Beyond South Florida Beaches – An Awesome Everglades Adventure

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Lounging on South Florida beaches is always a fantastic way to spend the day with the family. But when you're in the mood for something a little more adventurous, an awesome Everglades tour may be just the solution. Not sure what there is to do and see in the 'Glades? Read on for a few great ideas and the answer to why journeying through the Florida Everglades is a must do.

Airboat Tours Are Tons of Fun

Exploring the wetlands that make up the Florida Everglades is tons of fun from the seat of a state-of-the-art airboat. Narrated tours are exciting, entertaining and educational too, making this the perfect activity for families looking for an alternative to South Florida beaches. Airboats are completely safe, and a unique way to introduce little ones to open water. A thrill for all ages, you'll see incredible vegetation, Florida wildlife and much more, leaving you inspired, awe-struck and smiling from ear to ear.

Come Face to Face With Everglades Wildlife

Imagine their faces when they see alligators, turtles and tropical birds near the boat. Airboat captains know exactly where to go to give guests the best view the Everglades has to offer. Gators swim right next to the boat, and boy is it exciting! In Fort Lauderdale, Everglades Holiday Park offers Animal Encounters, the chance for families to get an even closer look at some of the areas most interesting critters. In fact, you can even pose for a picture with your favorite, and a python wrapped around your neck makes for an amazing photograph! Get up close and personal with an albino red tailed boa, carpet python, baby alligator, a ring tailed lemur and more.

Forget South Florida Beaches, Come Meet the Gator Boys from Animal Planet

Everglades Holiday Park is also the official home to the Gator Boys Animal Rescue - the only locale in the Fort Lauderdale area where you can take an incredible airboat ride and then experience a live show featuring the Gator Boys team. Watch in amazement as the crew enters the world famous "Gator Pit" to showcase the strength and grace of the American alligator. Many of the gators used in the show were rescued by the Gator Boys themselves, and now enjoy a life of entertaining crowds and lounging with friends in sunny Fort Lauderdale.

South Florida beaches are spectacular. But when you're looking for an adventure that's a little less conventional, Everglades Holiday Park is the place to be. With exciting airboat tours, the Gator Boys Alligator Rescue and amazing Everglades wildlife, this is one experience you're not likely to forget any time soon.

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