Join Florida EcoSafaris for an unforgettable journey into a 4700-acre eco-ranch and wildlife conservation area packed full of untamed wilderness, natural streams, wetlands, and dense cypress forests!
This amazing park has adventures for the whole family, from exploring the forested wetlands, experiencing a pioneer adventure, to relaxing and taking in the view. Each of the amazing adventure options at Florida EcoSafaris gives visitors a unique opportunity to leave the theme parks and the big city behind and experience one of the most pristinely kept natural areas left in Florida, adequately dubbed Forever Florida, an all-too-rare wild part of the state preserved just as nature intended. Eco-friendly visitors will be happy to know that a significant portion of revenues from Florida EcoSafaris is donated to the conservation effort with the goal of acquiring additional lands to be preserved at Forever Florida!
There are nine distinct Florida ecosystems, home to an endless array of natural flora and fauna, including alligators, black bears, white-tail deer, nearly 200 species of birds, and the endangered Florida Panther! Actually, the Florida Wildlife Commission has identified Forever Florida as a biological hotspot, hosting one of the highest concentrations of endangered and highly threatened species in the state!
Thrill Pack Combo Pass
With the Thrill Pack Combo Pass, you can spend a full day with Florida EcoSafaris and conquer six amazing adventures! Experience the exciting Zipline Safari, the biggest zipline adventure in Central Florida, conquer the Rattlesnake, the first zipline roller coaster in the USA, soar down Peregrine Plunge, the longest single straightaway zipline in Florida, and take on the Panther Pounce tower and the Swooping Crane extreme swing! Enjoy the Rattlesnake for a next-generation zip line experience! This is the first-of-its-kind roller coaster in the US, and it will take you screaming through the trees, swinging, swooping, jumping, and dipping through 1000 feet of thrilling adventure! Launching from a 65-foot 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 coaster-style zip line!
Get ready for the biggest zipline adventure in Central Florida with the Zipline Safari! Along the thrilling two-and-a-half-hour guided journey, you’ll take on numerous different zip lines and sky bridges! Stop and take it all in from aerial observation platforms high above the treetops with views looking out ten miles in all directions over the conservation area!
Brace yourself for the Peregrine Plunge, the longest single straightaway zipline in Florida! From a high of 71 feet, you’ll soar at 30 mph down 1300 feet of extreme zip line! You’ll feel just like a peregrine falcon as you lift from your perch and dart through the pine flat woods and over the prairie toward your distant prey. This amazing flight will have you screaming from the start and leave you in awe of the breathtaking views of the conservation lands!
With the Panther Pounce, you can experience the thrill of being a Florida Panther, which is known to leap from heights up to 18 feet! You challenge is clear on this tower. Muster up the courage to step off a 68-foot platform into a thrilling but safely controlled free fall to the ground below. Once you get up the nerve to make the leap, it’s pure thrills from there!
Take an adventure on the Swooping Crane, reminiscent of Florida’s majestic whooping crane as it gracefully glides in for a landing! After being hoisted to a height of 55 feet, it’s your call to decide when you’re ready to come back down. Pulling the rip cord sends you into a state of free fall before soaring and swooping back and forth through the trees and over the brush. This adventure starts out thrilling but ends with a relaxing finish!
Horseback Creek Trail
With the Horseback Creek Trail, you can experience natural Florida just as the founding settlers did! Forever Florida has some of the best riding in Central Florida, featuring historic trails first used for horseback riding by Native Americans back in the 1500s. Enjoy a one-and-a-half adventure through the 4700-acre conservation area, taking a trip through Bull Creek. Make your way through native foliage while being led by a knowledgeable guide who provides insight and commentary about your encounters along the way! Also, feel confident knowing that each horse is personally matched to each individual’s personality and level of riding experience, so first-timers are welcome!
The Nature Tour
For a more relaxing adventure, take the two-hour Nature Tour, which will lead you deep into the 4700-acre Forever Florida conservation area! Your expert guide will lead you up-close to everything as you make your way over land and water onboard a special open-air safari coaches, elevated 5 feet off the ground for a fantastic view of everything! Hold onto your seat and get your cameras ready for the Florida photo-safari adventure of a lifetime!
This wild adventure begins with a trip through the Crescent J, a picturesque ranch featuring a living museum of Spanish Colonial Cattle and Florida’s unique Cracker Horses, direct descendants of the horses brought over by Ponce de Leon and others in the 1500s. Once on the trail, a knowledgeable guide will provide you with insights and commentary about your encounters in the beautiful wilderness area. Visit a floodplain forest and take a stroll along a boardwalk with a great view of Bull Creek with the purest air in Florida, cleaned by the “blackwater” stream and plant life! Upon your return, be sure to check out the Visitor Center for a good country meal at the Cypress Restaurant, shopping in the Forever Florida Marketplace, or sitting on the veranda and relaxing.