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  • Most Popular Everglades Program

Everglades Experience: Guided Tour of Royal Palm, Nike Missile Site, and Pa-hay-okee!

A small group naturalist guided tour including the Nike missile site and wildlife viewing.

Quick Details

Please note at this time, all participants must travel in their own vehicle 
    • Multi-stop Naturalist guided activity with an opportunity to tour the Nike Missile Site!
    • 10 people maximum
    • The program starts at the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center.
    • The program finishes at your last stop in the park.
    • Travel in your own vehicle while communicating with your Naturalist via radios in between stops.
    • Ages 5+ welcome
    • Cost $60/person (Park Entrance Fee is not included).
    • Make sure to read all the information below including the drop down menus to learn more about this trip.
    • Before completing your booking, make sure to read our Cancellation Policy.
Participant Ages 5+ Drive in personal vehicle following the Institute van. Does not include Park Entrance Fee. Temporary reduced price due to driving your own vehicle.

Discover the Everglades

Have an Institute Naturalists guide you through the Everglades and discover the fascinating history and ecosystem of this unique National Park!

Follow our Naturalist in your own vehicle. This program will make stops at key park locations, such as Royal Palm, the Nike Missile Site, and the Pa-hay-okee Overlook. At each stop, enjoy leisurely walks and talks by an experienced Institute Naturalist as you will spot wildlife, witness the amazing history of the area, and learn how the Everglades ecosystem works.

The advertised time of this program includes the drive back to Ernest Coe Visitor Center.