Nature-lovers listen up! There are many ways to explore the outdoors of Fort Wayne, whether that's venturing off on your own through Visit Fort Wayne's Outdoor or Public Art Trail Pass, biking the trails with a rental from Fort Wayne Outfitters, or touring the rivers with a specialized boat tour! For a fair-priced 40-minute tour, look for no further than Airboat 1!

Tour the Fort with Airboat 1!

What You'll See

As of 2023, Airboat's run consists of a departing location from Guldlin Park's Public Access Ramp and the tour will be finished at Foster Park.

Guldlin Park can be found at Van Buren Street and Michaels Avenue. It is located along the St. Mary's River. Guldlin Park housed the first fort in 1722, Fort Miamis. It was also the location of Fort Wayne's first playground. To learn more about Guldlin Park, visit

Foster Park is located at 3900 Old Mill Road. It was donated to Fort Wayne in 1912 and was expanded multiple times. The park includes pavilions, a golf, tennis, and pickleball court, playgrounds, and more! To learn more about Foster Park, click here

With an Airboat ride, you'll cruise through the beautiful St. Mary's River, which stretches from Ohio to Indiana and leads to the St. Joseph and Maumee Rivers. 

Foster ParkHow to Book a Tour

Ready to relax while you tour Fort Wayne? Call Mike Gasdorf at (260) 417-3249. Mike leads the Airboat tours and loves to teach people all about Fort Wayne's rivers! There are no set times for the tours, just call the number above and pick a time that works for you and everyone else in your party!

Runs are roughly 40-minutes. All ages are welcome. $45 per person and $35 for kids 13 and under. Call today to set up your time!