Everglades National Park
Everglades National Park
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  • Debra M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Trip!!!!
    Was told the encounters were excellent. I was not disappointed!! We got to see gators, snakes, even a bearded dragon. My family had such a great time. Victor was so patient with my kids and the pictures are a true keepsake. My kids were not the simplest to work with, but Vincent took the time to make them feel not only comfortable, but special. Thanks so much Vincent!!!
    Visited August 2023
    Written August 12, 2023
  • wisewonderer1223
    Bristol, United Kingdom490 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Loved spotting the gators!
    We drove up from The Keys through the everglades to our last holiday rental villa at Cape Coral for the last 10 days of our 3 week holiday. There are many different habitats with different wildlife..of course the alligators are never far! Just lovely.
    Visited June 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written September 9, 2023
  • Greg G
    Austin, Texas504 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very interesting Everglades experience
    This is a good 1-2 day adventure. We did an air boat ride on the morning and then visited the Ernest F Coe visitors center, the Flamingo visitors center and walked Anhingas and Gumbo Limbo trail at Royal Palm. Mohagany hammock also a good stroll.
    Visited October 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written October 26, 2023
  • Aaron G
    Los Angeles, California345 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Go, but the iconic Everglades imagery you see on TV & online is actually in Big Cypruss National Preserve to the north
    Make no mistake: The Everglades are amazing. But if you go, you'll see that the Everglades themselves extend well outside of Everglades National Park. While it's great that so much of the Everglades are federally protected, we found that the really amazing stuff - the airboat tours, the mangrove tunnels, the wildlife, was actually in the Big Cypruss National Preserve to the north of the national park. The National Park itself is fine, especially if you have kids, but there was nothing we saw on the tram tour that we didn't see on the much more extensive airboat and kayak tours we took up in Big Cypruss Preserve.
    Visited February 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written February 18, 2024
  • Faune Cavins Schmeelk
    Albuquerque, New Mexico11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Magnificent Beauty
    Even more beautiful than I could have imagined. It is not a worthless swamp land by any means! The water is clear, birds such as the Purple Gallinule, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Great Blue Heron, Osprey and Snail Kite are all here. There are also Manatees, alligators and crocodiles. The trails are pretty short (one mile or less), but are all unique.
    Visited February 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written March 6, 2024
  • Melissacof
    Hertford, North Carolina28 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing ecosystems!
    To appreciate this National Park, you have to have an understanding about the incredible ecosystems in the Everglades. Do some reading ahead of your visit, and make sure to avail yourself of the park rangers and naturalists for interesting and informative experiences. The Shark Valley tram tour and Flamingo Adventures boat tour were both excellent.
    Visited April 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written April 13, 2024
  • lmorgan138
    Dayton, Ohio401 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very Nice Drive
    I had been through the top of the Everglades years ago. This time I went down to the southern part of the park all the way to the Flamingo Visitor Center. We didn't really see any alligators but we did get an entertaining show of the pelicans swooping into the bay trying to catch fish. We also saw beautiful birds on some of the lakes. It was a nice drive down. Chalk another national park off my list!
    Visited March 2024
    Traveled with family
    Written April 16, 2024
  • JDSoui
    Tampa, Florida6,597 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Scenery and Wildlife All Around
    Had an enjoyable day at the park with scenic views. The drive in from the west (from Naples) at sunrise on highway 41 was amazing. The highway runs on the north side of the park offering a great view while driving. There are various locations to hike and stop if one desires. There are walks to view different parts of the park with wonderful views. There was wildlife on the side of the road from turtles to alligators. At different stops there were Osprey and different types of flamingos. Overall a fabulous time at the park and will plan on visiting again.
    Visited April 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written April 23, 2024
  • Chris L
    451 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great National Park Experience
    This is another great national park and a great way to escape the city life of Miami if in Florida. It is just a short drive from the city but you will feel like you are in a whole different world. It is peaceful and quiet with plenty of wildlife and wetlands to see. They have a great visitor center with very helpful rangers.
    Visited April 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written June 13, 2024
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Chris L
451 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
This is another great national park and a great way to escape the city life of Miami if in Florida. It is just a short drive from the city but you will feel like you are in a whole different world. It is peaceful and quiet with plenty of wildlife and wetlands to see. They have a great visitor center with very helpful rangers.
Written June 13, 2024
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JDSoui
Tampa, FL6,597 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Had an enjoyable day at the park with scenic views. The drive in from the west (from Naples) at sunrise on highway 41 was amazing. The highway runs on the north side of the park offering a great view while driving.

There are various locations to hike and stop if one desires. There are walks to view different parts of the park with wonderful views. There was wildlife on the side of the road from turtles to alligators. At different stops there were Osprey and different types of flamingos.

Overall a fabulous time at the park and will plan on visiting again.
Written April 23, 2024
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lmorgan138
Dayton, OH401 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
I had been through the top of the Everglades years ago. This time I went down to the southern part of the park all the way to the Flamingo Visitor Center. We didn't really see any alligators but we did get an entertaining show of the pelicans swooping into the bay trying to catch fish. We also saw beautiful birds on some of the lakes. It was a nice drive down. Chalk another national park off my list!
Written April 16, 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Melissacof
Hertford, NC28 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
To appreciate this National Park, you have to have an understanding about the incredible ecosystems in the Everglades. Do some reading ahead of your visit, and make sure to avail yourself of the park rangers and naturalists for interesting and informative experiences. The Shark Valley tram tour and Flamingo Adventures boat tour were both excellent.
Written April 13, 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Faune Cavins Schmeelk
Albuquerque, NM11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Even more beautiful than I could have imagined. It is not a worthless swamp land by any means! The water is clear, birds such as the Purple Gallinule, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Great Blue Heron, Osprey and Snail Kite are all here. There are also Manatees, alligators and crocodiles. The trails are pretty short (one mile or less), but are all unique.
Written March 6, 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Aaron G
Los Angeles, CA345 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Make no mistake: The Everglades are amazing. But if you go, you'll see that the Everglades themselves extend well outside of Everglades National Park. While it's great that so much of the Everglades are federally protected, we found that the really amazing stuff - the airboat tours, the mangrove tunnels, the wildlife, was actually in the Big Cypruss National Preserve to the north of the national park.

The National Park itself is fine, especially if you have kids, but there was nothing we saw on the tram tour that we didn't see on the much more extensive airboat and kayak tours we took up in Big Cypruss Preserve.
Written February 19, 2024
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Simon W
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
I did the animal encounter Awesome time with my wife and son. Held an alligator, python, bearded dragon, and got great pictures too! Matt is the real MVP 🙌
Written November 6, 2023
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Greg G
Austin, TX504 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
This is a good 1-2 day adventure. We did an air boat ride on the morning and then visited the Ernest F Coe visitors center, the Flamingo visitors center and walked Anhingas and Gumbo Limbo trail at Royal Palm. Mohagany hammock also a good stroll.
Written October 26, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Noemi E
2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023 • Couples
Airboat was ok, animals live in a huge place, BUT THEN they made a show where they keep alligators in a small place and the guy annoy (HE USE THIS WORD) them just for show, next stop was an HORRIBLE LAGER ZOO where they keep animals in WAY TOO SMALL CAGES, some of them have barely space to move
If we know they keep this poor animals in this condition we would never come

DON'T COME

EVERGLADES HOLIDAY PARK FREE YOUR ANIMALS
Written September 25, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

wisewonderer1223
Bristol, UK490 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
We drove up from The Keys through the everglades to our last holiday rental villa at Cape Coral for the last 10 days of our 3 week holiday. There are many different habitats with different wildlife..of course the alligators are never far! Just lovely.
Written September 9, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

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