Outdoor Adventures

2017–2018 Outdoor Adventure Trips

September 2017

Florida Key Snorkeling TripFlorida Keys Snorkel and Kayak Trip

DATE: September 16

TRIP INCLUDES: guided experience, lunch and snacks, boat trip, snorkel gear, kayak rental and tips


DETAILS: Spend the day in the keys exploring above and below the water.The first half of the day will be spend underwater exploring coral reefs and wild life. After lunch, we will discover life in mangroves on a guided kayak tour. On the way home, we’ll stop for smoothies at Robert Is Here!

October 2017

Trapper Nelson Canoe Excursion TripTrapper Nelson Canoe Excursion Trip

DATE: October 1

TRIP INCLUDES: guided experience, lunch and snacks, canoe rental, entrance fees and tips


DETAILS: Navigate the waters of the Loxahatchee River in search of Trapper Nelson’s hidden hideout.

Florida Springs Camping TripFlorida Springs Camping Trip

DATES: October 21 and 22

TRIP INCLUDES: guided experience, coach bus transportation, camping supplies, all meals and snacks, guides, canoe rentals, tube rentals, tips, entrance fees

LENGTH OF TRIP: 2 days / 1 night

DETAILS: Canoe the Wekiwa River. Tube down the turquoise Rock Springs, camps beneath the stars and enjoy a cracking campfire.

November 2017

North Carolina – Thanksgiving TripNorth Carolina – Thanksgiving Trip

DATES: November 21 through 25

TRIP INCLUDES: guided experience, 4 nights in mountain cabins, Beyond the Map Guides, spelunking/caving, waterfall hike, sunset hike, night hike, cabins, Ashville tour, National Park entrance fee, all meals (excluding travel), technical gear, local guides and tips, pre-trip meetings and packets

LENGTH OF TRIP: 5 days/ 4 nights

DETAILS: Explore the Appalachians Mountains as we trek through a hidden underground world in a cave only few have seen. Spend the remaining days hiking to cascading waterfalls, towering peaks and old growth forests. Finish the trip by meandering through the eclectic and historical town of Ashville.

Horseback ridingJanuary/February 2018

Horseback riding

DATE: January 27 OR January 28

More information coming soon!

February 2018

Bone Valley Overnight TripBone Valley Overnight Trip

DATES: February 9 and 10

TRIP INCLUDES: guided experience, cabins, all meals, coach bus transportation, snacks, canoe rentals, tips, entrance fees 

LENGTH OF TRIP: 2 days / 1 night

DETAILS: Canoe trip down Peace River. Explore the shorelines for fossils and shark teeth, then enjoy a warm campfire and s’mores!

Costa Rica – NSU Spring Break TripMarch 2018

Costa Rica – NSU Spring Break Trip

DATES: March 3 through 9 (potential dates—March 6 through 10 if there is a significant difference in flight costs.)

TRIP INCLUDES: guided experience, accommodations in eco-lodge and hidden camping location, all meals in country, white water rafting, jungle hike, night hike, waterfall hike, waterfall rappelling, National Park entrance fee, technical gear, local guides and tips, pre-trip meetings and packets

LENGTH OF TRIP: 5 days / 4 nights

DETAILS: Travel to the hidden corners of Costa Rica as you explore remote jungles, experience Costa Rican lifestyles and get exclusive access to one of Beyond the Maps most hidden gems. All we can tell you is the milky way, bon-fires and cascading waterfalls.

Note: Times and locations are subject to change.

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For more information and ticket sales please contact Emily Powell by phone (954) 262-7301 or email or visit the RecPlex reception desk.


You must cancel 7 days prior to the event to get a full refund. Any time after that, students will not be allowed a refund at all.


  • Trips are for NSU students only (No faculty/staff or non-NSU students)
  • Students must ride the shark shuttle to and from the trip
  • Absolutely no alcohol purchased or brought on trips