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Winter Adventures at Flamingo Adventures in the Everglades

Date: December 18, 2019
Category: Blogs News

When you think of Florida, you may think of summer heat and crowded areas.

However, since Florida doesn’t have a “cold” season, outdoor activities are available all year. Flamingo Adventures in the Everglades are open year-round and provide the perfect place for you to escape.

Boat Rentals in Florida Everglades

There are single kayaks, double kayaks, and canoes available for rent at the Flamingo Visitor Center. If you would like something motorized, there is also the 20 ft. Sun Tracker Fishing Pontoon, 15 ft. and 17 ft. Carolina Skiff, and 15 ft. Sundance Skiff.

Side note: If you don’t want to get on the Florida water, you can rent bikes and explore the Everglades on land.

Camping in the Flamingo Campground

Have you found yourself googling, “camping near me”?

There is no better way to experience the Everglades then spending a night under the stars. The most accessible camping locations are the two drive-in locations Long Pine Key Campground and Flamingo Campground. Both sites can accommodate tents and RVs and offer a limited number of group sites.

Don’t forget about our newly-opened, luxury-glamping Eco-tents! Reservations for the Flamingo Campground, Long Pine Key Campground, and Eco-tents are available here and booking fast.

Everglades Boat Tour

Explore the magnificent Florida backcountry on this 90-minute tour!

Venture up the Buttonwood Canal through Coot Bay and Tarpon Creek into the Whitewater Bay as your naturalist highlights unique plant and animal life found here and outline the rich history of Flamingo Everglades National Park. Don’t forget to bring sunscreen, bug spray, sunglasses, and a hat.

Daily Boat tours are available from Flamingo Marina and have launch times at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm. Tickets may be purchased in the Marina Store or here.

Need more information on these or other winter activities in the Florida Everglades? Visit the Flamingo Visitor Center at Everglades National Park in Florida, or visit our website.