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Guided Tour of the Jungle Prada Site
June 1, 2018
An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating until December 28, 2018
Come on our guided tour of this National Register of Historic Places location. Once an ancient Tocobaga Indian village, this area is the purported landing site of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca in 1528. Learn the amazing story of his journey from Florida to the Pacific Ocean from 1528 – 1536 at the place where it all began. Family-owned since the 1940s, the property features a botanical garden full of native plants used by the Tocobaga, sweeping views of Boca Ciega Bay, and one of the best-preserved Indian mounds in Florida. Over 50 free-roaming peacocks call the Jungle Prada site home. Your guide is an FNGLA certified horticulture professional and local historian with years of experience leading guided tours at some of Florida’s most famous attractions. There are two tours, one at 11:30 in the morning and one at 2:30 in the afternoon. Please arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the tour.