Flying High & Laying Low:
Florida's Space Coast & Everglades


  • Kennedy Space Center
  • Merritt Island
  • Florida Everglades
  • Universal Studios
  • Walt Disney World
  • Epcot
  • Miami


  • Geography
  • Astronomy
  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Conservation
  • Photography


Space? Check. Amazing birdlife? Check. Alligators? Check. Swamps, caverns, inlets & the Everglades. Check. Loads of theme parks? Check. You get the picture. This programme is so amazingly versatile, and in true US style, the attractions are extremely well catered for groups. You will see some amazing wildlife, yet enjoy supreme comfort as you travel this beautiful American state. There is wildlife aplenty, so keep your eyes peeled on the airboat tour and remember to keep your legs and arms INSIDE the boat at ALL TIMES!!!


Day 1: Arrival
Arrival in Orlando or Miami. Transfer through to hotel for evening briefing and dinner.

Day 2: Space Coast
Head on through to the Kennedy Space Centre, learn about JFK’s passion for space exploration and meet an astronaut! After lunch, head on through to Merritt Island for some rare bird spotting and your first glimpse of the infamous alligators!

Day 3: Epcot
Epcot Center. Take a walk around the world and learn about science and nature through the medium of Disney rides!

Day 4: Disney or Universal
Walt Disney World or Universal Studios. A chance to let your hair down for the day before transferring through to the Everglades.

Day 5: Everglades
Arrive in the Everglades national park. Take an airboat tour through the sawgrass as you learn about this precious ecosystem.

Day 6: Everglades
Everglades hike AM, Lesson PM, head on through to Miami in the evening, stopping off at an outlet mall for some shopping.

Day 7: Miami Beach
Miami beach clean AM, Miami Zoo PM

Day 8: Manatees!
Manatee & Dolphin Research

Day 9: Home time
Return home or optional Key West add-on


As standard in our quotes we include the following (based on our experience this just works best):

  • Half Board Accommodation
  • Activities as mentioned above
  • All excursions specified
  • Private transfers in destination
  • Group travel Insurance
  • Assistance of local in-destination partners on the ground
  • 24 hrs emergency contact locally & in the UK
  • Parents evening representation
  • Glo-Ed Basic Travel Pack: Travel t shirts, lanyards, ID cards, wristbands


As standard in our quotes the following are not included but most can be added for a supplement:

  • Flights (unless otherwise stated - please add to your quote form)
  • Visas - please see your country's embassy or home office website
  • Inoculations - as above
  • Airport transfers in your country of origin


  • Glo-Ed Travel Pack Premium: Everything in Basic, plus team travel hoodies, water purification/filtration bottle, Glo-Ed trucker hat, day pack, micro-fiber towel, sweatband, sanitizer, torch, sunscreen.
  • Glo-Ed Luggage Bonanza: Canvas backpack, canvas holdall, bumbag/fannypack, rip wallet