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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, Outdoors
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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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Volusia County Fla.
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

These guys stock all kinds of trinkets and goodies from all over the country. Unique nautical related items. minerals and SHELLS are predominate. Takes about 1/2 hour to shop the store. You can get real good ice cream and subs in the store too. We didn't see the nature park as it seemed kid oriented.

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Key West, Florida
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Boring same old stuff nothing much has changed and everything over priced and stale.Could do with a good old overhaul of the place and a good clean

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Dunedin, Florida
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290 reviews 290 reviews
147 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Shells, of course globally sourced. But also Christmas items year round and kids stuff and decorative items and dinasaurs and other fauna for kids to observe and feen. Nice seafood restaurant on site. Old florida designed for drive-by tourists. Easy to get to off 41 and business 41.

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Windsor, ON
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The kids loved walking through here and seeing the various animals. The staff throughout were very friendly and informative.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Absolutely loaded with tourist trap stuff, but my visitors always want to go back. The kids will love it and there is a huge Christmas area - things you could not imagine.

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Windsor, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Went twice to unlimited fish fry. I think they said it was bassa, anyway it was superb. Despite this being huge, full to the rim restaurant, every piece of fish was done perfectly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The shell factory in north fort Myers fl is a wonderful collection of shops. There are animals and games. There are great souvenirs and food. Fun atmosphere with new and exciting events you can find on their website. You can literally spend all day there and not see everything there is to see. I urge all who have not been... More

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Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Relic like cages for the animals, the grounds and "mall" haven't been upgraded and are stuck in another era. Like old football players who stay one season too long, this place lost its charm a long time ago and should have been closed or upgraded to modern standards.

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North Fort Myers, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I LOVED the nature park with all kinds of tropical kinds of animals including alligators, snacks, etc Bird sanctuary was VERY cool and both my granddaughters loved it (one about 8 and the other about 17). It was an experience with the birds who flew and landing on them, etc. I also liked the shopping itself, the museum, and other... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Visited last May. Heard so much about the SF that when we were driving by on our way to somewhere else my wife & I decided to stop in. This is chatski heaven! Nic knacks go on forever. If u need a Florida shell, bird, flag, salt & pepper shakers, in PINK this is your place. We bought nothing but... More

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