Interpretive programs

Interpretive Programs- March 2018

Su M Tu W Th F Sa
Birding Tour 9:30 am** X X X X X X
Beach Walk 11:00 am X
Plant Tour 11:00 am X
Seabean Talk 1:00 pm X
Deck Talk 1:00 pm X X X X
Birding Tour 2:30 pm** X X X X X X
Junior Ranger Program All Day X X X X X X X

**Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday Bird Tours will end Wednesday March 14, 2018.
***All programs are subject to change and/or cancellation. Please call the Malaquite Visitor Center for more information at: (361) 949-8068.

Program Program Descriptions
Birding Tour Take a 2-3 hour guided van tour around Padre Island to observe birds in their natural habitat. For visitors without binoculars or bird guides, loaners are available. Reservations may be made up to 24 hours ahead. Space in the tour vehicle is limited. To sign up, call 361-949-8068 or visit the Malaquite Visitor Center.
Beach Walk Come along on a leisurely 45-60 minute walk and learn about what makes Padre Island National Seashore such a special and important place. Bring a hat and other items appropriate for the weather. This light stroll is suitable for all ages. Meet at the Malaquite Visitor Center.
Plant Walk Enjoy a casual 30-45 minute walk looking for and learning about the beautiful native wildflowers and plants of the park. Bring a hat and other items appropriate for the weather. Meet at the Malaquite Visitor Center
Seabean Talk Seabeans are seeds, nuts, and fruits that wash up on the beaches all over the world. Come learn where they come from and the different types of drift seeds found at Padre Island National Seashore. This is a 30-45 minute talk. Meet at the Malaquite Visitor Center.
Deck Talk Join us for an informal 30-45 minute talk on various aspects of the island’s natural and cultural history or to learn about fascinating items that have been found on Padre Island’s coastline. Meet at the Malaquite Visitor Center.
Junior Ranger Program This is a self-paced program for individuals usually ranging from ages 5-12, but anyone is welcome to participate. Upon completion of the booklet, each participant is awarded an official Junior Ranger badge and certificate. Program booklets and pencils are available at Malaquite Visitor Center.

Last updated: March 6, 2018

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 181300
Corpus Christi, TX 78480


(361) 949-8068
This is the primary phone number for the Malaquite Visitor Center at Padre Island National Seashore.

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