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Address: 1801 North Ocean Blvd, Boca Raton, FL 33432
Phone Number: +1 561-544-8605
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: View sharks, native fish, and other local marinelife in four outdoor sea...
View sharks, native fish, and other local marinelife in four outdoor sea tanks ! Take a stroll through the butterfly garden, walk through the hardwood hammock along a boardwalk, and climb a 40 foot tower for a spectacular panoramic view! Stop in our nature-themed gift shop for imaginative and environmentally friendly gifts. This 20 acre coastal preserve is an experience you can't miss!
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The instructors did a wonderful job telling us about the fish. We were there for a feeding which is always full of action. We especially liked the rehab area. They are a great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Buffalo, New York
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92 reviews 92 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

The instructors did a wonderful job telling us about the fish. We were there for a feeding which is always full of action. We especially liked the rehab area. They are a great resource in the area when sea animals are found sick or diseased. Many school children were there with us in this beautifully designed facility.

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Dinslaken, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The volunteers working in this center have been very anxious to tell us everything about the animals in the center. One very nice asian guy talked to us about two hours and introduced us to every fish and turtle in "his" tank. We´ve loved every minute of it. And the work they are doing is so important to save the... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Well worth your time. The people that work there are very friendly it is very clean and there is a lot to see the parking is good. You will have a lot of fun here. There are many other things to do in the local area while visiting. Make sure to bring your fully charge camera to get lots of... More 

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Boca Raton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Having moved to the Boca Raton area in 1976, we have consistently visited Gumbo Limbo often. A highlight each year is the release of the newly hatched turtles, which is quite a sight to experience. Jumbo Limbo conducts many sea related activities throughout the year. A nice walk to the Inter Coastal Waterway is also a wonderfukl experience.

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Boca RATON, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful experience for everybody. With the marine life touch tanks and boardwalk thru the hammocks with the abundant wildlife and plants it's a great way to enjoy the day.

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Barnegat, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

What a great visit. While visiting some family in the area, we decided to make a visit here and glad we did. They ask for a small donation to enter which is worth it for what they do here. The staff is very nice, helpful and knowledgeable. I enjoyed the turtle rehab area. My daughter enjoyed the feeding of the... More 

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Devon
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We were staying with friends and so I had a day with my daughter and I decided to go to Gumbo Limbo - Not sure what exactly to expect it was amazing.. everyone that works their is volunteers and if I lived in the area then I would be doing it also! We learnt so much from the experience and... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

The staff helpful. The fish abundant!!!! We watched a turtle get operated on. There are sea horses ,sharks turtles and so many other fish I cant name them all. My grandkids want to go back everytime we are in the area. I even donated a brick with our names. A must visit. You just have to give a donation to... More 

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

A must visit every time we're in Boca. The knowledgeable staff tell the stories of the recovering sea turtles. Tanks have stingrays, sharks and lots of interesting fish.

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Johnston, Rhode Island
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My husband and I decided to take our 8 year old Grandson here for an afternoon visit and we're so happy we did. It's inexpensive. They ask for a small donation upon arrival and you have access to a nature trail, wooden tower that offers beautiful views from the top, butterfly gardens, a rehab area of injured or sick turtles,... More 

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