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Overview
Avoid the crowds that flock to the Florida Everglades on a small-group wildlife tour limited to six people. Your captain helps you spot alligators, birds, and snakes as you sail through the River of Grass, and provides commentary for an informative wildlife spotting experience. Plus, choose between two tour lengths, so you can find what fits best with your schedule.
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ValuJet Flight 592 Memorial
US-41, Miami, FL 33194, USAFrom Fl Turnpike: Take exit 25A US 41/SW 8th St/Tamiami Trail and head West. Continue on US 41 for 5 miles. This will take you directly to the intersection of HWY 41 and HWY 997. You will see the Pilot Gas station on the left and ahead to your right you will see the Miccosukee Gaming Casino. Continue westbound for 12 miles. Within these 12 miles you will pass all the airboat parks on your left hand side and run along the canal on your right hand side. When you hit "Everglades Safari Park” (Address: 26700 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33194) you are 2.8 miles away from your right hand turn off. You will notice the road will make a huge right bend. That is Little C and you will notice the water management locking system. Our host will meet you there and drive back the dirt road about 1/4 mile to the launch. NO RESTROOMS in this area. From West Coast: Take HWY 41 East bound. When you hit “Shark Valley Visitors Center” (Address 36000 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33194) you are 5.9 miles away from your left hand turn off. Our host will meet you there and drive back the road about 1/4 mile to the launch.
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You'll end at
ValuJet Flight 592 Memorial
US-41, Miami, FL 33194, USAFrom Fl Turnpike: Take exit 25A US 41/SW 8th St/Tamiami Trail and head West. Continue on US 41 for 5 miles. This will take you directly to the intersection of HWY 41 and HWY 997. You will see the Pilot Gas station on the left and ahead to your right you will see the Miccosukee Gaming Casino. Continue westbound for 12 miles. Within these 12 miles you will pass all the airboat parks on your left hand side and run along the canal on your right hand side. When you hit "Everglades Safari Park” (Address: 26700 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33194) you are 2.8 miles away from your right hand turn off. You will notice the road will make a huge right bend. That is Little C and you will notice the water management locking system. Our host will meet you there and drive back the dirt road about 1/4 mile to the launch. NO RESTROOMS in this area. From West Coast: Take HWY 41 East bound. When you hit “Shark Valley Visitors Center” (Address 36000 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33194) you are 5.9 miles away from your left hand turn off. Our host will meet you there and drive back the road about 1/4 mile to the launch.
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Highlights
  • Skip the overcrowded Everglade tours in lieu of a small-group experience
  • Guided commentary creates an educational trip
  • Chance of seeing alligators and pythons in a safe environment 
  • Small-group tour limited to six people provides an intimate day
What to Expect
Make your way to the ValuJet Flight 592 Memorial outside of Miami to meet your guide and small group. Hop on board an airboat and begin to glide through the Florida Everglades’ region known as the River of Grass in Big Cypress National Preserve and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area. Look out for Florida alligators, and ball pythons as you go. Your guide knows the best places to spot the wildlife you came to see. Plus, commentary throughout the tour keeps you well informed on the plants and animals as you pass. This Florida Everglades tour concludes at the original departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
ValuJet Flight 592 Memorial, US-41, Miami, FL 33194, USA
Duration
1h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Economy airboat tour
  • Local guide
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Confirmation subject to availability
  • Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • Children 3 years and under are complimentary and considered lap children.
  • There are no buildings, gift shops or restrooms- this is a pure Everglades tour. It is strictly a conservation and preservation minded tour.
  • Total weight limit is 1100lbs (500kg / 78.5 st)
  • There is a maximum of 6 passengers per boat
  • Please advise your preferred tour time in the Special Requirements.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Samantha L wrote a review Mar 2020
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Definitely worth it!!!! A very knowledgeable guide showed us around the Everglades and we were able to experience nature in a fun and environmentally way!
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Cindy Q wrote a review Mar 2020
Enterprise, United States15 contributions2 helpful votes
We thoroughly enjoyed the airboat tour through the Everglades, the guides were great. We were able to view alligators, different kinds of birds, learn about the plants, and the scenery was BEAUTIFUL! We had never been on an airboat before and this was an exciting, relaxing,
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Date of experience: March 2020
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SMBROD wrote a review Mar 2020
Pickering, Canada3 contributions
Our family with 15, 13 and 7 year old children had a great trip with Lorenzo today. We loved learning about the Everglades and the animals that live in it. We got to see alligators, turtles, and different birds. Lorenzo is extremely knowledgeable and friendly. It was nice to
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Date of experience: March 2020
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AurorasEnvy wrote a review Mar 2020
Wisconsin745 contributions68 helpful votes
Went on an Everglades airboat ride with captain Lorenzo, and it was one of the highlights of our trip! Had a fabulous time, and learned so much about the Everglades and animals & plants that inhabit that. Would highly recommend!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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John F wrote a review Mar 2020
Nottingham, Maryland10 contributions4 helpful votes
We took the 1 hour excursion. The guides were very knowledgeable and friendly. Learned a lot about the Everglades. Would do it again.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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By: Everglades Nature Tours
paul n
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Trip of a life time.
We did not have reservations for a private tour but decided to stop on way to the Keys from Miami. The people
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Robinwood1993
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When only the best personal trip will do...
Outstanding tour for 4 of us. Personalized just for us. Our Captain was very knowledgable of all the area and whe
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gcanders
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Great trip with a knowledgeable guide
Had a great experience with ENT, booked a private 1.5 hour tour for myself and 3 friends and it was worth the extra
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Myckel G
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Excellent Time In The Everglades
My husband and I set out to look for the best private tour and we found gold. Our Captain was Lorenzo who held a w
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Bob_14580
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Great Tour
We did the 1 hour tour. Captain Ozzie was very informative and provided a great tour. We saw beautiful scenery an
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JudeAHan
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Worth the time and cost
I had previously taken an air-boat ride and I feel that it is one of those things that EVERYONE should experience o
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Adventurer587993
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walked in the area of the cypress trees
My husband and I enjoyed our 2 hour walk in the water through the cypress trees. You get a little wet possibly up t
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lisadZ9248TD
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Great Everglades tour!!
If you like personal service and small group tours this is defiantly the tour to book. Very personal service and th
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Dommelmans
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Great experience with a perfect tour guide
We had a very nice private tour (1 hour) with the four of us. The captain was born and raised in the Everglades and
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Jamaal111
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Excellent tour
Our family thoroughly enjoyed this fun and informative tour of the Everglades. The reservation process and communic
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sharonsO8117OH
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Excellent nature day!
My family and I took a private tour with Captain Ozzy in 3/4/20. We had a wonderful experience, just the airboat ri
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srinivasan c
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Our one day visit Everglades Airboat Private Nature and History Tour
We purchase the ticket from my hotel tourist desk,Little long drive to reach the national park. Rely the water ways
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LindaLangin
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Great guide and excursion, difficult process
I took the 1.5 hour ride with Lorenzo as the guide. He is very knowledgeable and found an alligator that came close
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Cheryl R
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Great environmental & fun tour in every way!
Outstanding & very knowledgeable guide. It was chilly & windy for Florida that morning & the company was very conce
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RCBC20
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Excellent and informative tour
This is a semi private company but we found it to be well run and organised. Our young pilot/driver was very inform
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  • Duration: 1h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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