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Shell Factory & Nature Park

Address: 2787 North Tamiami Trail, North Fort Myers, FL 33903
Phone Number: +1 239-995-2141
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Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Nature & Parks
Owner description: #1 Family Destination! Spend the day with us! Offering everything from Shells, Coral, Sea Life...
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Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Nature & Parks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Owner description: #1 Family Destination! Spend the day with us! Offering everything from Shells, Coral, Sea Life, Christmas Collectibles, Fine Jewelry & Shell Jewelry,Shell Art & the perfect Gifts,The Beach Shack-Beach clothing and toys,Betty Boop Cafe',The Game Room with live crab races daily!,3 Museums with FREE ADMISSION!,NEW IN 2014 THE SOARING EAGLE ZIP LINE! $8.50 PP INCLUDES TAX! The Nature Park with Petty Farm plus much more!,The Fun Park with Paddle Boats,Mini Golf plus much more!,Doggy Heaven Park, Home of The SW Florida Weiner Dogs & Suncoast Dock Dogs-bring your pet!,Capt'n Fishbones Restaurant 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!"

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London
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We traveled here while on vacation this February with our 5 kids (14-3). First of all - it was a far drive from Fort Myers - took us 40 minutes in the early afternoon of a weekday to get there - not fun. We didn't do the nature park part of this because we didn't have enough time before it... More 

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North Canton, OH
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

we stopped here as I had missed it on previous trips to Fort Myers area. They have shells of all shpes and sizes, but very expensive, Lots of things to buy and some interesting museum nooks. There is a Nature Park which we didn't have time to see. Go early. There is also a restaurant there.

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North Fort Myers, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Shells by the thousands (clean), Really nice Christmas Shop (large), Pet supply area, Subway and ice cream parlor, huge gift shop, Fishbones Restaurant

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So. Haven MI
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

If in North Fort Myers it is a must stop place. Yes it is for tourists...it has flea markets going Tues & Thursdays. Shell factory well just too many exhibits to even try to describe,They have stuffed wild animals on display--lots of them.A huge Christmas display and sales area any ornament you are looking for is probably here somewhere. Wonderful... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Was OK ... not sure that half of their shells were even real. Kind of dirty. Their mini golf course can literally only be enjoyed by those 7 yrs and younger. It's a very small course. We did not play it. Do not go out of your way to come here.

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Cape coral
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Shell Factory has been around forever.......,,and you can tell. Seriously overpriced and not worth the price. The zoo are is small and filthy. The gift shop is large but overpriced. The only thing that is any fun at all is the kiddie ride area. There are several over priced attractions like bumper boats and a new ride thing that... More 

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Ft.Myers
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51 reviews 51 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Might be fun for the kids, not so much for adults. Food ok but not that great. Would not make a special effort to go here.

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North Fort Myers, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I enjoy just sitting out by the pond, the light show is great. Walking thru you see all types of animals and you can get a sweet treat before you leave.

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Fort Myers
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We went for Gumbo Fest and had never been to the Shell Factory at all before this visit. Found it quite entertaining and fun to look around the GIANT shopping center. Would go again for the right experience.

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Always a fun place to bring company. It also is interesting for kids. Lots to see, food choices aren't very exciting.

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