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Shark Valley Tram Tours

#14 of 208 Tours in Miami
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Neighbourhood: Allapattah
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Address: 36000 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33194
Phone Number: +1 305-221-8455
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Shark Valley Everglades Guided Tram Tour
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We enjoyed this tram tour! Frank was our guide and he was very knowledgeable. It was fun to listen to him as you could tell he really enjoys his job and loves the Everglades. We... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Jessica F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed this tram tour! Frank was our guide and he was very knowledgeable. It was fun to listen to him as you could tell he really enjoys his job and loves the Everglades. We really felt we learned a lot about the biodiversity of the Everglades, the plant life as well as the animals. Isis was our driver and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to do this tour as a different way to see more of the Everglades. The guide was interesting and the driver was a great spotter, stopping each time for all to get a look or photo. We had the right amount of time at the Tower and then more information and spotting animals on the way back. A... More 

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Chokoloskee, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful section of the park .Lots of diversities in plants and animals from the Western Everglades national park in Everglades City. The tram ride is awesome , unless you are very energetic then ride the bikes! Maryam S. is spot on! Enjoy the Everglades National Park and don't forget Everglades City which is the Western Entrance to the park. Go... More 

Thank Katcando911
Bay Harbor Islands, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tram tours were very educational and everyone learned something new. We had 2 small children who loves to look at all the alligators and crocodiles along the road. I highly recommend this place!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Shark Valley is part of the Everglades National Park. It is a beautiful park and a must see for visitors of Miami. It is a geological depression at the head of the Shark River Slough in far western Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. It has a tram tour which will take you around the park with a narrator who will... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took the Shark Valley Tram Tour in 2011 and enjoyed it immensely. We had a very informative guide and went late in the day so that there we lots of animal and bird sightings. I was traveling that way with my son last week and decided to do the tram ride with him but it was... More 

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Irthlingborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Informative guide and observant driver combined to make this a very interesting experience. Alligators were not uncommon despite it being early afternoon in the heat of the day, and other flora and fauna were identified by the crew. Saw some brave souls cycling and even walking the trail, but the trolley is much better and easier.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Takes 2 hours, including stop at observation tower. Saw a variety of birds, and several alligators, including two on road. Informative guide. Worth booking ahead. Also need to pay $25 park fee. Take some water on ride as it is hot!

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The Everglades are a wondrous place and this tram tour gives you a glimpse, often a fleeting glimpse, of the area. We saw about 6 types of birds mostly ones we had seen along the road.... mostly quick peaks from a distance. Many interesting things were visible to the 2 people on the side of the trams of the sighting... More 

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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Walking the 15 mile round trip path to the observation tour deep into Shark Valley is possible and we have done it, but the tram ride lets you have a relaxing ride and really concentrate on the wildlife hidden away in the vegetation. Contrary to some of the previous visitors, we experienced a very knowledgeable guide who admitted that he... More 

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