Welcome to Everglades National Park


There are sunrise strolls on boardwalks amid the awakening glimmers of birdsong, and moonlit glimpses of gators swimming gracefully along narrow channels in search of dinner. Backcountry camping, bicycle tours and ranger-led activities help bring the magic of this place to life. The biggest challenge is really just deciding where to begin.


Top experiences in Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park activities

$67.99 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Miami Tour with Biscayne Bay Cruise, Everglades Airboat Ride

After pickup from your Miami hotel in the morning, you’ll take a narrated open top double decker bus tour to see Miami's highlights including the historic Art Deco District and South Beach, a lively beach side area brimming with restaurants and hotels. Explore downtown Miami, a skyscraper-filled metropolis, and continue to Cuban-influenced Little Havana. Other interesting sites include the Gianni Versace Mansion, Madonna’s former house on Brickell Avenue and the secret spot where Michael Jackson filmed his ‘Thriller’ music video! You'll have time to enjoy a meal break in Little Havana before embarking on the next part of your adventure. After your sightseeing double decker bus tour, you’ll be taken to Biscayne Bay to board a boat for a 90-minute sightseeing Miami boat tour. Learn about the history and culture of Miami as you cruise past millionaire's row and various islands. Pass the Port of Miami, see celebrity houses dotting the coast and admire the Miami skyline. Up next is the third part of your Miami experience: an Everglades Airboat Safari Tour! Take a 45-minute drive to Everglades National Park for a thrilling 45-minute airboat ride through lush marshlands. With the help of your on-board naturalist guides, spot wildlife including alligators, turtles, snakes, fish and exotic birds, and learn about the animals and their environment during the wildlife show that follows. An onsite store provides refreshments for purchase. Round-trip transportation to the Everglades included. No additional cost After your tour, you’ll be taken back to your hotel.

$165 Kid Friendly

Small-Group Everglades Adventure from Fort Lauderdale

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Big Cypress National Preserve, Ochopee, FloridaA wildlife drive through the pine savannas and cypress forests of Big Cypress National Preserve.Duration: 20 minutesPass By: Everglades Day Safari, Davie, Broward County, FloridaTours offered by Everglades Day SafariStop At: Everglades National Park, Florida City, FloridaTour through the Everglades National ParkDuration: 1 hourStop At: Smallwood Store, Chokoloskee, FloridaBrief visit to Smallwood Store MuseumDuration: 15 minutes

$69 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Florida Everglades Airboat Adventure plus Miami Biscayne Bay Cruise

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Everglades Safari ParkExplore nature's River of Grass on an Eco-Adventure tour. 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 30 min airboat rides, alligator wildlife show, and a walking trail filled with crocodilian exhibits.Duration: 1 hour 20 minutesStop At: Bayside Marketplace, Miami, FloridaExplore Miami aboard a fully-narrated bilingual sightseeing cruise along scenic Biscayne Bay – a top-rated thing to do in Miami! See the spectacular coastal sites including the beautiful downtown Miami skyline, the Port of Miami, Fisher Island, Miami Beach and “Millionaire’s Row” – the homes of the rich and famous.This cruise is a laid-back sightseeing experience – you’ll enjoy the gorgeous views of Miami and relax in a climate-controlled main level or on an open-air top-level aboard one of our larger yachtsDuration: 1 hour 30 minutes

$127.99 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Miami Day Trip and Florida Everglades Airboat Ride

Get a head start on your day with early-morning pickup from Orlando. Relax on the drive south to Everglades National Park, where you’ll take an exciting airboat tour. Stop periodically throughout the drive to stretch your legs, and enjoy a light breakfast on board. The driving time from Orlando to Miami is approximately four hours. Speed through the tall grass of the Florida Everglades on a 30-minute airboat ride in search of real Florida locals – alligators! After your exhilarating ride, come even closer to these creatures during an interactive alligator show. Learn about these amazing animals from the experts and enjoy some great photo opportunities. After your gator adventure, you will head to Miami, located about an hour away. Enjoy free time at Bayside Marketplace to shop, walk around and grab a bite to eat. You will have the opportunity to upgrade to include a relaxing 1.5-hour cruise along Miami’s scenic waterways. Admire the Miami skyline as you cruise along Biscayne Bay and circle around Hibiscus Island and Star Island to see the homes of many famous celebrities. Or you can just soak up the sights and sounds of Miami's Bayside Harbor. After docking back at shore, end your day with a visit to South Beach, a lively neighborhood in the city of Miami Beach. The neon strip of waterfront is famous for its Art Deco district and its white sandy beach. Make sure to take a walk through the neighborhood during your free time to admire the area’s architecture and culture along the way. You can also use this time to grab some food or coffee and browse Miami’s famous designer stores and boutiques. Then, hop in the coach and relax on the 4-hour drive back to Orlando.

$32.53 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Florida Everglades 1-Hour Private Airboat Tour, Wildlife Park

This private, reservation-only tour includes an extended 60-minute airboat tour in a customized airboat, specially designed for smaller groups. Sawgrass Recreation Park, where your tour departs from, is an easy 25-minute drive from Ft Lauderdale.Zipping over the Florida Everglades at speeds of up to 40 miles (64 km) an hour, your 60-minute private airboat tour includes wildlife spotting and entertaining stories from your experienced captain. Hear tall tales and true of the Seminole who lived in this wilderness, and of the panthers who shared their home.Then it’s on to the exciting Exhibit areas back at the park to meet the Everglades’ panthers, leopards, Florida gators, turtles, iguanas and other native wildlife for yourself, and learn about the care of these endangered animals. Plus you even get to hold a baby alligator, if you dare!For the most in-depth and personal experience, take a small group private tour of the Florida Everglades’ and its unique subtropical ecosystem and animals.Important Note: Pricing is based on a per person basis; regardless of number of people booking, you are buying out the whole boat for your private tour ($302.49) All ages are welcome to enjoy the airboat tour. Children 3 years and under need not be included in the guest count as there are no additional charges for this age. 

$25 Outdoor Activities

Shark Valley Everglades Guided Tram Tour

After arriving at the park at your chosen time, you will board the tram for a 2-hour tour through the Shark Valley section of Everglades National Park. Led by park trained naturalists, your guides will give you insight into the ecosystem as a whole and will also help point out some of the hidden aspects which help to make this a world renown wetlands. The open vehicles allows you to view wildlife within the Sawgrass prairies on either side of the tram.At the half-way point of the tour, a 45-foot high observation deck gives you an opportunity to enjoy the tranquil vistas of the Everglades, extending outward 20-miles in all directions. A gradual ramp provides easy access to the observation tower deck, and every part of the ramp and deck provide chances to view something different.

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