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Everglades National Park Boat Tours

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815 Oyster Bar Lane, Sr 29, Everglades City, FL 34139
+1 239-695-2591
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So happy the 10,000 Island Boat Tour is operating again.

We were so happy to find out the 10,000 Island Boat Tour was operating again after being curtailed... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mother17
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Utica, New York
Great tour

We had a last minute vacation plan change, but was able to book this tour through our hotel. Louis... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Joanne S
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Belgrade, United States
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815 Oyster Bar Lane, Sr 29, Everglades City, FL 34139
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Reviewed yesterday

We were so happy to find out the 10,000 Island Boat Tour was operating again after being curtailed by Hurricane Irma. We tried to book online before we left for our week's vacation but it still wasn't open. While in Florida we learned from another...More

Thank Mother17
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a last minute vacation plan change, but was able to book this tour through our hotel. Louis was our boat guide and did a marvelous job. He had a great sense of humor and provided a lot of information about the Everglades as...More

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Please know that this tour is NOT currently running as of December 29, and we eventually were told they haven't been back in business since the hurricane. But their website is fully operational, says nothing about them being closed, accepts reservations, and will charge your...More

Thank JC-Travelers65
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Tickets for these boat tours are purchased in the gift shop on the first floor (the visitor center is on the second floor of the building). We chose the mangrove boat tour (mostly because we heard there were lots of mosquitoes on the 10,000 island...More

1  Thank viv2367b
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We left the dock and headed out into the Ten Thousand Islands area. We say Roseate Spoonbills (very rare and so lucky to see them), manatees mating (yup! Big surprise) and dolphins. The dolphins did not want to play that day. They checked us out...More

Thank Gene B
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had a group of 10-15 people going together and we were driving from approx 3 hrs away so I purchased tickets online. One person did not end up going and I requested a refund in time to get a full refund according to the...More

3  Thank Lily_girl02
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This is run by the National Park Service and they take you out into the thousand island area and mangroves. We had a small boat for 6 people, duration 90 minutes. We did not see any dolphins or manatees and my feeling was a bit...More

Thank poplarkins
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We went on the 5pm cruise several days ago. We had a younger captain who barely spoke, seemed to be annoyed before we even started and just generally was a bummer. His shipmate (never introduced himself) literally laid down on the benches and appeared to...More

4  Thank Aaron H
Reviewed 9 July 2017

My wife sons and I did this boat tour on the morning of the 28th May as part of our 2017 US Road Trip. We were met by a friendly Captain and Guide and were treated to lots of information about the wildlife and surrounding...More

3  Thank GNeuman
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This is run by the National Park Service and they take you out into the thousand island area and mangroves. You will see dolphins and maybe even a gator or two. Be sure to bring sunscreen and water as you will need it. It's a...More

2  Thank Calef71
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Tom W
25 August 2017|
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Response from nanceeedru | Reviewed this property |
I'd definitely choose the National Park over the commercial boat tours. We chose the mangrove tour over the airboat. It's a quiet little boat, there were only four of us on our tour. We saw manatees, and boating under the... More
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mariades0uza
21 June 2016|
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Response from Allen_M_54 | Reviewed this property |
We went in February, on a weekday, bought our tickets and went on the next boat.
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rball0934
15 June 2016|
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Response from rlbriggs2016 |
You should book the small boat tour to do the mangroves........small boat will get you back in there........do you have bug repellant? once you get into the thick of it you might need it. As for another tour, do the Nat'l... More
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