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Dino Bioluminescence Kayak Tour with optional Sunday Hike
In the warm and dark lagoon waters of the Banana River, lies a natural phenomenon of glowing blue waters alive with activity. The swirling of your hand, every paddle stroke, and the rolling wake off of your kayak all sparkle throughout the darkness. Many guests encounter the darting blue tracer trails of nearby fish swimming, describing them as an under-water laser light show. Many guests compare the experience to Pandora of “Avatar.” Some even recall the bioluminescence scene in “Life of Pi” or “those Gatorade™ commercials” as the gentle plankton leave a trickling glow when you hold it in your hands and let it trickle down your arm. Though some may jokingly blame this on NASA runoff, it is actually the biological response of microscopic algae called a dinoflagellate, which is why we coined the term ”dino bio”. The perfectly natural and harmless concentration of organisms produces light before your very eyes, often existing in millions per liter of water. Your tour will include a ton of information about these rare and exotic creatures with the most experienced guides in the area. Read more at: We will all meet around 7:30 pm at the Kelly Park – West Boat Ramp – Merritt Island, Florida (Head to Port Canaveral on Florida A1A and exit on North Banana River Drive – turn right towards the south and the Kelly Park Boat Ramp will be on your left) At 8:00 PM – Group instructions will be given for 30 minutes then kayaks launch at 8:30 PM where we will be kayaking for about 90 minutes, arriving back at the boat ramp by 10:00 PM. RESERVATIONS: (ONLY 42 PEOPLE ON THIS TRIP) A Day Away Kayak Tours Phone:[masked] (Tell them you are with SIDETRACKER GROUP) Cost: $44.95 Per Person Optional Hike On Sunday – August 26, 2108 – 10 am to Noon Since this will be a night kayak tour, it is best to get a room near Merritt Island or Titusville. So make your reservations at a local hotel and then come out for a short 2 hour hike on Sunday morning. Hike Location: Enchanted Forest Sanctuary 444 Columbia Blvd, Titusville, FL 32780 We will meet at the Brevard County Park at: 10:00 am Sunday Hike ends before noon, so we can have lunch or go to the beach or head home on Sunday afternoon. Should be an enjoyable weekend that you will not forget. So make your reservations early and remember to book a room to stay over and enjoy the Sunday morning hike. If you wish to carpool from Jacksonville, post your request in the comments. Any questions, please contact the- Event Leader: Jim Quina cell:[masked] For more information, Baldwin Trail Camp Milton Cross Creek Cross Creek Steakhouse, check out menu Sidetrackers (, Outdoor Club for Northeast Florida Singles, uses Meetup ( as a tool for providing information for our events. Sidetrackers Club Members pay $15 annual dues and sign an annual waiver. Membership Application ( All participants must sign a guest waiver/release form for each event. Event Leader will bring this form to the event: Sidetrackers Release Form ( ** Visit the Sidetrackers web site (http://www.sidetracke ( for our full calendar, newsletters, membership application and other information. **

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PLEASE READ THIS CAREFULLY BEFORE JOINING OUR SIDETRACKERS MEETUP GROUP, especially the last paragraph about "membership" in our Meetup group and "membership" in the Sidetrackers club.

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SIDETRACKERS is an outdoor activities club for single people in Jacksonville and Northeast Florida. We've been around for over 15 years and offer high-quality experiences for singles who genuinely enjoy outdoor activities and who would like to meet like-minded single activity partners. Club events are mostly oriented towards outdoor activities and may include camping, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, cycling, sightseeing, ziplines, hang gliding, marksmanship, and horseback riding. Activities are varied and provide opportunities for a wide range of interests, abilities, and skill levels. Membership and participation in our singles club also provides opportunities to develop and refine outdoor leadership skills. SIDETRACKERS in Jacksonville is the place for active singles!

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Even if you don't live in or around Jacksonville and are looking for high-quality singles activities, you can still participate with us. Use our web site to view our calendar of events and activities, find out how to sign up for trips and events, and even apply to become a member. It's easy, and it's all online at our main web site - . We would love to have you visit or join our club.

ABOUT "MEMBERSHIP" IN OUR GROUP: Meetup membership is free and open to all, however some Meetup members elect to "join" the Sidetrackers club in order to help defray the costs involved in running Sidetrackers. For example, we incur expenses to maintain our web site and we also buy and pay for a supplemental medical insurance policy. Club membership is ridiculously cheap for one year - $15 - and in exchange (and also as a reward) for helping pay for our expenses, club members are invited to a few special "members only" events where the club may pay for some of the food. If you elect not to join the club, you're welcome to participate with us, but please respect and understand this arrangement within our club when you see two or three "members only" events each year. This way of running things has been in place for many years and it has worked very well for everyone.

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