Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge
This 248-acre refuge spans 20.5 miles and is designated to protect the habitat for what is the most significant area for loggerhead sea turtle nesting in the Western Hemisphere, and the most significant area for green turtle nesting in North America. Nesting tours are offered in June and July only. Reservations are required.
Environmental Learning Center
Vero Beach is an investigative, hands-on learning experience for adults and children alike. This non-profit sits on 61-acres on Wabasso Island offering eco-excursions, pontoon styled birding trips, wagon rides, canoe trips, touch tanks and more. The center offers a plethora of classes, special events, summer camps and school field trips.
FLOC Florida Outdoor Center
Sebastian Inlet State Park
The park also contains two museums: McLarty Treasure Museum and Sebastian Fishing Museum.
Tiki Kayak Tours
Treasure Coast Seaplanes
Depart Vero Beach Regional Airport for a low-level flight along Vero Beach’s glorious coastline towards Sebastian Inlet while capturing breathtaking photos. Experience the most bio-diverse lagoon ecosystem in the Northern hemisphere as the tour transitions over the vast Indian River Lagoon enroute to the pristine and untouched Blue Cypress Lake for a splashtacular water landing. Once the aircraft comes to rest upon the water, step out onto the floats and behold the true Florida beauty very few get to witness. Immerse yourself with the extraordinary. Abundant wildlife abounds at the birthplace of the St. John’s River. From alligators to osprey, Blue Cypress Lake has it all.