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Capt. Sterling's Everglades Tour

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Mile Marker 104, Bayside, Key Largo, FL 33037-2645
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Great 2-hour tour of the saltwater portion of the Everglades

I planned a day trip to Key Largo from South Florida and found this tour on TA. It was a well-spent... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kenneth C
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Great tour on the way to Key West

I had made reservations prior to coming here. When we got there we were the only 2 people on board... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
jmcgough68
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Buffalo, NY
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“eco system” (28 reviews)
“pontoon boat” (27 reviews)
“mangrove trees” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Mile Marker 104, Bayside, Key Largo, FL 33037-2645
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Reviews (386)

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"eco system"
in 28 reviews
"pontoon boat"
in 27 reviews
"mangrove trees"
in 18 reviews
"manatees and dolphins"
in 9 reviews
"learned a great deal"
in 7 reviews
"two hours"
in 17 reviews
"his knowledge"
in 12 reviews
"local history"
in 4 reviews
"great trip"
in 20 reviews
"bird life"
in 6 reviews
"his passion"
in 4 reviews
"wonderful afternoon"
in 4 reviews
"interesting information"
in 4 reviews
"salt water"
in 10 reviews
"comfortable boat"
in 4 reviews
"key largo area"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful birds"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I planned a day trip to Key Largo from South Florida and found this tour on TA. It was a well-spent two hours. Captain Tony was very informative throughout the trip for our boat of five tourists and kept the tour moving along at a...More

1  Thank Kenneth C
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had made reservations prior to coming here. When we got there we were the only 2 people on board for the tour. Captain Tony was very informative about the area and kept in entertaining throughout the tour. It is not a swamp tour like...More

2  Thank jmcgough68
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Reviewed 1 week ago

5 of us went on this tour last week with Captain Dave and had a great morning visiting the beautiful mangroves and canals and learning about the eco systems of the Everglades. We learned some vital information about the fascinating Everglades and the cherry on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are a family of 4 from UK. We spent a wonderful 2 hours on a pontoon boat with Capt Tony. From the minute we got on the boat (max 6 people and we had it to ourselves with Capt Tony!) the adventure started -...More

1  Thank debstjones
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unlike some past dissatisfied reviewers (Few in number), we knew that wildlife sightings can't be guaranteed. We were also clearly advised of that by Capt. Larry. Despite this, we saw egrets, frigate birds, gulls, manatees, wild dolphins, iguanas and more. We also got to see...More

1  Thank HowlnBubba
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time to the keys! We saw numerous brochures for Everglades tours on air boats. This tour is on a pontoon boat and very relaxing! Captain Dave is an absolute expert on the entire area! Learned so much about key largo and all the keys...More

Thank Adam L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been coming to the Keys for nearly 50 years. Our family of 6 [2 seniors, 2 adults and 2 teenagers) joined with Capt David. What a knowledgeable person as to the Keys, the geology, the wildlife and the mangroves. A delightful and educational time. Wear...More

Thank John B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the guy you want as your tour guide. Incredibly knowledgeable and forthright. It was absolutely fascinating. Got to see a manatee!! Ask Capt Dave about his volunteer work. I hope it inspires you in some way to ask yourself how you can be...More

Thank Cheesehead608
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Capt Tony made a lot of efforts to make us discover the bay side of Key Largo. It was very instructive and covered different themes: mangrove, wild life (we were lucky to see a manatee), geology, as well as some local stories. Was definitely worth...More

1  Thank Benoit A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been on several Everglades adventures but found this one unique. We learned much more about the salt water eco system and had a great time with capt Dave. The mangoes are beautiful and mysterious and adventurous all at the same time. Enjoyed watching...More

1  Thank Gran7
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ChiChiPorFavor
3 February 2018|
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Response from Sharolyn L | Reviewed this property |
Their phone number is: 1-305-853-5161. I paid $59.00 for my ticket for the Everglades & Florida Bay Ecology Tour on January 29.
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Jackie F
31 January 2018|
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Response from Shannon W | Reviewed this property |
It was 60 for my boyfriend and I, and yes they only take out a small number of people at a time. We tipped our captain as well!!
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