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Everglades Holiday Park

21940 Griffin Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33332
954-434-8111
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Type: Parks, Resort Communities
Activities: Camping, Fishing, Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Everglades Holiday Park is home to the Gator Boys of Animal Planet fame. That's right, most episodes are filmed right here in our world-famous... more » Owner description: Everglades Holiday Park is home to the Gator Boys of Animal Planet fame. That's right, most episodes are filmed right here in our world-famous Everglades park filled with Alligators! Everglades Holiday Park is known the world over as the best attraction in South Florida for experiencing the thrill of an exhilarating ride through this natural wonderland. Our safe airboat excursions will take you out into the open Everglades where we fly over the sea of grass, the sawgrass river. Then we stop at strategic spots to allow our guests (like you) to quietly observe the amazing alligators and other wildlife here in this pristine setting. « less
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Had a great time at the Everglades, the guides are very knowledgeable telling you about the birds,plants and alligators. The show that Chris from gator boys did was really good. The ride on the air boat is really good. A trip worth the $

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Dania Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

I have lived in this area for about 30 years and had never been to Everglades Holiday Park until last year when my Sister came for a visit and one of the things her husband wanted to do was see some gators. They take you out in the swamps on an airboat for about an hour. They have names for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

As a huge fan of Gator Boys on Animal Planet I was very excited to have a chance to see Everglades Holiday Park. It was a hot day so waiting for our airboat tour wasn't the most fun we had all day but it was worth it. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and even found some gators for us.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Overall, a great experience. Recommend going in the morning, as it gets ridiculously hot as the day goes on. However, once the boat starts really moving, its much more comfortable. Our guide, Capt. Chris, was very knowledgeable on both the flora and fauna of the Everglades and made it interesting and fun. Only two low spots - the airboat ride... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We loved it! First a one hour airoboattrip on the Everglades with an excellent guide that told us so much about nature and wildlife. We saw some cool birds that love cheddar popcorn! Then we got lucky to see not just one but six alligators! After the airboattrip one of the Gator Boys, Chris, showed us one of the alligators.... More

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stopped here as our final excursion with Royal Caribbean, before heading to the airport and back home. It was hot, hot, hot as we stood in the sun, waiting for the airboats but once we got onto the boat and out on the water, it was shady and cool, and highly enjoyable. Our captain was great - very knowledgable... More

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our airboat ride touring the Everglades. I was tentative at first, but it was extremely safe and *so* beautiful once out on the water. I was worried about it being hot, given the outside temperature was in the high 80s, but it was quite comfortable under the covered airboat. We got REALLY close to lots of wildlife,... More

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Home of the "Gator Boys" of TV fame, Everglades Holiday Park does not disappoint. We had an hour-long air boat excursion and saw a ton of wildlife including gators. The show after the ride was nice as well. The staff was knowledgeable and funny.

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House Springs, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This is the best way to view the real Everglades, A big canopy covered, fast airboat takes a group of 20 or so into the far reaches of the wild Everglades. The guide takes you up close to wildlife sightings. He points out plants of interest, and explains the purpose and uses of them in this environment. It is an... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

When looking for something to do in South Florida, I highly recommend Everglades Holiday Park! The airboat rides are those of of a theme park while being very informative. After an hour ride and tour of the Everglades, we got to see The Gator Boys! It was surreal because we have only seen them on TV. My son loved it... More

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