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Loxahatchee Everglades

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Loxahatchee Everglades
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See Florida the way it used to be…from an airboat! Loxahatchee Everglades Tours is fun, exciting and educational! Take an airboat tour and see all the wonders of nature in their natural state! Glide over a “river of grass” and along the way enjoy...more
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15490 Loxahatchee Rd, Parkland, FL 33076-9703
+1 561-901-0661
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This turned out to be a perfect everglades airboat excursion for me. I remember watching "the everglades" on black and white TV back in the 60's and always wanted to ride in one. The guide was excellent (I think he was the son of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank robvann
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was on the bucket list for my family and I...Captain Mark did not disappoint. He was knowledgeable about all aspects of the tour from local wildlife and plant life to his descriptions of the delicate Everglades ecosystem. We were all so pleased with this...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank OttewellJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no better way to appreciate the magnificent Florida Everglades swamp and its wildlife of alligators, snakes, birds than riding in an air boat over this river of grass. with earphones and seat belts one can enjoy the views.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank EvanBocaFL
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tour and guide. We all found it enjoyable and just long enough. Easy to book and we enjoyed the guide/boat pilot who was very well educated on the everglades and the wildlife we encountered on the 60 min tour. The boat was very safe...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bobbya1948
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although their intentions are good, we feel generous with this 3star rating. At least 75 percent of the boat guides educational talks were done while the boat engine was running. With no speaker, amplification or head phones, if you were not next to him, you...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank InsightOpinion
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ride was beautiful, the boat was very well-maintained and checked for safety. Unfortunately we found our guide, lyle quite rude and abrupt with us. An elderly woman in our group asked if he was going to use the microphone and he snapped at her...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sympatico12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can buy tickets online. We were in Coral Springs, so it was a short drive up University to a left on Loxahatchee and drive til the two lane ends. There's a two story white building on the left, but just go past it and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ty F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun and interesting tour with Lyle! Highly recommend it. Interesting perspective on the Everglades history.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 11, 2019

Note - Loxahatchee Everglades is a part of the Everglades that is open to the public. You can park and bring your bikes or kayaks. This review is about the private tour that starts and ends at the same parking lot area. Do yourself a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AGEtraveler
Reviewed February 8, 2019

Visited the wildlife refuge a few weeks ago but the weather wasn't good enough so went back for the boat ride this week. My guide, Mark, was very knowledgeable and helpful, especially when I had trouble spotting the gator he was pointing out. (Funny, they...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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John A
February 16, 2018|
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Response from Wild_Lyle_Thomas | Property representative |
Hello, Our prices are listed on our website, and do change from time to time. Please check our website for our latest prices. Thank you for your interest!
March 13, 2017|
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Response from Lyle T | Property representative |
Please visit our website as prices can vary. Thank you!