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Address: 24050 SW 8th Street, 1, Miami, FL 33194
Phone Number: 800-559-2205
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Worth it for the Airboat ride

Great day trip from Miami, only 40mins away but feels like a completely different world out there, very rural and swampy. This is a big operation, they have at least 12 big... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Mountain View, California
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Mountain View, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Great day trip from Miami, only 40mins away but feels like a completely different world out there, very rural and swampy. This is a big operation, they have at least 12 big airboats and receive bused in tourist, possibly from cruise ships. However that didn't take away from the charm or excitement. The Airboats have small block v-8 engines pushing... More 

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Royersford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

we were looking forward to having an airboat ride through the Everglades. Had passed up a number of places. Checked online and some were up to $50 per person. Just happened to take a break and stopped here. We talked to the cashier, a very nice lady, and she recommended their tour. It was only $22.99. We signed up and... More 

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Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Gator Park was one of the best things that we did while we were in Florida. The boat ride was amazing and our tour guide was very entertaining and knew exactly what he was doing. It seemed like everyone there loved what they do and it shows. They have a wonderful facility and we would recommend anyone in the area... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The drive was pleasant, just about a hour and a bit from Miami Beach. The experience from the highly entertaining "Dan", who has lived and loved this land all his life, to the nose and eyes skimming the water followed closely by fast swimming babies, was great! We thoroughly enjoyed the boat ride, noisy, fast, slow, exhilarating. There is so... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I was so excited to visit the Everglades. Gator Park seemed like a wonderful option, so we booked tickets online. The actual boat ride was great. We saw lots of animals and they gave us earplugs for the noise. However, the show was HORRIBLE. The staff were incredibly mean and literally shoved animals in everyone's faces. I was terrified. They... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

This was one of the best things I did with my friends on our Miami vacation! This place is super easy to find, priced just right, and we were treated very warmly by the staff and our hilarious driver/tour guide. It may be "touristy," but for a quick exposure to the Everglades it was perfect. The airboat ride itself was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Having two kids, 10 and 12, this was a very cool and entertaining adventure. The boat ride was fun, we saw birds, wildlife and even an alligator (about 2 feet from the boat). The guide was fun and knowledgable. The show was also entertaining, the guide pulled out lots of animals that we did not expect and interacted with the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Gator Park is a mid-size operation that can offer an intimate setting. The tour guides are very friendly with the visitors and the local alligators. Take the first tour of the day, there are not that many people, there is not too much noise from the other boats and the alligators are more willing to get closer to the boat.... More 

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Rogers, AR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We were reluctant to visit this attraction. The name Gator Park screams "Tourist Trap!" and it does have all the t-shirts, hats, gee gaws, and whatnots that qualify it as a tourist trap. The surprise was that it was one of the cheaper airboat rides when tickets were purchased online and the boat ride with our local driver was super.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

Well worth the drive out to the edge of the Everglades, less than an hour from downtown Miami, the Gator Park is a haven of natural beauty and wildlife. The staff are all really friendly and you can just turn up at any time without booking. The airboat rides leave all the time, with knowledgeable guides and the kids loved... More 

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