Book an airboat ride or airboat tour. an airboat ride is an exhilarating experience! we have had riders who just wanted a bucket-list experience, a celebration reward for an accomplishment, a nature tour, a birthday gift, or any other reason for signing up.. 19.5 x 8.5′ enclosed airboat. engine: 502 ramjet chev 8 cylinder big block hp: 502 fuel injected; drive: century ch#3 2:1 600 hp rated; propeller: sensenich composite 3 blade. An airboat quota permit is a type of limited entry permit that is required in order to participate in the general gun vehicle season on everglades and francis s. taylor wildlife management areas. click "application worksheet" at the bottom of this page for specific wildlife management areas and.