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Address: 32016 Tamiami Trail East, Everglades City, FL 34139
Phone Number: +1 239-260-4577
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Tour The Glades is the Only exclusively Private tour operator in the...

Tour The Glades is the Only exclusively Private tour operator in the Everglades! Quality instead of quantity is our goal...which means our guests receive 100% of our attention. We can only do one (maybe two) trips per day which makes each one very special. This approach is better for the environment and hands down the best way to explore the Everglades....just you and your own personal guide.

We provide tours year round and all excursions are led by Native Naturalist Guides that provide EVERYTHING you'll need. Fresh seasonal fruit, cold bottled water and all the necessities are included. You won't need to purchase any additional items because we've thought of everything! We are priced the same as the group tour companies but only do Private Tours because Private is Best. You are our #1 priority.

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Special Trip with Teen Grandson

I will edit this review soon with more details and photos. I made the right call choosing private rather than group tours. We are both pretty athletic and it was great not having... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
SmokiesCabin
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Wears Valley, TN
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Wears Valley, TN
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I will edit this review soon with more details and photos. I made the right call choosing private rather than group tours. We are both pretty athletic and it was great not having to share Tod's attention with others. We learned a lot, were up close to alligators, manatees, dolphins and more! The snack provided was a surprise in that... More 

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was very afraid to go on this trip because I was scared of getting eaten by an alligator. As soon as I got in the kayak my fear left and I had a very good time. We did see several alligators and I didn't get scared. Tod was very knowledgeable and taught us and showed us things we didn't... More 

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Thank PrincessHillbilly
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family and I went out with Tod a couple of weeks ago. My wife and daughters were a little concerned about being in the swamp in a kayak. Tod did a fantastic job of reassuring everyone, and the best part of the trip was seeing the alligators. We went deep into the mangrove forest and Tod pointed out all... More 

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Thank bkevil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We really did our research to find the best tour guide to see the Thousand Islands, and we really scored the jackpot with Tod and his captains. They were knowledgeable, friendly and professional, and their love for the Everglades and wildlife was obvious. They worked hard to find animals for us to enjoy, and we saw dolphins, a manatee, baby... More 

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Thank Lisa G
Innsbruck, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our kayak tour with our guide Logan! Perfect weather, top conditions, best Guide ;) We had the chance to see some aligators, birds and much more, Logan had some very helpful tips and infos for us. And the best thing: we got an email from Logan after our trip with helpful information and tips for our trip... More 

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Thank zmartin2016
Signes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Thanks to Tod for guiding us, me and my 10 years old daughter, in the middle of the wildlife mangrove. Tod is a very professional guide, we felt very safe canoeing and we saw a bunch of crocodiles everywhere, big birds, some fishes and so many different noises from the wildlife. "Tour the glades" is a must!! incredible experience and... More 

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Thank patrick v
Kalmar, Sweden
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

fantastic canoe tour in the glades, just do it, see gators and other wildlife, take camera to catch the moment.

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Bourg-la-Reine, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

incredible experience; I've been heistating between an airboat tour and a canoe tour after having done the latter, I'm convinced this is the best choice I even made we're very close to wildlife, silent, have seen multiple alligators from very close it was a 3 hour tour but plan for four hours total it's a bit expensive (100/adult, 60/kid) but... More 

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Thank beniz99
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We (my wife, me and three kids age 6,8 and 10) did the kayaking trip, and Logan was our guide. He was really good, helpful and fun. He was also very good with the kids, and they loved him (even though they don´t speak english). We hadn´t even got onto the water before we saw the first alligator waiting for... More 

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Chorleywood, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fantastic morning with Logan on the kayaking trip. Spotted a few alligators and kayaked through the mangroves which was a bit of a challenge for a novice like me... but lots of laughs were had. Thanks Logan, we had a lot of fun! Thomas is still spotting sticks. And a big thank you to Tod who helped us... More 

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