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Address: 36000 SW 8th Street. Miami, FL, Everglades National Park, FL 33194
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Located in the Everglades, this trail is a great way to explore the Florida...

Located in the Everglades, this trail is a great way to explore the Florida landscape.

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Shark Valley Everglades Guided Tram Tour
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Alligators

This is an interesting park. Where you can ride bikes freely with alligators just hanging around or ride a tram and hear and see all the beauty of the park.

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Wentzville, Missouri
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Wentzville, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is an interesting park. Where you can ride bikes freely with alligators just hanging around or ride a tram and hear and see all the beauty of the park.

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Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This will take at least two hours to complete but well worth it. You can take a tram ride (not as fun) but the best thing to do is take your own bike and take the flat 15 mile loop ride around the park. You can rent bikes but they are old coaster bikes and sometimes you have to wait... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was afraid of biking through Shark Valley because I have a healthy fear of alligators so we book a tram tour. I was sooo thankful that we did because the alligators are everywhere and I felt that I was plenty close to them. Another advantage of the tram ride was all the information the guide imparted and he was... More 

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Batavia, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our first stop in the Everglades and so glad we got to experience it. The visitor center is simple but staff is very helpful. We took the 2 hour tram ride and would definitely do it again. Our driver and guide were very knowledgeable and loved their personalities. Saw many different birds and lots of alligators. Have your... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a great place to see alligators and wading birds. Even the short road from the highway to the entrance gate provided views of these creatures. We hiked the short (1/2 to 1 mile) Bobcat Boardwalk Trail for more views of birds of all types, as well as of alligators, some lounging in the sun along the walkway. Then... More 

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Thank OFWa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rented bikes to cycle the shark valley. Too bad the bike broke down after 2 miles...! Got another bike and tried again, really nice to cycle right by the alligators and the view from the observation tower is awesome.

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Somers, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited the park in December - took the Trolley ride out to the observation tower. Very interesting - we saw lots of birds and lots of alligators. Even saw a crocodile - only one in the park - not sure how it got there. Good narrative during the ride. Alligators seemed to be everywhere and we were happy to be... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just kidding! This was literally the best part of my trip. We saw at least 100+ alligators and 1 American crocodile. Do yourself a favor and book the open air $25 tram. It was the best 2 hours spent. Castle was the name of our guide and he did a great job pointing out wildlife and navigating the entire time.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They are not joking; This place is teeming with birds and gators! There is a 15 mile loop path that you can walk, bike, or ride a tram down. One side runs along a canal that hosts scads of animals. I only ventured 2 miles in and saw at least 20 gators (a couple of which were ON the road)... More 

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Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a mid-afternoon tram tour. It turned out to be stellar - lots of wonderful photo shots and we saw some unusual birds and other wildlife. Many, many sitings of mama alligators with babies on back, but also rare birds and excellent narration by the ranger and siting by the tram driver. The trams are hot and vibrate at... More 

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