Saw this in one of the guide books so thought we'd visit for 1/2 day. Cost of entry $5 each. Went on a Friday and was that a big mistake! It's kids free Friday, so from 10am the place was full of little ones, with...More
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About Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
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Admission is only $5. My wife and I learned quite a bit about sea urchins, sea cucumbers, star fish and other small sea creatures. A very knowledgeable gentlemen spent quite a bit of time with us. Worth a visit, would be especially for children since...More
Our mistake. We pulled up and waited out the rain storm. When we went in we 15 minutes till closing. The gentlemen at the front said we couldn't come in. Told us to come another day. Unfortunately we live 1,500 miles away and this will...More
We were pleasantly supprised with our tour through the reserve both inside and out. Interesting exhibits and a nice educational walk outside.
This facility is a great place for people who have environmental interests. The Estuary is one of the largest in the US of not the world. It is at the beginning of Florida's 10,000 islands. Not an official count, but probably close; Inside you can...More
From our 8 yearold grandchild to the teenagers we all had a fun learning experience There are options on what you want to do and how much time you want to spend. We choose to spend our time in the learning center. Lots of hands...More
Popped in for a quick visit with friends on the way to Marco Island. The entrance fee is modest at Dlrs5.00 for adults and discounted pricing for children, so a reasonable cost for families. The facility provides some great information about the plant life, birds...More
Wonderful reserve committed to preserving our natural habitats. Great exploration tank for children, nature walks and special programs throughout the year.