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Shell Factory & Nature Park

#1 of 20 things to do in North Fort Myers Features Animals
2787 N Tamiami Trl, North Fort Myers, FL 33903-2213
+1 239-995-2141
Review Highlights
Fun but run down

We went here as a family as we were staying in Punta Gorda and found a Groupon. This is one of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Justin H
What a fun day!!!

This place is amazing! I loved reading stories posted about different animals and the situation... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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SW Florida's #1 Family Destination! Spend the day with us! Offering shopping for everyone featuring everything from Shells, Coral, Sea Life, Christmas Collectibles, Fine Jewelry & Shell Jewelry,Shell Art & the perfect Gift for that someone special,The Beach Shack-Beach clothing and toys,Betty Boop Cafe',The Game Room with live crab races daily! 3 Museums with FREE ADMISSION! Take a ride on the THE SOARING EAGLE ZIP LINE! $8.50 PP INCLUDES TAX! Stroll The Nature Park with Petty Farm, touch center and see live gators plus much more! Have a blast at The Fun Park with Paddle Boats,Mini Golf, trampolines plus much more! Doggy Heaven Park, Home of The SW Florida Weiner Dogs & Suncoast Dock Dogs-bring your pet! Have lunch or dinner at Capt'n Fishbones Restaurant (open until 8pm) featuring AYCE Fish Fry! Inquire about holding your next function with us, from small birthday parties to large conferences! "There's Always Something Happening Here!"
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“zip line” (101 reviews)
“bumper boats” (71 reviews)
“gift shop” (93 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
2787 N Tamiami Trl, North Fort Myers, FL 33903-2213
+1 239-995-2141
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Reviewed yesterday

We went here as a family as we were staying in Punta Gorda and found a Groupon. This is one of those places where the pictures on the brochure and website are the best part. When we went into the Nature Park and dinosaur area...More

Thank Justin H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is amazing! I loved reading stories posted about different animals and the situation they were rescued from. The staff here is so helpful for guests and seem to really care about their jobs and the care of all the animals. The parrots were...More

Thank mocean107
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

WARNING! DO NOT GO HERE!! The only reason I'm giving it one star is bc you have to provide a rating to post. They need to be investigated. My family took a trip to Ft Myers for a family wedding and heard this place was...More

Thank Samantha F
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is awesome. Cost is very reasonable. All kinds of birds to see. These birds are special though. Most of them have been surrendered by their owners for different reasons. Shell store has lots of souvenirs and displays all shells and their names.

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great place to spend a lot of time and money. Eclectic collections of shells, stuffed animals and everything to buy that has things under one roof that can only be found in many different places.

Thank moonshinerkey
Reviewed 1 week ago

The main shop has pretty much anything you could want to buy- shells, starfish, clothes, magnets, geodes, christmas ornaments, etc. You can go outside to the bar for a bucket of beers while your kids try out the zip line, fish feeding, or gem panning....More

Thank ShiinhWeaver
Reviewed 1 week ago

At first we didn't really know what to expect from the shell factory, so we didn't know if we were going to like it, but it ended u being a really nice trip. They have a really cool nature park, a lot of shell collections...More

Thank Nora F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a day full of fun with the kids 6 to 11. The kids loved walking between the Dinosaurs and mingling with the turtles, peacocks, feeding the Goats, enjoying the water rides. For the adults the shell store has a great selection of beautiful...More

Thank TonPey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much to do, great staff, awesome nature Park. A restaurant is on site, amazing food, Service,prices and atmosphere.

Thank Johanna R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

lot's to do for the family, nature center, paddle boats,rides,put put golf. kids love it. pack a lunch and enjoy the facility to the fullest. Very friendly staff.

Thank robinthiele_9
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13 July 2017|
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Response from 1greenwood |
Every Thursday from September thru June.
Philip S
24 June 2017|
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Response from Denver L | Reviewed this property |
Both, it depends on what you buy. There is plenty to choose from. The real ones are so good they look manufactured ! Gator heads, conchs,spirals, and just about everything else. The stuffed wild animals I helped move in... More
17 May 2017|
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Response from annelouise53 | Reviewed this property |
not sure. I would call them. 4 years old seems a little young but that could just be me.