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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…

The Best Way to Encounter Alligators

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…

The Reviews Are In: Everglade 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…

What Restaurants Are Near Everglade 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 further than the Gator Grill! The aromas of the succulent dishes will pull you in, and you will be sure to finish your plate, no matter what dish you choose! Gator Grill certainly has a little something for everyone, as their menu contains many different selections for an affordable price! It is the perfect place to sit back and relax after a tour, or to fill up before heading out on the water!

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 Everglade 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…

Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Shore Excursions FAQ

Everglades Boat Tours

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…

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…

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…

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…

Sawgrass Recreation Park’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Group Adventures

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…