About Babcock Ranch

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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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  The ride through Babcock Ranch was so much more then we expected. We saw all sorts of wild animals as tortoise, pigs, birds, including lots of alligators... and... read more

    August 4, 2022

    star rating  We had a great time! Ken was an excellent guide and very knowledgeable. My kids say he deserves 20 stars and a raise!

    August 3, 2022

    star rating  Great people This was our third visit and we see different things each time will be going again soon
    Make sure to eat at the cafe as well, some o... read more

    August 3, 2022
  • star rating  Teri, our tour guide knew her stuff and was interesting and educational.
    The gift shop was great too. Got some things that you can't find in other places.
    put... read more

    August 2, 2022

    star rating  A senior, an adult and an 8 yr old child were absolutely captivated! Guide was extremely knowledgeable! Will absolutely return again and again! Enjoyed a delicious meal... read more

    July 31, 2022

    star rating  Great time. Saw lots of wildlife. Ellen did and awesome job. So knowledgeable and can tell she loves what does. The grounds are quaint and well taken care of.

    July 31, 2022
  • star rating  Excellent tour. Tour guide was fantastic, full of energy and very knowledgeable. Well worth the visit.

    July 29, 2022

    star rating  Did an eco tour on 7/28 1 senior, 1 adult, 1 child (8)
    All of us had marvelous time! Had lunch at their casual restaurant afterwards. Servings... read more

    July 29, 2022

    star rating  Rhonda was very personable and knowledgeable. Had a name for all her 'friends' on the tour. all in all, a great experience. Lot of good photos Thanks, The Cate/Mitchell family... read more

    July 27, 2022
  • star rating  We took our 3 yr old grand daughter on this tour this past Friday the 22nd of July 2022 and she had a great time. Ken our guide was... read more

    July 25, 2022

    star rating  This was our second adventure. My husband and I went in April during the dry season and decided to take the grandkids there yesterday to experience the different with... read more

    July 24, 2022

    star rating  We booked this trip half expecting just an educational cruise through the ranch. We got SO MUCH MORE. Our tour guide is a former teacher who had immense knowledge about... read more

    July 21, 2022
  • star rating  Roger, our guide, was exceptional! We saw every type of animal, reptile, etc we expected to see. Highly recommend this tour to both visitors and locals!

    July 19, 2022

    star rating  This tour was fun and informative for all ages. Our tour guide was great, she was very informative and very patient with everyone. She made the tour entertaining.... read more

    July 19, 2022

    star rating  An amazing tour with a great guide, Roger. He was very knowledgeable and friendly. The adventure and scenery was very good. Definitely recommend.

    July 15, 2022