Parrot Lover's Pre-Cruise Workshop

Join us at Natural Encounters, Inc. for a 3-Day Pre-Cruise Parrot Training Workshop

Only for our friends sailing on the 2025 Parrot Lover’s Cruise!

Workshop Highlights:

Before you set sail with fellow parrot enthusiasts, take part in an unparalleled training experience designed to increase your ability to communicate with—and train—your companion parrots. This 3-day immersive workshop is specifically designed for our Parrot Lover’s Cruise friends and will offer a unique hands-on opportunity to dive deep into the art of behavior change and training principles with expert guidance.

What You'll Experience:

Hands-On Training

Work closely with our expert trainers, learning every intricate detail of preparing your parrot, the environment, and the reinforcers to ensure successful training outcomes.

Passionate Presentations

Learn directly from leaders in the animal training field, and bring professional expertise into your relationship with your flock at home.

Comprehensive Skill Development

From mastering free-flight techniques to exploring advanced behavioral methods, you’ll gain practical knowledge that you can apply to all the birds in your life.

Fun Demonstrations

It’s not just parrots – the Ranch at Natural Encounters, Inc. is home to around 400 individual birds of more than 60 species! Feed a crowned crane, fly a pied crow—there’s lots to do at the Ranch!

Limited Spots Available!

This workshop is ONLY available for those sailing with the Parrot Lover’s Cruise 2025. Don’t miss out— embark on this unique learning adventure and then sail away to tropical locals with increased knowledge and confidence in training your parrots at home. Reserve your spot today and be part of an unforgettable journey on the 2025 Parrot Lover’s Cruise.


January 29-31, 2025


Natural Encounters, Inc. Training Facility in Winter Haven, FL

127 Conservation Way, Winter Haven FL, 33884


Limited to 12 attendees.

2025 Parrot Lover’s Cruise booking is required.


$1000 per person

($250.00 deposit + $750.00 final payment)

Hotel, Transportation, and Meals

We partner with a nearby hotel to provide a group rate.

Transportation between the airport (MCO) and the hotel will be provided unless you choose to make other arrangements. You will be bussed to Ft. Lauderdale to the cruise terminal on February 1st. We recommend you arrange to fly in to MCO, and out of FLL (Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport) after the cruise. All details will be provided in a confirmation letter.

Online Application & Information

For more details and to book your spot, call 863-439-0939 or contact Secure your place and join us for an enriching, educational, and fun-filled experience!