GATE ENTRANCE is located in EVERGLADES CITY, FLORIDA
Everglades City sits perfectly at the end of the Wilderness Waterway that links the Everglades to Flamingo City. With activities such as kayak fishing in the backcountry, canoeing through tunnels, guided paddling excursions, hiking and biking around prairies and wetlands, or observing the diversity of the cypress hammocks from the perspective of a floatplane, many visitors and locals alike flock to Everglades City to experience it all!
As the most popular visitor attraction, the 10,000 Islands Boat Tour lasts 90 minutes and takes visitors six miles out to the Gulf of Mexico through the islands in Chokoloskee Bay. Itis one of four tours that leave from the Gulf Coast Visitor Center at Everglades National Park, Everglades City, FL. This tour provides the opportunity to see a multitude of wildlife: manatees, bald eagles, roseate, ospreys, and spoonbills, to name a few. Pack your camera for a chance to see the dolphins that love to jump and play by the tour boat!
Located half an hour from Naples and Marco Island; two hours from Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Myers, and West Palm Beach. Everglades City is an excellent destination for a day trip or a week-long stay. Combine tours in a single day or over several days and enjoy the small-town ambiance of the waterside community. Be it on foot, bicycle, kayak, powerboat, or airplane. Everglades Area Tours provides a complete Everglades experience.