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Miami and the Keys Explorer Pass
"You have 30 days from the first use of your Miami and the Keys Explorer Pass to enjoy your choice of three four or five attractions and activities (depending on the option you purchase) all for one low price.There are more than 30 popular options you can choose from in and around Miami South Beach Fort Lauderdale and Key West and all are listed in your complimentary pocket guidebook to make it easy for you to decide what interests you most. Redemption is easy and allows you to avoid wasting time in ticket lines — once you've received your pass just swipe it at designated ticketing areas.Choose from the following attractions: Miami Seaquarium Jungle Island Big Bus Miami 48-hour pass South Beach duck tour CityView trolley Key West
From $85.00
 
Shark Valley Everglades Guided Tram Tour
"After arriving at the park at your chosen time you will board the tram for a 2-hour tour through the Shark Valley section of Everglades National Park. Led by park trained naturalists your guides will give you insight into the ecosystem as a whole and will also help point out some of the hidden aspects which help to make this a world renown wetlands. The open vehicles allows you to view wildlife within the Sawgrass prairies on either a 45-foot high observation deck gives you an opportunity to enjoy the tranquil vistas of the Everglades extending outward 20-miles in all directions. A gradual ramp provides easy access to the observation tower deck and every part of the ramp and deck provide chances to view something different.Please note: National Park entrance fees of $20 per person are not included in the tour price."""
From $24.00
 
All Day Standup Paddleboard and Single or Double Seat Kayak Rental
"Come in our front door and paddle right out back.  We have a full range of single and two seat kayaks as well as paddleboards.  Get a lesson if you need one.  We specialize in first timers and the beginning paddler.  For more experienced paddlers we can help you pick a longer route that is sure to make your trip memorable.  Nearby we have 2 routes to choose from.  There is the small deserted island in the ocean or the hidden lagoon jungle trip.  Both are about 2 hours long and can be combined wit"""Rent a Standup Paddleboard Single or Double Seat Kayak on your own for the day.  Grab a friend and go out to discover our unique mangrove estuary.  See wildlife and discover a deserted island.  Fun for all ages."title=Highlights&1=Choice+of+several+departures+throughout+the+day&2=Close+encounter+with+wildlife&3=Excellent+value+for+money&4=Get+up-close+to+native+wildlife&5=See+the+underwater+world+without+getting+wet
From $30.00

More Transportation in Everglades National Park

Car Hire

You really have to hire a car for your trip here, as everything is so far apart. Before we left the UK, we thought the Theme Parks were a bit closer together than they turned out to be, and if we...
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Madasabull
Dec 12, 2013

Bike Shark Valley

There are three ways to get from the headquarters to the overlook. Walk, take the tram, or bike. It is a nice fairly flat, paved 15 mile (round trip) trail which serves for both the tram and the...
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grandmaR
Apr 04, 2011

Transportation around park

Though a car is the prime way to get around the park, one can also take the concessioner tram at Shark River. This is a 2 hour guided tour that allows visitors to see the park from the comfort of an...
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roamer61
Jun 05, 2008

Biking around Shark Valley

You can take a tram tour of Shark Valley, but I loved the bike idea. It's a 15 mile trip, so even with stopping to see the wildlife, you're talking only 2-3 hours. The rental was $6 per hour, which...
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PinkFloydActuary
Aug 26, 2006

Florida Transportation

This trip was accomplished with the help of Wes Biggs, President of Florida Nature Tours. The package I paid for included his services as a guide, car and gas. For anyone visiting Florida who is into...
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roamer61
May 02, 2006

Be alert when driving in any National Park

Access is fine, etc. Just be aware that in any park setting people are not paying the greatest attention to the road itself. There are so many things for us to look at out the side windows, in the...
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Combinedefx
Aug 08, 2003
 
 
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Airboat rides

Many people coming to the park are disappointed that they are unable to take an airboat ride within the park. You may find these offered by private operators along the Tamiami Trail (US 41) west of...
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KimberlyAnn
Apr 14, 2003

You really need a car to get...

You really need a car to get to the park, arriving off of US 1 from Miami and points north as well as southern points such the Florida Keys.Car is the prime mode of transport though biking is popular...
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richiecdisc
Oct 04, 2002

Fly into Ft. Lauderdale and rent a car

Excellent views from the airplane over Florida. We flew into Ft. Lauderdale on JetBlue, and were over Florida as the sun rose. From there, we rented a car and drove to the Everglades.
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thebeatsurrender
Apr 22, 2007

Fly or drive to the gateway cities

Fly or drive to the 'gateway' cities of Naples (25 miles) or Miami.Drive around the Park and neighboring areas.
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John_P_LSU
Apr 11, 2003

Top Hotels in Everglades National Park

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310 Collier Ave., Everglades City, Florida, 34139, United States
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Everglades National Park Main Road, Florida, United States
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1 Flamingo Lodge Highway, Everglades National Park,
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200 Riverside Drive, Box 190, Everglades City, Florida, 34139, United States
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201 West Broadway, Everglades City, Florida, 34139, United States
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Top Things to Do in Everglades National Park

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Anhinga Trail

Driving from Key West to catch our plane in Ft. Lauderdale, we had approximately 1 hour to spend at the Everglades National Park. After getting our Passport to Your National Parks book stamped, we...
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Shark Valley

A good way to experience this part of the park is by the tram tour. You can also bike or hike the 15 mile route. Cost for the tram tour was $17.25 for adults and $10.75 for kids (as of April 2010). If...
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Top 5 Everglades National Park Writers

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Basaic

"Basaic Everglades National Park Page"
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grandmaR

"Okefenokee's River of Grass"
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mrclay2000

"Among the lushest national parks in the system"
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doug48

"everglades national park"
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KimberlyAnn

"Everglades National Park by Kimberlyann"
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