Small-Group Everglades Adventure from Fort Lauderdale

From
USD22500

Free cancellation

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

Duration10 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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About

After a morning hotel pickup in the Fort Lauderdale area, it’s off to one of the most beautiful and unique places on earth—the Florida Everglades.
On this naturalist-guided excursion, begin with a spectacular airboat ride over and through the sawgrass prairies and pond apple forests of the Everglades. Then hop in a van for a wildlife drive through the pine savannahs and cypress forests of Big Cypress National Preserve. Look for alligators, turtles, and birds and keep an eye out for the elusive Florida panther. Next, enjoy a nature walk below towering bald cypress trees. Alligators, herons, egrets and dozens of other species can be spotted at any time throughout the year here. Also, less visible but ever-present otters, bears, pigs, deer, and panthers roam the local wilderness.
After lunch, which includes alligator appetizers, hop on board a scenic boat ride into the Ten Thousand Islands mangrove forest in Everglades National Park. This relaxing cruise features manatees, sea turtles, osprey and a variety of other marine life, including the occasional pod of dolphins feeding in the nearby bay.
The tour concludes with a relaxing return trip to the Fort Lauderdale area.
Notice: If hotel is not on the pickup list, meet at Flamingo Gardens in Davie, Fla.

Highlights

Full-day Everglades adventure from Fort Lauderdale
Relax on a boat cruise through the mangrove forest of Everglades National Park
Enjoy a nature walk through an ancient cypress forest and spot wildlife
Your expert naturalist guide provides interesting commentary
Small-group tour limited to 9 people ensures a more personalized experience

Itinerary

Tours offered by Everglades Day Safari
Depart from the Miccosukee Indian Village on an airboat tour of the "River of Grass" portion of the Everglades on the iconic airboat - a flat-bottomed boat built to skim across the shallow wetlands of the Everglades! Visit an authentic Miccosukee chikee village and learn about the history of the tribe.
Enjoy lunch in the heart of the Everglades with a choice of over over 20 items including burgers, chicken, fish and salads.
A wildlife drive through the pine savannas and cypress forests of Big Cypress National Preserve.
Guests take a 90-minute pontoon boat tour into the mangrove wilderness of Everglades National Park. In the Ten Thousand Islands you'll search for dolphins, manatee, sharks, rays, a variety of birds and other coastal species of wildlife.

Inclusions

Nature Walk
Airboat Ride
Expert naturalist or biologist guide
Lunch
Mangrove Wilderness Boat Cruise
Wildlife Drive
Transport by air-conditioned 13-passenger van
Pickup and drop-off from select locations

Exclusions

Gratuities

Additional Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Minimum age is 6 years old
  • Hat, sunscreen and sunglasses are recommended

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.