Optional field trips

It’s not too late to sign up for the fun and exciting pre and post conference field trips – spaces are still available!  Sign up today and join your colleagues on these fun eco-adventures to see even more of South Florida during your stay!

 

Flamingo Gardens – Sunday, October 20th

Guided Garden Tours at Flamingo Gardens

$45/person (need a minimum of 15 participants)

Includes:

  • Transportation to and from conference hotel
  • Admission
  • Guided tour
  • Wildlife Encounter Show
  • Narrated Tram Tour (Plus)
  • Fresh Sandwich, cookie, and cold beverage

Leave conference hotel by 9am, arrive at Flamingo Gardens at 9:30am, leave Flamingo Gardens at 1pm, arrive back at conference hotel by 1:30pm.

Description: “Our Wray Botanical Collection contains some of the largest trees in the state.  Our Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary is home to Florida’s largest collection of native wildlife including alligators, bobcats, eagles, otters, panthers, & flamingos.  Visit the historic 1930’s Wray Home Museum.  Take a Narrated Tram Tour through some of the last remaining jungle growth in South Florida!”

 

 

Billie Swamp Safari – Friday, October 25th

 

Billie Swamp Safari on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation – Swamp Safari Day Package

 

$70/person (need a minimum of 20 participants)

 

Includes:

  • Transportation to and from conference hotel
  • All day access to Airboat Ride Tour
  • All day access to Swamp Buggy Eco-Tour
  • Swamp Critter Show
  • Herpetarium Alligator & Snake Show
  • Traditional Seminole Village
  • Gator Exhibit
  • Panther Exhibit
  • Butterfly Garden
  • Casino
  • Canoe Exhibit
  • Crafts
  • Nature Boardwalk
  • Gift Shop

Lunch not included – can be purchased on site at the Swamp Water Cafe.

Leave conference hotel by 9am, arrive at Billie Swamp Safari at 10:30am, leave Billie Swamp Safari by 6pm, arrive back at conference hotel by 7:30pm.

Description: “Welcome to Billie Swamp Safari on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation.  We invite you to explore 2,200 acres of untamed Florida Everglades preserved in its pristine state by the Seminole Tribe of Florida.”

 

 

 

To register, login to your registration account and add your selections: http://www.iamslic.org/conf2013/registration/