Published: Aug 09, 2014 9:17 AM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's not everyday you get to see an alligator, let alone walk into their habitat. However Saturday, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. you have the chance to do just that.

The Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium is hosting a swamp walk. Just as it sounds visitors will have the chance to walk through the swamps on the 105 acre site with Biologist Rob Stange.

Getting a rare opportunity to see up close and personal native swamp plants and animals. You never know what you'll come across in the swamp. Alligators, snakes, spiders, frogs, turtles and more all live and thrive in that type of environment.

Swim suits and aquatic foot gear are recommended as parts of the swamp get as deep as your knees, even your waist.

The swamp walk is free with paid admission to the museum. The Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium is located at 3450 Ortiz Avenue in Fort Myers. For more information, call 239-275-3435 or visit: www.calusanature.org