5 days
Tampa, Fort Lauderdale, Florida Keys
Welcome to Florida, a hub for ecology. Learn about the hundreds of diverse species that call the Sunshine State home and about the habitats that make up the state's unique ecosystems. From Tampa Bay to Central Florida, from the Florida Keys to the world’s third-largest living coral reef, find out why Florida is unlike anywhere else you’ve been before.
  • Day 1: Tampa

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Take a walking tour of Tampa

  • Day 2: Central Florida • Tampa

    Explore caves in Central Florida and learn about how they were formed

    Enjoy an included lunch

    Go on a dolphin sightseeing tour in the Tampa Bay, the largest estuary in the state of Florida

  • Day 3: Central Florida • Fort Lauderdale

    Travel to Central Florida

    Take an airboat tour through marsh and swamplands

    Travel to Fort Lauderdale

    Visit Manatee Lagoon

    • Explore interactive exhibits
    • Step out onto the observation decks to see if you can catch a glimpse of manatees in the water below
  • Day 4: Florida Keys

    Visit John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, where you'll see the only living coral reef in the United States

    • Take a snorkeling tour and spot coral formations, sea grasses, and other marine life

    Enjoy an included lunch

  • Day 5: Fort Lauderdale

    Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Tampa

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Take a walking tour of Tampa

  • Day 2: Central Florida • Tampa

    Explore caves in Central Florida and learn about how they were formed

    Enjoy an included lunch

    Go on a dolphin sightseeing tour in the Tampa Bay, the largest estuary in the state of Florida

  • Day 3: Central Florida • Fort Lauderdale

    Travel to Central Florida

    Take an airboat tour through marsh and swamplands

    Travel to Fort Lauderdale

    Visit Manatee Lagoon

    • Explore interactive exhibits
    • Step out onto the observation decks to see if you can catch a glimpse of manatees in the water below
  • Day 4: Florida Keys

    Visit John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, where you'll see the only living coral reef in the United States

    • Take a snorkeling tour and spot coral formations, sea grasses, and other marine life

    Enjoy an included lunch

  • Day 5: Fort Lauderdale

    Depart for home

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Your experience includes

This all-inclusive experience gives students the chance to discover the life-changing power of travel—at the guaranteed lowest price.
  • Round-trip Transportation

    Round-trip transportation on major carriers; comfortable motorcoach throughout the tour.

  • Hotel Accommodations

    Overnight stays in safe, quality hotels.

  • Overnight Security

    Security guards on watch nightly.

  • Meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily; lunch can also be included.

  • All Gratuities

    Tips included for your Tour Director, bus driver, licensed guides, restaurant and hotel staff.

  • Guided Tours and Activities

    Sightseeing tours led by expert and licensed local guides; tickets to all activities.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your Tour Director stays with your group 24/7, providing local insight and knowledge, while handling every on-tour detail.

  • Training and Support

    We prepare new Group Leaders on a free Training Tour and provide personal support every step of the way.

  • Traveler Resources

    We offer travelers flexible payment options as well as a dedicated support team to manage finances and answer tour questions.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team while on tour.

  • Expert Tour Planning

    Your dedicated EF team provides expertise every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Illness and Accident Coverage

    Rest easier knowing your travelers are covered on tour with EF's comprehensive coverage plan.

  • $50 Million Liability Policy

    Group Leaders and schools are protected while on tour.

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