One of the most interesting attractions in Miami is Everglades National Park and there are several ways to approach your visit. The Park can be learning experience for young and old alike.
Everglades National Park
The third largest national park in the Continental U.S., encompassing 1.5 million acres of rare and beautiful ecosystems. The park contains a visitor center, nature trails, a full-service marina, boat- launching ramps, boat rentals and camping facilities. Everglades National Park is located at 40001 State Road 9336 in Homestead, Florida. Phone: 305.242.7700. For more information visit www.nps.govlever
Everglades Alligator Farm
Explore the Everglades on a thrilling airboat tour and enjoy live shows every hour featuring alligators and snakes. Open daily 9 a.m.6 p.m. Adults $14.50, children (4-10) $8, children (under 4) free. Everglades Alligator Farm is located at 40351 SW 192nd Avenue in Homestead, Florida. Phone: 305.247.2628. The website is: www.everglades.com
Everglades Safari Park
Features an alligator farm and show, guided airboat rides, a jungle trail, an interpretive center, a restaurant and a gift shop. Private tours available. Open daily 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Adults $15, children (5-11) $5, children (under 5) free.
Everglades Safari Park is located at 26700 Tamiami Trail, Miami, Florida. Phone: 305.226.6923. Their website provides more specific information: www.evsafaripark.com
Miccosukee Indian Village & Airboat Tours
Visit an authentic Indian village and discover a culture centuries-old. Guided tours take you through the past, present and future of the Miccosukee tribe. See craft demonstrations, a museum and alligator wrestling. Enjoy a thrilling airboat ride. Gift shop and restaurant. Miccosukee Indian Village & Airboat Rides is open from 9:00AM to 5:00PM each day, all year long. General Admission is Adults $8, Children $5.
Airboat Rides are $16. Combination packages are available at Adults $21, Children $19 (children up to age 5 are free)
Miccosukee Indian Village & Airboat Tours is located at SW 8th St and can be reached at U.S. Hwy. 41 (Tamiami Trail), 18 miles west of Krome Avenue, in Miami, Florida. Phone: 305.552.8365. The website is: www.miccosukee.com