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Full-Day Everglades Naturalist-Led Adventure: Cruise, Hike, and Airboat

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    Stop At: Wild Lime Adventures, Hollywood, FL 33019

    This round-trip tour begins with a pickup from just about any hotel or location in the Ft. Lauderdale or Miami area. We can also arrange for pick up and drop off from the cruise ship terminals, with drop offs at airports. We can store your luggage for the day - no extra charge.

    Duration: 9 hours

    Stop At: Everglades National Park, 40001 State Road 9336, Florida City, FL 33034-6733

    This smaller group experience is led by an experienced a master naturalist tour guide. The captain for the guided boat trip in the 10,000 Islands is a multi-generational native to the region, who knows the area like no one else.

    Another highlight of this tour is an exciting 1-hour air boat ride (the best air boat ride in the Everglades) into the REAL Everglades, with the opportunity to see many alligators and a wide variety of birds up close. This is no touristy experience.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Miccosukee Indian Village, US Hwy 41 Mile Marker 36, Tamiami Trail, Tamiami, FL 33194

    This authentic air boat experience goes to a historic and hidden Miccosukee village that can only be accessed by boat and on this tour. Your Native American guide will leave you raving about this experience.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park & Boardwalk, 137 Coastline Drive Box 548, Copeland, FL 34137

    Additionally, you'll be taken on a 1-hour-plus nature walk in either Fakahatchee Strand or Everglades National Park by your master naturalist guide. This wilderness is an oasis for a wide variety of wildlife, birds, rare orchids, bromeliads, bald cypress trees, old royal palms and wildlife. Also visit a historic trading post, a fascinating look at Florida’s Seminole Indian and pioneer past.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Big Cypress National Preserve, 33100 Tamiami Trl E, Ochopee, FL 34141-1000

    Enjoy several other unique and engaging cultural and ecological stops, including wildlife viewing in Big Cypress. Stop for stone crab, the cheapest and freshest place to buy them (optional to purchase). This is where stone crabbing originated! We keep it fresh for your return. This tour also includes a narrated, interesting driving tour through Everglades city and the Everglades, where you will learn about the unique history of the region. Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. Your expert naturalist guide will have you immersed in 4 different ecosystems of the Everglades. This is the most personalized, comprehensive and immersive Everglades tour there is.

    Duration: 1 hour
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    All reviews wild lime nature walk saw dolphins plant life worth every penny pod of dolphins smallest post office nature experience big cypress grand canyon baby alligators marine biologist unique ecosystem air boat ride beautiful birds would highly recommend this tour super fun
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Really worth the money. Can't really explain it all but a full day where you get to do everything relevant in Everglades and also get to go deeper in Everglades and also Big Cyprus than normal tours. Decent lunch, very helpful and nice guides. Small...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Joakim S
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I would highly recommend this tour! We were promptly collected from our hotel and taken care of all day. Stacey our guide was super knowledgeable and charming. Both boat rides were exhilarating. A truly fabulous experience. Oh and lunch was delicious too, including the croc...More

    Thank H1386KSfionab
    Reviewed 7 June 2019 via mobile

    I went on the full day Everglades tour yesterday, lead by Ben and cannot speak highly enough of the experience. From the moment I was picked up from my hotel Ben was friendly and happy to answer any questions, from things related to the tour...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Mari_shep
    benthere2017, Manager at Wild Lime Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2019

    Thank you so very much for this very kind review. We appreciate you mentioning that we are friendly and personalized. Okay, so we do know a few things about the real Everglades too :). That helps. But we are thrilled that you thought the overall...More

    Reviewed 31 May 2019

    Stacy was an amazing guide who was incredibly knowledgeable and very passionate. We really felt like the only people out there--the tour was private and off the beaten path. And we saw a huge array of amazing wildlife up close. Book with Wild Lime to...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank gwen1852
    benthere2017, Manager at Wild Lime Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2019

    Thanks for mentioning that you thought Stacy did a wonderful job! We are glad our passion for what we do showed through. We loved being out there in the real Everglades with you! Hope to see you again. Thank you!

    Reviewed 30 May 2019

    This is a great tour!! Stacy, our guide had great knowledge of the area. All the activities were well planned and exciting. We saw an abundance of wildlife and plant life. The scenery was exquisite. I would highly recommend this tour.

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank lindawilsonr
    benthere2017, Manager at Wild Lime Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2019

    Thank you very much for leaving us this nice review. We are thrilled the trip met your expectations. It was our privilege spending the beautiful day with you!

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    20 May 2019|
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    Response from allen94 | Reviewed this property |
    Hello. This tour would seem okay from a non-physician's opinion. There may be some challenges but not really any physical exertion. You will have to negotiate in and out of two different types of boats and a little walk you... More
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