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#7 of 32 things to do in Everglades National Park Features Animals
Everglades National Park, FL
+1 305-242-7700
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long drive, did not see any alligators or crocodiles

only one highway to and from this visitor's center, the visitors center was open but not "manned... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Urbana, IL

I had hoped that this southernmost tip of the continental US mainland would be well worth the drive... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Clemson, South Carolina
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Small village that is the tourist area, and offers lodging, tours, dining and shopping.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average24%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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Everglades National Park, FL
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

only one highway to and from this visitor's center, the visitors center was open but not "manned", we did not see ANY alligators or crocodiles the day we were there, disappointment!

Thank lulu1996
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I had hoped that this southernmost tip of the continental US mainland would be well worth the drive down. While the ranger was informative and gave us hints on where to go, none of those places were down in the Flamingo complex. I guess this...More

Thank SCDad
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Nice drive in from Miami, wonderful views of the everglades. Many hidden lakes with alligators and crocodiles. Saw glad eagles, owls and manatees. Great camping and boating there as well. Highly recommend for family vacation.

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We took a Pontoon boat ride today with our 3 - 12 year old grandchildren. We only saw one crocodile and that was pretty much it. We knew that there weren't any promises we would see anything, but thought the children would learn more about...More

1  Thank jerseygirl0525
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The Flamingo area is well known for the terrible mosquitos. My first visit there in November was horrible. As soon as I got out of the Jeep I was swarmed by mosquitos. On my visit in April I was surprised to not be bitten at...More

Thank Truckie351
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Bathrooms always open. No stamps for the kids after 4:30. This is a beautiful location with not much to do. We saw American crocodiles and some weird cool trees. Beautiful breeze, and some nice information placards but not much to do. Did not see manatees,...More

Thank beccabaltimore
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We decided to drive to Flamingo when we visited at Royal Palm Visitors Center. The road didn't have much views to offer, just plain fields of Everglades. I thought Flamingo would have been some kind of small village but this was just a visitors center...More

Thank Antti L
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I escaped here and was not disappointed! Wonderful, clean, sprawling preserve. Rangers were amazingly helpful, advised about trails for hiking vs biking, less vs more mosquitos, where some manatees were hiding out in the marina (! yes, saw them !) It was a great place...More

Thank Dianne B
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We drove all the way down to Flamingo and once there got a good view out onto the water from the raised platform at the visitor center, and then saw a couple crocodiles and manatees in the water near the docks. It is sort of...More

1  Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Lifetime dream to visit the Florida Everglades. Very wonderful time with our teenage son, who was very engaged and delighted with the experience as well. Birds! Manatees, gators and crocs. Very fun to watch mama and dad osprey bring fish to their babies.

Thank Ellen N
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Derek L
Hello. I am planning a multi day camping trip, probably across whitewater bay and/or to cape sable on the Gulf. I am wondering, does anybody know what brand and type of kayak is rented at Flamingo? Are they suitable for multi day trips, i.e., waterproof holds to stow food, water and supplies? Thanks.
7 March 2017|
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Response from bluepinecones | Reviewed this property |
oh you asked about kayak... better call them