, gift shop and food shack. Rhonda was our tour guide and she was outstanding! You can really... read more

    kmalmberg1
    May 15, 2022

    star rating  Our second trip here & just as good as our first. Novel wayto travel round the ranch on an open bus with Roger giving us just the right balance... read more

    crissy
    May 13, 2022

    star rating  We have taken this tour many times, and we always bring our out of town guests. Everyone loves this tour, it’s great for kids as well. Tour guides are... read more

    Deborah H
    May 12, 2022
  • star rating  Great trip with a knowledgeable guide. Saw wildlife in their natural habitat. The guide gave us the history of the ranch and its current status.

    Pete O
    May 11, 2022

    star rating  This was not what we expected, and we were pleasantly surprised. It should really be called a wildlife tour. We saw different ecosystems within the ranch, but it... read more

    r0anc0ws
    May 9, 2022

    star rating  Loved riding in the "swamp buggy" (modified bus). Very knowledgeable tour guide. Fun attraction with lots to see - vegitation and wildlife (cows, birds, alligators, pigs - the baby pigs... read more

    Elizabeth N
    May 9, 2022
  • star rating  Fantastic experience. The tour was great and educational. Rhonda our guide was awesome, answered all of our questions and pointed out many , many things to see that we... read more

    tact86
    May 7, 2022

    star rating  Recommended by a local and well worth the trip. Ellen was knowledgeable and thorough, making sure we had time to see everything, ask questions and take pictures. We went during... read more

    628elizabethd
    May 6, 2022

    star rating  Great staff and very knowledgeable guides. Cool tour with lots of wildlife in natural setting. We visited in dry season so looking forward to returning during wet season

    DonnaBSalem_Ma
    May 5, 2022