South Florida Tours and Attractions
LION COUNTRY SAFARI
Two parks one price! 350 acre, drive through wildlife preserve with over
900 wild animals roaming free within inches of your car! As if that's not
wild enough, a walk through safari including a boat tour, petting zoo,
carousel, water spray ground, giraffe feeding exhibit, giant ferris wheel,
lory bird aviary, miniature golf, and much more! Open 9:30am everyday of
the year rain or shine! West of Turnpike and I-95 on Southern Blvd. (S.R.
80) in West Palm Beach, FL. Visit our website at www.lioncountrysafari.com.
ISLAND QUEEN, BOAT TOUR
1 1/2 hour tour of Millionaires Row, Porpoise Feeding Grounds, Private Islands, Biscayne Bay
Every hour on the hour, 11AM to 7PM, seven days. 555 NE 15th St. Miami, FL 33137
POLICE MUSEUM AND HALL OF FAME
10,000+ police artifacts
including the world's most unusual police vehicles. Sit in the "electric
chair" and "gas chamber". Solve a crime and become a certified
"detective"! Uniforms, firearms, badges. All ages. 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
seven days. 3801 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33137
BABCOCK WILDERNESS ADVENTURES
Experience Florida - naturally!! Enjoy a
90-minute swamp buggy nature tour guided by experienced naturalists. See
the real Florida. Explore unspoiled woodlands and swamps on the
90,000-acre Crescent B Ranch. We guarantee you will see wild alligators,
bison and panthers. Reservations are essential. Ft. Myers.
BILLIE SWAMP SAFARI
Features Seminole Indian swamp buggy tours & shows
in the Everglades. See gardens of palmettos, cypress and sawgrass. Spot
alligators, birds and animals. Overnight camping village & gift shop
available. Open daily 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Take I-75 1 hour west of Fort
Stroll among thousands of exotic butterflies soaring in
a tropical rainforest. Waterfalls, ponds, birds, orchids, and roses
complete this natural habitat. Breeding laboratory, botanical gardens,
museum/insectarium, gift and plant shop. Open Mon. - Sat. 9 a.m. - 5
p.m., Sun. 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. 3600 W. Sample Road, Coconut Creek, FL 33073
Enjoy remarkable island nature and explore nearby
out-islands and waterways. While cruising, see exotic wildlife and
playful dolphins. Vessels are spacious and comfortable with enclosed,
climate-controlled lower cabins, upper sun decks and full service
cocktail bars. Dinner cruises available on certain evenings.
Home of Jungle Larrys Zoological Park Explore 52
acres of tropical plants, trees and endangered animals. Boat trips to
primate inhabited islands. Animal performances, alligator feeding and
wildlife lectures daily. 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. except Thanksgiving,
Christmas and Easter. 1590 Goodlette Road, Naples, FL 33940
CONCH TOUR TRAIN
Key West's most famous and popular attraction. The
90-minute fully narrated tour views the islands unique architecture,
flora, history and local attractions. Trains leave at regular intervals
daily from depots located at Mallory Square on Front Street and 3840
North Roosevelt Blvd.
The amazing true story of Coral Castle and its enigmatic
creator, Ed Leedskalnin, comes to life in our new 30 minute audio tour
in English, Deutsch, Espanol, Francais. Was he superhuman or
supernatural? You be the judge. A National Historical Site. Open 9 a.m.
- 6 p.m. daily. 28655 So. Dixie Highway, Homestead, FL 33030
EDISON WINTER HOME
Visit the estate of America's greatest inventor.
Home, laboratory, botanical gardens just as he left them. One of the
largest collections of Edison memorabilia on public display in America.
Daily 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sun. 12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Except Thanksgiving Day
and December 25. 2350 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33901
EVERGLADES ALLIGATOR FARM
Venture into unspoiled Florida at its wildest
from south Floridas oldest alligator farm. Explore the Everglades by
thrilling airboat tour. Enjoy live shows hourly featuring alligators and
snakes. Turnpike extension south to Florida City exit. Open daily 9 a.m.
- 6 p.m. 40351 S.W. 192nd Ave., Homestead, FL 33090
EVERGLADES WONDER GARDENS
A glimpse of Florida past, Everglades wildlife
including bears, playful otters, panther, deer, birds of prey, wading
birds, alligators, snakes and the endangered Everglades crocodile.
Continuous 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Old U.S. 41, Bonita Springs, FL 33923
FAIRCHILD TROPICAL GARDEN
An 83-acre tropical paradise. Experience the
rain forest, rare plant house, sunken garden, vine pergola and
magnificent vistas. Wander secluded paths or enjoy a tram tour. Weekends
often highlighted by special events. Tropical books and unique gifts.
9:30 - 4:30 p.m. 10901 Old Cutler Road, Miami, FL 33156
FLAMINGO GARDENS AND ARBORETUM
It's a Natural! 1-1/2 mile guided tram
tour. See citrus groves, tropical plants, Florida alligators, river
otters and flamingos. Visit the Everglades "free-flight" aviary, birds
of prey exhibit, gift and garden shops and fresh fruit patio. Open 9:00
a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily. 3750 Flamingo Road, Davie/Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Sail aboard Fury's luxury 60' and 65' catamarans.
Snorkel trips depart twice daily to North America's only living coral
reef. All gear and instructions included. Spectacular sunset cruises
nightly. Sails include unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks. Located at
Truman Annex Dock, Key West, FL 33041
HENRY FORD WINTER HOME
The worlds first billionaire lived next door to
Thomas Edison. Furnished in the historical period. Garden tour
completes your visit. Mon. - Sat. 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Sun. 12:30 - 4
p.m. Last tour to both historical homes at 3 p.m. Daily except
Thanksgiving and December 25. 2350 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33901
HENRY MORRISON FLAGLER MUSEUM
Historic 1901 mansion of Henry M. Flagler,
pioneer developer of east coast of Florida. Priceless collections of
paintings, porcelains, furniture, clothing. Guided tours describe
opulence of bygone era. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tue. thru Sat; Noon - 5 p.m.
Sunday. Coconut Row, Palm Beach, FL 33480
HISTORICAL MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN FLORIDA
Experience the drama of south
Florida and Caribbean history at one of the countrys largest history
museums. Enjoy hands-on activites for kids, permanent and special
exhibitions. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Thurs. till 9 p.m.; Sun. Noon -
5 p.m. Metro-Dade Cultural Center, 101 W. Flagler St., Miami, FL 33130
Famous Bar-B-Que & shrimp dinner cruise. Over 50 years.
"All You Can Eat" dinner of ribs, chicken, shrimp, Vaudeville Show,
sing-along. Daily cruises at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Millionaire's Row,
Indian village, alligator wrestling, rare birds and monkeys. Cruise to
Miami's Bayside Marketplace. 801 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL
KEY WEST AQUARIUM
Pet sharks! Discover the undersea world of the Florida
Keys. Daily shark and turtle feedings and touch tank offer guests
hands-on encounters with sea life. See sawfish, moray eels, tropical and
game fish and birds! Guided tours daily. Open 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. One
Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040
MAI-KAI POLYNESIAN DINNER ATTRACTION
Visit the many moods of the South
Pacific. Enjoy dinner and watch the spectacular Islander Revue. See
beautiful maidens and agile warriors perform native dances of the South
Seas. Afterwards, take a stroll in our tropical gardens. 3599 North
Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
A cageless zoological park on 290-acres, showcasing over
100 species of rare and exotic animals including koalas, white tigers,
flamingos. Animal shows daily. Children's petting zoo. Kiddie rides.
Free monorail. 12400 S.W. 152 St., Miami, FL 33177
MIAMI MUSEUM OF SCIENCE & SPACE TRANSIT PLANETARIUM
Explore the wonders of science and nature with fun, hands-on activities
for all ages. National touring exhibits. Wildlife Center. Collection Gallery. Open
daily 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 3280 S. Miami Ave., Miami, FL 33129 (across from
Internationally famous marine life park where the
oceans come alive. Spectacular shows feature Killer Whale Lolita, TV
superstar Flipper, dolphins and sea lions. See endangered manatees,
American crocodile, exotic birds and reptiles. Daily 9:30 a.m. Continuous
shows. Free parking. Youth/senior discounts. 4400 Rickenbacker
Cswy., Miami, FL 33149
MIAMI YOUTH MUSEUM
Share the excitement of the Miami Youth Museum, where
children enter a world designed to inspire, delight and stimulate
curiosity and creativity. The Museum's hands-on exhibits broaden the
horizons of children by making learning lively, participatory and fun.
Wheelchair accessibility. 5701 Sunset Dr., Miami, FL 33143
MICCOSUKEE INDIAN VILLAGE
Discover a culture centuries old. Experience
how the Miccosukee Indian Tribe existed and still exists in the heart of
the Florida Everglades. Airboats, shopping, museum, guides and dining.
Open daily 9 a.m. - dusk. 25 miles west of Miami on Hwy. 41, P.O. Box
440021, Miami, FL 33144
"Where Humans are Caged & Monkeys Run Wild. Sound
different? Well, it is. Venture deep into the monkeys forest and view
the beauty of monkeys running free. Continuous shows. Open daily. 14805
S.W. 216th St., Miami, FL 33170. Via U.S. 1, FL Turnpike S. (Exit 11) or
State Road 997.
PARROT JUNGLE AND GARDENS
PARROT JUNGLE INTRODUCES NEW NAME AND LOGO
"Parrot Jungle Island" Reflects Park's New Location On Watson Island
MIAMI, FL - August 1, 2002 - Parrot Jungle, one of South
Florida's most popular attractions, introduced its new name and logo
that reflect the park's evolution and eminent move to a new location.
The Pinecrest park, known for its exotic animals and tropical
vegetation, will be moving to a brand new, $47 million facility on
Watson Island in Spring 2003. The park's new name will be "Parrot
Jungle Island, in Downtown Miami.
RED SQUARE RESTAURANT
Russian restaurant with a heavy Leninist theme. A dark and homey atmosphere.
Check out their menu and wine list.
SAWGRASS RECREATION PARK
Everglades tours. replica 18th century
Seminole Indian village alligator and reptile exhibit Three tours,-one
price, 30 minutes each tour with guide fishing guides, boat rentals
camping, etc. bait, tackle licenses gift shop, food. Tours 9 a.m.- 4
p.m.; Store 6 a.m.- 6 p.m. Open seven days.
THEATER OF THE SEA
Pet a shark, kiss a sea lion! Ride unique Bottomless
Boat where the dolphins play. Swim with the dolphins in their own
environment, by reservation. DIFFERENT FROM THE REST AND FAR MORE THAN
YOU EXPECTED! Continuous shows daily 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Mile marker
84.5, U.S. 1, Islamorada, FL 33036
VIZCAYA MUSEUM AND GARDENS
16th-century Italian Renaissance-style villa
and 10 acres of formal gardens on Biscyane Bay. The house has 34 rooms
of 15th - 19th century antique furnishings and decorative arts. Guided
tours, cafe/gift shop, climate-controlled. Open 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
daily except Christmas. 3251 South Miami Ave., Miami, FL 33129
WEEKS AIR MUSEUM
Learn about aviation's history. Displays of antique
aircraft, engines and propellers. Collection of 35 WWI and WWII
aircraft, many restored to original flying condition. Complete gift
shop. Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport in S.W. Miami, minutes from
Miami Metrozoo. Daily 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 14710 S.W. 128 St., Miami, FL