Road Scholar educational adventures are created by Elderhostel,
the not-for-profit world leader in lifelong learning since 1975.


Call (800) 454-5768

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET


Create an account                             Forgot your password?

or Log In via Facebook

Log in to see all you can do with your online Road Scholar account.

CRYSTAL RIVER, FLORIDA

Kayaking Three Rivers: Explore Florida's Nature Coast From the Water Up

Select a Date

 

SIGN UP

and receive your

FREE E-NEWSLETTER

&

E-Photo Book:



Top 10 Learning Experiences Around the World

Find A Program

Search By:

Location

FL

Interest

Water Sports

Price Range

$1000 - $1500

Start Date

End Date

More Options


Road Scholar
Program #2176RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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.
Gently paddle your way into the heart of Florida as you kayak along three river systems. Led by expert naturalists, learn about an amazing variety of plant and animal species, as well as the impact humans have on the environment. Pay a visit to the manatees of Homosassa Wildlife State Park, where you climb aboard a floating observatory to get close to these gentle giants. Learn how the manatees are rehabilitated at the park before being released into the wild and observe black bears, bobcats, white-tailed deer, American alligators and river otters during your visit.


Highlights

• Study flat-water river systems of west-central Florida from their sources to their outlets.
• Learn from naturalists about the plants and animals that inhabit this region of the state.
• Enjoy exciting and educational kayak excursions on three of Florida’s most spectacular rivers.

Activity Notes

Kayaking up to 10 miles, 3.5 hours plus breaks. Paddling mostly with current.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
3 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences

Ratings

4.5
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

Back to Back Adventures

Choose a nearby learning adventure to add before or after this program:

Support Lifelong Learning

Our educational adventures are made possible by donors like you

Please support lifelong learning here

Free Catalog | Refer a Friend | Gift Certificates | Press | Site Map | Privacy Policy | Careers | Contact Us

© Elderhostel, Inc. 2014
11 Avenue de Lafayette | Boston MA 02111 | Toll-Free 1-800-454-5768