The Ivey House is OPEN.  If you are interested in making a reservation or staying with us, please call 877.567.0679. Everglades National Park is offering very limited access. Big Cypress National Preserve is open with some facilities closed.

Everglades Shuttle Service

To make getting to and from your paddling excursion easy and stress-free, we offer convenient shuttle services for you, your equipment, canoes, and kayaks. Shuttles leave the Ivey House and Everglades Adventures at scheduled times between 7:30am and 1:00pm to the following launch points and pick-up locations:

  • Everglades National Park
  • Turner River
  • Half Way Creek (Sea Grape Drive)
  • Chokoloskee
  • Flamingo

Flamingo Shuttle service options and prices:

Everglades City ➔ Flamingo Prices
Shuttle for people and boat/equipment $480 for 1 boat/equipment and up to 2 people
$25 for each additional person or boat
Delivery of your vehicle to Flamingo while you’re paddling $420 for first vehicle
$200 for each additional vehicle
Delivery of your vehicle to Flamingo, as well as shuttling your rental boat/equipment $580 for 1 vehicle and 1 boat/equipment
$25 for each additional boat/equipment
$25 per half-hour of wait time after 3:00pm*

*You must arrive at the designated pick-up location no later than 3:00pm and stay with your boat/equipment until we arrive or you will be charged an additional rate of $25 per half-hour.

Return Shuttle: Flamingo ➔ Everglades City Prices
We pick up your rental boat/equipment and return it to Everglades City $480 for 1 boat/equipment
25 for each additional boat/equipment
$25 per half-hour of wait time after 3:00pm*
We pick you up and your rental boat/equipment and return to the Ivey House in Everglades City $580 for 1 boat/equipment and up to 2 people
25 for each additional person
25 for each additional boat/equipment
$25 per half-hour of wait time after 3:00pm*

*You must arrive at the designated pick-up location no later than 3:00pm and stay with your boat/equipment until we arrive or you will be charged an additional rate of $25 per half-hour.

The Flamingo Shuttle

The Flamingo Shuttle
Flamingo is a small settlement in the extreme southeast corner of Everglades National Park about 130 miles by surface roads from Everglades City. However, many adventurous folks prefer to make the trek between Everglades City and Flaming by canoe or kayak.

For those making this ambitious waterway journey, Ivey House and Everglades Adventures offers shuttle service for you, your boat and equipment, and even your vehicle.

The paddle to Flamingo is an amazing, life-changing experience and offers many incredible opportunities to view rare wildlife including the highly endangered American crocodile, flamingos, dolphins, sharks, rays and a multitude of migratory birds.

The most commonly traveled water route through the park is called Wilderness Waterway and travels mostly inshore waterways. Some paddlers choose to make an outer loop around Cape Sable, which offers a chance to paddle in the open waters of Florida Bay. This option adds to the length of the trip and can provide additional challenges with tides, currents, and waves.

Whichever route you choose, most paddlers make the trip over a period of 7 – 10 days. So, whether you are an avid athlete who enjoys paddling for miles and miles in a single day or a more leisurely free spirit who likes to take in every remarkable sight, you will have the time of your life on this epic journey. And we can be there waiting for you when you arrive. Of course, if you don’t have your own boats or equipment, Ivey House and Everglades Adventures can help you out with a safe and certified canoe, kayak, and equipment rentals.