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“Great tour when the national park was closed!” 5 of 5 stars
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Tours in the Glades
20 SW 2 AVE, Florida City, FL 33034
305-248-8458
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Owner description: We like to say that Everglades City may have the name but we have everything else! Located in Florida City just 10 miles from the main entrance of the Everglades National Park. Tours in the Glades offers Guided Everglades Tours of all kinds. Full Day Tours, Morning Tours, Afternoon Tours and Night Walks. Sightseeing, Paddling with canoes or kayaks. Wet Walks or "Slough Slogs" as the locals say in the Cypress Domes. Alligator Watching, Bird watching and more.We also offer canoe rentals and all the info for a self guided tour. The national park service chose the East Coast for the main entrance for its unique opportunity to see 9 eco-systems in one day. We have 7 canoe trails from marine estuaries in Florida Bay to old moonshiner trails in the red mangrove. 6 biking trails through the Rock Pineland, Dwarf Cypress and sloughs and coastal marsh prairies. Hiking trails and easy boardwalks, overlooks and paved trails make a great day for all types of adventurers!
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Miami, Florida
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“Great tour when the national park was closed!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

The Everglades national park was closed because of the gov shut down in oct but I could still do a tour in an environment similar to the everglades so I don't feel like I missed out :). It was really fun, a small intimate group which was good for my first kayaking trip because I was a bit nervous! We Kayaked through the mangroves and then out into some open water (it was a bay or something I think), saw some fishes, star fish, sponges but no crocs! Really disappointed that the park was closed but this was a good alternative. Karen the guide actually usually does tours in the national park so she was SUPER knowledgeable about the aqua life and nature. Recommend if you thought you couldn't see the 'real' everglades with the park closures!

Visited October 2013
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Florida City, Florida
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“A must!If you like nature...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We went as a family the kids loved it.We went with one the oldest companies that does the everglades tours we felt like we we're on a private tour with friends.The only bad thing is the mosquitos go equipped!

Visited July 2013
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Fleming Island, Florida
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“Gators. Gators, Gators”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

If you want to see them we've got them and the "Glades" is the best place to spot the most of them. Take an airboat ride through the glades and you cannot miss them. There are any number of stopping places and rest areas, and gators farms. The variety of bird life is nothing short of amazing.

Visited August 2012
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Bet Haemek - Israel
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“alligators!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

We went to the Everglades visitor center and had a tour into the Everglades.
The boat guide was excellent and very funny.
Got us wet on purpose!
Alliogators moving next to the boat.
Reasonable priced.

Visited October 2012
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Redruth, United Kingdom
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“Something for everyone”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

From age 9 to age 69 there was something for everyone in our party - walking and tram tours, cycling, kayaking, and fantastic information about wildlife both animal and vegeatable

Visited March 2012
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Thank Rachel N
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