Ready to Learn About the Everglades In South Florida?
The Florida Everglades is sensational. Where else can you see a pack of exciting alligators, gorgeous blue skies and scores of colorful birds lounging in the bright sunshine? The state’s most exciting natural attraction, the Florida Everglades attracts thousands of people from all over the world each and every day. And for good reason, because a day trip through the Everglades is educational, entertaining and tons of fun. So what is there to learn about the Everglades?
Threatened and Endangered Species – Everglades Wildlife
There are 70 different animal species that are currently on the federal threatened or endangered list in the state of Florida – 30 can be found in the Everglades. The Red-Cockaded Woodpecker, Leather back Turtle, Snail Kite and the West Indian Manatee are just a few of the endangered, while the American Alligator, American Crocodile, Loggerhead Turtle and Wood Stork top the list for threatened wildlife that call the ‘glades home.
Recognized as a “wetland of international significance”, the Everglades is one of the most awe-inspiring environments to see in person because of the unspoiled surroundings. Nature at its finest, untouched and pristine, the environment is ideal for capturing one-of-a-kind photographs. Whether you’re a professional behind the camera or simply enjoy snapping pictures on your cell phone, with gorgeous scenery around every corner, it’s impossible not to capture stunning images every time.
What kinds of flora and fauna can you expect to see? Of course, there are tons of
American Alligators. The Everglades is home to more than 200,000 of these majestic dinosaurs! In addition to gators, it’s not unusual to see groups of wading birds in bright colors stalking prey, eagles soaring high above, fantastic tropical foliage and more! With unpredictable wildlife, you’ll never tire of
exploring the Everglades!
Learn About the Everglades – Family Friendly Attractions
If your family loves the great outdoors, there’s nothing quite like exploring the Everglades by airboat. Airboat tours are narrated, and completely safe for all ages – even the little ones. While there are several airboat tour companies around, the best
educational adventure through the Everglades is at Everglades Holiday Park in Fort Lauderdale. Airboat captains at the park are skilled navigators who delight tourists with stories about the Everglades and its inhabitants. Educational and exciting, Everglades Holiday Park offers hour-long family friendly tours. Plus, with each ticket for an airboat ride at the park, guests are invited to attend a live alligator show performed by the one and only Gator Boys from Animal Planet fame.
With so much to see and do in the Florida Everglades, it’s easy to see why families and thrill seekers looking for adventure turn to Everglades Holiday Park. A family friendly and educational destination, take an airboat ride through the River of Grass, watch an exciting alligator presentation and expand your horizons as you learn about the Everglades – a journey through America’s wetland you’re not likely to forget.
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