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“Just what we were looking for”

Everglades Safari Park
Ranked #13 of 228 Tours in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Visit the Florida Everglades' premier and most complete airboat attraction. Everglades Safari Park has a modern fleet of airboats of all sizes, capable of accommodating singles, couples, families, and large groups.Explore nature's River of Grass on an Eco-Adventure tour or on a small private airboat. Our experienced tour guides will describe you the wonders of this unique ecosystem and the native and exotic wildlife that inhabit it. All tours will include our world famous airboat rides, alligator wildlife show, and a walking trail filled with crocodilian exhibits.
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Stavanger, Norway
Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Just what we were looking for”
Reviewed March 28, 2013

When going from the Florida Keys to Miami an airboat ride was a must. We choose the Everglades Safari Park most for the proximity to our route.
It was a busy day with lots of people and cars. A very helpful parking guard made room for us in a safe and efficient manner and the ticket queue for a basic 40 minutes airboat ride went smooth.
The boat guide was really knowledgeable and gave us an experience exceeding our expectations.
The alligator show after the ride was entertaining. Highly recommended!
The lunch afterwards wasn't great though.

Visited March 2013
Thank Tore S
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West Palm Beach, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
60 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Airboat Ride and Alligator Show”
Reviewed March 28, 2013

We were provided with ear plugs but the air boat ride was loud regardless. Beautiful scenery and photo opportunities. The alligator show was very informative, but alligators didn't do much because it was not summer, their active season.

Visited March 2013
Thank Gabynina
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Private 1 hour Everglades airboat your”
Reviewed March 26, 2013

If you can afford it, the private 1 hour Everglades tour is amazing. George our tour guide gets 5 stars. Lots if wildlife, especially alligators and birds. We would definitely do it again.

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San Antonio, Texas
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Up Close and Personal”
Reviewed March 24, 2013

We booked this "shore excursion" as a package through Carnival Cruises. The tour bus picked us up at the boat, took us to the Everglades and took us to the airport for our return flight home. The kids love the big airboat ride up the river, seeing the aligators in the water and along the shore, and all of the birds that we do not see at home. After the boat ride, there was a demonstration area, where knowledgeable guides held animals and let anyone who was interested hold them, too. Only our eleven year old was game enough to pick upt "Snappy" the resident aligator and hold him up for this photo shoot.

Visited December 2012
Thank jan g
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Zagreb, Croatia
Level 6 Contributor
491 reviews
459 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
“Very interesting”
Reviewed March 19, 2013

It was really bad weather the whole day we were at the park so that kind of ruined our experience but other than that it was quite fun and enjoyable. Air boat rid was trilling even though it could be longer! It was really unbelievable to see alligators from that close! I think it's worth the visit!

Visited April 2012
Thank Maja M
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