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Everglades Nature and Eco
Tours Near Miami

Airboats are the way most explore the watery Everglades "sea of grass"






Florida Everglades


Everglades Nature and Eco Tours
Near Miami

Eco-Adventure Tours from Miami-Dade Parks: These include eco-bike tours and Eco-Heritage Van Tours the venture into the Everglades and Big Cypress Swamp. Also canoe, kayak and snorkel tours closer to Miami. Tel. 305-755-7848. Website

Everglades Safari Park: Airboat rides & eco-adventure tours. This wildlife park specializes in alligator and wildlife nature shows but also private rides in small airboats, including a sunset tour through the glades. Located 15 miles west of the Florida Turnpike on the Tamiami Trail. Open daily 9-5. Tel. 305-226-6923. Website

Everglades at Sawgrass Park Recreation Area: Located on 17.5 acres in the Everglades, this facility offers a variety of tours: airboat tours through the Glades, 18th century Seminole Indian village replica, alligator and reptile exhibit, wildlife exhibit including a Florida panther. Open daily 9-5 except Christmas holidays. On. Hwy. 27 west of Ft. Lauderdale. Tel. 954-389-0202. Website

Fruit and Spice Park: In operation since 1944, the Fruit and Spice Park grows more than 500 varieties of exotic and subtropical fruit, nut, spice and herb trees and shrubs. Daily guided tours and workshops introduce you to the richness and variety of the items grown here. The Garden Store is a excellent source for books on tropical fruits & vegetables and locally produced jams and jellies. Located in Homestead, this is an easy stop for anyone visiting Everglades National Park. Open daily 10-5 except Christmas. Guided tours at 11, 1:30 and 3. Tel. 305-247-5727. Website

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