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Address: 104 Buckner Ave South, Everglades City, FL 34141
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+1 239-260-4577
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07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Tour The Glades is the Only exclusively Private tour operator in the...

Tour The Glades is the Only exclusively Private tour operator in the Everglades! Quality instead of quantity is our goal...which means our guests receive 100% of our attention. We can only do one (maybe two) trips per day which makes each one very special. This approach is better for the environment and hands down the best way to explore the Everglades....just you and your own personal guide.

We provide tours year round and all excursions are led by Native Naturalist Guides that provide EVERYTHING you'll need. Fresh seasonal fruit, cold bottled water and all the necessities are included. You won't need to purchase any additional items because we've thought of everything! We are priced the same as the group tour companies but only do Private Tours because Private is Best. You are our #1 priority.

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Great kayaking trip with a great guide!

We had a terrific time on a private kayaking trip into the everglades. We learned all about the flora and fauna of the glades and saw some alligators, birds and snakes. Our... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a terrific time on a private kayaking trip into the everglades. We learned all about the flora and fauna of the glades and saw some alligators, birds and snakes. Our guide Logan was well versed in the area and provided lots of interesting information. The trip was paced perfectly. I would recommend this to folks who have had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the moment we drove up, we felt we had chosen the right tour for our family. Tod was welcoming and thoughtful and gave us the perfect snacks for our trip. Corey is several generations from the Everglades--had his own boat here at 11 years old and "knows these waters better than any man alive." We had a great adventure,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The tour was okay. We did see a few cool things - a little spot with actual tombstones from long ago (lots of mosquitos though!); very neat little beach where I found the best shells of my whole stay; and we went by a rookery. The waters were very choppy that evening, so we didn't get to go to another... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Two weeks ago my friends and I decided to visit Everglades City. As the organizer of the tour I booked us for a private kayaking trip with Tour the Glades. I had looked into various options and this one had sounded very appealing. Needless to say they did not disappoint! We were three couples and were paired with our guide... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Airboats are for tourists, THIS IS THE REAL DEAL! You can't get closer to real wildlife, the scenery is awesome & Logan (the guide) is kind of the local 'Alligator Dundee'.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This tour with Josh was the pinnacle of our Everglades. It was quiet balmy afternoon and kayaking through mangrove tunnels surrounded by all the wildlife was enchanting. Josh is very intelligent man and his narrative about Everglades made it a very interesting sound track to was going around. He took us to places we would never find ourselves were we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went as a couple on a kayaking trip with Josh. We shared a kayak. He instantly put us at ease regarding kayaking which was easy and enjoyable. He was fantastically knowledgeable re the flora and fauna. We saw lots of alligators and birds and even some tucked away orchids. Felt very privileged to be on the Everglades with such an... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You will not regret this tour. We wanted something that was private, had a nice experienced guide with good communication and we got all these for a deal of a price. We happily paid a 20% tip! My husband and I each had our own kayak and rowed through shallow areas including mangrove tunnels. We will remember this forever, hire... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tour of the Glades arranged 4 outstanding tours over 4 days for our photographer group. Personally I was really just along for the ride to accompany my wife - the "real" photographer so I had no expectations before Tod from Tour of the Glades met all of us the evening before our first tour. But after his talks describing the... More 

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Rockville, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tour the Glades arranged a custom tour for 16 members of our camera club's wildlife special interest group. The tour included kayaking, motor boating through the 10,000 Islands, a hike and a Swamp Buggy Ride. Each part of the tour was outstanding, we experienced all phases of the Everglade eco-system. What really made the tour first rate was the expertise... More 

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