If you’re looking for an experience that features gorgeous waters and wildlife in a natural setting, look no further than Perdido Key. You’ll find hidden treasures tucked in Perdido Key, and some of its most precious are the unique wildlife that call our piece of heaven home. From the rarest plants to endangered and sea turtles, Perdido Key’s natural assets are one of the many reasons nature-lovers love to vacation here.
Tarkiln Bayou Preserve is home to countless rare and endangered plants and animals. Here you’ll find the white-top pitcher plant, sweet pitcher plant, Chapman’s butterwort and nearly 100 other rare plants. All of these flowers and different kinds of wildlife can be viewed from an accessible boardwalk and rambling nature trails. Stroll along the Tarkiln Bayou Trail to explore the plant bog and see if you can spot turtles, birds and fish and wildlife along the way.
Big Lagoon State Park is a great spot for hiking, fishing, kayaking and paddle boarding along the Perdido River. Walk along the five-mile nature trail or fish from the Park’s docks. Enjoy picturesque views and sunsets from the boardwalks and catch glimpses of the wildlife below you as you stroll through another of Perdido Key’s pristine state parks.
Lastly, don’t miss Gulf Islands National Seashore, the longest stretch of protected seashore in the country and the first stop for hundreds of migrating birds and nesting sea turtles. Learn the history of Johnson’s Beach or ride a sunset cruise to see dolphins, fish and birds, then search for sand crabs and seashells where the blue waters meet the white sands of Perdido.
Find your paradise at Eden, and don’t miss the jaw-dropping nature that surrounds us on all sides. From the water to the sky, the Perdido Key is teeming with natural assets that can’t be found anywhere else.
There's so much to do on and around our 16-miles-long island paradise, there's no way you can experience it all in just one stay. To help you make the most of your Eden vacation, we've picked a few of our favorite experiences that we hope will become precious memories for you too. If you have a question, or don't see what you're looking for, please let us know. We want to make sure that each memory of your Eden vacation is truly magical.