Ride to a distant island to discover the unique biodiversity found in the Everglades! This fascinating Ten Thousand Islands boat tour includes learning more about the wildlife refuge's flora and fauna as well as exploring sandy beaches and tidal pools.
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The tour departs from Goodland Boating Park, located at 750 Palm Point Dr, Goodland, FL 34140. Meet your guide 20-25 minutes before departure at the picnic tables to the left of the marina store.How long is this 10,000 Islands tour?
The entire activity is 3.5 hours long. The boat boards 5 minutes before your tour's departure time.Is this tour wheelchair accessible?
This tour is not wheelchair accessible.What should I bring?
Guests should bring sunglasses, hats, towels, sunscreen, and water bottles. Binoculars and field glasses are also a good idea. You can bring your own food and drinks as well, but glass items and large coolers are not permitted.What should I wear?
Please dress comfortably and according to the weather, and wear protective footwear that you do not mind getting wet. A light jacket is also recommended.Is the tour appropriate for children?
Yes, the tour is suitable for all ages.Can I bring my camera?
Yes! There are a ton of great photo opportunities for you on the trip.Can I bring my pet?
No service animals, comfort animals, or pets permitted on board.How many guests are allowed per tour?
Each tour can accommodate up to 17 guests.What can I see on this trip?
Most days, you can see ospreys, various breeds of herons and egrets, pelicans, and numerous species of shorebirds. Manatees are typically spotted from the boat during most tours in the warmer months. However, guests commonly see dolphins, rosette spoonbills, bald eagles, hawks, white pelicans, owls, sea turtles, kites, and black vultures. The Everglades Area is famous for alligators. However, the alligators are not a problem as they keep a safe distance away.