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Address: 33000 Tamiami Trail East, Everglades City, FL 34141
Phone Number: +1 877-871-5386
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Description: Me and my family are 6th gen.Gladesman and would love to show you the Big...
Me and my family are 6th gen.Gladesman and would love to show you the Big Cypess National Preserve the largest subtropical swamp in the USA where plants and animals grow and live no where else in the world.See the elusive Panther,black bear,wading birds,deer,its a photo opurtunitie of a life time.Call and talk with me and lets plan a trip.I LOVE MY JOB!!
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Capt Cliff is the way to go!!!!!!

I was on a tour with Capt Cliff(5th generation gladesman) an he took us into the cypress domes and we got to see excellent views of plants an wildlife(squirrels, alligators,deer... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
Thompsons19
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Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee
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Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

I was on a tour with Capt Cliff(5th generation gladesman) an he took us into the cypress domes and we got to see excellent views of plants an wildlife(squirrels, alligators,deer, all sorts of birds) And if your lucky as I was we got to see a water snake(which I was told it was poisonous by Capt Cliff) All around great... More 

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North Port, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

After a few days in the hustle and bustle of downtown Miami it was a true joy to get to the REAL Florida and to have someone as knowledgeable as Capt. Steve give us a trip ( i wont call it a tour) if you want the tourist trip stop along 41 and get treated like cattle! lol . On... More 

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Sacto
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5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

My young son and I took a swampbuggy tour with Cliff. We had a different adventure than we expected, but it was fun in different ways. We went during the dry season (February) when there was no water to drive through, so it was more of a monster truck tour over dirt roads than a swampbuggy adventure. Despite our disappointment... More 

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Steve M, Owner at Captain Steve's Swamp Buggy Adventures, responded to this review

I wish we could see more game but sometimes it hit or miss remember we don't feed animals in National Parks its illegal.where glad you had fun and yea capt steves home made buggys do get some eyes,thats the last buggy going in for a touch up.Thanks for the review and god bless. More 

Hawthorne, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Captain Steve is a true Gladesman. He won't herd you up like cattle with a bunch of strangers on the same tourist route. He customizes your Everglades. experience to suite your wants and needs. I needed to have a real Everglades man to take my father's ashes home after he passed. I also wanted a true Everglades man to help... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This was a great tour, we didn't see much but that is how nature works. The guide was great kept us entertained with history of his family and the area. Told us about the land and how the animals move through with the seasons. During the wet season I bet stuff move away from the canals and into the back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

The absolute best time we had while visiting Southwest Fl. Being native Floridians we had never been deep into the glades...this trip was beautiful..like stepping back in time to a more peaceful Florida. our Guide, Ciff, grew up up in the area with the glades as his back yard. It was wonderful to listen to his stories and his knowledge... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

My father passes last month. He was an Everglades hunter. Capt Steve help us take my father's ashes and spread them through the Everglades and take the ashes tI Boothill, an Everglades memorial for fallen glades-men. Thank you so much Steve. The ride was amazing and your words kind and comforting!

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Steve M, Owner at Captain Steve's Swamp Buggy Adventures, responded to this review

Every now and then i get a request to take a gladesman to the happy hunting ground.I wish we would never have to do it but thank you for letting me be involved.RIP i'll stop by and check on him every now and then. More 

Key Largo, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Oh my goodness - my bucket list is now minus one. From start to finish, great personality, knowledge that he exposes to a varity of history, wildlife and habitats in a captivating and interesting presentation. Much more then expected. Not only does his assertive, booming voice, and his "real thing" physical presence portray what we envision as a "lived it,... More 

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Steve M, Owner at Captain Steve's Swamp Buggy Adventures, responded to this review

Bucket lists are my speciality your wellcome and cant waite to do it again. More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We went on the tour on February 7, 2015 with Kenny. It was a great experience, and very enjoyable time. Kenny's enthusiasm and genuine enjoyment of the Everglades is apparent. We had a great time. We were able to get out the vehicle and see things up close.Though they can't "guarantee" we will see animals, we certainly did! We saw... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We spent the day on a swamp buggy driving through the Big Cypress National Preserve with Kenny Hill. He is a wealth of knowledge about the history of the everglades, it's famous species- the alligator, the ecology, current trends in preservation and more. Every moment of the trip offered breathtaking views of the diverse landscape. We saw many species of... More 

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