Marine Science Field Trips at MarineLab: Programs & Prices
All MarineLab programs includes snorkeling field trips to the seagrass, mangrove, and coral reef communities. The programs last anywhere from one to six days. Most programs are designed for groups, with a minimum of 9 students. DISCOVER MarineLab programs are designed for homeschool groups.
MarineLab has several standard programs that fit most schools' needs. We can customize them to a certain extent, especially regarding start and end times. Scroll down to see prices of our most popular programs, and links to our other program options.
Our most popular marine science field trips
1 day extended with coral reef ecology
2 day 1 night program
3 day 2 night standard program This program is a popular choice for Florida schools. It starts at 1:00 PM and ends at 12:00 noon on the third day. Our core curriculum is completed covered in this program. Field trips to the seagrasses, mangroves, and coral reef are included. Evening activities are the invertebrate diversity lab, plankton tow, coral reef ecology and the field identification of reef fish discussions. Itinerary Price $370 (2012) $380 (2013)
3 day 2 night with lagoon snorkel Elementary schools have the option of starting the program with a lagoon snorkel to provide extra practice in the water. Itinerary $335 (2012) $345 (2013)
4 day 3 night program A lagoon snorkel, an additional field trip to a goniolithon shoal bottom community, and an additional evening's activities are added to the 3 day 2 night program. Itinerary $510 (2012) $525 (2013)
Other snorkeling, SCUBA & AP science programs
MarineLab has a wide variety of programs to fit your specific needs! We have extended stay programs if you are planning on staying longer in the Keys. We can include advanced components in any of the programs. We can include SCUBA dives on the coral reef for groups that are already Open Water certified. We have also designed some program components to complement your Advanced Placement Biology & Environmental Science classes.