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Everglades Birding Details/Rates

Everglades Birding: Wading BirdsSeeing a wide variety of birds in Everglades National Park or at Lake Okeechobee isn't always a walk in the park. You must know where they roost and forage as well as the seasonal & tidal patterns. You'll get up close and personal with both Everglades birds as well as migratory birds on this trip. Make sure you have lots of memory and battery for your camera(s).

Everglades Birding: Young BirderDave is also good with young birders. He enjoys their youthful exuberance and really enjoys time with youngsters like Kayla pictured here.

Everglades National Park Birding Tour: Boat on Cape Sable




You will tour the Park or Lake Okeechobee in a 16'6" flats boat, with elevated platforms which are helpful to photographers. The boat is complete with Coast Guard approved safety gear, Garmin InReach satellite emergency communicator/locator, rain gear & sunscreen. An ice chest with bottled water is provided and there is room for any snacks or beverages you bring. Remember, this is a personalized trip - if you have a particular interest let Dave know.


The trip to Everglades National Park costs $650 for 1-2 people and the trip to Lake Okeechobee costs $575.00 for 1-2 people. If you would like any additional people to join the trip, that must be discussed with Capt. Hunt and additional rates will apply.

If taking an Everglades Birding trip in Everglades National Park there is a Park fee as well. To determine what fee you need to pay and to pay online go to: nps.gov/ever/planyourvisit/fees.htm. Once paid, a pass is good for 7 days and the receipt should be brought with you on the boat (electronically or printed out) as proof the fees were paid. Of course, if you have an annual park pass or a lifetime pass that is all you need.

A $200 deposit is required to secure the day when booked. The balance is payable by check or cash on the day of the trip. It can also be prepaid using check or Paypal.