Take a Ride on the Wild Side with Babcock Wilderness Adventures

Enjoy a 90-minute  Eco-Tour through the Babcock Ranch and Telegraph Cypress Swamp. Experienced guides offer in-depth descriptions of birds, animals, plants, and the cattle and horses that are raised on the ranch. Visitors will see alligators, and many other animals living in Southwest Florida. All tours are by reservation only. 


In the tour area you'll find a museum featuring Florida history, Babcock operations, and natural history artifacts. There also are exhibits featuring a movie set used by Warner Brothers to film entitled "Just Cause" starring Sean Connery on site.


Our gift shop features items of special interest to Babcock Ranch, the Wilderness Tour and Florida wildlife. The "Country Store" is open before and after tour times.


Picnic Facilities are available year-round. You can bring your own picnic lunch or enjoy a lunch in our Gator Shack Restaurant, which is open seasonally.


Reservations & Information:
Phone: 1-800-500-5583
Fax: 1-941-637-4611
Admission Prices:
Adults: $19.95 plus 7% tax
Children (3-12): $12.95 plus 7% tax
Call for prices for groups of 20 or more.


Hours of Operation:
All tours by Reservation Only - Please call for tour times.


Reservations are REQUIRED for all tours. Handicap access - call for details.


Average Time to See Attraction:
2 and 1/2 hours




From the North:
I-75 to exit 164 to Highway 17 head North one mile to State Road 74 and go East 15 miles to State Road 31 then head South - look for Tour Entrance 6 miles on left


From the South:
I-75 to exit 143 head East on Route 78 to State Road 31 and go North 9 miles - Look for Tour Entrance on right