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Top 6 Things to do in the Everglades | 2019

A visit to the Everglades is a life changing experience. The area covers over 2,400 square feet in the southernmost part of Florida, and is the home to a very unique ecosystem. While it is wetlands, there are still a multitude of things to do in the area that will assist in getting you the…

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February 5, 2019

Exploring the Everglades

The Everglades has an immense footprint in South Florida, taking up 1.5 million acres of the Florida wetlands. Because the park is so big, it is important to plan your trip ahead if you would like to visit the area. There are three different ways to get into the park in South Florida. All of…

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September 20, 2018

The Best Way to Encounter Alligators

When vacationing in Florida, most are drawn to the Everglades. It is a serene, peaceful environment with some very large creatures lurking below the water’s surface. One thing that tourists want to see on their trip to Florida is an alligator in its natural habitat, and the best way to do it is on a…

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August 3, 2018

The Reviews Are In: Everglades Airboat Tours Are A Hit!

Ask anyone who’s visited Sawgrass Recreation Park recently and they will say things like, “Sawgrass Recreation Park has a fantastic airboat ride tour. The staff is super friendly and the wildlife is awesome. When you come across an alligator, the guides make it a point to steer the boat near it, so you have an…

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July 16, 2018

What Restaurants Are Near Everglades Tours?

When you spend the day touring different areas, you are sure to work up an appetite. Especially if you’re coming off a cruise ship from Port Everglades – you want to make sure you get something to eat!  Well, If you are looking for a great place to eat near the Everglades Tours, look no…

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June 28, 2018

11+ Best Ft Lauderdale Tours & Shore Excursions (Port Everglades)

If we’re honest, we’re a bit biased, the only shore excursion (or day excursion) you really need is Everglades Tours, but hey, there are some alternatives that are pretty good choices too, you know, for when you are back in town a 2nd time.   So here are the 11 Best Ft Lauderdale tours and shore…

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May 18, 2018

Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Shore Excursions FAQ

Whether you’re traveling on a cruise or stopping by the Port Everglades, one shore excursion that is sure to excite is a trip to the Sawgrass Recreation Park.   On a cruise in particular, time is very limited, knowing the answers of common questions can help you decide on your next shore excursion.    So here’s…

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April 20, 2018

4 Reasons Visiting Sawgrass Recreation Park is a Must

When visiting Florida or learning about the area that you call home, going to Sawgrass Recreation Park is a must! The staff is incredible, as they are both knowledgeable and personable. Don’t be afraid to ask questions! They are happy to answer them in order to help you learn about the incredible atmosphere of the Everglades and its importance. In addition to hosting many different animals and being the prime water source for those in the Florida area, the Everglades is a great place to learn about nature and how animals and vegetation react in their natural environments. 1.  Different Airboat Tours For Your Schedule There are different tours available around the clock for you to learn about the creatures that call Florida home, so you can learn about them while actually seeing them up close. For those that are…

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April 5, 2018

What You Need To Know About Airboat Adventures

Sawgrass Recreation Park is a fantastic place to see many different types of animals and vegetation in Weston, Florida. The inhabitants of the Everglades will surely give you a show, and you will be fascinated by what you will encounter. The wildlife is incredible to view in their natural habitats. It is much different than…

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March 22, 2018

Protecting and Preserving the Everglades

The Everglades is a vast area of land that spreads over one and a half million acres; all the way from Orlando to the Florida Keys. For most people living in Florida, it is the main water source. Additionally, it is home to over 65 rare species of animals! The Everglades is a vital resource for those living in Florida, as well as many different animals. Every year, the Everglades is faced with many challenges. Fires, droughts, hurricanes, flooding, and other natural occurrences are regular threats. Although unavoidable, the danger remains to the ecosystem. In addition to natural threats, those living in the area also pose a risk due to their influence on global warming. There are many ways for each individual to do their part in helping to save and stabilize the Everglades. It starts with things as simple…

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January 7, 2018

Sawgrass Recreation Park’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

The Sawgrass Recreation Park employees went above and beyond helping Hurricane Harvey. With the help of WSVN Channel 7 and WPLG Local 10 covering about our relief efforts, we have received more donations than what we can take on our first trip up. There was a long line of cars at the entrance of our…

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September 15, 2017

Sawgrass Recreation Park Approved for 20 Additional Years on State Lease

Fort Lauderdale, June 18th, 2017: On Wednesday June 14th, 2017 Governor Rick Scott, Attorney General Pam Bondi, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, and Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam all voted in favor of a lease extension for the Soverns family who currently own and manage Sawgrass Recreation Park. This will allow the family an additional…

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June 29, 2017