NEXT SCHEDULED RETREAT AT MARINELAND, FLORIDA (FEBRUARY 7-10, 2019)
The Town of Marineland was incorporated in 1940, and the area has a long and rich history that dates back some 1,400 years, when the first Native Americans began to inhabit the peninsula. Whether it’s relaxing in the sun, interacting with dolphins or kayaking through the estuaries, there is entertainment and inspiration in Marineland, Florida.
While at The Marineland Dolphin Adventure www.marineland.net you will go on a “Behind the Seas Tour” that will take you on a journey back in time and discover the iconic history of the world’s first oceanarium, where dolphin echolocation was first discovered, and where the first dolphin was ever trained. Go behind-the-scenes and below-the-decks of Marineland with an exclusive backstage look at our facility and animal habitats.
Whispering Meadows Ranch www.whisperingmeadowsranch.com offers a peaceful country setting with oak trees, green pasture and lots of room to roam. The ranch has five horses that you will meet and be given lessons that include general safety and awareness, horse health care, barn management and equine behavior through ground work exercises.
After grooming the horses and spending time working with and leading the horses in the corral, the Whispering Meadows staff will provide a good old-fashioned cook-out!
KAYAKING AND ECO TOUR
At Ripple Effect Ecotours www.rippleeffectecotours.com you will take a guided kayak tour through the coastal estuary surrounded by sand dunes, salt marsh grasses, birds of all kinds, dolphins and manatees with plenty of beauty to fuel your imagination and spark your curiosity.