Everglades National Park, just a short drive from Miami is not only a designated World Heritage Site but is also an International Biosphere Reserve. This unique National Park with 1.5 million acres of swamp land and sub tropical jungles is home to numerous rare and endangered species including the American Crocodile, Florida Panther and the West Indian Manatee. While visitors can enjoy a multitude of activities from hiking, canoeing and biking, to camping, ranger led programs, tram tours and boat tours the most popular way to explore and experience the everglades is to enjoy a speed boat trip, known as the airboat, through the marshes and the streams where visitors have the opportunity to see alligators and other wildlife. Those visiting Miami should definitely plan this day trip when in the city and enjoy an adventure filled tour of the unique National Park of Florida.
Private vehicle: $10.00 Pedestrian/ Cyclist: $5.00 Commercial Tour - Entrance fees are charged based on the seating capacity of the vehicle.
Open 24 hours (some entrances are closed in the evenings or seasonally)
Around 4 hours or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The rare and endangered animals, the mangroves
Muslim tourists visiting the Everglades National Park will not find prayer rooms or mosques within the vast expanse of the park, however they may be able to locate a quiet area within the park to offer their prayers if necessary. They will however be able to find a number of mosques in the city of Miami, frequented by locals and tourists alike.
Tour operators usually provide snacks, however these may not be Halal unless prior arrangements have been made. Muslim visitors could request for suitable vegetarian or seafood snack options. They could also visit one of the many Halal restaurants in the city of Miami or tuck into some delicious seafood at one of the numerous seafood restaurants in the city.