Airboat Ride and Everglades Nature Walk with a Naturalist
The airboat ride is a one-of-a-kind experience, giving visitors the opportunity to see the Everglades from a unique perspective. As the boat glides over the water, guests will see a variety of wildlife, including alligators, birds, and other native animals. The tour guides are experienced and knowledgeable, providing information about the history and ecology of the Everglades.
After the airboat ride, visitors will take a guided nature walk with a naturalist. The naturalist will lead the group through the different habitats of the park, pointing out interesting plants and animals along the way. They will also provide information about the history and culture of the area, including the Seminole tribe and their way of life.
The Everglades is a unique and fragile ecosystem and this tour is an excellent way to learn about it. The tour guides are passionate about the park and will do their best to make sure that visitors leave with a deeper understanding and appreciation of the natural world.
Overall, Airboat Ride and Everglades Nature Walk With a Naturalist is an exciting and educational experience that should not be missed. It is a great opportunity to see the beauty of the Everglades and to learn about the unique environment and the diverse wildlife that call it home. So, if you're looking for a great way to spend a day in the Everglades, this tour is perfect for you.
The day starts with being picked up at about from your hotel or other location in the Greater Fort Lauderdale, Miami-Dade County area in a brand new sprinter style vehicle. We can also arrange pick up and drop off from the cruise ship ports; as well as keep your luggage for the day - for free! On this smaller-group tour, take a scenic, narrated wildlife drive, where you will appreciate the beauty and the ecological importance of Everglades National Park. Next, your experienced naturalist guide will lead you on two different nature walks in the National Park. Become immersed in three different ecosystems withing the Everglades, including a beautiful tropical hardwood hammock with mature trees and beautiful plants and wildlife. It is a dry hike. After that, you will drive to the air boat location and embark on an extremely fun, 1-hour air boat adventure into the heart of the REAL Everglades. There are no alligators in pens or cages on this tour, like other more touristy places. On this authentic trip, you will see wild alligators where they should be - in the wild, and up close! As you visit an historic and culturally significant Miccosukee Indian village that can only be visited while on enjoying this air boat experience, learn about their special customs, history and way of life. You will become fascinated by the heritage of the Miccosukee people. After the exhilarating air boat tour, be transported back to your hotel or other location, with plenty of time to enjoy the rest of the day. Or, let us take you to the air port, in plenty of time for your afternoon flight. Enjoy snacks, refreshments, and a more personalized experience than any other Everglades tour or experience! We will send you photos of your great day - free of charge. Find the REAL Florida.
Pickup & Return:
Door to Door:To and from hotels and other locations in Greater Fort Lauderdale and Miami-Dade County areas.
We also pick up from cruise ship terminals, and can return guests to a hotel or to the airport with plenty of time to catch their flight.
However, If at a location north of Commercial Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale area, a pick up / meeting location may need to be arranged. Please ask for more details.
Same as departure location, unless otherwise specified.
Departure Times: 7:30 am (we have some flexibility - ask us about other times available)
Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- Entrance fees
- National Park fees
- Bottled water
- All activities
- Tour escort/host
- Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
- Small-group tour
- Walking tour
- Transport by private vehicle
Does not include:
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Child rate applies only when sharing with 1 paying adult
- A moderate amount of walking is involved
- Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair