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Address: 36000 SW 8th Street. Miami, FL, Everglades National Park, FL 33194
Phone Number: 305-242-7770
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: Located in the Everglades, this trail is a great way to explore the...
Located in the Everglades, this trail is a great way to explore the Florida landscape.
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Shark Valley

Tram tours are recomm ended, A road that loops along the sawgrass prairie of Everglades National Park provides a scenic 1.5 mile route for trams, bicycles, and hiking. This time... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Tram tours are recomm ended, A road that loops along the sawgrass prairie of Everglades National Park provides a scenic 1.5 mile route for trams, bicycles, and hiking. This time of year you can see alligators, turtles, lots of different birds, deer, and other wildlife. An elevated observation deck with a walking ramp. The Tram tours have a naturalist that... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We only had one day in the Everglades and were keen to make the most of it. Shark Valley was perfect. We took the tram tour, having booked in advance. The guide was witty and informative. We made frequent unscheduled stops to look at wildlife on the way. We saw several alligators, including two babies; lots of bird life including... More 

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Tadley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We took the Shark Valley tram and had a very enjoyable tour. Given the time of year, not much in the way of wildlife, but we did see the obligatory alligators. I enjoyed the journey out, but returning I was in full sun, and very hot and dusty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Lots of sights, birds and gators! If you're in shape, I would really recommend to rent a bike and do the tour on your own pace. Plan at least 2 hours (bare minimum) and note that the bikes need to be back by 5pm.

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Miami, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We went to Shark Valley to ride bikes. It was June so it was very hot, but there was a lot of wind in most areas of the trail. We walked up to the observation tower and saw some alligators and turtles. We also saw some alligators while riding on the trail. We had a good time. We did not... More 

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Fenton, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We had to cut our bike ride short due to rain but it is a great way to see the Everglades "river of grass". We appreciated the access to cold drinks and the bike rental on site.

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Sioux City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We took the tram tour to Shark Valley and had and excellent driver and guide. The driver spotted various birds and alligators and our guide would describe them. We learned a lot about the Everglades on this tour. We stepped about 20 ft. off the sidewalk and saw a large alligator up close and personal. We also saw alligators from... More 

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La Verne, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My husband and I went on to the Shark Valley Area to take the tram tour. Please note, that at this particular location, the tram is not the only way to see the sights. Bicycle rental is also available as well as walking which I don’t advise since the whole loop would probably take a whole day. No matter when... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Such a great tour of the Everglades -seeing lots of wildlife including alligators. Tammy is a fantastic tour guide and brings the place up life, she is very informative and funny :) We got to see the alligators up close and get a great overview of the plants and animals. This is a must ! 5******

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We went to take the tram tour with our kids - the team were informative and made the trip enjoyable. We saw a good spread of flora and fauna and it was educational for the kids. Only downside was that none of the bathrooms were exactly clean which is always tough with small people who need restroom breaks. However, you... More 

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Address: 36000 SW 8th Street. Miami, FL, Everglades National Park, FL 33194
Phone Number: 305-242-7770
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Everglades National Park

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