Secrets of the River

This series of ecotours is designed to explore the prehistoric and present-day ecology of area rivers.

Upcoming Tours

Secrets of the WacissaAugust 7th

THIS TRIP IS FULL. To get on the wait list, email Rebecca: rebecca@coastalplains.org

An all-day paddle from Goose Pasture all the way to Nutall Rise, down the legendarily wild Slave Canal. Braided channels, rapids, swallets, fossils, and beautiful swamp wilderness…The $75 cost includes shuttle service, guide, boat/safety gear, snacks, and drinks. Proceeds go towards our efforts to preserve the biodiversity of the southeastern Coastal Plain through research and education.

Registration is now open!

If you would like to request a private tour, please contact us with possible dates. Cost is $575 for up to 8 people and includes a guide, lunch and refreshments, shuttle service, launch fees if applicable, and all equipment needed.


Past Tours

Secrets of the Wacissa – a 6-hour paddle from Goose Pasture all the way to Nutall Rise, down the legendarily wild Slave Canal. Braided channels, rapids, swallets, fossils, and beautiful swamp wilderness…

Wakulla’s Mysterious Waters – a 5-hour canoe paddle down the Wakulla River. We explored hidden channels and had close encounters with manatees, turtles, and so much more!