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  • Location: Orlando, Florida
  • Duration:  15 hours (approx.)
This day trip from Orlando takes you to two of Florida’s most famous destinations: Miami and the Florida Everglades. Search for gators on an exciting airboat ride through Everglades National Park, and then hit the beaches of Miami. Shop at Bayside Marketplace, see celebrity homes on a relaxing cruise on Biscayne Bay, and explore South Beach’s must-see Art Deco district.

Highlights

  • Miami and Florida Everglades day trip from Orlando
  • Take an exciting airboat ride through Everglade National Park in search of alligators
  • Shop at Miami’s bustling Bayside Marketplace
  • Enjoy a 1.5-hour cruise along Biscayne Bay to see the homes of the rich and famous
  • Spend time in South Beach admiring the famous Art Deco architecture

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

You get a little of everything on this day trip down to Miami: an exhilarating ride through the Everglades looking for alligators, a relaxing cruise with views of expensive homes and some free time at ultra-hip South Beach.

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What You Can Expect

Miami Day Trip and Florida Everglades Airboat Ride

Alligator in the Florida Everglades

Get a head start on your day with early-morning pickup from Orlando. Relax on the 4-hour drive south to Everglades National Park, where you’ll take an exciting airboat tour. Stop periodically throughout the drive to stretch your legs, and enjoy a light breakfast on board.

Speed through the tall grass of the Florida Everglades on a 40-minute airboat ride in search of real Florida locals – alligators! After your exhilarating ride, come even closer to these creatures during an interactive alligator-handling show. Learn about these amazing animals from the experts and enjoy some great photo opportunities.

After your gator adventure, you will head to Miami, located about an hour away. Enjoy free time at Bayside Marketplace to shop, walk around and grab a bite to eat.

You’ll then board a boat for a relaxing 1.5-hour cruise along Miami’s scenic waterways. Admire the Miami skyline as you cruise along Biscayne Bay, and circle around Hibiscus Island and Star Island to see the homes of many famous celebrities.

After docking back at shore, end your day with a visit to South Beach, a lively neighborhood in the city of Miami Beach. The neon strip of waterfront is famous for its Art Deco district and its white sandy beach. Make sure to take a walk through the neighborhood during your free time to admire the area’s architecture and culture along the way. You can also use this time to grab some food or coffee and browse Miami’s famous designer stores and boutiques.

Then, hop in the coach and relax on the 4-hour drive back to Orlando.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

It is a long day but it's worth it. Don't be put off by the long journey, you can watch a movie on the bus plus you get a break. The breakfast you get is really good and you can buy drinks from the driver for a dollar. Everglades is fantastic the alligators come really close to the airboat and we got to hold a baby alligator! We then headed to Miami you will get free time to have a look around, get something to eat and head to south beach. Your guide will give you a map and advise you of places to go and where the meet up point is. After this we headed to Bayside for our cruise which was fantastic! We then had more time to look around Bayside Market Place. Our guide Clark was brilliant! If I ever get the opportunity to do this again I would!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

Fab trip would highly recommend

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