is granted to come aboard one of the
world's two largest covered air boats, the "Myakka Maiden," or the
for a scenic cruise on the Upper Myakka Lake.
makes the Myakka unique among America's freshwater lakes. Hear
stories about the alligator, anhinga, and sandhill crane as you become
acquainted with the variety of creatures that make their home here.
air-powered vessels venture into the shallow, grassy areas where
crafts of such size wouldn't dare to go. The leisurely ride is so safe
smooth you'll have no problem taking photographs to bring home.
don't have to "rough it" to take the special
"Tram Safari" into the back country of Myakka River State Park.
Discover what life in old Florida was like as you see it through the
the early settlers.
detect clues of the presence of resident
as you pass through shady hammocks, majestic pine flat woods, fertile
and sunny prairies.
If you want to gain an understanding of the
workings of a natural ecosystem in progress, you have to experience it
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Florida flora and fauna by taking the one-hour narrated tour aboard the
air boat" to see 'gators' in the wild, or take the land tour which is a
one-hour tram ride through Myakka River State