Guided Tours & Other Services

The National Park Service requires specific authorizations for commercial businesses to operate in national parks. If you're interested in providing a service in Everglades, read more about doing business with us.

Approved companies provide a variety of services and tours inside Everglades, including:


Guided Tours

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Shark Valley Tram Tour

Guided two-hour narrated tram tours are offered along a fifteen-mile loop trail into the "River of Grass."

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Everglades Institute Tours

Everglades Institute is a non-profit partner providing in-depth educational and adventurous tours.

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Permitted Tour Guides

See the park with assistance of someone who's familiar with different aspects of this 1.5-acre wilderness.


Airboat Tours

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Explore the park on an airboat tour!

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Everglades Safari Park

Explore the park on an airboat tour!

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Gator Park

Explore the park on an airboat tour!


Boating Tours

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Backcountry Boat Tour

The 90-minute tour ventures up the Buttonwood Canal through Coot Bay and Tarpon Creek into the mouth of Whitewater Bay.

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Florida Bay Boat Tour

This 90-minute tour departs Flamingo Marina and ventures into the expansive Florida Bay.

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Ten Thousand Islands Boat Tour

Guided 2-hour boat tours through the scenic Ten Thousand Islands are offered daily.

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Ranger-Led Programs

Learn about our Ranger-led programs at Royal Palm, Flamingo, Shark Valley, and Gulf Coast.

Last updated: January 11, 2024

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40001 State Road 9336
Homestead, FL 33034-6733


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