Field Trip Opportunities
Cruise Pine Island Sound with Captiva Cruises: Sunday, January 12th 9:30am-11:30am
Enjoy a cruise aboard Captiva Cruises' motor catamaran. Learn about the cultural and natural history of the area including historic fish houses of Pine Island Sound, Useppa Island, Cabbage Key, and Cayo Costa State Park. Dolphins and a variety of birds are often seen along the way. Reservations are required. Captiva Cruises is offering this special opportunity complimentary for conference attendees, however, a minimum of 20 passengers is required. Reservations may be obtained by calling Captiva Cruises at (239) 472-5300.
Tarpon Bay Explorers Discounted Kayaks, Cruises and Tram Tours
Enjoy a 10% discount on all kayak, cruise and tram tours from January 9th to January 12th. On Saturday, the cruises and kayak tours will be discounted 25% off for the “Ding” Darling Refuge 75th Anniversary Celebration. Mention that you are attending the Everglades Coalition Conference to receive the discount. Check out their website for more information. Call (239)-472-8900 to make your reservation.
Schedule as follows:
Cruises Daily - 11:00am, 1:30pm, and 4:00pm
Kayak Tours Daily - 10:00am
Tram Tours – Thursday: 10:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, and 3:00pm and Saturday – Sunday: 10:00am, 12:30pm, and 3:00pm