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Address: 36000 SW 8th Street. Miami, FL, Everglades National Park, FL 33194
Phone Number: 3052427700
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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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If you're adventurous, see the trail by bicycle. Go as soon as the park opens for two reasons: 1. It's a lot cooler and it takes about 2-3 hours to ride and stop at trails, 2... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're adventurous, see the trail by bicycle. Go as soon as the park opens for two reasons: 1. It's a lot cooler and it takes about 2-3 hours to ride and stop at trails, 2. Wildlife is more abundant in the morning before hordes of people start coming through. We saw many birds, moccasins, rat snakes, a turtle, an... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We think Shark Valley is an excellent place for families to see up close the natural habitat of the Everglades especially if you live far away from Florida. The last three years we have taken each of our kids family to Shark Valley to see live Alligators, wild birds, the everglade eco system, and see from the tower the expansive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had a great 15 miles bike ride in the beautiful and amazing bike path of the Shark Valley National park in South Florida. Half way my trip I four a beautiful crawfish that will play dead when I got close but that ran away as I was getting further away. I also saw what appears to be an anaconda... More 

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Edegem, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had expected this center (and the part of the everglades around it) very differently. There was not much to do around here. The staff at the center was very friendly and the food we bought was okay. There are 2 "trails" you can walk, one even more ridiculously shorter than the other. The first one took about 8min, the... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took the tour to the lookout tower and that was really the best part of the visit: an expansive view. If the weather isn't good (rainy or cloudy), you won't see much wildlife. If you've seen birds in other parts of the park at this time of year (Jan), you've pretty much seen 'em all. I saw a juvenile... More 

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Bixby, Oklahoma
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place. Amazing scenery. Slight bit run down. Staff not real helpful. Trail not marked real clearly. It is seven miles to the observation tower. Views are amazing but you can't go all the way to the top. It appears just a few repairs would make it a much nicer experience. 20 bucks to get in I expected nicer facilities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are just a few things that you can do these days that are free and this is one of the better "free" nature deals around. You do require either a national park pass or pay $20 per car to visit this park but there are several nice hikes and free activities. We took the free guided ranger tour which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bike riders dream ! Miles of clear trails to ride your bike and view nature at its finest. No pollution or traffic.....this is truly an amazing experience...and when your done...bike riding...get on an airboat and sit back and really enjoy the florida everglades...!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was on vacation in Florida and wanted to see some of the Everglades, mostly to see alligators. I stopped at the Shark Valley Visitor’s Center. I had a great time. I got there before it opened and once it did open I booked a tram tour right away. I looked around the visitor’s center and then walked along the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So when they say it will get hot, it gets hot. We had two bottles of water each and finished both by the end of the tour. It is warm which is expected in the summer. I read about the bike trail being covered in water in parts and really didn't fancy that close an encounter with the water so... More 

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