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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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  • We had visited the Ernest Coe entrance a couple of days before and saw 19 alligators that day. We decided to go on the tram ride at Shark Valley. It was $25 each for a 2-hour ride and it was well wort...  more »
  • We opted for the 2stündige tour with the transporter of the Park Ranger. Super, super informative and pretty funny and yet clearly explained. Price is 20 USD per person absolutely ok, in addition even the parking fees (admission for 7 days with car). Relatively inexpensive compared to other entrance fees! We were in January and the weather was perfect! No flies only lots of alligators... ca 200 we have seen! Madness and very impressive!
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  • rst time to Everglades, the tram was a good choice because it’s a long walk. The view from the tower was amazing and allows you to realize how big the glades are.