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This Saturday, December 3rd in the evening is a two-hour kayak and paddleboard tour at the Jupiter Inlet Aquatic Preserve. The tour begins before dusk so you can cruise leisurely through the Intracoastal Waterway as the sunsets and the stars come out. 

On this unique tour of Jupiter’s waterways you will get an upclose look at the Jupiter Lighthouse, mangrove islands, estuaries, and the inlet. You will see an abundance of native wildlife like gentle manatees, turtles, fish, pelicans and sometimes even a dolphin. As the night falls, you will get to stargaze with your naked eye and see all that the Jupiter night sky has to offer. 

Launch times for these tours vary based on the time of year and the sunset. All of the gear will be included and guests

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The Jupiter Lighthouse Museum is offering a program called “Hike Through History.” This fun and educational program allows guests to discover the topography and natural history of Jupiter’s national conservation land and historical sites.  

You will hike 2 miles across the 120 acre Jupiter Lighthouse natural area that is full of beautiful landscape and wildlife. An educated guide will explain different species of animals and plants as well as the history and topography of the land. The hike begins at the flagpole beneath the lighthouse and ventures throughout the natural area. You will be able to overlook the serene Intracoastal Waters, hike up hills and through the wooded areas. 

The next Hike Through History will take place December 3 at 8:30am

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Calling all fishing enthusiasts or those who want to become fishing enthusiasts now is your chance to get private fishing lessons from expert anglers at the Juno Beach Pier. 

The one-hour, private lessons are going to be held every Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. The time slots will be 7am, 8am, 4pm and 5pm on these days. 

The Juno Beach Pier staff takes great pride in education avid fishermen and women on the environment, local fish species and all of the tricks and rules for catching them. 

“Private Fishing Lessons for adults and kids, ages 8+! If you’d like to learn fishing techniques and how you can help protect and restore the marine environment from expert anglers, please contact Demi at dfox@marinelife.org.”

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Coming to sunny, Fort Lauderdale this weekend is the 2016 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Fort Lauderdale has earned a reputation for being one of the “yachting capitals of the world!” 

Taking place November 3rd through the 7th, will be a exposition complete with the world’s most impressive super yachts, mega yachts, sport fishing boats, center consoles jet skis, personal water crafts, exotic cars and the list goes on. For boat enthusiasts, the 57th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is the place to be! 

The boat show will be broken down into two parts. The outside will be filled to the top with the mega yachts, sport fishing boats, catamarans, luxury sailboats, powerboats and more. You and your friends and family can stroll along the

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Bathtub Reef Beach is one of the most renowned beaches in Hutchinson Island is a perfect example of south Florida has to offer. The beach is made up of soft sand that meets with the warm and clear water of the Atlantic Ocean. 

An average day at Bathtub Reef Beach is comprised of locals taking leisurely strolls along the coast line, avid nature lovers scuba diving the offshore reefs, paddle boarders and kids splashing in the surf. Bathtub Reef Beach is an idyllic beach hangout and is one of the best destinations to spend your days in Martin County. 

Bathtub Reef Beach is located at 1585 SE MacArthur Blvd., Hutchinson Island Beaches, FL 34996. For more information please visit Bathtub Reef Beach’s Facebook page. 

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Renowned as one of the best places to take your kids and families to during the summer is the Ocean Inlet Park in Boynton Beach. Locals love this park for much more than its crystal clear waters, soft sandy beaches and breathtaking views. 

Local families and residents saying that the park offers plenty of shaded tables for picnics, clean restrooms, clean beaches, a marina, day slip, playgrounds and showers. Guests van enjoy 24 hour parking access for both the recreational area and the fishing area. There will be no fishing or surfing allowed in the guarded swimming area which creates safe and fun environments for everyone at the beach. 

Ocean Inlet Park is a beautiful oceanfront park in Boynton Beach, Florida. With over 600 feet of beach frontage in

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The Manatee Lagoon is the perfect place to bring your kids or friends to beat the heat this summer in Florida! The Manatee Lagoon is an FPL Discovery Center that overlooks the warm Intracoastal Waters of the Palm Beach Inlet. The lagoon fills up with manatees year round but especially during the winter months when the warm water runs off of the Florida Power and Light Company’s Next Generation Clean Energy Center. During the cooler months, this clean energy initiative production. 

The Manatee Lagoon is new, just opened in February of this year.  The facility is 16,000 square feet and boasts interactive, hands-on and educational exhibits and displays and it offers a two-level educational center and display decks, a gift shop, and café and picnic areas.

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Explore all of the incredible, local ecosystems of Florida in one small park, Juno Dunes Natural Area. Take a leisurely stroll, relaxing bike ride or a fast paced hike through the pristine natural environment of Juno Dunes Natural Area in Juno Beach. 

This 569-acre preserve features miles of trails for biking and hiking, oceanfront tract facilities for easy beach access, boat slips on the Intracoastal Waterway, picnic tables, restrooms and a kiosk with informational brochures and maps. 

This natural preserve is home to 12 unique, native ecosystems: beach dune, coastal strand, maritime hammock, hydric hammock, scrub, scrubby flatwoods, xeric hammock, mesic flatwoods, wet flatwoods, basin marsh, depression march and mangrove swamp. The variety of

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Most of us Florida locals have had the luxury of going to the beach or even taking a beach tour but to have that experience on horseback is a whole new adventure. The horseback tours at the Fredrick Douglass Park Hutchinson Island are something you must add to your bucket list. 

These guided beach tours are the perfect way to take a special adventure with family and friends right here in south Florida. They begin at the Frederick Douglass Memorial Park and then proceed to take you onto the soft sandy beaches of Hutchinson Island. the tours offer every guest their own horse and you will get to walk and trot along the coast. Horseback Beach Tours take place year round on specific scheduled dates. Other days during the week may be scheduled by special

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Experience Jupiter’s gorgeous beaches with a new perspective, by taking a guided tour of the beaches with the knowledgable staff of Loggerhead Marinelife Center. The “Living Beaches” tours show you just how alive the beach ecosystems of Florida really are. From the dunes to the ocean and even the sand, its all full of life. 

Every Monday morning at 10:30am, the tours begin.  “Living Beaches” tours are interactive, providing the guests with a great opportunity to ask questions, touch and feel the environment.  The staff give an educational lecture as you walk along the beach. the discussion covers the different types of plants and animal species that reside in the beach environment and their relationships with one another.  Each tour lasts about an hour

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