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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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Kayaking thru Mangrove Tunnels

I've done a fair amount of kayaking and eco-touring and this is as authentic and special as it gets. My boyfriend and I spent 3 and half ours with Logan and appreciated his... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've done a fair amount of kayaking and eco-touring and this is as authentic and special as it gets. My boyfriend and I spent 3 and half ours with Logan and appreciated his knowledge, passion and attitude towards ensuring we had a wonderful adventure. We did!

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Emeryville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took a private 3+ hour tour with Tod. He is local and has deep knowledge of the history and ecology of the area. We navigated palms and mangrove tunnels while learning about the incredibly beautiful and fascinating everglades ecosystem. I can't say enough positive comments about the experience, and Tod's genuine concern that you get the most out of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the best way to see the Everglades! We had an awesome time on the morning kayak trip down a beautiful river and through several mangroves. Tod is super easygoing and fun and takes care of everything! You just show up and he does the rest. We didn't see many alligators because we went during the hot month of... More 

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Thank Andrea N
Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Everglades is something absolutely not to be missed!! It was an extraordinary experience and we are very thankful that in the end we got to experience it. Whatever you do, DO NOT book this excursion through Grayline, we made the mistake to do so. The bus to take us there never showed up and they refuse to pay our... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went out on a 3 hour boat trip around Ten Thousand Islands with our guide Tod and boat captain Corey. Both guys were excellent hosts and knowledgable guides. Their genuine enthusiasm for the local wildlife, history and anthropology really inspired us. We saw dolphins (chasing the boat), manatees and turtles. Also, many types of seabirds and even a stingray.... More 

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Thank steveshaw0
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a terrific time with Tod. The Everglades are beautiful, and we really enjoyed learning more about the animals and the area. Peaceful, relaxing, and fun. Recommend!

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Thank Susannah B
Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an awesome time. Our tour guide was Logan. He was great. Very laid back and let you go at your own pace. He didn't make you feel like you had to force conversation. We kayaked through the mangroves which is pretty tough but, a sight worth seeing on it's own. We didn't see much wildlife, but that's not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh Tod, I only have good words for you! our gide gave us the best time in the everglades, we where just the 3 of us, my boyfriend and I and Tod. We had planed the trip in the evening but a storm came up so he proposed to do the activity the morning of the day after, luckily it... More 

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Thank Pepusina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Both Tod and Logan (our guide) treated us excellently in the kayak trip we took in the evening. Logan is a very friendly and informed guide, who took all the time we wanted to go through these amazing landscape. The sunset in the mangroves with the birds crossing the sky and the alligators close by in the water is a... More 

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Thank Santiago S
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I decided to go for a kayaking tour through the everglades and I happened upon Todd's trip advisor reviews and everyone had nothing but positive feedback so we decided to try it out! Logan was our tour guide for the 4 hours we spent exploring the everglades!! It was awesome to say the least!! He was very... More 

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