Join Paul & Amanda on an epic tour to some of the top birding destinations in the Carolinas and around the country!
Northern Ohio Warbler Migration
$1450 per person (double occupancy)
$480 single supplement
Join Epic Nature Tours for an amazing trip to Northern Ohio to witness the incredible warbler migration next May. Thousands of warblers stop in the wetlands and forests along the southern shores of the Great Lakes to rest and feed before crossing the lakes to Canada for the breeding season. This trip will visit the world famous Magee Marsh, Maumee State Forest, Oak Openings Preserve, Metzger Marsh Wildlife Area, Maumee Bay State Park, and if we don’t find a Kirtland’s warbler in any of these areas we will make a day trip to Michigan to find them there.
All participants must have received their second dose of the COVID-19 Vaccine or a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at least two weeks prior to the trip start date. A copy of your completed vaccine card is required.
OBX - Birding the Banks Tour (5 Days) $1,095 per person
The Outer Banks of North Carolina are a bird watchers paradise in the winter. Thousands of ducks, snow geese, and tundra swans spend the winter season in the endless marshes and flooded fields along the eastern edge of North Carolina and flocks of razorbills, gannets, and the occasional shearwater come close to shore. This 5 day tour will take you to the best birding spots on the islands as well as fantastic spots further inland. The exact itinerary will change based on what birds are being reported as well as by what species guests want to target, but the places we can visit include:
The world famous Jenette’s Pier to scope for alcids, eiders, gannets, and hopefully a shearwater.
Bodie Island Lighthouse
Alligator River NWR
Nags Head Woods Preserve
The Duck Boardwalk
The side of the road if we spot something cool while driving
Cost includes lodging, meals, and transportation
$1,445 per person
The South Carolina Low Country is one of the best places to go birding in the winter months. Once hunting season ends huge tracts of land become open to the public and a huge variety of species can be found. We will begin in the north at Huntington Beach State Park and travel down to Savannah stopping by incredible parks and preserves along the way.
We will explore:
Huntington Beach State Park
Santee Coastal Preserve
Caw Caw County Park
Price includes Lodging, Meals, & Transportation
$1,845 per person
Florida is a great place to go birding in the winter. The weather is great and it's far enough south to be home to a totally different variety of birds and other wildlife. We will visit two great birding spots from central FL - Payne's Prairie Preserve and St Marks, home to an incredible variety of species of birds and more! While we won't cover as many areas, we will be able to enjoy a much more through and relaxed exploration of these two stunning areas.
We will meet at the Gainsville Regional Airport if you choose to fly, or if you're driving we will work out the best meeting place for this tour.
Price includes Lodging, Meals, & Transportation, but not airfare if you choose to fly.
$3,350 per person
The Gulf Coast of Texas is another fantastic place for birding in the winter. From Whooping Cranes to Green Jays we will travel the length of the Texas coast to end on the Mexico border in town of McAllen, where tropical species make there way across the border Rio Grande to beautiful parks and preserves.
Places we will explore include:
Galveston Island SP
South Padre Island SP
Resaca de la Palma SP
Santa Anna NWR
We will meet at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, TX
Price includes Lodging, Meals, & Transportation, but does not include airfare
Starting at $200/person/day
Do you have a spot you've always wanted to visit but were never quite sure the best way to do it? We can customize and design a tour to virtually anywhere! We take care of all the research, reservations, plans, and transportation. During the tour we will be there to maximize the wildlife sightings and handle anything that might come up so all you have to do is enjoy the experience!
Pricing includes Lodging, Meals, & Transportation, but exact pricing will depend on where we go. We will work with you create a customized birding experience!