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Past Trips

Below is a list of events from previous semesters. 

September 2018

Bone Valley Overnight TripFlorida Keys Snorkeling & Kayaking Trip

DATES: September 15, 2018

NSU DEPARTURE: 6:15 a.m. meet in the Shark Circle

NSU ARRIVAL: Approximately 5:00 p.m.

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

LENGTH OF TRIP: 1 day

PARTICIPANTS: Max 30

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

COST: $90 for NSU Students (currently not open to Faculty/Staff/Alumni)



Florida Springs Camping and Kayaking TripOctober 2018

Florida Spring Camping & Canoeing Trip

DATES: September 29-30, 2018 

NSU DEPARTURE: 6:00 a.m.

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

LENGTH OF TRIP: 2 day / 1 night

PARTICIPANTS: Max 30

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

COST: $140 for NSU Students (currently not open to Faculty/Staff/Alumni)

Saturday, September 16

Day Trip: Snorkeling and Kayaking in Key Largo

Cost: $18 (Includes guided experience, lunch and snacks, boat trip, snorkel gear, kayak rental and tips)
 
Location:
Rainbow Reef Dive Center 
100 Ocean Drive    
Mile Marker 100
Key Largo, FL 33037

Sat. - Sun., September 30 - October 1

Overnight Trip: Camping in Florida Springs

Cost: $80 (Includes guided experience, coach bus transportation, camping supplies, all meals and snacks, guides, canoe rentals, tube rentals, tips and entrance fee)
 
Location:
Florida Springs

Saturday, October 15

Day Trip: Canoe Excursion at Trapper Nelson's Loxahatchee River

Cost: $75 (Includes guided experience, lunch and snacks, canoe rental, entrance fees and tips)
 
Location:
Trapper Nelson State Park

Thanksgiving, November 21 - 25

Thanksgiving Break Trip: North Carolina Mountains

Cost: $170 (Includes guided experience, 4 nights in mountain cabins, spelunking/caving, waterfall hike, sunset hike, night hike, Asheville tour, park entrance fee, all meals (excluding travel), and gear)
 
Location:
North Carolina Mountains

Saturday, January 27

Day Trip: Horseback Riding at American Horse Trails

Cost: $39 (Includes lunch, guides, park entrance, paddle board + life jacket rental )

Location:
American Horse Trails
4928 SW 198th Terrace
Southwest Ranches, FL 33332

Sat. - Sun., February 10 - 11

Overnight Trip: Canoeing at Bone Valley Peace River

Cost: $75 (Includes guided experience, cabins, all meals, coach bus transportation, snacks, canoe rentals, tips and entrance fees)
 
Location:
Peace River

Spring Break, March 5 - 9

Spring Break Trip: Costa Rica Jungle and Beaches

Cost: $375 (Includes guided experience, accomodations in eco-lodge and hidden camping location, all means in country, white water wrafting, jungle hike, night hike, waterfall hike, waterfall rappelling, park entrance fee and gear)
 
Location:
Costa Rica Jungle and Beaches

Sat.–Sun., Jan. 28–29

Overnight Trip: Camping & Kayaking at Cayo Costa Island

Cost: $75 (Includes: ferry shuttle, transportation, guides, camp fee, park entrance fee, 1 breakfast/lunch/ dinner, most camping supplies, kayak rental, night hike) 

Location: 
Cayo Costa State Park

Friday , February 10 

Day Trip: Full Moon Kayaking Trip at Anne Kolb Park

Cost: $30 (Includes: guides, park entrance, kayak + life jacket rental, and transportation) 

Location: 
West Lake/Anne Kolb Park  
751 Sheridan St. Hollywood, FL 33019

Saturday, February 18

Day Trip: Hiking at Jonathan Dickenson State Park

Cost: $38 (Includes: guides, park entrance, lunch and transportation) 

Location: 
Jonathan Dickinson State Park
16450 SE Federal Highway
Hobesound, FL 33455

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Day Trip: Horseback Riding at American Horse Trails

Cost: $39 (Includes: lunch, guides, park entrance, paddle board + life jacket rental )

Location:
American Horse Trails
4928 SW 198th Terrace
Southwest Ranches, FL 33332

Saturday, April 22

Day Trip: Beach Day & Paddle Boarding at Matheson Hammock State Park

Cost: $39 (Includes: lunch, guides, park entrance, paddle board + life jacket rental )

Location:
Matheson Hammock State Park
9610 Old Cutler Rd
Coral Gables, FL 33756

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Day Trip: Full Moon Kayaking and Snorkeling at Whiskey Creek
Cost: $20 (Includes kayaking, dinner, s'mores and transportation)

Location:
Whiskey Creek in John U Lloyd State Park
6503N Ocean Dr.
Dania Beach, FL 33004

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Day Trip: Snorkeling in Key Largo
Cost: $18 (Includes snorkel equipment, lunch and transportation)

Location:
Rainbow Reef Dive Center 
100 Ocean Drive    
Mile Marker 100
Key Largo, FL 33037

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Day Trip: Paintballing at Extreme Rage Paintball Park
Ticket Price: $20 (Includes all equipment, paint balls, lunch and transportation)

Location:
Extreme Rage Paintball Park
6401 Sheridan Street
Hollywood, FL

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Day Trip: Snorkeling in Fort Lauderdale
Cost: $15 (Includes snorkel equipment, lunch and transportation) 

Location: 
Sea Experience
801 Seabreeze Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

Day Trip: Snorkeling in Key Largo                                                                                  

Cost: $24 (Includes snorkeling equipment, lunch and transportation) 

Location:
Ocean Divers
522 Caribbean Drive
Key Largo, FL 33037

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 

Day Trip: Full Moon Kayaking at Oleta State Park

Cost: $30 (Includes full moon kayak tour, bon- fire, s’mores, dinner, and transportation)

Location:
Oleta State Park
3400 NE 163rd St,
North Miami Beach, FL 33160

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8

Day Trip: Biking and Paddle Boarding at Oleta State Park

Cost: $24 (Includes bike, helmet, paddle board rental, boxed lunch, and transportation)

Location:
Oleta State Park
3400 NE 163rd St,
North Miami Beach, FL 33160

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22

Day Service Trip: Beach Clean Up at John U Lloyd State Park

Cost: FREE (Includes snorkel equipment, helmet, boxed lunch, and transportation) participants receive 3 serve hours.

Location:
John U Lloyd State Park (Renamed to Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park)
6503 North Ocean Drive
Dania Beach, FL 33004

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4

Day Trip: Night Paintballing at Extreme Rage Paintball Park

Cost: $22 (Includes all paintball equipment, paintballs, chest-protector, mask, and transportation)

Location:
Extreme Rage Paintball Park
6401 Sheridan Street
Hollywood, FL 33024

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13

Day Trip: Bike Tour at Shark Valley Loop

Cost: $19 (Includes helmet and bike rental, boxed lunch, and transportation)

Location:
Shark Valley Loop Rd.
Miami, FL 33194                                                            

 

Saturday, September 12

Day Trip: Snorkeling and Scuba Diving at Blue Heron Bridge
Cost: $10 (includes snorkeling, scuba, equipment and lunch)

Location:
Blue Heron Bridge in Phil Foster State Park
900 E. Blue Heron Boulevard
Riviera Beach, Florida 33404

Saturday, September 26

Day Trip: Rapids Water Park
Cost: $15 (includes park entry and meal ticket)

Location:
Rapids Water Park
6566 N. Military Trail
Riviera Beach, FL 33407

Saturday, October 17

Day Trip: Fishing Charter at Sea Legs Marina
Cost: $20 (includes fishing equipment and lunch)

Location:
Sea Legs Marina 
5398 North Ocean Drive
Hollywood FL, 33019

Saturday, October 24

Day Trip: Mountain Biking at Blue Mood Outdoor Center
Cost: $15 (includes bike rental, guided tour and lunch)

Location:
Blue Moon Outdoor Center
3400 NE 163rd St.
North Miami Beach, FL 33160

Saturday, October 31

Day Trip: Paintballing at Extreme Rage Paintball Park
Cost: $20 (includes entry fee, paintball equipment and lunch)

Location:
Extreme Rage Paintball Park
6401 Sheridan St.
Hollywood, FL 33024

Saturday, November 14

Day Trip: Horseback Riding at American Horse Trails
Cost: $20 (includes ride and lunch)

Location:
American Horse Trails
4928 SW 198th Terrace
Southwest Ranches, FL 33332

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