Florida Shore Excursions

Why Everglades Holiday Park Makes a Great Cruise Everglades Excursion

Florida Shore Excursion

Ready for a unique Everglades shore excursion through the Everglades?


$64.00 plus tax (Broward & Miami-Dade county)

Children (Ages 3-11)

$54.00 plus tax (Broward & Miami-Dade county)

Children (2 and under)

$20 plus tax (Car Seat Fee)


Pick-up times are available in the morning from 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM.

The total tour duration including transportation to and from the park generally takes about 4-5 hours.


Morning Pick up from the cruise port location and transportation to the park • One *60-minute (approximately), fully narrated airboat tour through the Everglades • One 20-minute live alligator presentation performed by the Gator Boys Alligator Rescue team • 1 FREE professional grade group photo per party • Afternoon return transportation to your cruise port or destination point

Shore Excursions - Get Picked up from the Cruise Port

Explore the “Wild” Side – Disembark From the Florida Shore for a *60-Minute Airboat Tour

An airboat ride is a highlight of any shore excursion to see the Florida Everglades. For a full hour, you’ll explore the deepest parts of the Everglades sawgrass, led by an experienced tour operator boat captain. and “Gladesman,” who navigates the wetlands with ease. Your boat captain knows exactly where to go to see the sights you’re looking for, like alligators, iconic wading birds, and more. Sit back and relax as you glide across the River of Grass, stopping only to meet and greet with the wildlife. Almost alll of the airboats at Everglades Holiday Park are covered, and that means you can enjoy your Everglades boat tours without worrying about getting too much sun on your shore excursion.

Witness Alligators Up Close and Personal

Each airboat ride is followed by an alligator show performed by the Gator Boys from the Animal Planet hit series. The best part is that it’s included with the cost of your airboat tour ticketcompletely free! The airboat ride is the perfect way to skim across the waters of the Everglades, but how can you have a truly fulfilling trip to Florida without watching this once-in-a-lifetime wildlife show?

The presentation is a great way for travelers to witness firsthand the incredible strength and grace of the American alligator, as well as learn about important conservation and preservation efforts within the Everglades. It’s definitely recommended to tourists and locals alike!

There are other options to consider tagging onto your ticket, as well. Have you ever thought about holding a baby alligator? At Everglades Holiday Park, you can choose the wildlife encounter, which includes photo opportunities and plenty of time to get to know some unique animals.

More Than Just Gators: Exploring the Everglades Park

South Florida is filled with amazing scenery, and it’s not hard to find something enjoyable to look at, but there’s another side to the state that few people beyond locals get the pleasure to experience. For a once in a lifetime adventure, an exhilarating Everglades airboat tour, and up-close interaction with wildlife, shore excursions at Everglades Holiday Park are a must-do.

Thrilling Adventures for Guests of All Ages

Guests of all ages enjoy our Florida shore excursions. In fact, Everglades Holiday Park is the perfect venue for almost any event or occasion. Whether it’s an Everglades birthday party, a bachelor/bachelorette party, or a work outing, there is no shortage of things to do at Everglades Holiday Park.

Conservation is also at the forefront of all that we do. We believe that by letting the public get as up close and personal with nature as possible, the more receptive they will be to learning the importance of protecting our wetlands and wildlife. When you see the beautiful animals and the breathtaking habitats they call home, we believe you’ll take the lessons of conservation home with you – changing the world one person at a time.

We also want all visitors to have an absolute blast, and our shore excursions help make that happen. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is there to help you enjoy your day, answering any questions you have about the Everglades. Together, we’ll make sure your visit is as awe-inspiring and thrilling as can be!

Why Choose Our Everglades Tour for Your Vacation?

Contact Everglades Holiday Park for More Information

Cruise ship programming directors are encouraged to contact Everglades Holiday Park directly to learn more about leading a shore excursion to our South Florida facility. We have a long history of delivering excellent programming for large groups, and we have even been named one of the top three attractions in the state by USA TODAY and 10Best.com readers!



To book your shore excursion, please call us
at 954-434-8113

Why Everglades Holiday Park Makes a Great Shore Excursion in Florida

If you’ve only got a limited amount of time for a shore excursion to the Florida Everglades, there’s no better place to visit than our park. Here’s why:

  • We’re conveniently located just a short drive from Fort Lauderdale. Unlike other Everglades parks, we’re close enough to Miami and other popular cruise ship docking sites to make a practical shore excursion without a long trek inland.
  • Our programming is both educational and fun. Knowledgeable guides and local experts let guests get up close and personal with the unique wildlife and other features of the ‘Glades. Performances featuring the world-famous Gator Boys are fast-paced, informative and suitable for all ages.
  • Our fleet of Everglades boats is among the newest and best maintained in the area. Your ride will be comfortable as you experience top speeds of up to 60 miles per hour. This means we can cover more ground in less time, quickly finding the best spots for wildlife watching.
  • Discounts are available for groups of 15 or more. If your party has more than 15 people in it, please contact us for group rates.

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Discover the Everglades on an Everglades Shore Excursion

The beauty of the Everglades is discovered in mere minutes as you come face to face with all kinds of unique and exotic wildlife in their natural habitat. Unlike a zoo where animals are caged and spend their days staring at people through a glass partition, the Everglades features animals as they are in nature. It’s an incredible opportunity to see firsthand how they live and coexist in this amazing tropical environment.


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