Myakka Wildlife Tours

Take a ride on the wild side, you have our permission to hop aboard the Myakka Maiden or Gator Gal, the "Worlds Largest" passenger airboats for a tour of the Upper Myakka Lake. Enjoy a narrated one hour tour of the Sarasota areas scenic lake while learning about native animals, lake birds, plants, and aquatic life. For the "Winter Season" you can choose to take a tour aboard the airboat, or by Tram. The Tram tour takes you through back trails via land, were you may see birds, alligators, deer, and wild turkey, understand what old Florida was like for early settlers and native Americans & learn about the parks history. For information, call 941-365-0100.
Learn more about Winter Airboat Tours and the Winter Tram.
Contact Info
Address: Myakka River State Park, 13208 State Rd 72 (Clark Road), Sarasota, Florida 34241. Sarasota County. Tel: 941-365-0100. Email: Website: Hrs: Daily 9AM-5PM. 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Cost: Fee.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADES IN: Science, Social Studies. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Boat Excursion Lesson Plan

Did you know a boat can be built out of concrete and it will still float? As long as the boat is lighter than the water it displaces, it will stay above water. Let students learn about how boats work, and explore hands-on activities students can do to “help” on the boat.... Continue