Peanut Island Excursion
Enjoy a full day of adventure in the crystal blue waters of Peanut Island in Riviera Beach, Florida. Activities include a guided tour, kayaking and snorkeling. This day is an excellent option for families with older children or school groups with middle to high school age students. Cost: $100 per person (includes kayak rental)
Mangrove Wading Tour
Mangrove forests are home to numerous juvenile species of fish, crabs and other invertebrates. Use your provided hand nets and buckets to catch, observe, and release local species such as checkered pufferfish, mangrove crabs, blue crabs, baitfish and more! This 2-hour field trip can be held at either Dubois Park in Jupiter or at Mizell-Johnson Park in Dania Beach. Cost: $20 per person
Mangrove Hike & Kayak
Enjoy a guided tour of a mangrove forest from land and sea at Oleta River State Park in Miami! A guided hike through the mangroves will include a discussion of the important role mangroves play in South Florida and review local mangrove species. After the hike, we will head to the water to enjoy a tour of a mangrove lined waterway and the crystal blue waters of Key Biscayne. Be sure to plan 3 to 4 hours for this adventure! Cost: $70 per person (includes kayak rental)
It’s a Beach Life!
The natural shorelines of Mizell-Johnson State Park in Dania Beach provide an excellent opportunity to view local marine species commonly found on Florida’s beaches. This field trip at will focus on various types of animals that live in a sandy beach environment including a discussion on sea turtles and sea shells along with a beach walk to search for marine life. This 2-hour guided event is an excellent option for younger children or large groups. Cost: $20 per person
Search the sargassum weed for unique marine creatures such as seahorses, sargassum fish, crabs and shrimp! Use your provided hand nets and buckets to collect sargassum weed from the shallow waters along the beach and see what you can find! This 2-hour field trip can be held at Atlantic Dunes Park in Delray Beach or Bill Baggs State Park on Key Biscayne. Cost: $20 per person
Create Your Own Event
None of these options sound quite right for your group? Contact Saltwater Studies to discuss and customize your own adventure that is perfect for you!