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Everglades Day Safari

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Closed Now: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The Everglades Day Safari is the only full-day ecotour of the Everglades. Guests are escorted around the Everglades by boat cruise through the mangrove forest, by airboat across the sawgrass prairie and on foot through a cypress swamp. Lunch is...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Fort Myers, FL 33912-1954
+1 239-472-1559
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Rhett was our tour guide and he did such a great job! He knew so much about birds and animals and the Everglades, I really learned a lot. We are in our 30s and did the 1/2 family tour and I thought it was the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our tour guide Doug was awesome! He took the time to explain the history of the locations and made sure everyone was enjoying themselves. This was a great trip and one to remember!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Guide Rhett was awesome he was on time picking us up from the hotel and was very friendly and knowledgeable about the wildlife and the area. Then our captain on the airboat Bobby was awesome too! He knew right where to look for the...More

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Thank Lesley J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous trip. Special thanks to our guide Rhett for making it such a fun and educational experience.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you don't like big snakes, you might want to stay home. We did not see any during our trip, but, depending on the time of year, and the amount of water collected, you could see lots. this isn't a zoo, so you have to...More

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Thank Betsey A
Reviewed September 10, 2018

The tour guide Rhett was great -full of a ton of fun facts. Kept us entertained the whole time! The ride through the Everglades was amazing... we have always gone to the beach but this was different and we were so glad we did it.

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Thank Nancy R
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Anna was our guide for the day. She was great very knowledgeable. This was the part of my vacation I was looking forward too. I was not disappointed. The airboat ride was fun. The boat ride had an added bonus, we had so many dolphins...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2018

Wonderful time on the Ecotour. Both the Boat Cpt. and our guide were great. Took their time with each of our questions. Would have loved to be able to stay longer.

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Reviewed August 30, 2018

Trip was awesome and the guide was terrific! I highly recommend to take this trip specially if you have never done it. We saw tons of different kinds of birds and many alligators.

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Reviewed August 28, 2018

Wonderful experience! I went for my honeymoon and it was such a fun thing to do with my new husband and the fact that you get to hold baby crocs and snakes if you want and see some from far away in the boats was...More

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Dasha J
March 1, 2018|
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Response from brexk34 | Reviewed this property |
Payment is due at the time of making a reservation. The tour starts when you get on the van that picks you up.
Dasha J
February 22, 2018|
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Response from Retirement56 | Reviewed this property |
No he’ll live it-seeing real alligators I’m there environment as well as birds, dolphins etc. very safe and exciting!!
August 28, 2016|
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Response from Pete C | Property representative |
I apologize for the late response. We provide pickups near Sanibel, Fort Myers Beach, Fort Myers, Estero, Naples, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Davie and Weston. There is a link to our pickups on the map page of our website. I... More