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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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Took the family to shark valley on a saturday when the temperature was a beautiful 70 degrees and breezy. There is an entrance fee and very limited parking within the park so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Miami, Florida

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Miami, Florida
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101 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took the family to shark valley on a saturday when the temperature was a beautiful 70 degrees and breezy. There is an entrance fee and very limited parking within the park so make note of that. We decided to skip the tram tour which is probably the best part of shark valley but it does last over two hours and... More 

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Montreal
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to Shark Valley twice. The first day was overcast, so, while it was a great bike ride, we only saw one gator in the water. We went back a few days later, as the entrance fee is good for seven days, and it was sunny, and we saw so many alligators, it was a little surreal. We brought... More 

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Thank CarolynDMontreal
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42 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The entrance fee was expensive, $20 per car load. Many people chose to park along US 41 and walk into Shark Valley Center. There was an inexpensive alternative for folks over 62, it's a National Park pass, one time payment of $10, which is good for life at any National Park, outstanding. There are park rangers in the center to... More 

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Fort Lauderdale
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Go EARLY if you want to see wildlife. When there's lots of people making noise ... well you know you aren't going to see much animals. Walk up to the tower for awesome and expansive views. 8 miles of bike riding there and 9 on the way back - totally flat so its easy. Skip the gift shop, rude women... More 

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angouleme, france
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66 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we drove to Shark Valley en route from Miami to Sarasota after the Art Deco weekend mid-January, it was relatively quiet, but had no time to take the tram ride, so walked along a couple of miles of the loop - lots of alligators along side of road, so be wary..a Park ranger was cruising the road due to the... More 

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Charles Town, West Virginia
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a great tour guide/tram driver team. Christian, the driver, was in charge of spotting wildlife, and found lots of birds and gators, to the point where Julio, the guide, said we were only going to stop for baby gators or really big ones or we would be late getting back. We did get to see babies. Julio is... More 

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Logan, Utah
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife, son, and I arrived early and rented somewhat dilapidated bikes. We took just over 2 hours to make the 15 mile loop. Along the paved trail we saw many gators, turtles, and lots of birds. Even 2 snakes. The sun was shining and it was a perfect day for a bike ride. The tower at about the 1/2... More 

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Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
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127 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We chose not to take the tram, but instead walked a good part of the elevated trail, the same one used by the tram. This is wildlife viewing without the pressure of keeping up with a large group or "keeping on time." We spotted a variety of birds, plus alligators and snakes. The elevated trail keeps your feet dry, and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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53 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I took the Shark Valley Tram Tour in late January on a Saturday afternoon. Pulling onto Shark Valley Loop Road we noticed a lot of cars parking on the highway, and a line of cars on Loop Road waiting to get into the parking lot. We arrived around 11:00am, so it was very busy; the parking lot... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such good value and easy to hire bikes and take yourself on the closest to the wildlife cycle ever. There's just one road so you can't get lost and in minutes you'll see crocodiles lounging around like your meal on wheels. You can get as close as you dare but the rangers in the store give sound advice about what... More 

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