Flamingo Ranger Guided Tours

Flamingo Ranger-Led Program

Plan Your Activities at Flamingo

Flamingo offers many exciting ranger guided tours, but these vary greatly by season, and are subject to rescheduling or cancellation in the case of inclement weather. Check our park calendar to see scheduled programs. You can also check the current status of programs by calling the Flamingo Visitor Center at (239) 695-2945 from 8:00am - 4:30pm.

 

Program Descriptions

Below are summaries of all ranger-led programs that are seasonally available in Flamingo

  • Early Bird Walk

    Meet at the Flamingo Visitor Center to look for birds in the area. Be prepared to walk and to drive your own car up to 30 miles round trip. Bring binoculars (if you have them) and mosquito and sun protection.

  • Everglades Adventure Car Caravan

    Meet at the Flamingo Visitor Center for this drive to various stops along the road to experience the Everglades. Be prepared to drive your own vehicle up to 40 miles round-trip.

  • Everglades at Night

    Join a ranger at the Mahogany Hammock Parking Lot (about 18 miles past the Main Entrance to the park) for a walk into the hammock and star gazing (weather permitting). Bring mosquito protection and a flashlight.

  • Canoe the Wilderness (Reservations Required)

    Reservations required, up to 7 days in advance. Be prepared to drive to the canoe site. For more information and to sign up for a trip, call the Flamingo Visitor Center at (239) 695-2945.

  • Croc Talk

    Flamingo is America's "Crocodile Capital". Meet in front of the Flamingo Marina Store to learn about these rare reptiles, and for a chance to see the real thing!

  • Hurricane Talk

    Throughout history, Flamingo has been struck by hurricanes, including Hurricane Irma, which hit September 10, 2017. To learn about hurricanes and their impacts, meet a ranger in front of the Flamingo Marina Store.

  • Manatee Talk

    Flamingo is manatee country! Meet in front of the Flamingo Marina Store for a talk about these marine mammals... and a chance to see one in person.

  • Mobile Museum

    Stop by the Flamingo Marina any time between 1:30 and 3:30, on designated dates, to marvel at this diverse collection of natural history paraphernalia.

  • Python Talk

    Get past the hype to learn the real story about pythons in the Everglades. Meet in front of the Flamingo Marina Store.

  • Tropical Trees Walk

    Take an easy stroll to learn about Flamingo's Caribbean plants and trees. Meet at the Flamingo Visitor Center.

Directions to Flamingo

Last updated: April 24, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

40001 State Road 9336
Homestead, FL 33034

Phone:

(305) 242-7700

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