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Tours in the Glades

20 SW 2nd Ave, Florida City, FL 33034-4928
+1 305-248-8458
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Fantastic experience

I happened to stumble across the Tours in the Glades website a couple of days before our trip to... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2012
elko1
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Reno, NV
The park, tour and guide were all amazing!

BE PREPARED: This tour is the real thing. You will be getting wet and dirty and coming in close... read more

Reviewed 29 February 2012
Mark G
,
Miami, Florida
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We like to say that Everglades City may have the name but we have everything else! Located in Florida City just 10 miles from the main entrance of the Everglades National Park. Tours in the Glades offers Guided Everglades Tours of all kinds. Full Day Tours, Morning Tours, Afternoon Tours and Night Walks. Sightseeing, Paddling with canoes or kayaks. Wet Walks or "Slough Slogs" as the locals say in the Cypress Domes. Alligator Watching, Bird watching and more.We also offer canoe rentals and all the info for a self guided tour. The national park service chose the East Coast for the main entrance for its unique opportunity to see 9 eco-systems in one day. We have 7 canoe trails from marine estuaries in Florida Bay to old moonshiner trails in the red mangrove. 6 biking trails through the Rock Pineland, Dwarf Cypress and sloughs and coastal marsh prairies. Hiking trails and easy boardwalks, overlooks and paved trails make a great day for all types of adventurers!
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20 SW 2nd Ave, Florida City, FL 33034-4928
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+1 305-248-8458
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Reviewed 5 March 2012

I happened to stumble across the Tours in the Glades website a couple of days before our trip to South Florida. I always wanted to visit the Everglades but if I had not taken the tour, I would have been pretty disappointed because unless you...More

2  Thank elko1
Reviewed 29 February 2012

BE PREPARED: This tour is the real thing. You will be getting wet and dirty and coming in close proximity to alligators and possibly crocodiles and snakes..... and it is AWESOME! My girlfriend and I did the afternoon wet walk & kayak tour and we...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 25 February 2012

My wife and I very recently took this tour as it was offered through the hostel we were staying in at the time. The tour now places among our favourite travel experiences. Our guide was Sean who was equal parts hilarious and very well reasearched/informed...More

1  Thank davidscarb
Reviewed 25 February 2012

Our tour started at the Everglades Hostel at about 8:00 AM. It is a flash from the 60's, hippy culture. Waterfall pool, hooka cabana, hammocks everywhere, outdoor eatting and camping tents everywhere. Everyone was so nice, and made you feel like you were a member...More

1  Thank wanttotravel12
Reviewed 14 December 2011

Though i wrote a review on the hostel which was similar I wished to air opinion here also to warn others. A chatty tour guide could be welcomed if they were telling interesting facts, JIll the guide did nothing but talk about her life and...More

21  Thank bethany p
Reviewed 26 November 2011

While we have been to the Everglades before, this was incredibly special! My son (10) was old enough to finally experience a full day inthe wild!!! What a treat for all of us, but especially him. The tour guide was so knowledgeable - he answered...More

2  Thank girlheartstravel
Reviewed 18 May 2011

This tour was completely miss sold to me and my wife, we had planned a visit to the everglades for years, we were told on the phone that it may be dry but there would be alot to do and the guide would show us...More

19  Thank smaschin
SloughSlog, Manager at Tours in the Glades, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2011

It is truly disappointing to plan for so many years to come to the Everglades and have it be in a historic drought. Our guide was run down from the season and the extremely challenging conditions the drought brought on. He has gone home for...More

Reviewed 18 April 2011

If you want to be literally up to your derriere in alligators, this is the trip for you. I'm certain that the alligator chose to give our kayak a good thump because he could sense my fear. This was definitely a "What was I thinking?"...More

8  Thank Burmisgal
EvergladesHostel, Manager at Tours in the Glades, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2011

Hello Burmisgal!, Thank you for your review of Tours in the Glades. We passed it on to our guide Graham and he is grateful for your feedback. He had no idea he came off so unsympathetic to your fear. He loves his job and sharing...More

Reviewed 13 February 2011

My friend and I took the night tour with the company, and had an amazing experience. Our guide was very friendly and laid back but professional at the same time. We found out many interesting details about the park and the area and got a...More

2  Thank Natalia D
Reviewed 7 February 2011

Being 6 months pregnant hasn't stopped me from seeking out adventure, but with that said it has imposed certain limitations. I wasn't sure I would be up for the various tours offered by "Tours in the Glades" but I took in 2 different tours (The...More

1  Thank adventuretraveller40
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