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Flamingo Visitor Center

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1 Flamingo Lodge Highway, Everglades National Park, FL 33034-6798
+1 239-695-2945
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Poor

I don't know if because of the Hurricane Irma, but it was really poor. You can rent a kayak near... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Neykas
via mobile
Joke

Another joke park, extreme cost to get in , offer absolutely nothing , water muggy, no... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lukasz L
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Coral Springs, Florida
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Visitor center in the village of Flamingo.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good30%
  • Average28%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible5%
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“biting flies” (3 reviews)
“boat tour” (8 reviews)
“gas station” (2 reviews)
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1 Flamingo Lodge Highway, Everglades National Park, FL 33034-6798
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+1 239-695-2945
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"biting flies"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I don't know if because of the Hurricane Irma, but it was really poor. You can rent a kayak near there, or enjoy the view, but nothing more. Is good if you have a your own boat. I saw a crocodile and two manatees, and...More

Thank Neykas
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another joke park, extreme cost to get in , offer absolutely nothing , water muggy, no animals,except mosquitoes, facilities horrible, probably after hurricane everything's under construction. Ranger told us is greate place to see sunset which if you dont have bout is not possible, I...More

Thank Lukasz L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Closed for repairs from Hurricane Irma; yet I had a lovely picnic lunch on a table under the Visitor Centor and next to the Bay of Florida. Splash! What's that? Splash splash! Oh - I see a nose in the water! A manatee - then...More

Thank Lite T
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

We were here in June 2018. The area is lovely, beautiful building, beautiful scenery, quite spacious but pretty much a ghost town. Remnants of Hurricane Irma are clearly visible. The Visitor center is pretty much in need of extensive repair. There is lots of water...More

Thank Fjorz
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

The Flamingo Area was hit hard by Hurricane Irma last year. They're still in the process of fixing the area (including the Visitor Center) up. The area was far different than we expected. We thought it would be a rustic area with old wooden buildings...More

Thank MikeB1952
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

It is a major tourist attraction however it is far. If you go there during the week it feels away. Talk to the info persons to obtain the best of the glades.

Thank rv15243
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

In my life, I have been so many visitor centers, that I'm sure, that I know already what does it mean. Not, that we found there. A map, and an amiable lady, who informed us, that there are no flamingos anymore. Great! They were the...More

Thank stinkwink
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

This area is still recovering from the hurricane damage, but you can still hit the beach, sea kayak, and walk many of the trails (including the Coastal Prairie Trail). We found the staff to be very helpful in recommendations. We missed the last canoe trip...More

Thank Chris E
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Maybe we visited out of season but compared with other visitor centres was poor. No facilities for food or water. Considering this is the last port of call would have expected something if at least vending machines. All vending machines in the visitors centres only...More

1  Thank Swymgims
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

There staff available that can tell you information about the park. There no bathroom available here after go to another part of the park. There alligator exhibition and map available here

Thank lalocadr19
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