Departure & Duration of Tour
Please arrive at least 20 minutes in advance of your chosen departure time.
First Bus: 9:00am from Stop #2 (Soundscape Park) or 9:30am from Stop #1 (Bayside Marketplace)
Last Bus: 2:00pm from Stop #2 (Soundscape Park) or 2:30pm from Stop #1 (Bayside Marketplace)
Full Tour Time: 4 hours (approx.)
The journey to Holiday Park takes about 45-60 minutes.
Please inform us in advance if you have accessibility requirements (e.g. if you are a wheelchair user) so we are able to make arrangements to accommodate you comfortably.
On the day, please wear comfortable clothes and shoes, bring water, and consider wearing a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
A child ticket is available for children aged between 3 and 12 years. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Customers aged 15 years and under must be accompanied by an adult. Strollers and pushchairs must be folded and stowed on the lower deck.
To request a refund please follow the below instructions:
Please email your request to: [email protected]
Please include the following details:
Customer email address
Date of sale
Order reference number
The reason for requesting refund - please provide as much information as possible.
Discover the beauty of Florida's Everglades National Park with Big Bus Tours. Our Everglades Experience Tour takes you out to Everglades Holiday Park, and includes a ride through the famous Everglades 'River of Grass' on an iconic Florida airboat, a thrilling wildlife show featuring real alligators, and the opportunity to hold a baby alligator!
About the Everglades
The Everglades is a unique wetland ecosystem in southern Florida, with 5,000 square miles of slow-flowing water supporting grasslands, thick forests and diverse groups of animal life. Often referred to as the 'River of Grass', the swampy Everglades create endless prairies of sawgrass that rise 3 to 10 feet above the surface of the water. The sawgrass is often so dense that travel is possible only through shallow natural water passages, hence the use of those famous flat-bottomed Florida airboats. The Everglades are known for birds like the roseate spoonbill, great blue heron and a variety of egrets. Marine life includes alligators, American crocodiles, soft shelled turtles and fish such as red teriera, large mouth bass, redfish, and catfish. Other wildlife in the Everglades National Park includes deer, the endangered Florida panther and over 28 different snakes.
About the Everglades Tour
Your Everglades Experience begins in Miami, where you'll be collected by our special Big Bus coach. You'll journey out to the Everglades Holiday Park, a 50-minute drive away within the Everglades Natural Park. First you'll embark on a journey through the famed 'river of grass' on an unique Florida airboat, complete with live guide. They'll point out wildlife like turtles, birds and alligators. Next up is a wildlife show where you'll see alligators expertly handled by keepers using traditional Seminole Indian techniques. The experience concludes with the opportunity to hold and get photos with a real baby alligator! Before your coach journey back to Miami, you'll have free time to grab a bite to eat, explore the souvenir shop or relax by the water.