Everglades City
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  • Everglades National Park: Airboat Tour and Wildlife Show

    1. Everglades National Park: Airboat Tour and Wildlife Show

    Discover the Everglades National Park, the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States. It is a diverse landscape providing crucial habitats for numerous rare and endangered species. It is considered the premier location to view a variety of reptiles, including the American alligator, birds, turtles, deer, wild boars, and even the elusive Florida panther.  The swampland is often referred to as the River of Grass because it creates endless prairies of sawgrass that rise three to ten feet above the surface of the water. The sawgrass is often so dense that travel is only possible through natural water passages. The lush vegetation of the Everglades also includes mangrove, cypress, palms, pines, and hardwood hammocks (small islands).  Ride on an airboat, which is designed to operate well in shallow water and marshlands. Propelled by an aircraft-type propeller and powered by either an...

    Great value, very informative guides with wonderful sense of humor. Made it very fun.

  • Orlando: Wildlife Watching Everglades Airboat Ride

    2. Orlando: Wildlife Watching Everglades Airboat Ride

    The Central Florida Everglades are natural wonders, best explored with locals who know their backwaters. The beautiful landscape and expert guidance of your captain will make this tour a trip that you'll never forget. Guests on our Scenic Nature Tour explore narrow water trails engulfed in the brush of the Central Florida Everglades. On this tour you'll stop periodically, hoping to spot Florida's state reptile, the American Alligator, in its natural setting. Witness rare and endangered birds swooping effortlessly through the skies as the sunshine warms your body and the wind whips through your hair. Other wildlife abounds throughout the trip. This tour is perfect for groups and families looking to explore and learn about the unexpected side of Central Florida. A longer trip on our Detailed Nature Tour of 1-hour increases the number of encounters with Florida's wildlife, especially the ...

    Tour guide was amazing! Lots of personality and very funny! He was also very knowledgeable about his sh$t! I would definitely recommend this experience to any and everyone! And yes we saw a few gators as well, it was awesome And the restaurant had great food also! All around great experience

  • Everglades: Airboat Tour and Wildlife Show

    3. Everglades: Airboat Tour and Wildlife Show

    Located just 50 minutes west of Miami, head to the Everglades National Park, one of the largest national parks in the USA and the largest tropical wetlands in the world. Learn more about the 120 different species of native trees here, the 300 different species of birds, 30 species of snakes and other inhabitants including the black bear, fox, and Florida panther. Experience the highlight of the Everglades, which is seeing alligators in the wild. On this tour, you can encounter the alligators during the airboat ride as well as during the wildlife show. Florida is the only place in the world where alligators and crocodiles live side by side.

    The tour itself is excellent, and the tour guide is both funny and very informative. We didn't see any alligator or other species. Just not our luck that day.

  • Marco Island: 2-Hour Dolphin, Birding, and Shelling Tour

    4. Marco Island: 2-Hour Dolphin, Birding, and Shelling Tour

    The entire Everglades area, including the park and Islands, is teeming with wildlife, especially manatees, dolphins, and birds. Marco Island is one of the largest islands and most westerly in this area. On this 2-hour tour, enjoy the comfort of the captain's style seating. Travel deep into the area’s 10,000 islands for an interpretive tour and shelling with a certified naturalist guide. Depending on the season, you can expect to see manatees, dolphins, sea turtles, bald eagles, ospreys, herons, egrets, pelicans, alligators, rosette spoonbills and numerous species of fish and shorebirds. Not only will you be introduced to the great birding and wildlife, but you’ll also learn about the Everglades eco-systems, rich heritage, and long history. The area's wildlife moves around so each tour is different. Many species are seasonal and inhabit different areas depending on environmental cond...

    Awesome guides!! Loved seeing the dolphins, birds,and the island we shelled at was magic!! Found beautiful shells!! Highly recommend!!

  • From Miami: Everglades National Park Day Trip with Airboat Ride, Wildlife Show & Transfer

    5. From Miami: Everglades National Park Day Trip with Airboat Ride, Wildlife Show & Transfer

    Get picked up from your accommodation and journey to the beautiful Everglades. When you arrive, your day on this fascinating park really begins. Discover the diverse wildlife in the area such as birds, snakes, and bears. Encounter the fascinating wildlife and curious plants as you glide through the waters of the Everglades, an exclusive paradise for animal species. Next, enjoy an airboat ride guided by experts who will detail the amazing history of this national park. Round off the day by watching an entertaining wildlife show. With daily departures in both the morning and the afternoon, this tour is the ideal day out for the whole family.

  • Miami: Big Bus Combo — Everglades, City Tour, and Bay Cruise

    6. Miami: Big Bus Combo — Everglades, City Tour, and Bay Cruise

    Enjoy this 3-part Miami tour to make sure you catch all the must-sees of this vibrant city. From an airboat ride in the Everglades to a city tour of Miami, and a boat cruise of “Millionaire’s Row”, you’ll cover many bases on this combo tour. 

    First, you’ll discover the Florida Everglades with its rich wildlife of exotic birds, snakes, fish, and turtles. Enjoy a wildlife show with an opportunity to hold a baby alligator. Then, take an airboat ride along the “River of Grass”.

    Next, you’ll discover the city of Miami. This tour hits all the major spots such as Wynwood, Miami Beach, and the Art Deco District. See movie stars’ and millionaires’ mansions, and hear stories of love, passion, betrayal, and even murder.

    Finally, take a cruise of Biscayne Bay. This sightseeing tour takes in the Port of Miami, F...

    Overall was good. Really enjoyed the Everglades tour. Would suggest some earplugs for those with sensitive hearing. Loud when going at high speed. Transfer from bus to boat rental was a little stressful. The instructions did not mention needing printed receipt for boat tour from bus personnel first. Hurried down to make reservations and then had to come back for receipt and go back again. We were not the only ones. Bus tour nice, relaxing, nothing exciting but did see a lot of the city. Boat tour was good. Nice trip, pleasant guide. Suggest bringing drinks/snacks if doing all 3 in 1 day like we did.

  • Miami: Everglades Park Fan-Boat Tour and Animal Presentation

    7. Miami: Everglades Park Fan-Boat Tour and Animal Presentation

    Visit the Everglades, the largest national park in the USA, and discover a unique ecosystem with diverse flora and fauna. The Everglades National Park is home to more than 120 different species of trees, more than 300 species of birds, and countless snakes in the largest tropical wetlands in the world. Have the chance to see turtles, brown bears, foxes, and the Florida panther as well as numerous native tribes. The highlight of your trip is the speedy ride on an airboat. See crocodiles and alligators that only share a habitat in Florida, then learn more about these fascinating animals with an exciting animal show.

    We had a good time! It was not clear when booking that you would be on a shuttle bus with 75 other people and that you would spend 1 additional hour each way picking up and dropping off the other passengers. We booked our ticket with a transportation from our hotel. Just be sure when you book this option you know it is not a private car service to the Everglades. Other than the wasted 2 hours picking up and dropping off other passengers it was a good excursion. Thank you.

  • Everglades National Park: Sea Kayaking Tour

    8. Everglades National Park: Sea Kayaking Tour

    Explore Everglades National Park by kayak on a guided nature tour of Florida’s famous wetlands. Enjoy a tailored tour by your expert naturalist guide, who will optimize your kayak trip to ensure you get the best experience on any given day. Paddle out into the waters and through the mangroves to reach some of the most beautiful and remote areas, and encounter a wide variety of wildlife. Let your guide’s commentary highlight the best of the wildlife in front of you on your kayaking adventure. Keep your eyes peeled for manatees, dolphins, sea turtles, or maybe some bald eagles, ospreys, herons, egrets, and roseate spoonbills, to name just a few.

  • Everglades National Park: Private 2.5-Hour Photo Safari

    9. Everglades National Park: Private 2.5-Hour Photo Safari

    The entire Everglades area, including Everglades National Park, is a wonderful place for birding. With over 300 species of birds throughout the year, it is the only park that was established for its biological and ecological considerations rather than its geological features. However, most of the 1.5 million acres in the park are flooded, and essentially out of reach for the average birder and photographer. This tour provides you with the opportunity to take your equipment to these areas; this experience is only for 1 or 2 participants, and there is plenty of room to take your tripods. Maximize your photo shooting opportunities on this 2.5-hour private experience. On other tours, your guide must balance the needs and desires of all aboard, but with this private tour, you are the focus. If you need to reposition for lighting, wait until a particular subject is where you want them to be,...

    Don, my guide was a great tour leader. Took me to truly spectacularly areas filled with wonderful wildlife. His natural history knowledge made the trip a success in that he knew where to find the birds and how to approach them without scaring them away allowing me to get some amazing wildlife photos. It was the best part of my time in the Everglades area

  • Everglades National Park: Bird and Wildlife Photography Tour

    10. Everglades National Park: Bird and Wildlife Photography Tour

    Discover one of the best areas for birdwatching in the US on a guided boat tour of Everglades National Park, ideal for photographers and wildlife enthusiasts. Catch your leisurely boat ride through the 10,000-island ecosystem for special photo opportunities of birds and other wildlife in their natural habitat. Discover parts of the park that are less visited with your guide. Listen to your expert guide’s commentary as they point out a plethora of birds and wildlife, from saltwater animals — such as dolphins, sea turtles, manatees — to birds such as bald eagles, great blue herons, roseate spoonbills, shore birds, osprey, ibis, tricolored herons, and snowy egrets.

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What people are saying about Everglades City

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 1,836 reviews

Dan was a great tour guide. We saw several dolphins, a manatee, and lots of birds. Dan explained the ecosystem of the area and new all the mangroves and his way around and through them like the expert he was. I highly recommend this tour.

The boat ride was great, as was our guide, Dan. The wildlife sow with Tom was very informative and funny. Clean place, great customer service, would highly recommend.

The tour was so fun! We got to see some alligators on the water! It's a very scenic and relaxing ride!

Great value, very informative guides with wonderful sense of humor. Made it very fun.

The guide was very informative and knew the area!!