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airboat ride in the Florida Everglades

You won’t see a partridge in a pear tree if you book an airboat ride in the Florida Everglades in December, but you are likely to see quite a few other birds.  December is the beginning of the dry season in South Florida. It is a popular time for seasonal visitors to fly in –…

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Best Everglades Airboat Tours, Is It Safe to Fly to Florida this Holiday Season?

You might have memories of flying down to Florida with your family as a child to visit your grandparents for Thanksgiving. Maybe it was on one of those holiday trips that you experienced your first airboat ride in the Florida Everglades. Traditionally, there are lots of families who get together in South Florida every year…

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Everglades

Spring Bird Migration in the Everglades The Everglades is the most important breeding ground in North America for wading birds, the marshy area provides foraging habitats for breeding birds. There are over 400 different species that call South Florida home during the winter and spring months but some species can be seen year-round.The bird nesting…

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airboat tour of the Florida Everglades, The History of the Florida Everglades: Early Peoples

Whether you sign up for our two-hour airboat tour of the Florida Everglades, our 90-minute narrated airboat tour of the Everglades or the one-hour Everglades airboat ride, you might get too caught up in the moment to think much about the history of the Everglades. Like just about everything having to do with the River…

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trees of the everglades

Plant and Trees of the Everglades The “River of Grass” was a book written by Marjory Stoneman Douglas in 1947 which gave the Everglades its nickname. The grass we see is called sawgrass and it is a sedge and not a grass at all, more like a weed that is known to be some of…

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airboat ride in the Florida Everglades, Is Florida the Only State with an Official State Reptile?

When you charter an airboat ride in the Florida Everglades, you are likely to spot the state’s official reptile: the alligator. They might love the warming rays of the sun even more than tourists from Canada! According to estimates, there are about 1.3 million of them in the Sunshine State. With the presence of the…

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airboat tour through Florida’s Everglades, Manatees Make Themselves at Home in the Everglades

To say that the Everglades are home to a diverse variety of inhabitants might be an understatement. If you take an airboat tour through Florida’s Everglades, you will have a unique opportunity to meet some of the many animals that live above, around and in the fabled River of Grass. The wildlife you will encounter…

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charter our Florida airboat, The Everglades Are on the List of World Heritage Sites

The folks who charter our Florida airboat to tour the River of Grass are often surprised to learn that the Florida Everglades is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Being included in the list of World Heritage sites is quite an honor. To make the list, a place must represent “outstanding universal value” and must meet…

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airboat ride through the Everglades, Love in the Muck: Alligator Mating Season in the Everglades

When you take an airboat ride through the Everglades, you can see an amazing array of plants, animals and birds. But hands down, one of the things that people get most excited about when planning an airboat ride in the Florida Everglades is the opportunity to see alligators in their native habitat. The American alligator…

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Best Everglades Airboat Tours

With the arrival of fall here in the Everglades, the american alligator can take a break from the hot days Cool Weather during the day lets the alligator come out and get warm! December through May is when you will find more alligators during the day! Spring is mating season so you will see more…

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