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. We invite you to experience Clyde’s beautiful and mysterious swamp as we glide into springtime. The growing warmth of the days has triggered the emergence of vibrant green foliage and spring wildflowers that vibrate new life in this prehistoric scenery. Few people have actually participated in this awe inspiring opportunity. Fed in Spring and Summer by south Florida’s rainy season, this one of a kind shallow aquatic terrain endures a slow and subtle dry down exposing a mosiac pattern created by the limestone floor. While this is the natural rhythm of our greater Everglades Ecosystem, deep swamps may be left dry by March and April. Wet or Dry 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. • 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.

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