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Everglades River of Grass Adventures -Tours

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17696 SW 8th St, Meets at Pilot Travel Center, Miami, FL 33194-2702
+1 877-237-7765
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Excellent trip to make

Went for a tour again - after taking one in 2014. Easy reservations (with a choice of private tour... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2017
Jo_and_me
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New York City, New York
Fun Airboat Ride

We were a family of four with two teenage sons. We visited in late July. We booked the 1-1/2 hour... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2017
jimler
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Orefield, Pennsylvania
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The River of Grass Adventures is a private family run Everglades tour company. We offer several ways to explore this vast and magical ecosystem. Small custom airboats for big adventures that are appropriate for all ages, Swamp buggies for the more rugged outdoor adventurist and an air-conditioned high roof transit van great for half and full day unique sightseeing tours. Our team of seasoned gladesmen / naturalist will educate and thrill you as you explore deep into the heart of the Everglades, a true national treasure. Reservation are needed. Visit our website, give us a call or send us an email. We look forward to welcoming you to the beautiful Florida Everglades.
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17696 SW 8th St, Meets at Pilot Travel Center, Miami, FL 33194-2702
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+1 877-237-7765

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Reviewed September 24, 2017

Went for a tour again - after taking one in 2014. Easy reservations (with a choice of private tour or group), very nice people. Excellent ride and very knowledgeable guide. One of out top choices to do when in the area. We would love to...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2017

We were a family of four with two teenage sons. We visited in late July. We booked the 1-1/2 hour private air boat adventure - had the boat all to ourselves. They accommodated our request of a 4:00pm ride. No issues with meeting them at...More

1  Thank jimler
Reviewed September 6, 2017

As a long-time Miami resident, I took a NY visitor out there recently and was so impressed with the friendly professionalism of the staff, our fun guide, and all the wildlife we actually got to see right off the side of the boat! Had a...More

1  Thank Bill K
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

Good communication from booking to the day the of the tour. The Company had to change the location to further north in Everglades and even here the communication were good. The airboat ride was amazing with a really good captain. We had som engine trouble...More

Thank Christian L
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

We saw alligators and birds lily pads. The burger we got when we arrived was good. Loved the alligator show. The handler had a huge toad that I of all ppl was chosen to kiss him....yikes. Was a fun experience. The handler was very knowledgeable....More

Thank Mary N
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

We had to cancel our trip due to bad weather but great and kind communication and promt refund. Hope to do the trip over next time with this great company!

Thank Elsbart
Reviewed August 16, 2017

We take a 1 hour private tour for our family, we were 4 on the airboat plus the pilot. It's a good duration to discover Everglades. One week before our trip the River of Grass informed us that the meeting point needed to be changed...More

Thank Frédéric M
Reviewed August 15, 2017

We had a great trip with River of Grass! There was only 6 people in the boat and so it was really nice and private. The driver spent a lot of time explaining things and answering questions. We are from Florida and had done it...More

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Thank Terry M
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Great ride, guy who took us knew where the places and where to find various animals. He gave us a lot of information about Everglades, its conservation, problems, animals and their habits. Really friendly and nicely done

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Thank matej_istenik
Reviewed August 14, 2017

I strongly recommend this tour! Very kind and professional guide, I appreciate sincerely. My family are Japanese but totally understood the guide because of his kindness .

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sorchy1789
April 24, 2017|
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Response from Neale C | Reviewed this property |
Hey There, It's a pretty remote location, so I don't think there'd be any public transportation options. We rented a car and drove there; I've seen that some other folks took Uber or Lyft.
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suzethewuze
April 24, 2017|
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Response from CurlyQ418 | Reviewed this property |
Be mindful of traffic! To give you and idea: it took us approx 1.5 hours from Miami to the Everglades around the 2pm time frame. Granted we traveled during February break. However, traffic can be very frustrating as the... More
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Dung H
April 19, 2017|
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Response from ajhchapel | Reviewed this property |
I would do the longer one as you will be taken farther out into the Everglades and be able to see more wildlife, once you are on the boat you will regret not having the longer trip its so amazing
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