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Everglades Rentals & Eco Adventures

107 Camellia Street, Everglades City, FL 34139
+1 239-695-3299
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Kayaking in the evening

Place: Some lakes a few miles outside of Everglades City near Tamiami Trail Activity: Kayaking... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2011
Caradhras
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Munich, Germany
What a great place!

We just got back from 4 nights at the Ivey House. What a wonderful time. We stayed in the Inn... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2011
VMR510
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New York City, New York
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We've been providing novice and experienced paddlers with a wonderful and unique way to experience the timeless, pristine Everglades for more than thirty years. Our family owned business has offered diverse, economical and dependable recreational opportunities for travelers wishing to experience the "real" Everglades. Please join us on one of our guided experiences with an experienced and knowledgeable naturalist guide and experience the fun for yourself!
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107 Camellia Street, Everglades City, FL 34139
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Reviewed 20 April 2011

Place: Some lakes a few miles outside of Everglades City near Tamiami Trail Activity: Kayaking from 5:30 p.m. till 8:30 p.m. (plus arrival/departure) Liked best: Gleaming eyes of many alligators in the light of our headlamps Liked best: Mangrove tunnels - connection between the lakes...More

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GypseeGranny, Owner at Everglades Rentals & Eco Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2011

I'm glad you had a perfect experience at the Ivey House and had the opportunity to join the evening kayak trip. Year’s ago my husband and I thought it would be a hoot to paddle through the mangroves at night. It was very creepy, but...More

Reviewed 19 April 2011

We just got back from 4 nights at the Ivey House. What a wonderful time. We stayed in the Inn section so as to have a private bathroom. The room was huge, the bed comfortable, and the breakfast extensive. We were a little nervous at...More

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SandeeHarraden, Owner at Everglades Rentals & Eco Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2011

I’m happy you had a wonderful time staying at the Ivey House and you had the opportunity to join the morning trip. I will pass on your kind words to our staff. They all work very hard to make everyone’s stay special and unique. Thank...More

Reviewed 15 April 2011

My husband, son (age 12) and i took a 4 hour morning kayak tour in the mangrove hammock. very cool. we paddled past one alligator and through several mangrove tunnels. it was beautiful. we saw several birds as well. I would like to go back...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2011

We took a kayak tour of the Everglades. The Everglades is an incredible destination, and this tour gives you a chance to be on the water close to the plant and animal life. The tour guide (Joel) has extensive experience internationally, but has been working...More

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SandeeHarraden, Owner at Everglades Rentals & Eco Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2011

Everglades City is a Beautiful Destination and I’m glad you were able to explore this unique area with one of our guides. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others. Sandee Harraden

Reviewed 12 April 2011

Joe was a perfect guide because he was so easygoing and authentic. It was just a fun way to experience the Everglades. We saw a few birds, one hidden alligator but, for me, this wasn't a wildlife trip. I just enjoyed paddling through the mangroves.

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SandeeHarraden, Owner at Everglades Rentals & Eco Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2011

I’m glad you found our guided trip a great way to see the Everglades. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others. And we hope you visit again sometime. Sandee Harraden

Reviewed 9 April 2011

You need to take this trip before time runs out. It is possible that Everglades City might be overrun with tourists and shopping malls and the quirky places to eat might disappear (see more below). It is possible that the Everglades, a vast array of...More

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SandeeHarraden, Owner at Everglades Rentals & Eco Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2011

I am so pleased you had such an incredible experience with us. I will pass these kind compliments onto David and Sarah. David has a deep passion for this magical “backyard” of his and for 30 years he has enjoyed sharing it with others. We...More

Reviewed 6 April 2011

With Chris Washburn, a friend and I took a several hour trip through the mangroves, Chris was a wonderful guide and a knowledgeable naturalist. He taught me a lot about kayaking I did not know. And even more about the environment we traveled through which...More

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SandeeHarraden, Owner at Everglades Rentals & Eco Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2011

I’m glad you had an informative and enjoyable kayak trip with Chris and thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others. Sandee Harraden

Reviewed 4 April 2011

The Everglades now holds a deep connection to me after this three day/two night trip with David Harraden. I grew up in Florida, and never truly visited the park. Now I can't wait to go back. Dave brought the natural and human history of the...More

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SandeeHarraden, Owner at Everglades Rentals & Eco Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2011

I am so happy your had a wonderful time on your overnight guided adventure with David. He really enjoys taking people into the Everglades and has a great enthusiasm for this area. He takes pleasure in telling stories about the vast history and culture of...More

Reviewed 4 April 2011

We have kayaked in many places but, hands down, this was the best ever. The morning outing - 7:30-11:30 - was peaceful, beautiful and studded with bird and alligator sightings. And the route, through Everglades "rivers" and mangrove tunnels was breathtaking. Nice and knowledgeable staff...More

Thank Mark W
SandeeHarraden, Owner at Everglades Rentals & Eco Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2011

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience with us. The morning trip is also my favorite, a time when birds are feeing in the morning colors.

Reviewed 3 April 2011

David Harraden with an assistant led my daughter and I and another couple with their 16 year daughter on a 3 day 2 night experience whose prime negative was that it had to end. David has exceptional knowledgeable about the Everglades National Park and the...More

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SandeeHarraden, Owner at Everglades Rentals & Eco Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2011

I’m glad you found your Overnight Guided Trip with us to be fantastic. I know David works very hard to make this experience to be memorable and exceptional. He has quite a passion for the Everglades and enjoys sharing it with others. Thank you for...More

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