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Tour the Glades - Private Wildlife Tours

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Address: 32016 Tamiami Trail East, Everglades City, FL 34139
Phone Number: +1 239-260-4577
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Description: Tour The Glades specializes in low impact, PRIVATE eco-tours in the...
Tour The Glades specializes in low impact, PRIVATE eco-tours in the Everglades & 10,000 Islands. We offer guided kayak and hiking trips, motorboat tours as well as overnight camping. All our tours are led by Native Naturalist Guides that can assist with everything you'll need during your visit. We are priced the same as the "group tour" companies but only do Private Tours. Quality instead of quantity is our goal. This approach is better for the environment and the absolute best way to explore the Everglades....just you and your own personal guide.
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My 2 adult children and I wanted a tour of the Everglades with a knowledgeable guide: This tour was everything we wanted!. Tod knows his subject, and is passionate about making... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Charlotte
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

My 2 adult children and I wanted a tour of the Everglades with a knowledgeable guide: This tour was everything we wanted!. Tod knows his subject, and is passionate about making sure his guests become enthusiasts too. He met us and we followed him to meet his motor boat Captain, a 10th generation Glader who provided "color commentary" throughout the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Tour the Glades offer a great customized private tour for adventurers of all levels. My guide Tod, has been offering tours for years and it certainly shows. Its not just a tour led by a rondom buide but rather a guide (Tod) that goes the extra mile to share all of his knowledge along the way making your experience with... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I did this tour with 2 houseguests from overseas. The boat ride and conversation with Tod and "Captain Kent" gave us fascinating insights into some authentic old South Florida characters with personal family connections to some of the more remote islands we visited. Tod was very enthusiastic about the birds, dolphins and shells we saw and I think our visitors... More 

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Inman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Tod did an excellant job showing my family the Everglades. It seemed that he gave us special attention, when I realized it was just who he is. He treats everybody like family. I recommend Tour the Glades to everyone. What a treat!

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Rineyville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

After some research, we decided to go on the eco boat tour with Tod and Capt. Kent and we are happy we did. Tod was a wealth of knowledge with the wildlife and the islands we explored. He pointed out things we would never have thought of and picked out unique, beautiful shells for us. Not to mention spotting baby... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The Day Tripper with Tod was absolutely wonderful! Simply amazing. We spent the morning kayaking through the mangroves and the afternoon/evening in the 10,000 islands. We saw every critter one could hope to see and Tod was able to educate us on every single one. Not to mention the history of the social and cultural history of the region. Beyond... More 

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Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Unser kayaktrip mit Tod war fantastisch, wir werden uns immer wieder gerne an diesen Ausflug erinnern. Er versorgte uns mit allem nötigen (Moskitospray, Sonnencreme und sogar ein kleiner Snack). Tod hat uns viele interessante Dinge über die Flora und Fauna erzählt und hat ein paar tolle Fotos von uns in den Glades gemacht. Es war eine wirklich tolle Erfahrung und... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My husband, myself, and our two boys (ages 3 & 6) had an amazing time. Tod was very knowledgeable and made sure we got to see a lot. We did the motorboat tour and saw beautiful birds and dolphins, collected shells and even got to hold a crab and an empty turtle egg. This tour is a must if you... More 

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

On May 30th my husband and I took a kayak tour of the Everglades with Tod. Quite simply, it was amazing. We spent hours in the wilderness where we saw wildlife of every sort. Around each turn there was something new to learn and Tod was a most capable teacher. He took the time to learn about our interests and... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The Motorboat trip with Tod and Capt. Kent was fabulous. Tod supplied everything, including mosquito spray, camera, binoculars and fresh fruit snack. The best part of the trip was that Tod could point out things that we would not have noticed right before us. Have already recommended this trip to our family. Don't spend anymore time looking, just take this... More 

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Address: 32016 Tamiami Trail East, Everglades City, FL 34139
Phone Number: +1 239-260-4577
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Everglades City

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