Myakka Wildlife Tours

13208 SR 72
Sarasota, FL 34241- Map It
Phone: (941) 365-0100

AAA Editor Notes

Myakka Wildlife Tours, 9 mi. e. of I-75 exit 205 via SR 72, offers narrated tram tours through the wildlife habitats in Myakka River State Park. Narrated airboat cruises on Upper Myakka Lake interpret the ecology of the lake and offer views of the animals. Binoculars are recommended. Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted.
Fare for each tour $14.98; $7.49 (ages 6-12). Apply for boarding pass upon arrival. Park entrance $6 (per private vehicle with two to eight people); $4 (motorcyclists or single-occupant private vehicle); $2 (per person arriving by bicycle or on foot).
Hours: Tram tours daily at 1 and 2:30, Dec. 16-May 31. Airboat cruises daily at 10, 11:30 and 1 (also at 2:30, Dec. 16-May 31). Allow 1 hour minimum.