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Make your way to Shark Valley in Everglades National Park, where you’ll board an open-sided tram for a guided trip through the Everglades’ sawgrass prairies.

Throughout the tour, the naturalist guides will help spot wildlife and explain the things you see—this is a great chance to ask questions about the Everglades. Halfway through the tram tour, climb to the top of a 45-foot (14-meter) observation tower for views that extend 20 miles (31 kilometers) across the Everglades, which stretch to the horizon in every direction. 

The Shark Valley tram tour concludes at the original departure point, close to walking trails, visitor services, and Everglades National Park gift shops.
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Shark Valley Tram Tours
Shark Valley
Everglades National Park
Overview
Visit Everglades National Park's Shark Valley to search for alligators, crocodiles, and other wildlife on a guided tram tour. The open-sided trams give unobstructed views so you can safely see and photograph wildlife. The naturalist tour guides are experts at spotting animals and explaining the fascinating Everglades ecosystem so you're assured a positive experience.
Highlights
  • Safe tram tour of Shark Valley's alligator habitat
  • Naturalist guides teach about Everglades nature and wildlife
  • Convenient departure times throughout the day
  • Pre-booking ensures your place on the tram
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Reviewed 3 days ago
A good day-trip from Miami

I mention "Miami" in the title as we visited from Orlando. It is too far to do in a day so we stayed overnight in Everglades City (review to follow). As a result we took 2 days out of our 2 weeks to take a...More

Thank BristolGuy258
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great Tour! Loads of Information

Went of the 2 hours Tram tour yesterday with Kelly (Tour Guide) and Megan (Driver). They were both extremely knowledgeable and had a great working rapport. Megan was eagle eyed and was able to spot a lot of wildlife (mostly birds) to point out. Well...More

Thank Kristy O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great Way to See the Everglades

Our family enjoyed the 2 hour tram tour through the Everglades to the Shark Valley lookout tower. Although we didn't see many gators, we saw lots of native birds and other wildlife. The tour guide made the trip enjoyable and was extremely knowledgeable about the...More

1  Thank misterSman
Reviewed 16 August 2018
better than walking

The tram tour takes you down to the lookout tower and back again. The rangers were very informative but as we were in the wet season there was not as much to see as in the dry season. We learnt a lot about the everglades...More

Thank hartlovap
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile
Avoid in August

We only saw 4 parts of alligators. This is definitely not the season to take the tram to spot alligators. In addition the guide kept on talking on and on for 2 (!) hours during the whole ride. The voice over should have some purpose....More

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Ellen R
26 April 2018|
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Response from Heather A | Reviewed this property |
Probably renting a car. There did not seem to be any public transportation in this area.
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Jim_04172018
24 April 2018|
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Response from Jim_04172018 | Reviewed this property |
The Shark Valley Tram Tour is inside the Everglades National Park and there is an admittance fee of $25 per car unless you have a National Parks Pass.
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