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Everglades Rentals & Eco Adventures

107 Camellia Street, Everglades City, FL 34139
239-695-3299
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Owner description: We've been providing novice and experienced paddlers with a wonderful and unique way to experience the timeless, pristine Everglades for more than... more » Owner description: We've been providing novice and experienced paddlers with a wonderful and unique way to experience the timeless, pristine Everglades for more than thirty years. Our family owned business has offered diverse, economical and dependable recreational opportunities for travelers wishing to experience the "real" Everglades. Please join us on one of our guided experiences with an experienced and knowledgeable naturalist guide and experience the fun for yourself! « less
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Arundel, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

We stayed at the Ivey House and went on the afternoon kayak trip - just our family of four in two tandem canoes plus our guide Tom and trainee guide Ken. Loved it - scenery amazing. Tom very knowledgeable and competent. We saw plenty of birds and some gators but experience of paddling through the mangrove tunnels unforgettable. Highly recommended.

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Philthadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Stayed at the Ivey House and then took a private kayaking tour with John. John was hands down the best. I have a 10 YO with ADHD and he did a fantastic job handling her 10 million questions and her overall restlessness. He took the time to teach us way more than I could ever retain. While it is priced... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Troy, our twilight tour guide, was enthusiastic and kept us well informed. My just about 12 year old daughter and I had a great time. Paddling through the mangrove tunnels with nobody else around, coming out in the prairies to watch the sunset, and catching the reflections of spider and alligator eyes on the way back was a one of... More

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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Want a cool day to talk about? Then take this tour. Our tour guides name was Tom. He had 3 green ears along for the tour and he made us feel at ease. He did everything he could to assist our inexperience, including trading boat places in the tandem kayak when our most insecure member wanted to give up and... More

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Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I'm really writing this because of our excellent experience with the kayaking tour we went on last week with a tour guide named John. He was amazing, and explained so much to us that we left feeling like we could give others that tour! We went down the East River, just around the corner from our lodgings, but left it... More

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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We took the kayak tour with Troy on March 10th. It was a beautiful day and outing. Troy was enthused, knowledgeable and made the trip most enjoyable. Before we went, we were a little concerned about what we considered the high price but it was well worth it! We had such a pleasant and memorable outing.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

My 12 year old son and I took a kayak tour with Russell and it was a fantastic trip. He was smart and funny and engaged with our whole group. I would recommend him, and the tour, to anyone.

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The kayak tour we had with EvergladesAdventures was really a superb experience, much above our expectations. With Troy we had a very insightful and skillful guide, who brought us the unique nature and beauty of the Everglades very close. We are so glad that we didn't take any of the endless noisy airboat offerings but something sustainable and relaxing! Many... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Had a wonderful kayaking experience with Everglades Adventures and Road Scholar in January. It was exciting to explore the Everglades by kayak and have first-rate guides to inform us about the ecology and history of the area. Saw fabulous birds, manatees, and dolphins on our several excursions into the waterways. John and his crew are great guides who make the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Our guide, John Lewis, took us deep into a primeval labyrinth of mangrove channels where we began kayaking. Eventually, I began to figure out how to paddle, grab branches and avoid playing bumper-car with the others who were navigating this entertaining route. Along the way, we saw plenty of alligators, who sleep during the day and hunt at night, so... More

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