Nocturnal Discoveries

Join MDC in a nighttime excursion that will allow you to explore the Indian River Lagoon in a whole new light.

This program is for participants ages 18+.  All equipment will be provided.

Cost per person: 
$45 per session or $80* for both sessions
*$80 price only for first 12 registered participants; regular price is $90

Boat Excursion & Island Immersion

Friday, December 14 • 7:00 – 9:30 p.m.
By boat participants will tour the rookery islands for birding and view activity beneath the water’s surface while specialized lights are submerged. By foot we will explore a local island with dip nets to discover lagoon inhabitants after dusk. Snack will be provided while enjoying the boat ride back to the dock.

Full Moon Kayak Excursion & Discovery Island Exploration

Saturday, December 22 •  5:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Participants will kayak through the saltmarsh and mangrove forests, then take a nature walk on Discovery Island to learn about wildlife activity under the glow of the full moon. Once back on land, participants can gather around a campfire for s’mores.

To register, please contact Michelle West at 386.428.4828/386.428.3310 or

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