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“Quiet excitement in the everglades”

Everglades Adventure Tours
Ranked #1 of 18 things to do in Ochopee
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Owner description: Everglades Adventure Tours is owned and operated by a 4th generation swamp family.We offer a variety of everglades adventures for all types of travelers.Our tours not only give you insight into the ecology but a true sense of local culture.Our local knowledge of the swamp and the naturalist guides are sure to make your tour of the Glades a memoarable experience.We are the first only company to offer traditional pole boats have been used for centuries by native people here to hunt fish and travel the swamps, they now also offer a quiet way to explore the natural beauty of the florida everglades and experience ecotourism at its best. By providing you with a unique and enjoyable experience, we hope to be the highlight of your vacation while at the same time creating an appreciation and awareness of the importance of preserving our natural resources. All of our tours strive to be as environmentally conscious as possible reaching towards
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Reviewed July 29, 2011

We took a pole boat tour while in FL for spring break. A lovely way to spend the morning and see parts of the Everglades that can't be seen any other way. We drifted within 12 feet of a wood stork standing in shallow water, and over a submerged alligator. Our guide was knowledgeable and pleasant, and he did all the work! Awesome!

Thank Srlundeen
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Reviewed May 19, 2011

Stayed for 9 days and cought fish everyday ! Best part is walking through swamp to get there . Jack shealy Has by far Best tour through Glades !

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Reviewed April 11, 2011

Pole boating is the best way to really see the swamps and the animals. Our boat was very comfortable. The guide was knowledgeable and very friendly. We have recommend Everglades Adventure tours to all our friends here in Frisco Lakes, TX. Thanks for makeing my childhood memory come alive.
Diana & Gary Seibert

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Reviewed March 15, 2011

Pole boat through the Everglades swamp, entering the Turner River under highway 41 bridge just east of the big panther statue, where you meet up with your guide and proprietor, young Jack. Swamp Celtic by background and having spent his youth camping and canoeing the quiet reaches of the Turner, Jack is joy to listen to, as he poles you silently past the lurking alligators, calling attention to wild orchids and other exotic plant species. Silently you approach large birds swimming with the current while fishing, vigilant to the alligator haunts, and taking flight as they approach each one, only to settle again a few meters downstream. Jack not only knows the swamps, he knows the lore of the locale and of the local inhabitants including the aboriginals and his people, the ancient Celtic settlers in the region, and also the current politics of park policy. Altogether an enriching and enchanting experience for $200 for two passengers in comfortable swivel seats with backs, on a 2 hours sunset canoe trip. We topped off the evening with a delicious fish dinner at the Camellia St Grill in Everglades City, 10 minutes further west. Then a comfortable hours drive back to Miami on Alligator Alley, the Tamiami Trail, (highway 41).

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Reviewed March 3, 2011

great experience in the wildlife of the everglades - with the pole tour, such a
serene , close to nature, as can be , without the noise . it was superb

Thank marie34486
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