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Sawgrass Recreation Park in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

 
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Distance from city center: 20.9mi
papillon's pictureby papillon Outdoors Activities travel tip
added on the 15th of September, 2010
We explored and experienced the real wild side of Florida when we booked a tour for the Everglades in the Sawgrass Park. The private tour included a ride with the airboat with a guide and also a tour of all their animal exhibits, which was the best part of it. We saw crocodiles in their natural habitat, tortoises and wild birds flying around. It was truly a unique experience.

You can also take part at a 'night-out-with-reptiles' group tour, which is also private, you have to make reservations in advance but it is really worth it. Not every time can you have the opportunity to watch wild animals with a flashlight in your hand at night! So up to adventure, fellow traveler! :)

Address:
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33327, USA

Price:
Adult $19.50
Child $10

Opening Hours:
On weekdays 7am-6pm;
Sat-Sun 6:30am-6pm

On the web:
http://www.evergladestours.com

 
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