Everglades National Park
American alligator swimming in the lake at Everglades National Park, Miami
American alligator swimming in the lake at Everglades National Park, Miami

Everglades National Park Tours and Tickets

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Sandwiched between the sizzling beaches of Miami and the white sands of Key West, the Everglades National Park stands in stark contrast to its seductive neighbors—but don’t make the mistake of passing it by. Visit the park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and discover for yourself the spectacular swampy weirdness that draws over one million visitors every year and constitutes a one-of-a-kind destination for nature lovers.

  • State Road 9336, Homestead, Florida, 33034

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Przemyslaw_S, Nov 2023
Great trip . Weather did...
Great trip . Weather did not collaborate but Stephanie and Marty made it great. Paddle was terrific.
Stephen_A, May 2023
Worth the drive!
Had an easy drive down thru Everglade City. Captain Dan was wonderful! Saw dolphins, manatees, pelicans, egrets and blue herons.
Melissa_V, Apr 2023
Awesome! Educational, breathtaking nature
Extremely knowledgeable and lovely guide! Went with my science curious 6 year old. Just wish we didn’t have rain and could have stayed out longer
Shellane_B, Apr 2023
Great tour
It was a 4 hr tour but didn’t seem too long, had a long boat ride , short kayak and a walk to a sandbar. Tour guide knowledgeable of area. Meeting place was a little harder to find, we were there early and the office is not staff, just be on time, not too early.
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Q:What is the best way to explore Everglades National Park?
A:The best way to explore Everglades National Park is by getting onto the water. Visitors can canoe or kayak through mangrove forests or venture deeper into the park on airboat tours. Another option: tram tours take a loop route from the visitor center to a viewing tower and back.
Q:What should you not miss in the Everglades?
A:Don’t miss Shark Valley, one of the best places in the Everglades for spotting alligators, turtles, and birds. A 45-foot-high (14 meters) valley observation deck offers panoramic views of wetlands and forests 20 miles (32 kilometers) in all directions—reach it on foot, by bike, or as part of the Shark Valley tram tour.
Q:How long does it take to tour Everglades National Park?
A:Everglades National Park is expansive and requires four or five days to explore fully. However, two days should be sufficient to see the most important highlights in various parts of the park. Note that your one-time admission fee is valid for seven consecutive days.
Q:How long is the Everglades boat ride?
A:Everglades National Park boat tours typically one hour, although some stay on the water for two hours. Boat tours depart frequently, sometimes even every 20 minutes. Visitors can choose lengthier combination tours that include exploring by kayak, boat, and on foot.
Q:Are Everglades airboat tours worth it?
A:Yes, taking an Everglades airboat tour is worth it as it provides the best chances of getting deep into the Everglades and seeing alligators, birds, and turtles. Airboats can reach places bigger boats cannot and provide an occasion to learn about the natural environment from guides.
Q:What is the best month to visit the Everglades?
A:The best time to visit the Everglades is from December to April, in the dry season. During this period, the temperatures cool, the bugs dwindle, and the wildlife comes into view. However, keep in mind that it’s also peak season with bigger crowds.