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  Great tour, ride and information.
    Would highly recommend and appreciate all the hard work of everyone there. Bus was comfortable. Animals and habitats we're great. Fun for all ages. We... read more

    ca d
    June 30, 2022

    star rating  What a fun morning! Our guide Kent was funny and knowledgeable. He kept us thoroughly entertained! Tge restaurant has the best Gator I’ve ever had! We live nearby and will... read more

    June 29, 2022

    star rating  Went for the first time yesterday. There were 6 of us, including a 6 and 8 year old. Had a great time. Our guide of so personable... read more

    June 28, 2022
  • star rating  Our guide, Carl, was very knowledgeable about the ranch and we really enjoyed listening to him share while on the tour! The “buggy” is a large bus with no windows.... read more

    June 27, 2022

    star rating  Fabulous

    This was our second visit in 6 months! Rhonda our guide was so knowledgeable and compassionate about the facility. Highly recommend this tour for everyone

    June 27, 2022

    star rating  Very informative, reasonably priced. One of the areas best attractions. The guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. 90 minute trip for $24 dollar.

    Richard M
    June 25, 2022
  • star rating  Third visit and we learn or see something new each time. Have now taken all our grandkids (ages 5-13) and they loved it. But the adults loved it too. What... read more

    Jerry O
    June 25, 2022

    star rating  Fourth time taking tour. Different every time due to the seasons. Never boring as you never know what sort of wildlife you will see or how “swampy” it will be.

    June 25, 2022

    star rating  Our visit to the Babcock Ranch Eco Tour was awesome! Seeing all of the wildlife and Ranch life was so fun! The kids and I really enjoyed ourselves! We would... read more

    June 23, 2022
  • star rating  Planned kinda on a wing something to kick or vacation off. Was really fun learned history of the ranch. Seen bunch of animals

    June 22, 2022

    star rating  This is great for the entire family. Excellent 90 minute excursion through Babcock Ranch on an open air bus. Farm land, animals and swamps. Kids get to touch an alligator.

    Nancy S
    June 21, 2022

    star rating  fourth visit. always fun and educational for people of all ages.
    guide is always well versed in the wildlife, vegetation, waterways of the ranch as well as the history of... read more

    June 21, 2022
  • star rating  We had a wonderful time with super close animal encounters too! The tour guide was great and taught us all something!

    June 18, 2022

    star rating  Outstanding experience! It was well worth the $24 for the 90-minute tour. Very informative and the tour director was very personable.

    June 17, 2022

    star rating  Babcock ranch ECO Tour never fails to amaze and educate. We have been on this tour numerous times over the years and we learn something new each time.
    Thanks to... read more

    June 15, 2022