Florida Everglades - What's New
Jungle Erv's Airboat Tours - Jungle Erv, King of the Everglades - a Native Son whose family has lived in the area since the 1800's. Take an exciting airboat ride in the Everglades, the only subtropical preserve in North America. The Everglades contains both temperate and tropical plant communities, including sawgrass prairies, mangrove and cypress swamps, pinelands, and hardwood hammocks. From your airboat you will also see marine and estuarine environments. The Everglades is known for its rich bird life, particularly large wading birds, such as the roseate spoonbill, wood stork, great blue heron and a variety of egrets. An airboat ride will take you through the only place in the world where alligators and crocodiles exist side by side.
Everglades Swamp Walks and MuckAbouts - You will have a guide to lead you into the The Big Cypress Swamp behind the swamp cottage at the Big Cypress Gallery which is a mysterious and secretive environment. Swamp walks are offered every Saturday at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm through March.
Port of the Islands Marina -
The Port of the Islands Marina is a boater's paradise with direct access not only to the Gulf of Mexico, but also to the Ten Thousand Islands, the famed backwaters of the Everglades.
Everglades Kayak Fishing - Catch the Experience of Everglades Kayak Fishing with Capt. Charles Wright - guided Everglades Kayak fishing trips in the Everglades National Park and the 10,000 Islands, Florida.
Capt. Jay's Fishing Charters - Light Tackle Fishing in the 10,000 with Captain Jay Peeler - From Marco Island south into the Everglades National Park, the unique waters of Southwest Florida's bays, rivers and near shore habitat offer some of the best fishing in the world.