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Tour The Glades - Private Wildlife Tours

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104 Buckner Ave South, Everglades City, FL 34139
+1 239-260-4577
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Wonderful experience

This was a wonderful experience and a huge highlight of our family trip. Josh was wonderful. He... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Danae M
A personal experience you will never forget.

If you want to see, feel, and be a part of the Everglades this is the experience you are looking... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cheryl S
Dunnellon, Florida
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Tour The Glades is the Only exclusively Private tour operator in the Everglades! Quality instead of quantity is our goal...which means our guests receive 100% of our attention. We can only do one (maybe two) trips per day which makes each one very special. This approach is better for the environment and hands down the best way to explore the Everglades....just you and your own personal guide. We provide tours year round and all excursions are led by Native Naturalist Guides that provide EVERYTHING you'll need. Fresh seasonal fruit, cold bottled water and all the necessities are included. You won't need to purchase any additional items because we've thought of everything! We are priced the same as the group tour companies but only do Private Tours because Private is Best. You are our #1 priority.
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104 Buckner Ave South, Everglades City, FL 34139
+1 239-260-4577
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a wonderful experience and a huge highlight of our family trip. Josh was wonderful. He led us on a great trip and his knowledge of the area is to be commended. He was great with our kids, pointing out the wildlife fish, birds...More

Thank Danae M
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you want to see, feel, and be a part of the Everglades this is the experience you are looking for. We did the kayak excursion through the mangrove swamp with Tod, the owner. A wonderful, challenging trip for two seniors in a tandem kayak,...More

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Josh gave us a kayak tour of a special corner of the Everglades. His knowledge of its ecosystem and passion for its beauty, added to our appreciation of the prairie and mangrove tunnels, and the wild life it contains. A special shout out to Lashaun...More

Thank 710kelly
Reviewed 1 week ago

First I want to thank Tod for accommodating my late minute request to take a kayaking trip into the everglades. Other plans fell through and it was a spur of the moment decision for me and I'm grateful he was able to fit me in...More

1  Thank SteveKeyton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was great to see so many manatees so close and to feel them. We didn't think about the possibility that it could be so cold (9°C), so we could only stay a very short time in the water. We are a family with teens...More

1  Thank 5Muenchnerkindl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brandon made a fantastic job helping us discovering the Everglades. He is very knowledgeable about the nature and made the tour highly relevant to both generations (parents and children). Highly recommended!

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole experience was first rate, from the first phone call to book, to the sights and sounds, and the timing of the whole day. Josh, the guide, was knowledgeable, helpful and professional. I have traveled all over the world doing outdoor adventures and this...More

Thank robmockrish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The weather was wonderful and we had an excellent guide, Brandon, who was charming, and very knowledgeable about Everglades - the vegetation, the wildlife, and the history. Brandon pointed out where/what to look for when trying to spot the snoozing gators on the banks, as...More

1  Thank cassidykc2
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The boat tour and kayak tour were terrific. These were the highlights of our Everglades visit. Our guides Josh, Corey and another Captain are very knowledgeable. They shared great amount details of the area and spotted dolphins, manatees, birds, and gators, and also took good...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went with my two college-aged sons. We did the kayaking, the airboat ride and the hiking. The airboat was like a thrill ride, as it sped over the water, stopping for alligators a few times. It was a fun little diversion. The kayaking and...More

Thank Susan W
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Tom G
30 September 2017|
Response from Julian W | Reviewed this property |
to be honest I don't know, best this question was answered by the tour company directly
Harshal P
1 July 2017|
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Response from Kathy01845 | Reviewed this property |
We did not see any gators near our boat. We ha no concerns.
1 May 2017|
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Response from Bob B | Reviewed this property |
I have a grandson that age. I wouldn't take him. The trip was a couple hours. That is a long time sitting in a kayak for a toddler. Mosquitoes were super thick. Off was effective. Not sure about toddler and Off.