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Everglades Day Safari from Ft. Lauderdale

Everglades Day Safari from Ft. Lauderdale

Everglades National Park is the largest remaining sub-tropical wilderness in the continental United States and has extensive fresh and saltwater areas, open Everglades prairies and mangrove forests.

Spend the day on an exciting safari adventure from Ft. Lauderdale as you venture through the different ecosystems that make up the Everglades.

You will be accompanied by a highly trained naturalist/guide who will discuss the natural and cultural history of this truly unique area.

  • Details
  • Description
  • Pickup Locations
  • Cancellation Policy
  • Rating & Reviews
  • Related Photos

Tour/Activity Details

Length

9.5 hours

Time

7:45 am daily
(hotel pickups begin 30 minutes prior to the tour departure time)
See Special Schedule Notes

Minimum 24 Hours Advance Booking Required. This tour includes pickup from specific listed hotels in the Fort Lauderdale area. Rates do not include gratuity for your guide and boat captain. Children ages 4 and under are not recommended for this tour. Please order online or call to order or for more information.

Description

Special Schedule Notes

There are no tours scheduled on the following dates:

  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • Easter

Your safari will include:

  • A scenic boat cruise through the mangroves of the Ten Thousand Islands
  • A nature walk deep into a Cypress swamp to explore the mysteries of the Everglades
  • Lunch consists of a hearty meal plus appetizers featuring alligator and other local delicacies
  • A drive through the Big Cypress National Preserve where alligators abound and rare and beautiful birds can be found.
  • Journey by airboat across the sawgrass prairies and pond apples sloughs of the Everglades National Park in search of alligators, turtles and a spectacular array of colorful birds.

You often spot the abundant wildlife that thrive in the Everglades, including rare and colorful birds.

Bring your camera! This is truly a photographer's paradise. A highly trained guide will show you nature at its very best.

Minimum 24 Hours Advance Booking Required. This tour includes pickup from specific listed hotels in the Fort Lauderdale area. Rates do not include gratuity for your guide and boat captain. Children ages 4 and under are not recommended for this tour. Please order online or call to order or for more information.

Pickup Locations

Pickup Locations

Please Note: We do not pick up from any hotels that are not on this list and pick-up times are subject to change without notice, so ALWAYS call the tour operator at least one day prior to the tour to confirm the pickup time and location.
Hotel Name Address Pickup Time(s) Pickup Notes
Avalon Waterfront Inn Beach Resort 521 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL 7:15-7:35am
Bahia Mar Beach Resort 801 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL 7:15-7:35am
Best Western Oceanside Inn 1180 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL 7:15-7:35am
Coconut Bay Resort Hotel 919 North Birch Rd., Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL 7:15-7:35am
Courtyard by Marriott 440 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL 7:15-7:35am
Days Inn 3001 Harbor Drive, Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL 7:15-7:35am
Embassy Suites 1100 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL 7:15-7:35am
Extended Stay America 1450 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL 7:15-7:35am
Flamingo Gardens 3750 S. Flamingo Road, Davie, FL 7:45am This is the general pickup location for areas south of Fort Lauderdale. Free parking available.
Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort 909 Breakers Avenue, Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL 7:15-7:35am
Gallery One - Doubletree 2670 East Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL 7:15-7:35am General pickup location for area north of Fort Lauderdale - parking fee $13.00
Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa 3030 Holliday Drive, Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL 7:15-7:35am
Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort 505 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL 7:15-7:35am
Hilton Ft. Lauderdale Marina 1881 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 7:15-7:35am Also Ft. Lauderdale Grande Hotel & Yacht Club
Holiday Inn Express - Fort Lauderdale 1150 West SR-84, Fort Lauderdale, FL 7:15-7:35am
Holiday Inn Express - Ft. Lauderdale Beach 1500 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL 7:15-7:35am
Hyatt Place 1851 SE 10th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL 7:15-7:35am
Hyatt Regency Bonaventure 250 Racquet Club Road, Weston, FL 7:15-7:35am
Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty Six 2301 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL 7:15-7:35am
Marriott BeachPlace Towers 21 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL 7:15-7:35am
Renaissance Hotel 1617 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL 7:15-7:35am
Sea Club Resort 619 Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL 7:15-7:35am
Sheraton Beachfront 1140 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL 7:15-7:35am
Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel 999 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL
The Atlantic Hotel & Spa 601 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL 7:15-7:35am
The Ritz-Carlton 1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL 7:15-7:35am
Vacation Village at Weston 16471 Racquet Club Road, Weston, FL 8:00am
W Hotel Fort Lauderdale 401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Westin Beach Resort 321 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change policy

If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Rating & Reviews

Customer Ratings & Reviews


  • 5 / 5
    More than excellent! I cannot say enough in praise of this tour! Wonderful variety of experiences, excellent thorough commentary by the guide and good timing of breaks between components of tour.

  • 5 / 5
    I would highly recommend this tour for anyone who wants to understand the history, ecology, animal and plant life, and human inhabitants of the Everglades. I was impressed by the depth of knowledge and friendly manner of our guide, Norm.\nA terrific day, worth every penny.

  • 5 / 5
    The tour was educational and fun. I'd do it again in a heart beat.

  • 5 / 5
    I would recommend to all who want a wonderful and informative day of the Everglades

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Rates All rates are in US Dollars

Event Date:

September 24, 2017

Desired Time:

07:45 AM