MICCOSUKEE INDIAN VILLAGE & AIRBOAT RIDES
Dade County, Florida
MICCOSUKEE INFORMATION CENTER
P.O. Box 440021
Miami, Florida 33144
(305) 223-1011 Fax
Just 30 minutes west of Miami, experience how the Miccosukee Indian Tribe existed and still exists in "The Heart of the Florida Everglades."
Visit the Miccosukee Indian Village and let our guides take you on a tour through the past, present and future of our history, culture and lifestyle. See demonstrations and exhibits of woodcarving, patchwork, beadwork, basket weaving and doll making. Thrill to the world-famous INDIAN ALLIGATOR WRESTLING.
History and culture are reflected through our INDIAN MUSEUM. A film and historical artifacts are featured along with paintings by a local artist and an Indian photographic exhibit.
By AIRBOAT, take a ride through the vast RIVER OF GRASS. Discover a typical hammock-style Indian Camp that the same Miccosukee Family has owned for more than 100 years.
The MICCOSUKEE RESTAURANT features Miccosukee delights such as fry bread, pumpkin bread, frog legs and catfish, as well as a standard American menu.
Crafts from Miccosukee patchwork and beadwork to Cherokee moccasins and Navajo silver jewelry are on sale at the MICCOSUKEE GIFT SHOP.
In addition to the daily activities, the Miccosukee Tribe hosts two ANNUAL FESTIVALS:
ANNUAL INDIAN ARTS FESTIVAL: December 26th through January 1: American Indian artisans from all over the Continental Americas gather in the unique setting of the Miccosukee Indian Village for a week of activities. Colorfully costumed dancers will be featured throughout along with alligator wrestling and a wide array of authentic crafts and foods. (Airboats also available).
ANNUAL EVERGLADES MUSIC & CRAFTS FESTIVAL: 4th weekend in July:
This festival not only focuses on the many facets of American Indian Heritage but, comes complete with an international array of arts and crafts, music and food celebrating the many ethnic cultures in the Miami area. See alligator wrestling and more all in the unique setting of the Miccosukee Indian Village. (Airboats also available.)
Go approximately 25 miles west of the Turnpike Extension Exit in Miami on Highway 41 (also known as Southwest 8th Street and Tamiami Trail).
OPEN EVERY DAY from 9am until 5pm
GUIDED TOURS begin at 10am and alternate throughout the day with Alligator Wrestling Shows.
AIRBOAT RIDES run continuously.
Special Combination Packages and Group Rates are available.|
Bed and Breakfast Inns