Tag: turtles

  • In search of Florida Wildlife…

    We LOVE canoeing on central Florida rivers – they are usually warm due to being sourced from a spring and chock full of a wide assortment of wildlife. We’ve had 2 fun days of paddling so far, with more to come in January when the manatees are back in full force. Our first paddle was up […]

  • Gumbo Limbo Nature Centre

      The Gumbo Limbo Nature Centre in Boca Raton is a wonderful stop for families. It’s a non-profit, with entry by donation, and is part turtle rescue sanctuary, part research facility with the Florida Atlantic University and part aquarium with wonderful sea tanks to check out. We arrived in time to watch the feeding at the […]

  • Turtles Turtles everywhere….

    Florida is a wonderland for turtles. We’ve seen lots of painter turtles when we are out canoeing and discovered gopher tortoises when out biking along the trails. They are very slow moving and dig holes in the dirt to live in. We’ve found them on the side of the road, on the side of the […]