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Tour the Glades

#1 of 34 Tours in Everglades City Features Animals
104 Buckner Ave South, Everglades City, FL 34139
+1 239-260-4577
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Wonderful tour with lots of dolphins, some gators and even manatees

We did a 3 hour motorboat tour with Jim. He was very funny, had a good knowledge of wildlife and... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
Barbara S
Private tour in the glades

We wanted to do something unique, off the beaten track. Tod arranged a tour for us with Captain... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
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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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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
104 Buckner Ave South, Everglades City, FL 34139
+1 239-260-4577
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

We did a 3 hour motorboat tour with Jim. He was very funny, had a good knowledge of wildlife and we saw a lot of dolphins, gators and manatees. Thank's a lot for this great tour. We had a great time with Jim.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We wanted to do something unique, off the beaten track. Tod arranged a tour for us with Captain Corey who is from the area. He took us for a 3 hour boattrip visiting different islands, telling good storys and we got to se manatees, dolphins...More

Thank sivhol
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Great guide, great scenery and wildlife! By far the best experience of our entire trip in Florida. Highly recommended

Thank Pieter S
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We did a three hour motorboat tour with Gary and really loved it. He was very easygoing and easy to talk to, very knowledgeable of the area, and good with the boat :-). We wore bathing suits with shorts and shirts over them, and did...More

Thank 811westriver
Reviewed 3 May 2017

My family and I did the sunset tour and it was awesome. Going through Mangrove tunnels and seeing alligators and various birds was really cool. Our tour guide Josh was amazing and very nice. The tour started at 3:30 p.m. and communication with e-mail was...More

Thank Daywalker88
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I traveled with two young sons, ages 9 and 11. We wanted to experience the Everglades in a quiet, up-close way. This tour was perfect. We saw alligators (thrilling for the boys) and many, many birds (the pelican was our favorite). Our guide, Josh, was...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We had a kayak tour with josh and it was just great. Josh knows everything about the glades and told us so many incredible storys. First i was a bit afraid of doing a kayak trip but he took all my fears. He also explained...More

Thank Antigua92
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We chose to visit the Everglade region in the most discrete way. The four of us and a guide seemed the good choice and Tour the Glades could offer just that. While sliding through mangroves and open sea, we were accompanied by dolphins and manatee....More

Thank Wim V
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Wanted to see the everglades but did not want to fight for viewing space with the airboats. Decided to take this tour. It was just my husband, the boat operator and me. It was a three-hour tour of the everglades that the airboats can't go...More

Thank Mary F
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Grade A service and very well run tour company. I emailed to inquire about a tour at 9p mountain time, and immediately received a reply from Lashaun. I was so impressed that these folks care so much that they monitor and reply to email even...More

Thank baxterna
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I'm planning to book a tour for my family this upcoming weekend. I just have a doubt... Is it suitable for a 21 months old little boy? Thank you for your attention.
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.
Sounds like a great time...what is the price for 2people...4 people...for the motorboat tour and how long is the tour?
20 March 2017|
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Response from th095526 | Reviewed this property |
Oh to answer your question, I think it was $300 for 2 hours. Very fair. We actually to almost 3 hours and he didn't charge me extra.
Christine S
We are going kayaking next month. What should we wear. Long trousers? What sort of footwear? Thanks.
11 February 2017|
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Response from grammysue2 | Reviewed this property |
Long pants and sandals are fine.