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Shark Valley Tram Tours

#14 of 206 Tours in Miami
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Neighbourhood: Allapattah
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Address: 36000 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33194
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Shark Valley Everglades Guided Tram Tour
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another fabulous Shark Valley day

I have not been here since 2012. The new parking area and upgraded visitor center were wonderful. Our guide Tammy and tram driver were extremely knowledgable. They spotted the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Gayle C
Fort Myers Beach, Florida

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have not been here since 2012. The new parking area and upgraded visitor center were wonderful. Our guide Tammy and tram driver were extremely knowledgable. They spotted the birds and gators and paused for photos. Tammy introduced us to the carnivorous plane bladder wort by cheerfully climbing into the water. We saw many fabulous birds and learned many facts... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This tram tour is a must-do on the Miami side of the Everglades. Tammy, our tour guide, had been giving these wildlife tours for a long time and was very informative. You see the highest concentration of wildlife in the park and you can get very close to alligators at the observation tower. Would highly recommend.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Shark Valleys is the second Everglades park that we have visited and it did not disappoint. We strolled the walking path and spotted numerous alligators (some VERY close up) and so many beautiful birds and greenery. You could spend the entire day just walking/biking the paths. We did take the 2 hour tram tour which gives you a great overview... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took the Shark Valley Tram at 9:00 am since I knew that the earlier in the morning the more wildlife I would be able to see. Well, I was so right! I saw more wildlife on this 2 hours guided excursion than on the 3 days I spent visiting this amazing eco-system. It was a little confusing to make... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We planned 1 day and half at Everglades, and the 2-hour tram tour provided a nice quick overview. The park ranger's explanation is very informational. Tram stopped often to allow us taking pictures for alligator, birds and any animals we've spotted--a lot of them!! It takes us to the center of everglades, where you can climb to the top of... More 

Thank NicoleZhang127
Bel Air, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tram tour provides a glimpse into quintessential Everglades. We saw many gators and birds. Our tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable about all aspects of the park. Technical issues with the microphone was inconvenient, though.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the money. Tour guide was very knowledgeable, told us a lot about the plants, animals, and the environment. The driver was able to help us find various birds and many alligators. Very fun trip!

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Longwood, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a blast. We saw baby gators...huge gators...gators everywhere. There was even two gators on the sidewalk to the observation tower that we had to walk around. The observation tower was very unusual and the panoramic view was spectacular. Lots of birds as well. and the tram operators were very good. Sylvia is an excellent guide. WELL WORTH IT! and... More 

Thank karenT7139ZR
bishops stortford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

$25 each person for tram + $25 per car to enter park - we had bought a year long National Park pass at the main Everglades entrance so we got in free here. Tour was good. 45 minutes outwards, 25 mins at the observatory and 45 mins back to ranger station by different route. Saw Egrets, Herons, Red shouldered Hawks,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We took the tram tour but you could hike or rent a bike. This day it was really hot so we decided to take the tram and what a ride that was. Our guide was great, sadly i cant remember her name but she was fun and told so many things about Plants and animals. She even jumped in to... More 

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