About Florida EcoSafaris at Forever Florida
Florida EcoSafaris features eco-adventures for the whole family:New at Florida EcoSafaris: Thrill Pack
includes Rattlesnake, Peregrine Plunge, Swooping Crane and Panther Pounce.The Rattlesnake
This is next generation ziplining like you’ve never experienced before! This first of its kind ride in the USA will take you screaming through the trees, swinging, swooping, jumping and dipping through 1000ft feet of thrilling adventure. Launching from a 65 foot high platform, you won’t know what’s coming next as you fly at speeds up to 20 mph through the treetops on a nature inspired roller coaster-style zipline. Is it a zipline? Is it a roller coaster? It’s both and it’s absolutely amazing! Check out the video on the top right of this page for a preview of this must experience adventure!Peregrine Plunge
Brace yourself for the longest single straightaway zipline in Florida. From a height of 71 feet, you’ll soar at 30 miles per hour down 1300 feet of extreme zipline! You’ll feel just like a peregrine falcon as you lift from your perch and dart out through the pine flatwoods and over the prairie toward your distant prey. It’s an amazing flight that will have you screaming from the start and leave you in awe of the breathtaking views of the conservation lands.Panther Pounce
The Florida Panther is known to leap from heights up to 18 feet but we expect a lot more from our human visitors. Your challenge is clear on this challenge tower. Muster up the courage to step off a 68’ platform into a thrilling but safely controlled freefall to the ground below. It’s a first of its kind adventure in Florida and an extreme one at that! Once you get up the nerve to make the leap, it’s pure thrills from there! C’mon, let’s show those Florida Panthers how it’s done!Swooping Crane
Ever see Florida’s majestic whooping crane gracefully glide in for a landing? Well, its cousin the Swooping Crane prefers a much more extreme landing! After being hoisted to a height of 55’, it’s your call to decide when you’re ready to come back down. Pulling the rip cord sends you into a state of freefall before soaring and swooping back and forth through the trees and over the brush. Starts out thrilling, ends up relaxing, it’s all fun from start to finish.
Other activity options available include: Zipline Safari
: Prepare yourself for a brand new tree-top nature tour like none other. This thrilling Zipline experience, the first and only of its kind in Florida, allows you the perfect aerial vantage point to learn about Florida’s diverse ecosystems on a one-of-a-kind adventure. Along the two and a half hour journey, you’ll soar through the tree tops, 55 feet off the ground, and make your way across sky-bridges while learning about Florida’s natural flora and fauna from your expert guide. Brace yourself for the sensation of flight as you Zipline smoothly through Pine Flatwoods and over wetlands and prairie, home to native Florida wildlife including alligators, black bears, white tail deer and the endangered Florida Panther, all at speeds up to 25 miles per hour!Horseback Safari
: Forever Florida boasts some of the best horseback riding in Central Florida. The historic trails were first traveled on horseback by Native Americans back in the 1500’s. Enjoy one and 1/2 hours of scenic riding through the 4700 acre Forever Florida wildlife conservation area through 7 different Florida ecosystems. Your adventure even includes a trip through the headwaters of Bull Creek and a relaxing stop at a beautiful boardwalk in the middle of Florida’s wilderness. Your expert guide is there to help you find your way to the best spots and to make sure you don’t miss a single opportunity to spot wildlife. Horses are personally matched to each individual’s personality and level of riding experience so first-timers are welcome.Coach Safari
: Get ready for your wild Florida adventure. Enjoy a two-hour journey into the real Florida beginning with a trip through a picturesque Florida ranch, featuring a living museum of Spanish Colonial Cattle and Florida’s unique Cracker Horses. Your eco-safari will take you on an adventure deep into the 4700 acre Forever Florida wildlife conservation area preserved just as nature intended. This pristine site boasts 9 distinct Florida ecosystems and an endless array of natural flora and fauna including alligators, black bears, white-tail deer and nearly two hundred species of birds. Your expert guide will get you up-close to everything as you make your way over land and water onboard our special open-air safari coaches, elevated 5 feet off the ground for a fantastic view of everything.