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At Tigertails we specialize in small guided airboat tours. We operate in the southern end of the Everglades on Tamiami trail in the Miccosukee reservation near Miami. You will experience the Everglades first hand as you handle young alligators and...more
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Old Tamiami Trail, 16 Miles West of Krome Avenue, Miami, FL 33194
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful air boat ride across the everglades, on which the guide told us all about the local wildlife. Also got a tour of their conservation area, with alligator and turtle enclosures. Fully recommend!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank andrewpearce44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t buy it...’ a visit to an Island where ”we rehabilitate and relocate abandoned, injured and nuisance animals” This includes keeping various turtles in filthy tanks of water and a large alligator in a tiny pen where apparently it’s 3 months through it’s 6...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank timonc2015
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this! Got to see so much wildlife, and had a great time together out on the water speeding around!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Savvytravels65
Reviewed February 7, 2019

We really enjoyed our airboat tour with Tigertail. The ride was fun. The guide was very knowledgeable and informative. We learned a lot about the southern everglades, the wildlife that lives there, the environmental problems and the solutions that are being implemented. We also enjoyed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TedM1979
Reviewed January 13, 2019

We were in a group tour and really enjoyed the full experience of hearing the story of the Tigertail family. We saw no sign of cruelty noted in some reviews. The animals are all treated with reverence and respect. We would definitely go again.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Fred B
Reviewed January 9, 2019

This is a small local operator. Our guide really cared about the Everglades environment and had so much knowledge about this special place. His passion for this environment really came through in the way he explained the ecosystem to us. We took the two hour...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NeilMyrie
Reviewed January 2, 2019

I was told by the Viatour agent on the phone, that we can park our car near the pick up point for $1 an hour. The parking actually was too far for us to make it on time (drive away 550 meters and then walk...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tamar K
TheRaindog, Tour guide/ web master at Tigertail Airboat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2019

Hi Tamar, I'm sorry you had a bad experience on your visit to the Everglades but you have mistakenly posted this review to the wrong company. We have our own free parking lot, do not work with Viator or get your guide and do not...More

Reviewed December 16, 2018

We couldn't be happier with our airboat tour from Tigertail! Our guide, Bert was everything we could have hoped for. He was very friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful to answer all our questions , We learned so much about the wildlife in the area , the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

We took the two hours tour and had a family with a young child—about 5 with us. Bert was our operator and was very informative. You could tell how much he really cared for the area and has worked there for 17 yrs. He pointed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Susan J
Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

We chose Tigertail based on the reviews and indeed the tour was really good. Humberto was a good, knowledgeable guide and could answer all our questions. When driving towards them there are a lot of other companies offering tours with big boats (24+ persons) or...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Peterpatch2
November 7, 2017|
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Response from TheRaindog | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your interest in our tours. Our 2 standard tours are the 1 hour is which is $60 per person and the 2 hour that is $85 per person. We try to keep it to just one group per boat. If we do have to combine... More
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Response from unityfm | Reviewed this property |
I've never done the shark valley tram but heard good things. Tiger tail will really show you everything in the EVERGLADES and if your lucky to go with Humberto he gets really into everything with you. A very professional one... More
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FunBunch2014
June 26, 2015|
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Response from Michele H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a car is necessary. But I promise you it's worth it! It's a nice ride in the Everglades and this particular operator goes above and beyond. Enjoy!
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