“Land of the Trembling Earth, the Okefenokee Swamp is famous throughout the world for its alligators, cypress trees, and colorful history. The United Nations recognizes it as a “Wetland of International Importance” because of the diversity of wildlife it supports. And it’s right in your own backyard!
Let your students experience an educational opportunity of a lifetime. Students will learn more about the native animals of the Okefenokee Swamp during a 20-25 minute program designed for all ages.
During your visit to our Park you will have the opportunity to observe a variety of native wildlife from several observation areas and platforms. Bring your camera and get some great candid shots of our otters, black bear and alligators. A map of the Park is provided for you so you can get back to nature.
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Sample 1 Day Okefenokee Swamp Student Trip Itinerary:
- Morning departure for Waycross
- Train Ride and Swamp Cruise
- Live Animal Show – learn about many different reptiles found in the swamp
- Pioneer Island
- Roundtrip motorcoach transportation to Okefenokee
- Morning and afternoon snack and drink en route
- Boxed Lunch
- Admissions as listed
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- Kelly Tours tour director
Combine with Agrirama or Cumberland Island to customize your student trip to the Okefenokee Swamp in Waycross
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