Only minutes from our Lecanto-Inverness hotel is Tom & Jerry’s Airboat Rides, a premier outdoor tour that will show your family the wild side of Central Florida. Based on Lake Panasoffkee, Tom & Jerry’s offers fun, education, and a chance at some amazing vacation photos. Tom & Jerry’s Airboat Rides is a top attraction in Citrus County. They are ranked #1 attraction on Lake Panasoffee with a 4.5 star rating on TripAdvisor.
Tom & Jerry’s Airboat Rides explore the 4,460 acres of Lake Panasoffkee as well swamplands adjacent to the lake. In this beautiful environment you will encounter alligators, turtles, eagles, herons, kingfishers, anhingas, hawks, and lots of fish. At the main building, before and after your airboat tour, you will also see wild hogs and alligators and even get to hold a baby gator! For the brave of heart, there is also a restaurant stop on the tour where you can try alligator tail or frog legs.
Tom & Jerry airboats and captains are certified by the U.S. Coast Guard and will ensure the safety and security of your family while you enjoy the whipping waves and wind, the scary gators, and the thrill and excitement. These skilled guides will also tell you stories about the area and teach you about the wildlife that you will encounter.
Tours last one hour and run seven days a week, They depart from the KOA boat dock on Lake Panasoffkee. Prices vary from adults to children and for private tours, however, all tours are $1o less if your purchase them in advance online. Please VISIT THEIR WEBSITE for more information.
By Becky Schaff