WE ARE NOW OFFERING SUMMER WALKS!!! Our spring tours offer a visually transformed wetland wilderness. Endangered Cardinal plants bloom with vibrant yellow, reds, and splashes of purple. Blue Flag Iris are spotted by the vigilant observer. Wild animal tracks remind us that we share this mysterious world with predators large and small. Encounters with red-shouldered hawks, barred owls, pileated woodpeckers, alligators and water reptiles are always a possibility, and definitely a bonus. Summer will bring us the much awaited showers, once again, filling our incredible prairie wetland, and cypress swamp providing numerous photographic opporutunies for your private tour. Wet or Dry, Summer or Spring, your 3 hour photo excursion with our knowledgeable naturalists will allow you to explore and photograph the wonders of Big Cypress National Preserve. This is not an instructional workshop; It is a guided walk that stops at several photogenic locations and gives you time to set up and shoot. The Private Photography Swamp Walk Tour is a very leisurely paced tour and tailored to your needs. Due to variable swamp conditions in Spring and Summer, please call our gallery at 239-695-2428 to book your tour April through September. OCTOBER THROUGH MARCH • Daily Private Tours – 7:30am & 2:30pm • Cost of tour $600 up to 4 persons • Every additional person over the 4 person minimum $150 each • 10% cancellation or rescheduling fee • No refunds less than 7 days from tour • For reservations within 48 hours please call us 239-695-2428 What to Bring: Wear long pants, long sleeved shirt, hat and shoes that tie. (such as sneakers). Bring your camera, tripod (suggested for long exposures), lenses, water, bug spray, a plastic bag to cover your camera in case of rain, and a backpack to carry these supplies. Pack a lunch in a cooler for after your walk. Bring a change of dry clothes and shoes for after your walk. You will be able to store lunch & belongings in our air-conditioned changing rooms. Please call us at 239-695-2428 if the times below do not fit your schedule. We may be able to adjust times to adapt to your schedule. Due to variable swamp conditions in Spring and Summer, please call our gallery at 239-695-2428 to book your April through September 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.