The Sunshine State is the perfect destination to mix education and fun! Its rich history of European influence began with Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon in 1513. The 100’s of miles of coastline and sea life make it an ideal location to study the marine sciences. As home to the Kennedy Space Center, it is a hub of technology and discovery. With a variety of amusement, water and themed parks, Florida is always a favorite of students and teachers alike!
This overnight trip to Crystal River, Florida, provides an opportunity to study the West Indian Manatee, an endangered species. Students will also get an up close and personal experience with nature as they swim with these docile creatures.
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Sample 2 Day Crystal River Manatees Student Trip Itinerary:
- Study on this endangered species
- Swim with the Manatees in Crystal River
- Wet suits, mask, snorkel and fins
- Roundtrip motorcoach transportation
- Morning and afternoon snack and drink en route
- 1 nights lodging
- Tours and admissions as listed
- Kelly Tours T-shirt
- Kelly Tours tour director
Consider combining your Crystal River Manatee Trip with side trips to St. Augustine, Silver Springs, Florida Aquarium or a College Tour trip.
- Wakulla Science TourWakulla Springs State Park in Florida is home to one of the largest and deepest freshwater springs in the world. Due to the supply of water an abundance of wildlife such as alligators, turtles, manatees, birds, fish and more call this spring their home. Witness nature's beautiful changes as it flushes different colors in fall, winter and spring as you walk through the parks nature trails.
- Orlando Mix & Match$ 249Kelly Tours can expand your horizons by planning your student field trip to Orlando for a theme park adventure. Mix & Match your way from movie making at Universal Studios to the science behind Islands of Adventure. You choose and customize your trip to fit your students taste.