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Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center

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Address: 890 NE Ocean Boulevard, Stuart, FL 34996
Phone Number: 772-225-0505
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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This is a wonderful place to visit!

This was an amazing place to visit! I took my kids (ages 5 & 7) about 4 times during the week we stayed in Stuart. We kept going back because there was so much to do and see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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American in Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This was an amazing place to visit! I took my kids (ages 5 & 7) about 4 times during the week we stayed in Stuart. We kept going back because there was so much to do and see. The trails, the tanks, the great lagoon, the stingray feeding, it was all so wonderful. And the staff is just excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Nice place took 11 nieces. They all enjoyed it. Nice walking park you can learn a lot about ocean fish. Educational. You can pet stingray.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Went today with my husband and I and really enjoyed this facility! They have a few little tanks inside with puffer fish, seahorses (my favorite), a very cool octopus and a couple other types. Outside however is where this place shines. Outside they have touch tanks with small rays, and several learning stations for kids. The main attraction is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Unique wildlife center with very informative presentations on sea life. Stingrays, rays, turtles, sharks, sea turtles viewable at a short distance... There's also a nice trail that takes you out to the lagoon. There is a tour guide and informative speaker at all of these activities. Zack was great for turtle information, and Ned was great for the nature trail.

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The people were first class but the facilities very average and tired. I hope they find some major benefactors to update them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This nature center is wonderful. There is a lot of information regarding the Florida coastal ecosystem. There is a small aquarium indoors, a large lagoon with sharks and game fish outdoors and a turtle rehab area. There is also a walking trail that gives informative information. We had a great time here!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

The only thing to do here is pet some stingrays and listen to the staff bark rules at you.You can see some big fish and sea turtles.All for the unreasonable price of $12 for adults and $8 for kids.The price should be half that.The best part was the gift shop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We go here every year, very informative information at every station, fun for families, lots to do, relaxing and very clean environment. Highly recommend

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We decided to check this place out. So glad we did. There is a large lagoon to watch fish swim, including nurse sharks. The sea turtles that are there are rescues and are unable to be released into the wild. You learn lots about the sea creatures. There is a nice butterfly garden, nature trail and touch tank. Great way... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I was looking for something to do for the day. This place was really cool. They have a hands on tank and a sting ray pool. They have nurse sharks and three huge turtles. They had a nature trail but it was closed due to a storm brewing. It was a nice day

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Additional Information about Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center

Address: Address: 890 NE Ocean Boulevard, Stuart, FL 34996
Phone Number: 772-225-0505
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Stuart
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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