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Off Beat City Tours of Miami's best spots. Always stop at Wynwood and a manatee spot. Everglades tours go farther than any other operator to Big Cypress and 10,000 Islands, the two best parts of the Everglades. Love cruise pax with late hotel check...more
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

My family from Minnesota had just a weekend in South Florida, so I booked the Private Half Day Miami City Tour with John S. It was excellent! John is a friendly and knowledgeable person who gave our guests an overview of the history and culture...More

Thank Debi M
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We called somewhat last minute and spoke to J the guide. He was super friendly and rearranged his afternoon schedule to accommodate us and gave us a great restaurant recommendation for lunch. After lunch, we met up and he took us on the tour of...More

Thank Scott M
johnny s, Owner at Miami Native Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

I love those unexpected last minute bookings. We were able to cover the neighborhoods i think best represent Miami, and you seemed to really appreciate. Come back in the fall for the manatees!

Reviewed 30 July 2018

My parents and my husband and I had a great time. The tour was very informative, John can tell you everything about the history of Miami, the Indians, the wildlife. He was very patient with us, although he hard a hard time with these 'crazy'...More

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johnny s, Owner at Miami Native Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thanks for the great review! This time of the year Everglades tours are tough because Big Cypress is so flooded that the wildlife scatters all over the place. But we did find enough gators and birds to make a good tour. Wildlife will come back...More

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We booked the trip partially through email and partially through the agency Mr. John uses - causing a mix-up with the pick-up time and also the payment. The start was anything but good, BUT everything after the rocky start started to work out better than...More

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johnny s, Owner at Miami Native Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Not sure why my previous response did not appear, but thanks again for your glowing review. I remember we had a little confusion on the pickup time, so i remind everyone its best to check in the day or night before you tour. Hope to...More

Reviewed 20 April 2018

WOW!!! This was a great tour. We called and talk to John and he made sure we saw what we wanted. We were looking for birds and wildlife to photograph. If you are a person who loves taking pictures of birds and wildlife, this is...More

Thank Art W
johnny s, Owner at Miami Native Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

The birds have been fantastic all winter, And they keep moving closer to Miami. We saw a good variety of wading birds with lots of juveniles. I could see from your apps and long lens cameras i had to focus on my best bird spots....More

Reviewed 1 March 2018

John presently doesn’t cater for couples due to the expense. However, we kept in touch to see if he could squeeze us in somewhere as we didn’t want to do the very touristy tours on offer elsewhere. He very graciously managed to convince a group...More

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johnny s, Owner at Miami Native Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Thanks for your glowing review! We had a great tour. The birds have drifted over closer so the 5 hour tour is fantastic right now. Its been such a great year for birds its hard not to get excited. I plan on having "shared" tours...More

Reviewed 26 February 2018

John was an Excellent Tour Guide! He was extremely knowledgeable, friendly and made the ENTIRE trip interesting! He was so great we booked a city tour with him the next day👍. He knew exactly where to find the things we enjoyed seeing, Gators, Manatees, Iguanas...More

1  Thank Duane C
johnny s, Owner at Miami Native Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Sorry for my late response, Duane! Not sure how it slipped through the cracks. Come back for my 7 hour Everglades next time, where we go through the Ten Thousand Islands. From November thru April we can find manatees on both the city tour and...More

Reviewed 8 February 2018

we just finished probably the best tour we ever have been on. we have been on tours all over europe and have never met a more caring conscientious informed tour guide. He really cares that his clients truly have a unique experience in no way...More

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johnny s, Owner at Miami Native Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Your group was great! My obsession with the Cocaine Cowboys documentary fit perfectly with your law enforcement background. Our Everglades trip the next day was also spectacular. If you can share the pictures of the manatees on our city tour and the gator swallowing a...More

Reviewed 25 January 2018

For our family of four with diverse interests this was a perfect day. This was our first day in Miami and due to the weather we wanted to tour the Everglades. We had done it on our own several years ago, but wanted to do...More

1  Thank wgross2018
johnny s, Owner at Miami Native Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

I knew it was going to be a great trip when your daughter said she was studying Anthropology. Then we shared our mutual love of Mesa Verde. While the mounds we saw are not as photogenic as Mesa Verde, the archaeological significance is enormous. I...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017

My husband and I made a last minute Miami trip this week, and we wanted to explore the Everglades privately and intimately. His "Honeymoon Special" allowed my husband and me to pay a bit more for 2 to hire him all day. It was well...More

1  Thank Graynick
johnny s, Owner at Miami Native Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

So glad you enjoyed our trip! I struggle with couples and single people to go on this tour because my costs are so high, so i was glad you had no problem with my honeymoon special. I am trying to dedicate one day a week...More

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My city tour sees the most manatees. I have 10 different spots around Miami that i can always find. Often close enough to almost touch them. I pick up at all Miami Beach and Downtown/Brickell hotels. my standard tour is... More
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