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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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Good Education on Everglades

We decided to try the bike tour. Not recommend in the summer months. By 11am it is too hot. Only do when they foirst open and take plenty of water. Everyone was really nice and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Richmond, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We decided to try the bike tour. Not recommend in the summer months. By 11am it is too hot. Only do when they foirst open and take plenty of water. Everyone was really nice and plenty of information on the Everglades and the wildlife.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Great path for biking or walking and if you aren't scared you can take a selfie with an alligator. The alligators can bee seen in the water, alongside the banks, and pathways.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Take the tram tour!Very informative...very relaxing!They stop at "known" places to see the wild life

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Getting into the "real" Everglades is not easy if you are not a local. Fortunately, Shark Valley provides an easy way to see the Flora and Fauna and get a sense for the conditions in the park without driving to Flamingo. Tourist season is the best time to visit and see birds and wildlife close by, but that is also... More 

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Pacific Palisades
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This is a fantastic stop for wildlife with extremely easy access. Skip the bikes and walk. Alligators everywhere. Great birding. Beautiful all around. Can be hot in the sun, so be prepared.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We went to Shark Valley to see nature in it's habitat. This park never disappoints you. See all types of birds, turtles and plenty of Alligators of all sizes. Ride the tram tour to learn about our everglades or rent or bring your own bike and take a nice bike ride around the 15 or so mile road. Make sure... More 

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Abington, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We went on an airboat tour and decided to stop at Shark Valley (named after a river) as part of our goal to visit all national parks. We walked the small trail, saw a few turtles and birds but didn't get a chance to see all of it (lots of bikers though and it appears to be a very flat... More 

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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

we made a tramtour trough Shark Valley. it was a verry boring tour. The guide told a lot but not the stories you needed by a tour over shark valley. Stopping was by every crocodile. My childeren and grandchilderen did the tour by bycicle and enjoy that.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I didn't expect much going here, but it was worth going to. The alligators were plentiful and the bathrooms were good. The staff here was great.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We've been there several times before but never had the time to do the full loop or make it to the tower. This time we took our bikes and it was well worth it! The Everglades are quite beautiful and peaceful. If only we could keep the developers from moving further west and encroaching on the Everglades.

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