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2017 Summer Trip Series

▼   Full Moon Paddle, Dauphin Island: June 9

  • Student
  • Faculty/staff/alumni
  • Guest
  • $5
  • $10
  • $15

Join us as we paddle Westward to a secluded beach on Dauphin Island where we can enjoy just how bright the moon can be away from the city lights. There’s no better way to soak in the warm, salty air and take advantage our world-renowned Gulf Coast.

 

▼   Pensacola SUP & Snorkel: June 17

  • Student
  • Faculty/staff/alumni
  • Guest
  • $15
  • $20
  • $30

Lets head to the Sunshine State for a stand-up paddle boarding adventure! After we get our fill of being on top of the water, we’ll dive below for some snorkeling in a few of Pensacola’s awesome snorkeling sites packed with marine life.

▼   Alabama caving: July 1 - 2

  • Student
  • Faculty/staff/alumni
  • Guest
  • $55
  • $65
  • $75

Tumbling Rock is one of the largest caves in Alabama. The horizontal cave is 2.5 miles long (5 miles round trip) with the majority a walking passage. Due to its ease of navigability and few crawl spaces, Tumbling Rock is classified as a beginner cave and boasts a variety of unique cave features and formations. We’ll spend Saturday inside Tumbling Rock and hit up another nearby cave on Sunday.

▼   Fireworks paddle: July 4

  • Student
  • Faculty/staff/alumni
  • Guest
  • $5
  • $10
  • $15
Every Independence Day, Mobile puts on a great fireworks show at the U.S.S. Alabama. Join us as we enjoy the show from the best seats in the house — our boats! Happy Birthday, America!
 
▼   Full Moon Paddle: July 8

  • Student
  • Faculty/staff/alumni
  • Guest
  • $5
  • $10
  • $15

Join us for our full moon paddle in the Mobile-Tensaw Delta. We’ll put in at the Bluegill restaurant and paddle Northward on the Apalachee River. Later, we’ll enter Whiskey Ditch, a small creek that makes its way through the local vegetation. Finally, we’ll enjoy the full moon from small pond in the middle of the marshes, passing a variety of animals and plants along the way.

▼   Johnson’s Beach kayak and beach camping: July 15 - 16

Student                                                               $20
Faculty/staff/alumni                                           $30
Guest                                                                  $15

What’s summer without beach camping?! Johnson’s Beach is a protected peninsula with over five miles of undeveloped beach. We’ll load up our kayaks and paddle about five miles to the very end of the beach where we’ll set up camp, relax, and enjoy some snorkeling.

 

 
 
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