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Private Guided Swamp Walk Eco Tour
Summer swamps walks are a great way to safely practice social distancing in a forested, lush, and subtropical environment. Water levels this time of year will ensure your journey is wet and refreshing. A freshwater wetland like no other in the world. You will be led by foot, at a leisure pace by our knowledgeable and experienced guide. Your tour is a
with the Real Florida, that takes you into the heart of a swamp and through the surrounding habitats on Clyde and Niki Butchers’ Big Cypress property. The swamp is a perpetually changing environment that seasonally floods and drys down. It is home to a variety of threatened and endangered orchids, ferns, and bromeliads. Your walk through this pristine ecosystem will enrich your bond with nature and allow you to better understand the unique and sometimes feared inhabitants that call this area home.
7:30am, 11:30am, and 2:30pm – Seven days a week October through March.
$125 per person min 2 people max 10 people.
over 10 people call for pricing 239-695-2428 This is a leisurely eco-tour and will be tailored to match your interests and physical ability
Walks are approximately 1.5 hr. long.
long pants, hat, and old tennis shoes.
bug spray, sun block, water bottle, lunch or snacks, and a complete change of clothes (most likely you will get wet depending on the time of the year). We ask that you allow up to 2 hours for your tour which includes preparation as well as exploration! • 10% cancellation or rescheduling fee • No refunds less than 7 days from tour Tours our located behind Clyde Butcher’s Big Cypress Gallery, located along the scenic Tamiami Trail (U.S. 41), 47 miles east of Naples and 36 miles west of Miami at Mile Marker 54.5, about half mile east of the Big Cypress National Preserve Oasis Visitor Center. “To know the swamp you have to get into the swamp” IF YOU DO NOT SEE AN AVAILABILITY ON YOUR SELECTED DAY, PLEASE CALL US AT 239-695-2428. OUR TOUR TIMES ARE FLEXIBLE AND THERE’S A GREAT CHANCE THAT WE CAN ACCOMODATE YOUR TOUR!
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