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JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa • March 8–10th, 2023

On way to the Everglades you’ll learn about the importance of this unique environment and some of the perils facing it. Get acquainted with a live reptile before arriving at our destination. Upon arrival, board a private airboat and prepare to be swept deep into the sawgrass prairie as we make our way to a remote island or “hammock.” Hear stories of survival while learning about the Miccosukee Indians. You’ll even have the unique opportunity to sample Everglades cuisine. See alligators, a variety of waterbirds, and other wildlife. You will get up close and personal with native and nonnative reptiles that call the Everglades home during a wildlife presentation. On our bus ride back, your guides will recap the day’s events and answer any questions you might have.

Note: Trip time is 45.1 miles – up to 1 hr – each way.

Recommended attire: Comfortable clothing, closed toed shoes, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and mosquito repellent.