Eco Adventures

Everglades Holiday Park

EVERGLADES HOLIDAY PARK

Everglades Holiday Park is an eco-adventure unlike any other. Fly across a river of grass as a native Gladesman guides you on an exhilarating airboat tour through the majestic Florida Ever- glades. Then, watch the Gator Boys from Animal Planet perform stunts and educate the audience on preserving the American alligator’s natural habitat. 

954.434.8111

evergladesholidaypark.com 

 

Broward County Parks and Recreation 


BROWARD COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION

No matter where you are in urban Broward, nature’s never far. Find nature’s paradise at nearly 50 parks, nature centers, and natural areas. Enjoy an Everglades airboat tour, take a naturalist-guided hike, learn kayaking/canoeing, or explore an exhibit hall. Find It All – At a Broward County Park! 

954.357.8100 • broward.org/parks



AH-TAH-THI-KI MUSEUM

Want a unique Everglades experience? Visit the Ah-Tah-Thi- Ki Museum—the only museum devoted to celebrating, preserving and interpreting Seminole culture & history. Tour the museum galleries, view the flora & fauna from the one-mile boardwalk through a cypress dome, and escape the heat under a traditional chickee in the Seminole Village. 

1.877.902.1113 • ahtahthiki.com


Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum


EMOCEAN CLUB 

Florida is home to the only living coral reef in the continental U.S., and what better way to discover the rest of your planet than to be part of the Emocean Club. Whether it’s exploring brilliant coral reefs, SCUBA diving on sunken shipwrecks, spearfishing, or snorkeling, the Emocean Club has adventures waiting for you! 

1.800.DIVE.USA • diversdirect.com


Emocean Club


COOPERTOWN AIRBOAT TOURS

Home of the original airboat tour since 1945. Educational eco tours and preservation of the Everglades have been in the forefront for over 70 years. Enjoy an adventure out into the open sawgrass prairies, fresh water slew and journey back through hardwood hammocks. Along the way you will see turtles, birds, and alligators. 

305.226.6048 • coopertownairboats.com 


Coopertown Airboat Tours


ZOO MIAMI

Six things you MUST do at Zoo Miami: Experience life- sized animatronic dinosaurs at Dinosaurs Live! Come face-to-face with a giraffe at the Samburu Giraffe Feed- ing Station! Meet an endangered rhino at the Kaziranga Camp Rhino Encounter! Feed a parrot at Wings Down Un- der! Ride atop a camel at Humpy’s Camel Rides! Cool off at Playworld Playground!

305.251.0400 • zoomiami.org


Zoo Miami


FLAMINGO GARDENS 

One of the oldest ecological experiences in Florida. The Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary is home to 83 different Florida native species including panthers, bobcats, river ot- ters and birds of prey. The Botanical Gardens contains a Live Oak hammock and threatened native and interna- tional plant species. The Flamingo pond with the brilliant pink birds is not to be missed. 

954.473.2955 • flamingogardens.org


Flamingo Gardens


HUGH TAYLOR BIRCH STATE PARK

A hidden sub-tropical oasis nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway, only footsteps away from Fort Lauderdale Beach and minutes from downtown. Home to many endangered plant & animal species. Featuring a perfect setting for walking, running, canoeing, biking, fishing, inline skating, picnicking & beach swimming. 

954.564.4521 • birchstatepark.org


Hugh Taylor Birch State Park


SEA EXPERIENCE 

Sea Experience is a boat and dive shop in South Florida located in a resort on the beach. Activities include SCUBA diving, narrated tours through Millionaire’s Row and glass bottom snorkeling trips where you will venture out to some of the most favored dive sites around. Sea Experience is a memorable adventure! 

954.770.DIVE (3483) • divefortlauderdale.com


Sea Experience  


BUTTERFLY WORLD

Butterfly World, the world’s largest butterfly park, is home to over 20,000 live butterflies from every corner of the globe. Marvel at hundreds of exotic birds in 6 Free-Flight Aviaries, hand-feed the lorikeets, and explore the butterfly museum and Bug Zoo! Waterfalls, botanical gardens, passion vines, and roses complete this natural habitat. The perfect adventure for everyone! 

954.977.4400 • butterflyworld.com


Butterfly World


BONNET HOUSE MUSEUM & GARDENS

Nestled among miles of beachfront development are 35 acres of a pristine barrier island ecosystem that make up the Bonnet House estate. Here, you can walk where ancient Tequesta Indians, early European settlers, and shipwrecked sailors once roamed. See one of the finest orchid collections in the U.S., catch a glimpse of playful monkeys, majestic swans, wading birds or an occasional manatee. 

954.563.5393 • bonnethouse.org


Bonnet House Museum & Gardens


POMPANO DIVE CENTER 

All species of sea turtles are either threatened or endangered. Disorientated hatchlings have a drastically increased survival rate as Pompano Dive Center takes them on a 20-mile journey, releasing the hatchlings into the sargassum seaweed. Pompano Dive Center is proud to help those sea turtles thrive with the support of local conservation through their charters. 

954.788.0208 • pompanodivecenter.com


Pampano Dive Center


ATLANTIC COAST KAYAK 

With the manatee season in full swing, there is really no better place than Atlantic Coast Kayak Company to come and view them. Although there are no guarantees, itinerant manatees can be seen in the river from now until the end of May. Some live here year round as well. Tour guides will lead the quest, and open fresh coconuts for you afterwards! 

954.781.0073 • atlanticcoastkayak.com


Atlantic Coast Kayak


HISTORIC STRANAHAN HOUSE MUSEUM 

The oldest home in Broward County and still on its original location, Stranahan House offers spectacular views of the New River. Designed with the natural environment in mind and constructed with native materials, the house stands as a lasting tribute to pioneers Frank and Ivy Stranahan and the 1900s wilderness that was Fort Lauderdale. 

954.524.4736 • stranahanhouse.org


Historic Stranahan House Museum 


MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY AND SCIENCE
AND AUTONATION® IMAX 3D THEATER

Explore Florida’s ecosystems by taking a simulated airboat ride through the Everglades, enjoy the playful antics of North American River Otters, get close-up with live alligators, turtles, snakes & more. Swim alongside 50 ft. Humpback Whales & be entertained by their full body acrobatics on the giant screen at AutoNation IMAX 3D Theater. 

954.467.6637 • mods.org 


MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY AND SCIENCE AND AUTONATION® IMAX 3D THEATER


SAWGRASS RECREATION PARK 

Discover the Florida Everglades on a thrilling airboat adventure! Glide over the sawgrass and cattails and let your spirit soar as you explore the Florida Everglades. Hold an alligator and see a Florida Panther in the animal exhibit areas! Try some Gator Bites or a kids’ Snappy Meal at The Gator Grill! Private Tours available. 

1.888.424.7262 • evergladestours.com


Sawgrass Recreation Park


YOUNG AT ART MUSEUM 

Enjoy GreenScapes, where art, environment, and community are linked together for hands-on explorations and recycled objects are used for creative expression. In STOMP, visitors can tap the power of music and art with discarded street-objects. Or, make a Pablo Cano-inspired puppet out of recycled materials in Pablo Cano Pablo’s Magical Workshop & Theater, and so much more. 

954.424.0085 • youngatartmuseum.org


Young At Art


DOLPHIN HARBOR AT MIAMI SEAQUARIUM 

There’s no greater thrill than getting in the water with a friendly dolphin. You can choose from two different Dolphin Interaction Programs; or don a state-of-the-art dive helmet to go on a Reef Encounter or go swimming with a Harbor Seal, plus enjoy all of the exciting shows and exhibits at Miami Seaquarium. 

305.365.2501 • miamiseaquarium.com 


Dolphin Harbor at Miami Seaquarium


IGFA FISHING HALL OF FAME & MUSEUM 

A vital mission of the IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum is the education of young and old. Anglers of today who embrace ethical angling practices – and pass this knowledge along to others – help ensure that the sport not only survives but thrives for many future generations. 

954.922.4212 • igfa.org 


IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum

                                    

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20 Mar 2015


By TRAVELHOST