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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  •   Went to Babcock Ranch Ecotour for my birthday with my sweetie, and his sister and her husband. Took the 90 minute swamp buggy tour ( it was a repurposed schoolbus)... read more

    716terryc
    9/26/2020

      Arrived at Babcock Ranch for an Eco Tour. Had a great welcome from the staff at the lovely gift shop. Had a wonderful, knowledgeable tour guide and saw many kinds... read more

    Barbara P
    9/23/2020

      We had a wonderful time with Rhonda as our driver and guide. The tour was very personable and informative. We saw a lot of wildlife.

    426terrip
    9/18/2020
  •   Awesome time with a fun ride through multiple Florida ecosystems. Great education as well, our driver was very knowledgeable

    NeeCees
    9/16/2020

      This is a really nice nature/eco tour. The land is vast and the biodiversity to be marveled. Plus, lots of animal sightings. Our tour guide, Rhonda, was knowledgeable,... read more

    smdarling1
    9/11/2020

      So much fun! This informative tour was a great weekend activity. Our guide Rhonda was very knowledgeable and gave us great information. The tour bus seating was... read more

    cathyhops
    9/09/2020
  •   Thank you Babcock Ranch Eco Tours for a wonderful Sunday. We had a great morning tour with Rhonda as our tour guide and it was beautiful and serene with amazing... read more

    svanhelsing
    9/09/2020

      Our tour guide Ken gave us an amazing tour of the lands complete with the amazing facts of the area, the history, the ecosystems, and the wildlife. ... read more

    Georgepink
    9/04/2020

      We’ve been wanting to get out and do this for a few months and finally got out there. Such a great time and experience! Brad lead the tour and was... read more

    Candiceob14
    8/27/2020
  •   I heard about this place and we had to check it out ! I reserved the first tour, 9:30 am, and we were the only ones there at the time.... read more

    deps
    8/24/2020

      this was the 2nd time ive taken the tour this year. Both trips had different wildlife and guides so i learned new things on each of them.

    Sereenie69
    8/24/2020

      Hard to find, but worth the trip for a history buff. Very knowledgeable and accommodating. Tiny gift shop and a food shack.

    celeste l
    8/22/2020
  •   This was the best tour ever!!! We saw mommie alligators and her babies....so amazing and we saw alot of animals and wildlife. Our 2.5 year old grandson loved it... read more

    D3759REdh
    8/20/2020

      Educational, fun and new experience. Entertaining for my kids, 8&6yrs old and for my 10month old. Would do again

    marlenecaillouet2020
    8/15/2020

      I booked the swamp buggy tour for our family of five. They had plenty of times to choose from when scheduling. We had the whole bus to ourselves, perfect for... read more

    Krystia22
    8/13/2020