Walking tours explore intriguing surroundings at a leisurely pace, much like a photography class held in a thick bog of quicksand. Let it all sink in with today's Groupon: for $15, you get a two-hour Everglades Night Walk tour from Tours in the Glades in Florida City (a $30 value). Tours meet daily at 8 p.m. from Everglades National Park’s main entrance, where transportationg is provided 14 miles into the reserve.
The passionate wildlife guides at Tours in the Glades usher nature-starved sightseers into the lush wetlands and past the stunning marine wildlife of the Everglades. During each two-hour Night Walk tour, a wilderness-wise guide leads troops of trotters on a languid stroll through the paved trails, bustling boardwalks, and perilous jungle gyms flanking the moonlit Florida wetlands. Tour-goers can listen as rousing choruses of croaking frogs pair with the dulcet sounds of birds, insects, and scatting alligators to compose an organic opus of maritime melodies under the stars. Captivating facts about the Everglades’ backstory abound, as do anecdotes about some of the area denizens who call the wetlands their home. See the site for details about what to bring on the tour.
Tours in the Glades
The passionate wildlife guides at Tours in the Glades usher nature-starved sightseers into the lush wetlands and past the stunning marine wildlife of the Everglades. Captivating facts about the Everglades’ ecological and cultural significance abound, as do anecdotes about some of the birds and reptiles that call the wetlands home. All tours include the proper gear for watery odysseys and transportation into the park, thereby obviating the need to hitch rides on the backs of water-walking lizards.