Outdoor Adventures Trips

Trips are available for current students, faculty and staff of UWF.


Cave, January 16

Explore the amazing Florida Caverns and Falling Water State Park!  Transportation and entrance to the park is provided. 

Cost: $20.00

General Florida Caverns Trip Itinerary (doc)

Hike, January 24

Experience a full moon hike along several miles of trails through UWF woods.  Bring water, snacks, and a flashlight. Guides provided.

Cost: $5.00

General Full Moon Hike Itinerary (doc)

Snorkel, January 30-31

Snorkel with the hundreds of manatees that congregate in the beautiful warm spring waters of Crystal River, Florida. Outdoor Adventures provides transportation, all necessary gear and entrance to the park. 

Cost $120.00

General Manatee Trip Itinerary (doc)

Canoe, February 13

Take advantage of a leisurely paddle down the Blackwater River.  Transportation, canoes, equipment and coolers provided. 

Cost: $20.00

General Blackwater Canoe Trip Itinerary (doc)

Valentine's Dine and Horseback Ride, February 14

Treat that special someone to a romantic horseback ride and moon lit dinner by camp fire.  Outdoor Adventures will provide transportation and food.

Cost: $50.00/person

Valentine's Dine and Horseback Ride Itinerary

Camp, February 27-28

Experience an overnight canoeing and camping trip on Blackwater River.  Transportation, gear, food and instruction provided. 

Cost: $40.00

General Overnight Blackwater Canoe Trip Itinerary (doc)

Ski, March 12-19

Hit the massive slopes of Killington Mountain in snowy Vermont! There is plenty of terrain for all skill levels. Outdoor Adventures provides transportation, resort accommodations, and 5 days of lift tickets. Rentals are available.

Cost: $550.00

General Vermont Spring Break Trip Itinerary (doc)

Horseback Ride, March 26

Ride with a majestic beast along a tranquil lake setting and enjoy Dinner by camp fire.  Outdoor Adventures will provide transportation.  

Cost: $49.00

General Horseback Ride Itinerary (doc)

Paddle, April 9

SUP with us!  Join Outdoor Adventures for a day of Stand Up Paddle Boarding on beautiful Pensacola Beach.  Transportation, Paddle Boards, PFDs, coolers for lunches, and guides are provided. Bring sun protection, a bag lunch, a change of clothes, and water.

Cost: $35.00

Paddle Boarding Itinerary

Tube, April 23

Float along beautiful Big Juniper Creek! Transportation, tubes, and guides provided. Bring lunch and sunscreen.

Cost: $15.00

April Tubing Itinerary

 

Check out Outdoor Adventures videos and trip footage Youtube

Registration

Register at the Service Desk of the Health, Leisure, and Sports Facility. Full payment must be made with registration. There is no registration deadline, i.e. as soon as a trip is posted on the web or elsewhere you can register, and registration will continue possibly up to a day before trip departure unless the trip has filled.

Trip Preparations

All trips require some preparation. Much of the needed information is covered in the trip handouts, which participants receive at the pre-trip meeting. 

Certain indicated trips have a pre-trip meeting to cover necessary safety information. Participants are required to attend the pre-trip meeting, unless receiving permission in advance, otherwise you will lose your spot, no refund. Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held the Thursday before a trip at 6pm in the Conference Room.

Refund Policy

Refund requests must be made prior to the refund deadline, which is the seventh day before a trip starts, unless otherwise indicated. Trips cancelled due to weather or insufficient participation will be refunded. You can register after the refund deadline.

Guest Policy

Members of the HLS Facility (such as current students) are permitted sponsorship of one guest per trip for a fee of $5.00. The guest fee is paid in addition to the normal trip fee at the customer service desk at the time of payment for a trip. The sponsor must accompany their guest on the trip and are responsible for the actions or their guest. This policy is based on the HLS Facility Policies.

What's Included

Trips include transportation, parking and camping fees, all equipment beyond clothing and personal items, food for overnights, and skills instruction. Please contact us with any questions or comments. See you soon!

Registration

Register at the Service Desk of the Health, Leisure, and Sports Facility. Full payment must be made with registration. There is no registration deadline, i.e. as soon as a trip is posted on the web or elsewhere you can register, and registration will continue possibly up to a day before trip departure unless the trip has filled. For more information please email us at outdooradventure@uwf.edu.

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