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Everglades Area Tours

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Address: 238 Mamie St, Everglades City, FL 34138
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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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"boat assisted eco tour"

It was great. Our guide was excellent! The kayak portion was outstanding. Seeing the small wild life on the sandy beach was a highlife of our trip.

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Naperville, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was great. Our guide was excellent! The kayak portion was outstanding. Seeing the small wild life on the sandy beach was a highlife of our trip.

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Issaquah, Washington
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As part of our "Florida Adventure" to celebrate an anniversary, my wife and I took the Boat Assisted Kayak Eco Tour last week. It was incredible! Certainly one of the highlights of our entire trip. Dan, our guide, was awesome - very knowledgable and friendly. Since it was off-season, we were the only customers on the tour - which allowed... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend Penny and I really enjoyed the whole experience. It was so much more rewarding than just travelling across the Everglades at speed. Dan, our guide was so enthusiastic and explained everything to us so well. He clearly loves his job. The canoeing was great and certainly gave us the appetite to see more of the Everglades. Thank you... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked the boat/kayak tour in the Everglades National Park months ahead as part of a Florida round trip and it was truly a highlight. There was just I other person booked for the tour so our guide Dan gave us sort of a private tour. We drove out by boat with kayaks on board and learned a lot about... More 

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Oak Forest, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As one of the reviews stated we were disappointed not seeing more wildlife Our guide just seemed to be mentioning the same birds over and over again Heather our guide was knowledgeable about different aspects of the everglades We did assume that part of the tour we would be stopping at a beach?? Which never happened Overpriced

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

We are sorry that you did not see more wildlife on this two hour experience. Heather can only show you what WILDLIFE is in view while you are on the tour. You did see dolphin, ospreys, tri-colored herons, little blue herons, great blue herons, great egrets, snowy egrets, royal terns, sandwich terns, brown pelicans, black vultures, turkey vultures and numerous... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with our tour guide Dan. He is excellent with kids. He told us al lot about nature. The hiking was cool on the beach, you can see a lot of nice things over there. Don't expect a lot of wildlife, like alligators. But we saw dolfins, fish eagles, nice birds, dough crab, a spotted ray, shells, snails, crabs... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The advertisement made it sound like we would be witness to a great variety of birds. I booked the tour for a birding enthusiast and hoped that the guide would have lots to show us. Though the guides were very personable, I was a bit disappointed by the experience. I actually have more variety of birds out behind my Florida... More 

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

Kristina sorry the amount of "wildlife" you saw did not meet your expectations. Its exactly that "wildlife" if it has fins, feathers or feet it can and will roam around freely. Yes there is a great variety of bird life in the Everglades, so are seasonal residents while others are here year round. Tide phase also plays a part in... More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great tour and we highly recommend it. We got go see a lot of wildlife, including baby pelicans and baby osprey, and learned a lot about the history of the area. Our tour guide, Dan, was very knowledgeable and entertaining. For booking and upon arrival everybody we met and talked with was friendly and helpful. And Everglades... More 

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

Aileen I remember that day and I am glad we were able to accomodate you...Look forward to seeing you next time you are in the area.. More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the 3,5 hour tour with our guide Dan. Dan has a very good knowledge of the Everglades and was very willing to share this information in a friendly and humorous way. The local fauna was very ccooperative as we have seen serveral dolphins, turtles, cormorants, egrets and many ospreys. The only thing Dan could not do was to... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your tour with Captain Dan...We are glad the wild life cooperated for you.... More 

Rogers, Arkansas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide (Ron) was great and very knowledgeable. My wife and I had signed up for the 3 hour 10,000 Islands tour but it was cancelled b/c of wind. We were expecting to each have a solo kayak but ended up using a tandem kayak instead . While we still had a good time, we would have really enjoyed being... More 

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

Scott glad that you found Ron to be knowledgeable. We utilize tandem kayaks to make communications between guides and guests easier. With the winds being so high, I offered to move you to the tour you took or reschedule it to another day. As for manatees with winds being high the water is choppy and makes viewing manatees rather hard.... More 

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