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Everglades Area Tours

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Address: 238 Mamie St, Everglades City, FL 34138
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+1 239-695-3633
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At Everglades Area Tours, we set ourselves apart from the competition by...

At Everglades Area Tours, we set ourselves apart from the competition by offering the most intimate and educational tours of Everglades National Park and the surrounding protected areas. All of our guides are formally trained Florida Master Naturalists, Environmental Educators, and Full-Time Outdoor Leaders.

You won’t find any intrusive airboats here -- they’re not allowed in Everglades National Park due to the damage they inflict on the ecosystem. Instead, we offer more exclusive guided boat, kayak, and walking tours with the most experienced tour guides in the state. Our most popular eco-tour, the Boat Assisted Kayak ECO Tour, combines the best of a boat tour, a kayak tour and a walking tour into one four hour adventure!

Come experience the wildly unpredictable and natural beauty of Everglades National Park with Everglades Area Tours, where adventure awaits at every turn.

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Excellent, fun and educational tour

Captain Dan took my 16 year old daughter and me out on the power boat, pointing out the ospreys and their nests, walked a deserted island, explaining the life cycle of the... read more

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Captain Dan took my 16 year old daughter and me out on the power boat, pointing out the ospreys and their nests, walked a deserted island, explaining the life cycle of the shellfish and then took us kayaking through glass-still water quiet lakes. He was incredibly well informed and clearly enjoyed sharing his knowledge and love of the Everglades with... More 

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Such a lovely addition to our florida trip, learning about the flora and fauna of this amazing ecosystem. Fred was a charming and knowledgable Captain, who really seemed to take pleasure in sharing his knowledge and insight of the area. We learned about Osprey nests, Manatee habits and how to recognise different shells on the beach. The cherry on the... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We did a Kajak trip which includes longer tour with the regulär boat with our three kids and it was an exceptional experiance. Dan, our captain provided a Deep insight into the nature in the area of the thousand islands and we sag Dolphins, Ospreys just to name 2 of the animals. The kids enjoyed this trip very much as... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the Dolphin, shelling and wildlife tour and it was a surreal experience! The wildlife was truly amazing! During our two hour tour we saw multiple species of birds, manatees, and many dolphins, we were taken to a Sanddune to shell and explore. Our guide Captain Ed was extremely knowledgeable and personable! Toward the end of our tour, Captain... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took the 2 hour 10000 islands tour with captain Fred and it was awesome! A very experienced seaman, he is a fount of information on the unique history and biology of the everglades and the mangrove biotope. A truly amazing and informative afternoon. Highly recommended!

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Rene thank you for taking the time to review your experience with Captain Fred. Glad you had a amazing and informative afternoon... More 

Cape Coral, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a grat trip, Captain Fred told us a lot about birds, the environment and shells and the living being on the islands. We saw eagles and many dolphins and a lot of other birds. It was amazing, My son had a lot of fun by controlling the boat and driving fast. On this day we were only three... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to reivew your tour with Captain Fred. We are glad your son enjoyed driving the boat. More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked the ecco kayak tour for our family, (ages 10-78). We had 2 boats w Captains Dan and Fred. Both were great interacting with our grandchildren. The weather was very varied (rain storms to sunny ) but the captains kept adjusting so we could have a full Everglades experience. We all loved the kayaking in their secret lakes. Heather also... More 

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Kathleen glad you enjoyed your tour with Captain Dan and Captain Fred. More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was amazing and the highlight of our vacation. Captain Ed was incredibly knowledgable and wonderful with our two kids. He found the perfect spot for them to go shelling and we were able to observe dolphins and birds in the wild without disturbing them In their natural habitat. I highly recommend this tour (dolphin and shelling) and we... More 

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Captain Ed really is a "shelling Guru". Thank you for taking the time to submit a review. More 

East Windsor, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not at all what I wanted or expected. No birds or gators' as advertised in their brochure. No Swamps or marshes or Cypress Trees. Just a boat ride. Guide was friendly however.

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CaptWright, Manager at Everglades Area Tours, responded to this review

You booked the 2 hour birding and dolphin tour, which is not in the "swamp or marshes or cypress trees". This is what it says on the website for that tour "Depending on the season, you can expect to encounter manatees, dolphins, sea turtles, bald eagles, ospreys, herons, egrets, pelicans, rosette spoonbills, as well as, numerous species of fish and... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the full eco tour with boat, beach walk & kayak. Everglades City has a certain charm to it. The tour was well organized & great for families. I would give it a 5 if we saw a matinee, as my son was hoping. As it was, we did see many dolphins up close, as well as birds in... More 

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Glad you enjoyed the Boat Assisted Kayak Eco Tour. Sorry that you didn't get to see manatees. It is really hard to guarantee or predict wildlife. More 

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