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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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Best way to learn about the Everglades

Kenny Hill loves the area and teaching about the history and ecology of the Everglades. Although we didn't see much besides birds and one rattlesnake, we recognize this is luck... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 29, 2014
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Kenny Hill loves the area and teaching about the history and ecology of the Everglades. Although we didn't see much besides birds and one rattlesnake, we recognize this is luck of the draw. It is a great way to see the real Everglades.

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Naples, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Amazing,or as my nine year old daughter said halfway through the swamp buggy ride "daddy,it's Soo pretty out here" and it really is beautiful. Take a trip with Captain Steve and enjoy the opportunity to explore a small piece of the overall majesty and diversity of the " River of grass" Thanks again for the experience.

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Naples, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We live in Naples Florida and when my grandsons visited we wanted to show them the best our area has to offer. We opted for a trip with Captain Steve as one of our adventures. It was not what we expected, it was so much more. Out in the middle of the Big Cypress National Preserve, after driving for a... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I went out on one of your Swamp Buggies Sunday afternoon with Kenny Hill for a plant identification collaboration between Kenny and I . Even though Kenny and I were working to improve our knowledge, it was a GREAT day! Thank you so much Captain Steve for your generosity

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florida
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103 reviews 103 reviews
3 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

My husband and I were down in the Everglades over Thanksgiving and happened to be strolling past Captain Steve while he and his family were sitting around his evening wood-fire. We were warmly welcomed and sat around talking for an hour or so, and let me tell you, the love that this man has for wildlife and the everglades just... More 

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New Hudson, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Cliff Weeks was our guide-he knows the everglades. He took us on a great tour for 4 hours and we saw parts of the everglades most people never know exist. We would easily go on another tour with Capt. Steve's as he is known in the area to be one of the best...even by his competitors.

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Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

What a awesome adventure this was going to be: arrived early at our destination: Turner Rd and waited and waited for our tour guide: Otis. He arrived as well as another couple: we stepped on a cooler and up to a huge cool swamp buggy and off we went into the woods (1/2 hour late). Otis was very nice and... More 

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

I would of took you the next day without a problem but you wouldnt stop complaining long enough fo me to say anything.I would think that after giving you back your money (even though you only paid 1/2 price would of made you happy)I did have the tools to fix the Buggy Otis didnt look good enough.Also i live 18... More 

Orlando, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

My husband, two kids and I had a great time with our guide Kenny Hill! We happened to come down right when the temperature dropped to 51 degrees in the Glades. Kenny waited patiently for us to find this REMOTE location through the mild showers. He went out of the way to get snacks for all of us to make... More 

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

Thats what its all about haveing a good family time in the Florida Everglades.When we see a family haveing fun well its great.Thank you for the great review we'll keep trying to make everyone happy.thank you for choosing me.I LOVE MY JOB! Thanks again Capt.Steve P.S. Kenny said he enjoyed yall very much and thanks. More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

First trip to the Everglades on November 7, 2014. Let me start of by saying that we loved the tour provided by Capt Steve's Swamp Buggy Adventures. THE SWAMP BUGGY: The swamp buggy is a monstrously huge, open-air gas powered vehicle. It moves alongat a rather slow pace (which suits the purpose of enjoying the Everglades).This tour is not for... More 

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Went on this tour with 3 friends from Switzerland who have a hard time understanding English spoken with accents. Kenny's speech was articulate and easy to understand which made the tour very enjoyable for all. Kenny proved to be extremely knowledgeable and he drove with great care which was perfect for 70+ year old people. We had ordered a stone... More 

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