Blending natural beauty and adventure, the Everglades Day Safari includes:
Airboat Ride - Explore the Western Everglades on an exciting one-hour trip aboard an airboat. This wild adventure enables you to see an amazing array of wildlife up-close. The 'Glades are renowned for its unparalleled density of alligators.
Wildlife Drive - On the back roads of the Big Cypress National Preserve, you will see a freshwater swamp that encompasses more than 729,000 acres of savannah and sawgrass prairie habitats. The first national preserve, this rugged terrain is home to temperate and tropical plants as well a wide assortment of animals like the wood stork, Florida black bear and the endangered Florida panther.
Southern Lunch - Guests will enjoy the relaxing ambiance as well as the delicious lunch with a choice of fresh fried oysters, fresh fried shrimp, chicken strips, charbroiled burgers, a mahi mahi sandwich, charbroiled chicken sandwich, veggie wrap, grilled chicken salad, grilled shrimp salad or mahi mahi salad.
Boat Ride - The relaxing 60-minute trip will navigate through a region known as 10,000 Islands on the way to the Gulf of Mexico. During this narrated tour of the mangrove estuary ecosystem, it is common for passengers to view manatees, dolphins and various species of shore birds.
Nature Walk - This leisurely trek through the Everglades' freshwater cypress swamp region includes the habitat of bears, otters, deer, feral pigs and mink. You will see centuries-old cypress trees as well as rare orchid and bromeliad species.
General Information: Open Year-Round
Suitable for Ages: Adults (18+), Kids (5-8), Seniors (55+), Teens (13-18), Tweens (9-12)
Children Allowed Minimum Age: 5
Time To Experience Activity: Full Day
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Dates Closed: Christmas
Closest Airport: Southwest Florida International
Guest Information: Family Friendly
Activities: Birding, Boating, Natural Wildlife Viewing
Category: National Park
Tour Information: Customized Tours, Guided Tours
Cuisine Served: American, Seafood, Vegetarian
Dining Type: Casual Dining
Meals Served: Lunch
Discounts: AAA Discount,Florida Resident Discount,Group Discount,Local Resident Discount,Military Discount