Best Everglades Airboat Tours Miami

What time of day is best for Everglades airboat ride?

Best Time of Day When the weather is nice, there really is no bad time of day to go on an airboat tour. If it’s alligators you are dying to see, then around dawn or dusk would be the best, since they are most active at these times.

Is it worth visiting the Everglades in Miami?

The Everglades are the only subtropical preserve in North America. The park is astoundingly diverse which is amazing considering there is pretty much no change in altitude. There are a lot of different plants you won’t find other places. Bird photographers enjoy the many eye-catching species.

What month is best to see alligators Everglades?

In Florida, the rainy season is typically from May to November, and this is the best time to catch views of those alligators! The alligator can be seen year round, but it is typically more active during these months due to prime environmental conditions.

What time of day is best for airboat ride in Florida?

The wet season is better if you want a less ‘touristy’ experience. It feels like you are taking a deeper dive into the true Florida. Since the temperatures are at their hottest around midday through to mid-afternoon, we recommend booking Everglades airboat rides either in the morning or late afternoon.

Which Everglades entrance is the best?

If you want the opportunity to observe the heart of the everglades you can either enter through Shark Valley in Miami or the Main Entrance of the Park in Homestead. However, if you are looking to explore the Gulf Coast, then you should plan to take a boat trip at the Gulf Coast in Everglades City.

Why do you sit high in airboat?

Most airboats are sitting up high and tall to see down and get gators, but in New Orleans you had low-hanging power lines that could clip people.”

What is the prettiest part of Everglades?

Shark Valley is one of the best spots in the Everglades for animal viewing. This is the spot to see turtles, birds, and tons of alligators. There is a 7.5 mile road and bike trail from the Visitor Center to an elevated observation deck.

Is it safe to walk around the Everglades?

Keep a safe and respectable distance of at least 15 feet. If an animal is hissing, you are too close, even if it is more than 15 feet. Alligators and crocodiles are more active at night and do most of their hunting from dusk to dawn.

What to wear to Miami Everglades?

We recommend you wear shorts, a t-shirt or blouse, and a pair of flip-flops or sandals. It rains frequently during the summer in Florida, and our airboat rides run rain or shine. You’ll want to keep a poncho on hand if you want to stay dry on your next Everglades airboat tour, or Everglades National Park airboat tour!

What month are alligators the most aggressive?

American alligators are most active and aggressive during alligator mating season, which lasts from April to June. Male gators are on the prowl for a female and can have a home range of over 1,000 acres during the mating season. They are aware and intent on driving competition away during their quest for a mate.