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9-day Miami Semi Self Driving Tour from Miami with Airport Transfers

  • Tour code: 455-5311
  • Available: Sun
  • Depart from: Miami, FL; Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Duration: 9 Days 8 Nights
From USD$1219

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Highlights:

Visit Miami (Biscayne Bay Cruise), Everglades National Park (Everglades Airboat Rides), Fort Lauderdale, Key West (Hemingway House), Palm Beach (Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, Lion Country Safari, Worth Avenue). Inclusions: 8 nights hotel accomodations

Special Remarks:

  • Tour is 100% guaranteed; if cancelled 120% of the price will be refunded.

Pricing Details

Single: $1419
Double (/Person): $1219
Third Person Adult: $797
Child (Age 0-12): $797
Fourth Person Adult: $797
Child (Age 0-12): $797

Note: *Price in USD is based on the lowest price per person per room over the next 30 days. Exact prices are displayed when you select a date.

  • Buy 2 Get 3rd Discounted: (1) Cancellation of discounted passenger must be made at least 7 days before departure. (2) No-show or late cancellation incurs a $797 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat.
  • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-12 yrs old. Child above 2 yrs must take the seat. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses for the infant under 2 yrs.
  • Upon increasing needs and local statutes in Miami, a separate seat is required for child who is 0-8 yrs old. Please bring it on your own or rent it from us, the rental fee for the safety seat is $8/person/day.
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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Miami
  • Day 2 Miami - Key West - Miami(129 miles)
  • Day 3 Key West - Dry Tortugas - Miami(129 miles)
  • Day 4 Miami - Everglades National Park - Miami(118 miles)
  • Day 5 Fort Lauderdale - Palm Beach - Miami(131 miles)
  • Day 6 Miami - Fort Lauderdale - Orlando(208 miles)
  • Day 7 Orlando(231 miles)
  • Day 8 Orlando
  • Day 9 Orlando
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Day 1 Miami

When you arrive in Miami, our tour guide will welcome you at the gate of exit, and help you rent the car (car rent spot in airport). After heading to the hotel, you could drive the car to stores, beaches, or walking streets by yourself. We are able to provide you the GPS in Chinese and English, which you should book when making the order of the tour ($5/day with the deposit of $150)
Standard Hotel: Ramada Plaza Fort Lauderdale/ Sawgrass Grand Hotel / Quality Inn/ Days Inn or equivalent (Holiday Inn Miami West - Airport Area/ Holiday Inn Express & Suites Miami Airport/Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pembroke Pines or equivalent from 01/01/2018)

Day 2 Miami - Key West - Miami(129 miles)

You start the self-driving trip to Key West, 170 miles away from Miami, through 32 islands and 42 bridges. It is also known as "Duck Island" because of its shape, and also the international Key West Film Festival was held here every year! World famous Seven-Mile Bridge is another highlighted attraction here. It takes eight years to complete and is quite famous for the magnificent scenery. The former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's movie "True Lies" was also filmed in Key West. The amazing scenery along the south nation and colorful beaches will make you feel in a fairy land. Here guests can take pictures with its landmark "the edge of the sky, the rim of the sea". The next famous stop is Hemingway House ($13 per person). After that, tourists can buy some souvenirs in Duval Street. On the way back to hotel, guests will have a chance to see the fabulous sunset.

This island in the Florida Keys is the southernmost city in the continental United States. It is loved by tourists internationally for its idyllic Caribbean waters, warm and cozy weather, and stretches of white beaches.

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    The Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum in Key West was the famous author's home for almost ten years and was where he wrote some of his famous works. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1968.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $13; Child (3-12 yrs, Free (Under 5)) $6; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $13
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    This famous shopping and dining area in idyllic Key West, Florida runs from the Gulf of Mexico on one side to the Atlantic Ocean on the other. In addition to boutiques and dinettes, Duval Street boasts historic Victorian-Style homes.
Standard Hotel: 3-star economical hotels in Key West

Day 3 Key West - Dry Tortugas - Miami(129 miles)

Today, we will depart from Key West and visit the islands of Dry Tortugas National Park. Aboard comfortable seaplanes, each passenger will receive a headset with which they can hear the knowledgeable pilot talk about the sights that we will see on our way to the islands. We will have about 2.5 hours to explore the park. Later in the day, we will return to Miami. Guests can also elect to enjoy their day in leisure and make their way back to Miami on their own.
Standard Hotel: Ramada Plaza Fort Lauderdale/ Sawgrass Grand Hotel / Quality Inn/ Days Inn or equivalent (Holiday Inn Miami West - Airport Area/ Holiday Inn Express & Suites Miami Airport/Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pembroke Pines or equivalent from 01/01/2018)
Dulexe Hotel: Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort/Days Hotel-Thunderbird Beach Resort or equivalent
Breakfast: Included

Day 4 Miami - Everglades National Park - Miami(118 miles)

In the morning we will visit Everglades National Park, where we will have the chance to take an Airboat Ride. Later in the day we will tour Miami, where we will see the exterior of the Biltmore Hotel, the Cuban district of Little Havana, an, to cap things off, a pleasant Biscayne Bay Cruise. After that, we will get to explore the famous Art Deco District in Miami Beach.

The Everglades National Park of Southern Florida is a beautiful area that is most easily navigated on an airboat ride that cruises through the swamp channels. An Everglades Safari Park showcases the local wildlife and Miami is the nearest city.

  • Always Visit
    Airboat tours allow visitors to see otherwise inaccessible parts of this impressive national park. These large, flat-bottom boats are propelled by a giant fan that sits in the back, and offer a Floridian experience unlike any other!
    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (6-11 yrs) $13; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25|Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

Miami Beach is a coastal resort city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 87,779. Miami Beach has been one of America's pre-eminent beach resorts since the early 20th century.

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    Running along famous Ocean Avenue in the South Beach neighborhood of Miami Beach, Florida is the area known as the "Art Deco District." It is a United States Historic District known for its Art Deco-style hotels and mansions.

Sitting on the southern coast of Florida, this beautiful always-warm city is famous for its beaches, nature, and nightlife as well as its prominence in the business world. However you want to experience Florida, you can in Miami!

  • Always Visit
    This lovely city in southern Florida is located southwest of downtown Miami. Coral Gables is notable for being the home of the University of Miami, one of the nation's top schools, as well as for its Mediterranean-style architecture.
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    This neighborhood in the heart of Miami is a testament to Florida's rich cultural heritage. Named for the capital of nearby Cuba and populated by mostly Latin-American immigrants, it is home to authentic Latin food and fun!
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    Florida's Biscayne Bay is a lagoon that stretches 35 miles along the Florida coastline. Boat tours out of Miami offer views not just of the city and coastline, but several sights that can only truly be appreciated from the water.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $28; Child (3-9 yrs) $20; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $28
Standard Hotel: Ramada Plaza Fort Lauderdale/Sawgrass Grand Hotel/Quality Inn/Days Inn or equivalent ( Holiday Inn Miami West - Airport Area/ Holiday Inn Express & Suites Miami Airport/Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pembroke Pines or equivalent from 01/01/2018)
Dulexe Hotel: Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort/Days Hotel-Thunderbird Beach Resort or equivalent
Breakfast: Included (At hotel)

Day 5 Fort Lauderdale - Palm Beach - Miami(131 miles)

In the morning, we will head to Palm Beach to visit Lion Country Safari. Then we will visit the Henry Flagler Museum and stroll down famous Worth Avenue for some shopping. At the end of the day, we will check into a seaside hotel.

Fort Lauderdale has been called the "Venice of America" due to its large canal system not unlike that in the famous Italian city. It's amazing beaches, vibrant history, and unique layout make it an extremely popular tourist spot.

  • Always Visit
    Fort Lauderdale's beachfront stretches across more than seven miles of sunny Florida coastline. There is a nearby promenade with plenty of options for shopping and dining.

Palm Beach is the easternmost town in Florida, located on a 16-mile (26 km) long barrier island. The town has a total area of 10.4 square miles (27 square kilometres). 62.45% of the total area is water.

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    Henry Flagler's mansion Whitehall was completed in 1902 and at the time was considered to be one of the most opulent mansions in the world. Today it is a museum and National Historic Site open to the public.
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    This highly upscale shopping area in Palm Beach, Florida contains more than 250 shops. Highlights include: Giorgio Armani, Neiman Marcus, Cartier, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co., Hermes, Polo Ralph Lauren, Gucci, Chanel, Loro Piana, and Brooks Brothers.
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    This drive-through safari parks features more than one thousand rare and exotic animals, ranging from giraffes, rhinos, and zebras to lions and chimpanzees. Animals are allowed to roman freely is habitats mirroring their natural homes and situations.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $37.45; Child (3-9 yrs) $27.82; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $33.71
Standard Hotel: Ramada Plaza Fort Lauderdale/ Sawgrass Grand Hotel / Quality Inn/ Days Inn or equivalent Miami - Everglades National Park - Miami (Holiday Inn Miami West - Airport Area/ Holiday Inn Express & Suites Miami Airport/Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pembroke Pines or equivalent from 01/01/2018)
Dulexe Hotel: Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort/Days Hotel-Thunderbird Beach Resort or equivalent

Day 6 Miami - Fort Lauderdale - Orlando(208 miles)

We will being our day by driving to Fort Lauderdale, FL, where guests will have some free time to enjoy the sunshine and beaches. Then we will go to Bloomingdale's for shopping. Here guests will receive a 10% off voucher and exclusive selling activity. Once your purchase amount reaches $7,500 (without tax), you are eligible to get a $400 Apple Store gift card for free. (Note: If the Apple Store gift card is not available, you will be offered another equal price Apple product). After, we will take local bus to Orlando and meet the tour guide. You have the option of taking an Orlando Night Tour.

(*Please note: Every Sunday Bloomingdale's will open at 12 pm. We will not go to Bloomigdale's on Sunday. )

Fort Lauderdale has been called the "Venice of America" due to its large canal system not unlike that in the famous Italian city. It's amazing beaches, vibrant history, and unique layout make it an extremely popular tourist spot.

This sunny city in central Florida is best known for its theme parks. It is the home of Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World, and more. Fun for the entire family is in store in this land of imagination!

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    This is a great way to orientate yourself with the lovely city of Orlando. See the city and its most notable locations, like Lake Eola, as they are lit up at night!
    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-9 yrs) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25
Standard Hotel: Ramada Deluxe Tower Hotel / Park Inn By Radisson or equivalent
Breakfast: Included (At hotel)

Day 7 Orlando(231 miles)

Guests may spend the day at one of the following theme parks: Epcot Center, the Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, Blizzard Beach, Typhoon Lagoon, Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, Sea World , Volcano Bay, Legoland Park or Legoland Water Park.

Or, guests may chose to take a Special One-day tour: Kennedy Space Coast Tour or Gulf Coast of Mexico Tour.

Enjoy the daytime at the theme park you choosed, you also have a chance to see the captivating stage show combining silence, laughters, fantastic performances and the astounding music at the largest venue of BLUE MAN GROUP or Cirque du Soleil!

  • Always Visit
    The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is NASA's gateway into the history-- and future-- of American space travel. In addition to historic spacecraft and memorabilia, the Center features things like the US Astronaut Hall of Fame and an IMAX.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $53; Child (3-9 yrs) $43; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $53|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 6:00pm

  • Always Visit
    This non-profit aquarium houses all means of marine life, including sea turtles, otters, and especially dolphins. It is well known for its interesting architecture and layout. It is also home to two fully-grown nurse sharks.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $21.95; Child (3-9 yrs) $16.95; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $19.95|Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 6:00pm
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    Have a blast on this cruise on the waters offshore Clearwater Beach to spot some of the local dolphins!
    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-9 yrs) $20; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $25
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    This activity will take guests out into the Gulf of Mexico for a day of fishing on the high seas. You are allowed to keep your haul, too, so you can treat yourself to a delicious seafood dinner after.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $65; Child (3-9 yrs) $45; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $65

This sunny city in central Florida is best known for its theme parks. It is the home of Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World, and more. Fun for the entire family is in store in this land of imagination!

  • Always Visit
    The amazing and iconic EPCOT center is a theme park unlike any other. It is dedicated to the achievements of mankind; to world cultures and celebrating differences; and to technological innovations that will lead us to a brighter tomorrow.
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    Disney's Blizzard Beach is an ski-resort-themed water park nested under the hot sun of Florida. The centerpiece of the park is Mount Gushmore, from which guests can speed down a number of exciting water slides.
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    The largest Disney theme park in the world at 500 acres, this amazing nature-based zoo, aquarium, and theme park offers an experience unlike any other. At its center stand the Tree of Life, a 145-foot-tall sculpture representing the ecological web.
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    Formerly known as MGM Studios, this thrilling theme park is perhaps best known for the Twilight Zone-themed Tower of Terror Ride. The park overall is based on Old Hollywood, and draws inspiration from the 1930s and 40s.
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    Disney's Magic Kingdom is perhaps the most famous of all the various Disney parks, both in Florida and around the world. The iconic Cinderella's Castle is the centerpiece of the park, which features rides, shows, and actors based on fairytales.
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    SeaWorld Orlando is one of most popular theme parks in the world. Most famously, it is home to the Shamu killer whale show, but it is home to a litany of other sea life, including sharks, dolphins, stingrays, flamingos, and pelicans.
    Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00am - 6:00pm, 9:00am - 9:00pm
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    The most-visited water park in the entire world, Typhoon Lagoon is also home to the largest outdoor wave pool on the planet. Every 90 minutes, a loud, deep noise announces the coming of a six-foot wave in the Surf Pool.
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    It's the world's premier movie and TV based theme park. Universal Studios Florida™ inspires its guests to "ride the movies", and it features numerous attractions and live shows. The park is one component of the larger Universal Orlando Resort™.
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    Opened in 1999, this park is one of two that make up the Universal Studios Orlando. The park is split into seven theme areas, including the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, based off that beloved series of books. Brand-new Skull Island: Reign of Kong was opened in the summer of 2016.
  • As a reminder, due to the rule imposed by Universal Parks, if you choose Volcano Bay Water Park as one of your destination, you must also purchase the tickets of Universal Studios and Island of Adventure as well. For those who wish to go Universal's Volcano Bay Water theme Park, please reserve 3 days for the three theme parks.
    A water park constructed as part of Universal Orlando Resort™ in Orlando, Florida. It will replace Wet 'n Wild as Universal Orlando's water theme park, and will be the first constructed by Universal Orlando itself. The park, themed around a 200-foot-tall (61 m) volcano named "Krakatau TM", open on June 1, 2017.
    As a reminder, due to the rule imposed by Universal Parks, if you choose Volcano Bay Water Park as one of your destination, you must also purchase the tickets of Universal Studios and Island of Adventure as well. For those who wish to go Universal's Volcano Bay Water theme Park, please reserve 3 days for the three theme parks.
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    This sister park of SeaWorld opened in 2008, making it one of the newest Orlando parks. Themed after the South Pacific, the park has two wave pools, a number of slides, animal habitats, and much more.
    Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 10:00am - 5:00pm, Sat - Sun 9:00am - 6:00pm
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    The largest Legoland in North America is the one in Winter Haven, Florida. It contains more than 50 rides, including four roller coasters and one water ride. And of course, the park is dotted with amazing Lego sculptures.
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    Legoland Water Park is a water park area in Legoland California. Construction began in September 2009. It opened on May 28, 2010. It is located next to the buildings in Fun Town. It is the first Legoland to feature a waterpark.
    Opening Hours: Sat - Sun
  • <b>We suggest</b> that guests go to the Blue Man Group theater after Universal Studio or Universal Adventure Island. (The guests will be asked to go to the theater by themselves if choose other theme parks on the same day.) After the show, the guests can get back to hotel by hiring cab themselves or book the back-to-hotel service from the tour guide in advance at $10/person. (This offer is restricted to the guests of purchasing the tickets from tour leaders.)<br>
    Blue Man Group is comedy, theater, rock concert and dance party that makes for a multi-sensory experience to remember. Formed in 1991 and best known for its creative stage production, this acclaimed show has captivated over 35 million people worldwide
    We suggest that guests go to the Blue Man Group theater after Universal Studio or Universal Adventure Island. (The guests will be asked to go to the theater by themselves if choose other theme parks on the same day.) After the show, the guests can get back to hotel by hiring cab themselves or book the back-to-hotel service from the tour guide in advance at $10/person. (This offer is restricted to the guests of purchasing the tickets from tour leaders.)
    Admission (Optional): Adult $90; Adult (Fri, Sat) $101; Child (3-9 yrs, Sun - Thu) $40; Child (3-9 yrs, Fri, Sat) $45|Opening Hours: Show Time: 6:00pm/9:00pm nightly, 7:00pm Sunday
Standard Hotel: Ramada Deluxe Tower Hotel/ Park Inn by Radisson or equivalent

Day 8 Orlando

Guests may spend the day at any of the theme parks or special one-day tours listed above.
Standard Hotel: Ramada Deluxe Tower or equivalent

Day 9 Orlando

Please choose one from the following itineraries and see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding when to schedule flights.

A: Head to I-Drive 360 square for visiting Orlando Eye, SeaWorld, and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum at your own expense ($25 for any one, $39 for any two, $49 for all three). After that, you will be transferred to airport. Please schedule your departure flight for after 3:00pm.

B: Go outlet shopping at one of the area's major shopping center. ($5 per person for transportation and from 2018 additional $5 per person for drop-off fee.) Please schedule your departure flight for after 2:00pm.

C: Take an exciting helicopter tour over the city of Orlando for a price of $30 per person. Please schedule your departure flight for after 2:00pm.

D. Enjoy another of the theme parks mentioned above except Legoland at your own expense. Please schedule your departure flight for after 5:00pm, or 7:00pm if you choose to visit Kennedy Space Center (at a price of 103 per person, admission fee + transpotation, aslo have a chance to take the Airboat Rides at a price of 40 per person ).

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Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to TakeTours by email or through web mail at Contact Us .

Tour Departure: This tour has 100% guaranteed departure; if the tour is cancelled there will be refund of 120%. Restrictions apply; due to weather conditions, State Emergencies, Airport Closures or anything beyond the control of the tour operator the 120% refund will NOT apply.

Cancellation penalties per person for tours last 5 or more days(Notification day and departure day are not counted)

NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour.

Itinerary Variations
We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.

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We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, TakeTours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour.. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.

We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.