Full-Day Everglades Naturalist-Led Adventure: Cruise, Hike, And Airboat - Fort Lauderdale

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    Typically 7:15 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. , Please arrive 20 minutes prior to departure time Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Hotels in Greater Ft. Lauderdale and Miami areas; including pickup from Port of Miami and Port Everglades. , There are some locations in central and north Broward County and South Dade County where a .. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point unless otherwise noted. We can take to the Miami and Fort Lauderdale Airports in time for departure flights. We can take to both Port Miami and Port Everglades crui.. read more
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Explore the real Everglades on a full-day guided tour, led by an experienced master naturalist. Take a 1-hour, guided boat tour of the beautiful 10,000 Islands. Chance to see bird species: like roseate spoonbills, white pelicans, and ospreys. See manatees and dolphins up close. Go on a 1-hour-plus nature hike with the naturalist in Big Cypress or the National Park. In Big Cypress, immerse yourself in incredible wildlife and rare plants and orchids, under a canopy of huge trees. Hold onto your hat on an exhilarating 1-hour air boat ride, the best in the Glades. Go to a remote Native American tree island village one can only get to on this authentic experience. Witness alligators and other wildlife where they should be spotted, in the wild, and up close!  Enjoy a narrated scenic wildlife drive through Big Cypress and Everglades. Visit a historic trading post and other cultural and ecological stops. A delicious lunch is included. Truly personalized, authentic and amazing experience!

Highlights

  • Get up-close to native wildlife
  • Excellent value for money
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All-inclusive tour

Know More about this tour

This round-trip tour begins with a pickup from just about any hotel or location in the Ft. Lauderdale or Miami area. We can also arrange for pick up and drop off from the cruise ship terminals, with drop offs at airports. We can store your luggage for the day - no extra charge.
This smaller group experience is led by an experienced a master naturalist tour guide. The captain for the guided boat trip in the 10,000 Islands is a multi-generational native to the region, who knows the area like no one else. Another highlight of this tour is an exciting air boat ride (the best air boat ride in the Everglades) into the REAL Everglades, with the opportunity to see many alligators and a wide variety of birds up close. This is no touristy experience. This authentic air boat experience goes to a historic and hidden Miccosukee village that can only be accessed by boat and on this tour. Your Native American guide will leave you raving about this experience. Additionally, you'll be taken on a 1-hour-plus nature walk in either Big Cypress National Preserve or Everglades National Park by your master naturalist guide. This wilderness is an oasis for a wide variety of wildlife, birds, rare orchids, bromeliads, bald cypress trees, old royal palms and wildlife. Also visit a historic trading post, a fascinating look at Floridas Seminole Indian and pioneer past. Enjoy several other unique and engaging cultural and ecological stops, including wildlife viewing in Big Cypress. Stop for stone crab, the cheapest and freshest place to buy them (optional to purchase). This is where stone crabbing originated! We keep it fresh for your return.This tour also includes a narrated, interesting driving tour through Everglades city and the Everglades, where you will learn about the unique history of the region. Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. Your expert naturalist guide will have you immersed in 4 different ecosystems of the Everglades. This is the most personalized and immersive Everglades tour.

Inclusions

  • Delicious local lunch, including vegetarian and gluten free options
  • Snacks, fresh fruit, bottled water, and sparkling water
  • All National Park and other entrance fees
  • Hotel/Port pickup and drop-off or designated meeting points
  • Drop off at airports in time for flight home 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Local master naturalist guide
  • sunscreen, insect repellent (in case needed), binoculars and more!

Exclusions

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Full refund if cancelled 7 days in advance. 50% refund if cancelled at least 48 hours in advance. No refund if cancelled under 48 hours from pick up time of tour.

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

Vegetarian options are available -- please advise at time of booking if required

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Operates in different weather conditions -- please dress appropriately

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required