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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Specialty-Tours

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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  •   This was one of the most fun adventures we have had in a long time. Our guide was absolutely amazing, made us laugh and smile the whole time, and... read more

    happysmilelz
    8/06/2020

      Awesome tour! Terry was an awesome tour guide. She knew so much about the history of the ranch and old Florida. We learned so much on our tour and the... read more

    Kim2589
    8/04/2020

      Brad is great, staff is very friendly. We will be going back soon! Interesting history, and the scene is very cool.

    Fearless37170523319
    8/03/2020
  •   Rhonda was our guide. What a wonderful place to visit. I love seeing all the animals and the swamp. It was a great place and we will be back.

    tmiller51615
    8/02/2020

      The Ranch Eco Tour was Very interesting and informative. Our Guide, Brad, knew the history of the ranch, answered all questions, and made the trip fun.

    Navigator675278
    8/01/2020

      Gators (even babies), Pigs, Cows, Turkeys, Deer, Big Birds plus Amazing Southern Food at Gator Shack!! Get the Mac 'n Cheese.

    lauraburnosky
    8/01/2020
  •   The knowledge and the ability to explain all the facets of the wildlife and the history of the area. our guide, Brad, was outstanding in all areas of the tour.... read more

    Explore285772
    8/01/2020

      We live in Jacksonville and decide to take a short vacay to Cape Coral to get away during all the covid 19 craziness. It’s difficult to find things to do... read more

    alininjawaggon
    7/30/2020

      Wonderful place, fantastic tour guide, perfect excursion with the family. The food in the restaurant is very delicious! I recommend the tour and the restaurant to everyone!

    cafeedi
    7/29/2020
  •   My granddaughter and I had a lot of fun on the Eco Tour. Our tour guide was full of interesting information. This was my second visit and I will definitely... read more

    pmj42666
    7/28/2020

      We enjoyed our tour thru the swamp and fields at Babcock Ranch Preserve. Our tour guide, Brad, was great. A very nice way to get ourside and be socially... read more

    Pat G
    7/25/2020

      My family enjoyed our trip with Terry. She is very knowledgable and made the trip worthwhile. I would definitely recommend it.

    puntaresident
    6/29/2020
  •   Super fun experience for three generations! Totally recommend it. We learned a lot about florida history and eco systems!

    Lilmrs31
    6/27/2020

      Honestly, amazing! Can’t believe I’ve lived here 13 years and never went in this tour. Brad was so informative and a great guide. We will be visiting again!

    jmmccabe
    6/24/2020

      Kids had a blast ,over seeing so many Alligators and Baby Cows & Pigglets.
    Rhonda was a great tour guide! Higey recommended.

    June l
    6/24/2020