Pelicans flying over the ocean waves

Pelican Island Refuge

Pelican Island Refuge Established in 1903 and located in the Indian River Lagoon, Pelican Island is the country’s first national wildlife refuge and the most biologically diverse estuary in the United States. A historic and significant bird rookery island, Pelican Island provides a nesting habitat for over 16 different species of colonial water birds and

Crocodiles near the water

The Brevard Zoo

The Brevard Zoo Brevard County’s best kept secret offers two guided kayaking tours and alligator and crocodile feedings at 3 p.m. every Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. Other activities include Wild Encounter Tours and Destination Africa, which takes visitors off the boardwalk on an awe-inspiring educational hour getting up close and personal with some of the