Are you looking for an adventure in the wild??? 

Daniel Parker and eastern diamondback rattlesnakes Crotalus adamanteus Anhinga

You don't have to have your own show on Animal Planet or National Geographic to interact with wild animals in their natural habitats. Sunshine Serpents offers you the chance to venture into the realm of snakes, alligators, turtles, and other fascinating wild creatures. This is a whole new kind of ecotour.

American alligator mississippiensis Sunshine Serpents Tour Eastern diamondback rattlesnake Crotalus adamanteus

Veteran field herpetologist and naturalist Daniel Parker has the knowledge and experience to guide you into wild places where you will find a great variety of wildlife, especially reptiles and amphibians. Most of our tours are based in our home state of Florida, a Mecca for naturalists and reptile enthusiasts. Though our specialty is reptiles, birders will also enjoy a sampling of Florida's amazing diversity of birds.

 Burrowing Owl Athene cuniculariaSunshine Serpents Tour Corn snake Elaphe guttata guttata Yellow rat snake Elaphe obsoleta quadrivittata

"Our tour with Daniel Parker of Sunshine Serpents was amazing! We couldn't believe the variety of creatures. Daniel was very knowledgeable and patiently answered all of our questions. He really knew his stuff so we felt completely at ease. For all we experienced, and the time and effort Daniel put it, the tour was a real bargain. Sunshine Serpents gave us a truly unique adventure!" -Paula Kehres

"This was the best day of my life! Not my life so far--My whole life!" -Jason Haims, Age 9


We tailor each trip to the needs and goals of individual clients to give them the best chance of seeing exactly what they want to see. We offer multiday, full day, and half day tours. Please contact us to set up your tour.

For more information on rates and booking, please email .   

Sunshine Serpents Wildlife Tour  Scarlet king snake Lampropeltis triangulum elapsoides Gives Sunshine Serpents Wildlife Tour Rave Review

We had an opportunity to get out in the field with Suzanna Mars of She did a nice write up on her experience on a Sunshine Serpents Wildlife Tour. On her facebook page she made the update below.

 "Writing about Daniel Parker of Sunshine Serpents! His wildlife tour was the best thing I have done in Florida. Cannot recommend highly enough." -Suzanna Mars, August 17, 2011

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  To get an idea of the experiences you could be a part of, check out our Field Herping page.



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