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The Loxahatchee River Center

Address: Jupiter, FL
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Ranked #11 of 38 things to do in Jupiter
Type: Visitor centers, Traveler Resources
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Type: Visitor centers, Traveler Resources
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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56 reviews 56 reviews
22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

So interesting. The work these professionals do is amazing. Highly recommend this attraction for all ages.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

It's really quite beauitful with the knotted Cyprus coming thru the river banks. We really didn't see much wildlife but our guest really liked. Warnings of gators, but not a sighting or sign to report. The outfitters have the general appearance & hygiene of "Swamp People" on the History Channel.. Not real eager to be for telling with tips or... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The Loxahatchee River Center is an amazing place to bring your whole family to see all different types of fish starting from freshwater to saltwater they have a amazing touch tank in the back. I definitely recommend it.

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The river center located in Burt Reynolds park in Juiter Florida is a delightful surprise and a must see if you are in the area. I knew it was there but never ventured over to check it out but did the other day and it was the best. Beautiful tanks with a variety of fish, turtles and other sea creatures... More 

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Hobart, Indiana
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154 reviews 154 reviews
39 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This is a nice place/way to learn about he wildlife indicative to the area. It's off of US-1 in Burt Reynolds Park (replaced the History Center). when you walk toward door, view the timeline of the area. Inside it's small but very well maintained. There's several salt water tanks and 1 fresh water w/many diff types of fish and plant... More 

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Wellington, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We recently attended a Friday night event at this Center. The staff provided activities and crafts for the children, s'mores you could make from the bonfire, and featured an incredible guest speaker. All ages young and old attended and it was a fabulous, interesting, and fun evening with a truly friendly and relaxing atmosphere. The Center is open to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

This place is great!! Beautiful inside and the feesing tour is wonderful!! Staff is amazing and so helpful and informative!!

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North Ridgeville, Ohio
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This was our second time here and it was still very enjoyable. So many different ocean creatures to look at AND they have a great touch tank that you can touch & hold a few little creatures:) The staff are very informative and friendly. We will for sure go for another visit!

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Planned a trip to West Palm for a dive trip. Wind finder crushed my plans for the day so we took a trip up the loxahatchee river. We saw a large variety of wildlife including several alligators, turtles, manatees, and lots of birds. At the end of the river, there is a spot were the famous "Trapper Nelson" (Florida's crocodile... More 

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North Palm Beach, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

A GREAT place to bring your little ones! As you enter a beautiful fish tank displays a mangrove and its ecosystem. Follow around and enjoy a touch tank full of interesting sea creatures! A couple more fish tanks, water conservation displays and a cute little gift shop. Perfect for younger students or even preschoolers. Check on line before you go... More 

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