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Everglades National Park Boat Tours

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Address: 815 Oyster Bar Lane, SR 29, Everglades City, FL 34139
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Tour with the Aligarors!!!

For the first time touched Aligaror and Snakes in reality! The guy Luke who was doing the shows was amazing! Had loads of fun in the boat tour! Must visit!!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Anainya M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

For the first time touched Aligaror and Snakes in reality! The guy Luke who was doing the shows was amazing! Had loads of fun in the boat tour! Must visit!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We took both the 10,000 Islands tour (January 2017) and the Mangrove tour the following month. Not only were the boat rides enjoyable, but we also learned a great deal about the history and wildlife as well as saw a variety of animal inhabitants. The tour guides were very knowledgable. Between the two tours, we saw dolphins, several bird species,... More 

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Naples, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We thought this tour was going to be lead by a representative of the Everglades National Park. IT WAS NOT! This trip is a privately run tour, using the name of the Everglades National Park. We took the Mangrove tour with Captain Bill. He started our trip with a chip on his shoulder, he was verbally abusive and was only... More 

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Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The 10,000 Island Boat Tour did not disappoint. The captain and first mate shared lots of information about the park the history of the area. During the 1 1/2 hour tour we saw many different types of birds, looked for manatees and learned about the ecology and geography of the Everglades. But the dolphins were the stars of the show.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The fact that the tour guide, Daniel, took an interest in our 11 year old granddaughter, the only child on three trip, saved the cruise for her, but not for use. We got to see one dolphin, no manatees or sharks, and a few birds that we have seen elsewhere along the Gulf. That being said, it was a beautify... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the Mangrove tour through the Everglades National Park welcome center near Everglades City with our son and daughter-in-law. We saw dolphin, alligator, manatee, raccoon, and many other birds. Our guide took the time to let us view the wildlife completely. This cruise goes right into the national park mangrove swamps where local airboat cruises can't go. It is... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened to stop here just as a tour boat was about to leave so we grabbed our lunch from the cooler, bought tickets, and hopped aboard. The tour was great. Both guides on the modern comfortable boat were very knowledgeable about the area and gave much information on history, flora, and fauna. And, the price was about 1/2 of... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went on the ocean boat tour and were very disappointed. However, our disappointment wasn't due to the fact that none of dolphins, sharks, or sting rays graced us with their appearance. It was due to the lackadaisical manner of the naturalist who didn't seem to care about giving us facts and a friendly manner. We subsequently... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We purchased our tickets in advance which is recommended during peak season and the boat captain came up to greet us at the appropriate time. Just a short walk to the boat. Wear hat, sun glasses, and sun screen. We took bottled water with us none is provided. Everglades were not what I had imagined. We saw numerous species of... More 

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was worth the money. We tried an airboat tour elsewhere, and were disappointed, This tour made up for it. The tour guides were friendly and knowledgeable. We got to see a lot of wildlife. The dolphins put on quite a show for us.

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