One reason for this is the fact that this is a smaller tour, allowing you to take the scenic path through the wildlife while your guide narrates as you move along. Learning about the beauty as well as the ecological importance of the Everglades is part of the goal so you leave informed as well as mesmerized by the Everglades. Once you arrive at the start of the real adventure, your guide will lead you on two different nature walks in Everglades National Park. Here you will be immersed into three different ecosystems within this stunning tropical wetlands. Your guide will point out different examples of how nature works here such as the tropical hardwood hammock of mature trees and plants and other stunning examples of nature's creations.
It is now time to venture further by vehicle to bring you to your exhilarating airboat adventure. This is not the commercial airboat adventure that everyone else does, but a 1-hour air boat ride in the heart of the REAL Everglades. Do not expect to see pens or cages of alligators on this tour. Instead, you will have an authentic view of wild alligators in their natural environment. It's important to know the background of the settlers in this area. Your visit to a historic and culturally significant Miccosukee Indian Village in a remote location only accessed by your boat will be another highlight and one important to see the scale and impact of this environment. See the special customs, history and way of life that exists to this day.
As you visit an historic and culturally significant Miccosukee Indian village that can only be visited while on this air boat experience, you will become fascinated by their special customs, history and way of life. After the amazing air boat tour, sit back and relax on the ride back to your hotel, with plenty of time to eat lunch and enjoy the rest of the day. Or we can take you to the cruise ship terminal or to either the Miami or Ft. Lauderdale airports, in plenty of time for your afternoon flight. This tour includes snacks, refreshments, and a more personalized experience than any other Everglades experience. You will receive a complimentary photo album of your great day too. Find the REAL Florida!
Departures: 07:30 AM,
Meeting instructions: Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.
Special instructions: - Dress comfortably with good walking shoes.
- We will provide insect repellent and sunscreen.
- A moderate amount of walking is involved. The nature walk is rated as easy.
- Bottled water and a snack is included.
- Please use our binoculars!