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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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A top experience for nature and wildlife lovers.

If you are looking to experience the everglades in its truly natural state, but with the convenience of bike paths and guided tram tours, Shark Valley is a must visit. Located... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Frank D
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Naples, Florida
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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are looking to experience the everglades in its truly natural state, but with the convenience of bike paths and guided tram tours, Shark Valley is a must visit. Located about a one hour drive from our home in Naples, FL, we try to bring our guests here given the opportunity. The open, unspoiled everglades are truly a national... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to visit and rent the bikes to cycle out to the view point, after paying the park entry fee there isn't a lot to see that then doesn't cost extra. The rental bikes are in a very poor condition and be warned once you set out there is no shade and no water, a couple of our group... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're in southern Florida make the effort to hit the national parks, whether you decide to take the Shark Valley Tram tour, bike or walk the beautifully paved trail you won't be disappointed. We saw several different types of birds, flowers, and of course a few alligators...big and small. Have handy with you bug spraying and a rain poncho... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great bike trail to ride and see the wildlife. You could walk the trail, but there is no shade and the observation tower is 7 mile walk one way. The tram is pricey and the bike rental is by the hour. Just bring your own and save some money. Definitely would do it again, but during cooler weather. Brutally hot... More 

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Scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just finished a tour with Tammi and Dave, we saw loads of wildlife - and yes we saw plenty of gators Dave has eyes like a hawk and spots them for you Tammi is fun and gives a great tour full of fun and interesting facts Don't miss this if your heading through the Everglades Brilliant!!

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the trolley bus tour and although I'm sure we saw less wildlife as a result, the advantage was a very informative and interesting guide who went out of his way to help and point things. You can do it yourself by bike if you want. Much better than the commercial versions dotted along the highway. We were lucky... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the bike for the loop and it was a great experience. We saw some alligators and a snake next to the road. The advantage with the bike is that you can stop and take fotos or watch the wildlife whenever you want. I recommend to start the tour early in the morning because of the high temperatures during... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wrong time of the year really as the Alligators have plenty of water and are generally out of sight but we saw a couple. We've been here before in April when it's a lot drier and there were hundreds. That said it was still really interesting. Tami our guide was superb and very knowledgable about the Everglades, their history, their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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