OVERVIEW

What do phylum identification, ecosystems, and a full hands-on squid dissection have in common? They are all scientific discoveries waiting for you and your group on this Marine Science in the Florida Keys tour! Watch the classroom come to life on this journey of scientific discovery in the beautiful Florida Keys.

ITINERARY

DAY 1: TRAVEL DAY / ORIENTATION / SQUID DISSECTION

  • After meeting your JE Tour Director at the airport, you will transfer to your hotel
  • Prepare for orientation and a swim test in the swimming pool
  • Clean up and prepare for dinner
  • Dinner followed by Classroom Studies followed by a squid dissection
  • Return to hotel for devotions before lights out

DAY 2: KAYAKING / SHALLOW BAY STUDIES

  • Breakfast
  • Kayaking in the mangroves
  • Lunch
  • Shallow Bay Studies and phylum identification
  • Clean up at hotel and prepare for dinner
  • Dinner
  • Return to hotel for devotions before lights out

DAY 3: MINISTRY / GATOR FARM / NIGHT WADE

  • Breakfast
  • Volunteer at a local ministry in South Florida
  • Lunch
  • Visit a Gator Farm with the chance to take an airboat ride through the Florida Everglades
  • Clean up at hotel and prepare for dinner
  • Dinner followed by a night wade and a nocturnal species study
  • Return to hotel for devotions before lights out

DAY 4: SNORKELING / DOLPHIN SWIM

  • Breakfast
  • Depart for a morning snorkeling excursion
  • Lunch
  • Dolphin Wade encounter and time at local marine life research center to learn about conservation efforts
  • Dinner at Islamorada Fish Company and shopping at Worldwide Sportsman
  • Return to hotel for devotions before lights out

DAY 5: TRAVEL DAY    

  • Breakfast
  • Depart for airport
  • Last minute souvenir shopping if time permits

STAY LONGER?

  • Add 1-2 Days of extra ministry or an educational visit to the Dry Tortugas!

MEDIA

WHY TRAVEL WITH JE?

Here at Joshua Expeditions, our ultimate goal is to provide opportunities for life change through travel. Every high-quality travel experience with JE is a chance for travelers to deepen their understanding of God, examine new cultures through a Biblical worldview, and help give back through the JE Ministry Fund. Explore the world with JE and see how you can make a difference.

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