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Where in the world: USA  /  Florida  /  Southwest Gulf Coast  /  Everglades City

Top 15 things to do in Everglades City

1. Speed Boats Tours

Suggested duration: 1h 30 min
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2. Boat Tours & Water Sports

Suggested duration: 1h 30 min
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3. Nature & Wildlife Tours

Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
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4. Full-Day Kayak Adventure in the Everglades

FROM $190
Everglades kayaking and slogging adventure at it's best! Enjoy an eco-tour in the Everglades and experience nature in the best way possible from the top rated Everglades tour available. This tour is the real deal and you can experience the beauty and excitement of the Everglades without the noise of an airboat or large group. We try to limit our groups to 8-10 but can take larger groups easily with advanced notice.
Suggested duration: 8h
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5. Shark Valley Visitor Center, Everglades National Park

Shark Valley Visitor Center offers an opportunity to explore America's marshlands using a paved road, a limestone trail, and a boardwalk. Take a self-guided tour through the sawgrass slough and tropical hardwood forests. As a part of Everglades National Park, the 24 km (15 mi) trail winds through alligator territory and is also home to turtles, deer, and other wildlife. Halfway along the path, climb the observation tower to view the valley's panorama. You'll find bicycles for rent and tram tours available at the site as well.
Suggested duration: 3h 30 min
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6. Fishing Charters & Tours, Chokoloskee

Suggested duration: 4 hours
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8. Everglades National Park Biologist Led Adventure: Cruise, Hike + Airboat

Likely to sell out FROM $259
Explore the real Everglades on a full-day guided tour, led by an experienced master naturalist. This is a comprehensive Everglades experience! Take a 1-hour, guided boat tour of the beautiful 10,000 Islands. Chance to see bird species: like roseate spoonbills, white pelicans, and ospreys. See manatees and dolphins up close. Go on a 1-hour dry nature hike led by a master naturalist, where you will immerse yourself in incredible wildlife and rare plants and orchids, under a canopy of huge cypress trees. Hold onto your hat on an exhilarating 1-hour air boat ride, the best in the Glades. Discover the remote beauty of a Native American tree island village where they used to live, one can only get to by boat. Witness alligators and other wildlife where they should be spotted, in the wild, and up close! Visit a historic trading post and other intriguing cultural and ecological stops. A delicious lunch is included. Wild Lime Adventures is the highest rated tour company in South Florida!
Suggested duration: 9h 30min - 10h
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9. Fishing Charters & Tours

Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
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11. Flamingo, Everglades National Park

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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12. Small Group Boat, Kayak and Walking Guided Eco Tour in Everglades National Park

FROM $173
This very popular eco-adventure and combines the best of a boat tour, a kayak tour and a walking tour in a single great learning experience. Depending on the season, you can encounter manatees, dolphins, sea turtles, bald eagles, ospreys, herons, egrets, pelicans, roseate spoonbills and/or numerous species of fish and shore birds. A very comfortable transport boat will bring you deep into Everglades National Park with your Florida Master Naturalist guide. Once at the first destination, the tour slows down using very stable, comfortable kayaks to get you close to the flora and fauna. Imagine paddling next to a manatee or a dolphin! (No previous kayaking experience is required and there are single and two-person kayaks on every tour). Continue your interpretive experience with a walking tour on remote, pristine barrier island beach … a beach that is seldom visited by others.
Suggested duration: 3h 30min
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13. Buttonwood Canal, Everglades National Park

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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14. Museum of the Everglades

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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15. Small-Group Everglades Boating Kayaking and Walking Eco Tour

FROM $173
We are the "Quiet Alternative to an Airboat Ride". A boating, kayaking and walking tour in Everglades National Park. Our most popular tour! Park at our shop, a local historic building. Please don't forget to pet Crash the Cat! With your Florida Master Naturalist Guide, you will take a short golf cart ride to your boat. On the boat, while searching for dolphins, manatees, sea turtles, rosette spoonbills, herons, egrets, ospreys, eagles and shore birds, learn about the Everglades different ecosystems, its long history and rich culture. At 1st sheltered destination, we will deploy very stable kayaks. The stealth of the kayak allows you to get close to the flora and fauna. Our next destination is an uninhabited barrier island beach where you will be led on a leisurely, hands-on walking tour. Expect to see more seashells than you ever have. After the walk, we are back in the kayaks, then the boat, then the golf cart and back to Crash the Cat.
Suggested duration: 3h 30min
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