- On August 3, 2010
- In South Florida & the Keys
Billie Swamp Safari
Billie Swamp Safari, along with the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum, has been a Sonshine favorite for over twenty years.
Billie Swamp Safari sits on 2,200 acres of wetlands with hardwood hammocks and cypress domes where wildlife is plentiful. See alligators, deer, bison, razorback hogs, ostriches, and hawks.
Participate in hands-on activities that encourage cultural awareness. Observe special presentations with birds of prey, snakes, critters, and alligators.
Nearby Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum can be added to your day trip to Billie Swamp and your students will learn about the history of the unconquered Florida Seminoles. Take a guided tour with a Seminole guide and view the film “We Seminoles.”
Activities at Billie Swamp can include Swamp Buggy Eco-Tour, Critter Show, Birds of Prey Demonstration, Herpetarium Alligator and Snake Show, airboat ride and overnight stay in their traditional native-style chickee huts.
Your students will enjoy lunch at the Swamp Water Cafe.
If Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum is included walk the Big Cypress Swamp Boardwalk, see the film “We Seminoles”, and enjoy the guided tour of the Museum.
Single day custom packages are available which include Round-trip transportation by deluxe motor coach, tour escort, all admission fees and detailed activities and all meals.
Sunshine State Standards
Sonshine Educational Tours to Billie Swamp Safari and the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum include interdisciplinary learning activities and experiences that align with Florida’s Sunshine State Standards, including the following:
Social Studies (SS.B.1.3.4) The student understands how factors such as culture and technology influence the perception of places and regions.
Social Studies (SS.B.2.3.3) The student understands how cultures differ in their use of similar environments and resources.
Social Studies (SS.A.6.3.4) The student understands understands how the interactions of societies and cultures have influenced Florida’s history.
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