Safari Park
The Everglades Safari Park, where Grandma Bert and Grandpa Roy took an airboat ride after the Norwegian Sky returned to Miami.
Safari Park
Airboat
The airboat that would take us around the Everglades. They are really, really loud!
Airboat
Airboat Pilot
Our driver and guide at work.
Airboat Pilot
Lily Pads
There were millions of lily pads the airboat glided over.
Lily Pads
Lily Pads
Actually, the water level was quite low in the swamp as southern Florida had been in drought conditions for quite some time.
Lily Pads
Alligator
Your grandparents saw plent of 'gators in the Everglades.
Alligator
Alligator
Our guide lifts a young alligator for the tourists.
Alligator
Alligator
A young alligator tries to keep hidden.
Alligator
Alligator
A gator hides in plain sight, sunning itself.
Alligator
Alligator
Alligator
Alligators
Gators sun themselves in a special part of the park for close-up viewing and lectures.
Alligators
Birds
Ibises.
Birds
Birds
A Purple Gallinule. There are plenty of them in the Everglades.
Birds
Brids
A Purple Gallinule at lower right, but the bird in the upper left is unidentified. It may be a female grackle.
Brids
Birds
Heron
Birds
Lecture
Part of a lecture about alligators demonstrating how fast they can attack.
Lecture
Grandma Bert
Back at the park entrance, Grandma Bert holds a young alligator after the lecuture on 'gators.
Grandma Bert