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ORLANDO, FLORIDA

Animal Encounters for Grandkids: Meet the Wildlife of Florida’s Land, Sea and Sky

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Program #21909RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Program intended for grandchildren from 10 - 14 years of age.

Get up close and personal with wild animals of the land, sea and sky as you and your grandchild go behind the scenes at Florida’s best parks for learning about wildlife and birds. At Sea World, Jungle Adventure, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, the Avian Reconditioning Center and the Central Florida Zoo, observe animals in a variety of habitats and meet the experts who care for amazing creatures like otters, dolphins, penguins, big cats, snakes and many more. For an added thrill, climb aboard an airboat and talk to the captain as you’re whisked along a Florida river.


Highlights

• At SeaWorld, learn how animal experts care for rescued manatees and sea turtles, touch a shark, explore a hidden polar bear den, get up close with dolphins and even interact with a penguin.
• Visit the first animal park in Florida, Jungle Adventures, where you explore a rustic habitat home to panthers, black bears, gray wolves, white-tailed deer, tropical birds and reptiles.
• Watch for alligators, bald eagles, otters, blue herons and from an airboat on the St. Johns River, chatting over the radio to the captain as he helps you spot hidden wildlife.

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles, some uneven terrain.

Coordinated by Stetson University.


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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences

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