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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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An AWESOME Experience with Nature

If you are going to be in South Florida, you do not want to miss out on the opportunity to explore the Everglades with Tod! I just got back from my vacation and this experience... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

If you are going to be in South Florida, you do not want to miss out on the opportunity to explore the Everglades with Tod! I just got back from my vacation and this experience far exceeded my expectations. I was traveling alone during this portion of my trip and Tod offered to do the tour one-on-one, which really added... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Amazing trip with Tod through the everglades. We took an early morning tour to watch the sun rise, the gators hunt, fish jump and birds take their first flight of the day! Tod led us around some fantastic locations, even around a bird island surrounded by gators! Tod has knowledge of the area and its wildlife. Tod has everything you... More 

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nueva york, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Was visiting Miami and heard great things about Tod & the tour - even so, the tour was far better than I imagined. My buddy and I saw awesome gators, amazing birds, and relaxed among the mangroves. Tod was super knowledgable of the Everglades ecosystem, and was incredibly friendly and welcoming. I certainly plan on returning. Cheers!

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

My friends and I went on two tours on our recent trip to the Everglades, one on a pontoon boat and one with Tod, paddling through the swamp in kayaks. Tod's tour was fantastic, and got us much closer to the animals and plants than the pontoon boat could. Tod was full of knowledge both arcane and practical, obliging and... More 

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ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

We booked the kayaking tours with Tod based on the reviews from this site. Well the reviews did not disappoint! Getting that up close and personal with nature while in your kayak is an amazing experience. Tod is a very calm person so makes you feel at ease while navigating just feet away from the gigantic creatures. We saw several... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

My wife and I signed up for this trip because of all the great reviews on Tripadvisor. We had a great experience. It was easy to set up this trip with Tod through emails. We signed up for 2 separate tours on May 26, 2013 - the kayak tour from 8am to 12pm and the hiking tour from 4pm to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

After reading the many great reviews given on this site about Tour the Glades, my wife and I decided to go ahead and give it a try. We are very glad we did. First of all, Tod is a great person who is both helpful and tolerant. It was very easy to set up our trip via emails and our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

My partner and I did this tour mid may and really enjoyed our time with Todd! He was so friendly and knowledgable about both wildlife and plants and had a great sense of humor. There really is nothing better than cruising along in your kayak late afternoon, listening to the peaceful sounds of nature... Or in our case the thunder... More 

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Mystic, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

As everyone else has said - you cannot go wrong with Tour the Glades. Tod is the friendliest, most knowledgeble guy and you feel 100% safe and at ease with him. He was prepared for everything, and it took very little time to get used to the tandem kayak my fiance and I were in (good for taking photos while... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

After our first rainy days in Florida we (34 and 35, from Hamburg, Germany) were lucky and had a very nice day out in the glades. We started at 8am on a beautiful Friday morning with our kajaks and immediately watched herons nesting. Mangrove tunnels and ponds were on our way and we got plenty of information on the eco-system.... More 

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