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Everglades Day Safari-West Coast

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ChildChild age: 6-11 yrs old. Children 5 yrs old and under can not participate on this tour.

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Everglades Day Safari-West Coast Join us for the popular Everglades Day Safari-West Coast tour. This premier expedition is your opportunity to join a team of knowledgeable naturalists as they explore the flora and fauna that inhabit this amazing environment.


  • Spectacular Airboat Ride
  • A Wildlife Drive
  • Nature Walk
  • A Southern Lunch
  • A Relaxing Conventional Boat Ride
  • Exploration of all four ecosystems
  • Highly trained and knowledgeable guides
  • A full day of fun, interactive ways to learn about nature
  • A photographer's paradise
  • More alligators per square mile than anywhere else in the world
  • Encounters with exotic birds and natural wildlife
  • Pick-up Service from Ft. Myers
For 14 years running, the Everglades Day Safari has been honored as the top ecotour in Florida. Visitors will experience this subtropical wilderness, which encompasses four distinct ecosystems, with a select group of remarkable naturalists, ornithologists and doctors of herpetology. During the safari, you will see the savannah, sawgrass prairie, mangrove estuary and cypress swamp habitats that combine to create one of the most intriguing and majestic places on the planet.

Blending natural beauty and adventure, the Everglades Day Safari includes:

Airboat Ride - Explore a 1,500-acre inland lake during 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 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, mosquitofish and the endangered Florida panther.

Southern Lunch - This midday meal is served at the historic waterfront Seafood Depot. Highly rated by Fodor's, the restaurant is housed in a Spanish-style former train station, which was constructed in 1928. This stucco building was featured in the 1958 movie "Winds Across the Everglades." Guests will enjoy the relaxing ambiance as well as the delicious lunch.

Boat Ride - The relaxing 90-minute trip will depart from the Everglades National Park and 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 thousand-year-old cypress trees as well as rare orchid and bromeliad species.

Make a reservation to obtain your eTicket for this all-inclusive excursion. Rated the finest ecotour in Florida, the Everglades Day Safari-West Coast is a fun, educational adventure for the entire family.
Everglades Day Safari-West Coast Tour & Airboat Ride Everglades Day Safari-West Coast Tour & Airboat Ride
Wildlife Drive Wildlife Drive
Southern Lunch Southern Lunch
Boat Ride Boat Ride
Nature Walk Nature Walk
Rated the finest ecotour in Florida, the Everglades Day Safari-West Coast is a fun, educational adventure for the entire family. Rated the finest ecotour in Florida, the Everglades Day Safari-West Coast is a fun, educational adventure for the entire family.
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Everglades Day Safari-West Coast

Operating Times:

Daily from approx 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Closed on Easter and Christmas days.

Reservation Notes:

Reservations are required. E-Ticket will contain complete details regarding this tour.


9 hours

Booth Location:

Pick up at locations around Ft. Myers. Please let Customer Service know your location 24 hours before desired tour date. The number will be on your eTicket.

Nearest Intersection:

San Carlos and Summerlin Blvd.

Age Requirements:

Child Ticket: 6-11 yrs old. Children 5 yrs old and under can not participate on this tour.


Reservations are required, please check availability at least 24 hours before desired tour date. Safaris may be canceled anytime prior to 24 hours before scheduled pick-up. Cancellations within 24 hours will be charged $25 each and no-shows will be fully charged. This allows time to contact those on a waiting list and arrange for their safari. Your understanding on this matter is appreciated. This tour is a long full day, so children 5 and under are excluded. If you have younger kids please check out Captain Bob's Excellent Adventure on this site. It is a 1/2 day interactive safari and fun for the whole family.

Guarantee Note: Due to the limited reserved seating and factors beyond the control of the operator, this product does not fall under the Trusted Tours and Attractions Guarantee program.

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