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Everglades Safari Park

#13 of 232 Tours in Miami
Features Animals
26700 South West 8th Street, Miami, FL
+1 305-226-6923
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We were a little disappointed

Come from Australia to visit a few American areas... We were in Miami and thought we should take... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Mick K
Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia

Tour got delayed due to rain, no problem, I thought that may happen. We didn't see anything. Again... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Emily L
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Visit the Florida Everglades' premier and most complete airboat attraction. Everglades Safari Park has a modern fleet of airboats of all sizes, capable of accommodating singles, couples, families, and large groups.Explore nature's River of Grass on an Eco-Adventure tour or on a small private airboat. Our experienced tour guides will describe you the wonders of this unique ecosystem and the native and exotic wildlife that inhabit it. All tours will include our world famous airboat rides, alligator wildlife show, and a walking trail filled with crocodilian exhibits.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“boat ride” (125 reviews)
“air boat” (94 reviews)
“baby alligator” (69 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
26700 South West 8th Street, Miami, FL
+1 305-226-6923

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Come from Australia to visit a few American areas... We were in Miami and thought we should take the kids to see Alligators and do an airboat ride... I email and rang and was told that we would be guaranteed to see alligators. So was...More

1  Thank Mick K
Mike-at-Everglades, Front Office Manager at Everglades Safari Park, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback, it always helps us evaluate our performance and only do better from here on out. We operate in the Everglades National Park where conservation and protection is key. It is against the law to feed or harass alligators, doing so...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Tour got delayed due to rain, no problem, I thought that may happen. We didn't see anything. Again I thought that might happen. Problem was when our soaked selves got back the gift shop was closed and the restaurant was closing in 15 minutes. Would've...More

1  Thank Emily L
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

If u are looking to see wild and free animals it s not the place to go. Crocodiles are in cages, and dont seem very happy. The show is so sad. If u r an animals lovers just dont go there!

3  Thank alessia a
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We waited for near 30 minutes in 90+ degree heat for our airboat ride to start, and the first thing the guide said was "we probably won't see any wildlife today... it's just too hot for the animals!" And other than a single white stork...More

1  Thank WDSPonce
Reviewed 16 August 2017

If I were to repeat an air boat ride, I would try another entity, the restaurant food, menu and service were mediocre , at best,

Thank katiekeen2015
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The trip from Miami is somewhat long but was expecting to enjoy because of the feedbacks. The staff were organized but the lines were long due to the tourist season. The ride was kinda boring except for the nice view and the entertaining boat captain....More

1  Thank Gene P
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Ever since I saw James Bond drive an airboat in Live and Let Die I've wanted to ride one. We have been to Florida many occasions but finally got round to heading down to the everglades, about 45 minutes out of Miami you can find...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We booked a private tour early morning by phone few days before Welcoming was cool Our airboat captain / guide Raoul was fantastic Highly recommend the private tour if a small group with kids - boats are smaller, less noisy, and you can go faster...More

Thank Bld-1712
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had to wait about a 50 minutes in the heat to see if the boat ride was going to happen. You can pay your money, but if it storms, you lose your money unless you want to wait (who knows how long). We saw...More

Thank Rory B
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We visited on 10 Aug 17 for a private air boat tour which was an hour long. This isn't the best time of year to see the gators in their natural habitat so we knew it might be a little slow on the viewing, however...More

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10 March 2017|
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Response from Mike-at-Everglades | Property representative |
Hello, The alligator nature show last between 15-20 minutes. We open at 9am and our first ride is usually around 9:15/9:30 See you soon
23 February 2017|
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Response from CINDY C | Reviewed this property |
I think an hour is enough time.
16 May 2016|
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Response from Katrina S | Reviewed this property |
It went fast, but not too scary. I always felt safe and a couple times when they whirled around it gave you that tickle in your stomach.