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Address: 36000 SW 8th Street. Miami, FL, Everglades National Park, FL 33194
Phone Number: 3052427700

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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Excellent tour!

From the time you step up into the tram, you are surrounded by nature in the wild. We learned so much about the Everglades and the Eco system. We had a wonderful guide who was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Terri E
Tarpon Springs, Florida
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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the time you step up into the tram, you are surrounded by nature in the wild. We learned so much about the Everglades and the Eco system. We had a wonderful guide who was very thorough and made sure we saw everything in the wild. The best part was seeing the baby gators swimming while mama gator kept watch.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After reading some reviews, we decided to stop here on our way home from the keys (we are from Sarasota). The cost to get into the park is $20/car. It's not as if the $20 is going to help fund some big CEO's second beach home. I'd pay double if it meant preserving our beautiful wetlands. Once in the park,... More 

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Apex, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It cost about $9 to enter the park. We didn't have time to wait for the tram and take the 2-hour tour, but we did take the walk on the boardwalk and down to Otter trail where we saw a gator and her babies. It took about 45 minutes for the walk up and back. If you want to go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw a bunch of beautiful dragonflies at the Shark Valley visitor center walk to the otter cave trail. And when we got to the entrance of the trail we saw three baby alligators in the swamp water! This was one of the highlights of our trip!

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Forney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tami from Miami was the best tour guide ever. This 2 hour tour is full of info on everything Everglades. Worth the time. Bring mosquito spray, and water.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We brought our own bikes on this sunny, hot and humid September day. We loved riding the loop road! It was very peaceful and mosquitoes really weren't that bad. Just make sure to bring lots of water. We brought 3 bottles per person, and we could have used 4. Scenery is beautiful, great for bird watching. Unfortunately we didn't see... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With all the celebration of our national parks, we decided to jump on the bandwagon. We bought our collectors album and have started stamping away. As South Floridians, we wanted to see our very own River of Grass. We did! We went to the Visitor's Center and the park rangers are very knowledgeable and nice. The short walk around is... More 

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Springfield, OH
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to rent a bike rather than do the tram. Mistake! For $9 an hour, you get a rickety, one speed that is not geared for any speed. The scenery out and back over the 15 miles changes very little. It is only at the tower that you get a change of view. Be sure to bring sunscreen as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an excellent couple of hours at shark valley. We took the 4 o'clock tour and were delighted at the number of alligators seen, roughly around 10. Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable about all the animals not just the gaitors and at one point rescued a deflated helium balloon to prevent it being eaten by animals. Spectacular views were sent... More 

Thank rob_752
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easily accessible via The tamiami trail, it offers a journey through nature and wildlife. the guided tour in instructive and allow you to encounter alligators ...hot and humid but it's the normal climate of that great national park...Also an observation tower to check on the vast space surrounding you...Take the time to watch and listen...

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