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Shark Valley, Everglades National Park
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Shark Valley offers an opportunity to explore America's marshlands using a paved road, a limestone trail, and a boardwalk. Take a self-guided tour through the sawgrass slough and tropical hardwood forests. As a part of Everglades National Park, the 24 km (15 mi) trail winds through alligator territory and is also home to turtles, deer, and other wildlife. Halfway along the path, climb the observation tower to view the valley's panorama. You'll find bicycles for rent and tram tours available at the site as well. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Everglades National Park holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Shark Valley and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • I was a little put off by the price of the tram, $25 per person, however, it was worth the cost. The ride takes 2 hours including a 15-20 minute stop at the observation tower. I felt we saw things we ...  more »
  • Along the Canal, several alligators on the Bank or even on the street have been seen. Closer, you would like to get these animals in the wild. You must not make the trail if you would like to meet not mosquitoes.
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  • We went on the tram tour here with super informative guide and saw lots of animals on the way round, baby alligators, big alligators and other birds and wildlife. Nice stop at the end to go up the vie...  more »