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Private Tour: Everglades Adventure Day Trip from Ft Lauderdale provided by Everglades Day Safari

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Private Tour: Everglades Adventure Day Trip from Ft Lauderdale

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 15/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 15/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
The wild forests and tropical wetlands of the Florida Everglades lie just outside Fort Lauderdale. On this tour, discover the natural wonders by land and water, and learn all about the region’s unique ecosystems from a naturalist guide. Cruise through the mangrove forests of the Everglades National Park; spot alligators and egrets in the Big Cypress National Preserve; and tuck into a delicious lunch, including alligator appetizers.
  • You'll start at
    Flamingo Gardens
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Big Cypress National Preserve
    Stop: 20 minutes
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    Pass by
    Everglades Day Safari
  • 2
    Everglades National Park
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 3
    Smallwood Store
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Flamingo Gardens
    3750 S Flamingo Rd, Davie, FL 33330, USA
    If your hotel is not listed, we will meet you at the entrance in the main parking lot of the Flamingo Gardens Botanical Gardens
    See address & details
  • Magnificent views of the Everglades National Park from the water
  • Guided walk and wildlife drive in the Big Cypress National Preserve
  • Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from your Fort Lauderdale hotel
  • Personalized small-group experience with a maximum of 13 people
Important Information
Departure Point
Flamingo Gardens, 3750 S Flamingo Rd, Davie, FL 33330, USA
9h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Transport by air-conditioned 13-passenger van
  • Pickup and drop-off from select locations (limited to hotel locations listed only)
  • Expert naturalist or biologist guide
  • 40-minute airboat ride
  • 1-hour boat cruise
  • Narrated van tour
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 5 years old
  • Hat, sunscreen and sunglasses are recommended
  • Please note: if your hotel is not on the list provided your pickup will be at the Flamingo Gardens, 3750 South Flamingo Road, Davie, FL 33330. If you are staying near one of the pickup locations please call the provider to make arrangements.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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521Nancy wrote a review Feb 2020
Latham, New York29 contributions17 helpful votes
This is a must do tour if you have any interest at all in the Everglades. It provided a great overview from start to finish. Our guide, Julio, was friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating. It is something I would highly recommend.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Aaron E wrote a review Feb 2020
London, United Kingdom22 contributions11 helpful votes
Had a lovely day out on this tour. I only had a day in Ft Lauderdale so wanted to see the Everglades before heading back to London. Pleased to say the tour is great: covers four ecosystems, guided by a fun, friendly and fact-filled guide, and the lunch is actually pretty decent
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Paris at night wrote a review Jan 2020
Salt Lake City, Utah20 contributions5 helpful votes
If you want a taste of the Everglades this is the trip for you. We were picked up at our hotel at 7:30 in the morning and dropped off at 5:30pm. The host apologized that it was a full tour (we had 13 in our party... it was not crowded). We went on two walking tours, neither
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Date of experience: January 2020
Vacationer491309 wrote a review Jan 2020
1 contribution
After a week long cruise in the Carribean we extended our holiday from England by two days to see the Everglades. The full day trip we chose did not disappoint; it was very enjoyable and informative. We will recommend it to our friends. Many thanks Julio.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from Pete C, Owner at Private Tour: Everglades Adventure Day Trip from Ft Lauderdale
Responded 1 Jan 2020
Fantastic! Stay another day and enjoy the vast wilderness of the Everglades. Thank you for doing so and thank you for your kinds words for Julio and the tour!
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carol_song wrote a review Dec 2019
Toronto, Canada12 contributions4 helpful votes
After the airboat ride, I thought I could go home happy - but the day just got better and better. Julio was a great guide, very knowledgeable and helpful. We saw lots of wildlife, including gators, dolphins and lots of birds (including a couple of life birds!), and thoroughly
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from Pete C, Owner at Private Tour: Everglades Adventure Day Trip from Ft Lauderdale
Responded 1 Jan 2020
I truly appreciate your sentiments. The guide makes the difference and we have the best guides. I'm so happy you enjoyed your tour with Julio.
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About the operator

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Nathan G
Memorable experience
We took this tour on our honeymoon, and it was one of our more memorable experiences! The tour guide was absolutel
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Ani K
Bring a sweater, scarf and a hat that you secure from wind so as not to fly away.
The tour guide Marc did his best to look out and take care of his attendees. The boat rides go pretty quick at time
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We had so much fun!!! Our guide Zak was very knowledgeable about everything! I would def. go again!!
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Awesome adventure
This tour was awesome going coast to coast through the Everglades. Tour guide Mark was very knowledgeable and a gr
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Our guide Mark was very knowledgeable and went the extra mile to make the trip interesting. He knew a lot about the
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Great day!
I expected to be in a line of cars moving at a slow speed with no stopping, but there weren’t many cars (this was a
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Excellent Everglades Day Safari
From the moment we were picked up at our hotel by our tour guide Zac, we had the most wonderful time. Zac was very
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Excellent tour
Mark was our tour guide...very informative and friendly. Excellent tour, thought it was well worth the price.
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Kevin L
Great day trip
We had a great day with Marc. We learned a ton of stuff and had 2 very enjoyable boat trips into the Everglades. H
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Great Day on Everglades
We were going to the tour on our own, but our friends recommended this one day tour. Am I glad we did it. We picked
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Everglades day safari
What an excellent trip ,very knowledgable guide ( Julio) who made the trip so interesting and looked after us .Wou
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The Everglades, An amazing adventure.
Awesome from start to finish. We learned so much about the eco system and facts about the everglades that we had "
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What a day !
Spending the day with Mark was much more than we had hoped for. It truly was a day filled with flora and fauna, ne
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Pros...Mark was a suburb guide. He had so much information to share. Really enjoyed him The boat ride at the end of
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Key Details
  • Duration: 9h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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