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Miami Everglades Adventure: Airboat Ride and Alligator Handling Show

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Key Highlights

  • Enjoy an exhilarating airboat ride in the biodiverse Everglades
  • Attend a live alligator handling show – if you’re brave enough!
  • The tour is led by a local guide who grew up near the Everglades
  • This fully-inclusive tour includes transport and hotel pick up and drop off
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    Approx. 4 hours

    Start time

    Hotel pick-up starts at 8:30am depending on your hotel location

    Meeting Point

    At hotels located in Miami Beach:
    93 - 196 Collins Ave: 8:30am - 8:45am
    50 - 92 Collins Ave: 8:45am - 9:00am
    29 - 49 Collins Ave: 9:00am - 9:15am
    1 - 28 Collins Ave: 9:15am - 9:30am
    Ocean Drive: 9:30am
    Downtown (1 - 16 Biscayne Blvd): 9:45am
    If your hotel is outside of the above areas the start point is:
    10:00am at Bayside Marketplace - 401 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132. Entrance at “Hard Rock Cafe".
    (Please mention your hotel details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)

    Ending Point

    Your hotel in Miami Beach Area

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    On this nature tour, visit the famous Everglades National Park where you can see amazing wildlife species, including the Florida panther, the American crocodile and the West Indian manatee.

    Discover this vast subtropical wilderness on an exhilarating airboat ride which will take you across the ‘River Grass’ where a professional guide will tell you all about the unique wetlands and its native inhabitants.

    After the airboat ride get up-close to the residents of this fascinating eco-system at a private alligator handling show at the end of the tour!

    Itinerary

    You will be picked up from your hotel in Miami Beach area in an air-conditioned vehicle and taken for a morning of fun in the Miami Everglades.

    Arrive at the Everglades National Park, where you can see a host of wildlife including the Florida panther, American crocodile and the West Indian manatee.

    A professional local English speaking guide who grew up in the Everglades, will provide interesting insights into this vast ecosystem and its colorful inhabitants.

    Discover this immense subtropical wilderness with an exhilarating 45-minute airboat ride . Literally ‘fly’ above the waters in the Everglades. 180 and 360 degree spins are the norm as you see the Everglades in a way only possible on an airboat. Look out for a plethora of wildlife, particularly the alligator, which inhabits these waters.

    For the really adventurous, there is a private 15-minutes’ snake and alligator handling show and your opportunity to get up close and personal with some real Florida natives.

    Your tour ends with a drop-off at your hotel in Miami Beach area.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
    • Professional English OR German speaking driver/guide to the Everglades
    • Professional English speaking local guide in the Everglades
    • 45-minute airboat ride
    • 15-minute alligator wrestling show

    Exclusions

    • Refreshments
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Reviews
    • Great tour

      The bus driver (Sabrina) was so helpful & funny. Nice buses and detailed information during the tour....

      Diaa Tahoun
    • Great experience

      We waited to be collected from our hotel, finally picked up and then spent a good 90 minutes picking up other people and finally arriving at the company office - we then spent...

      Wendy A Turbill
    • Everglades ride and crocodile farm

      The actual tour was great . The Everglades were amazing and I enjoyed the alligator display . My main problem was with time allocation. We were given 90 mins of free time to...

      Lana V Todkill
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