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Shell Factory & Nature Park

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2787 N Tamiami Trl, North Fort Myers, FL 33903-2213
+1 239-995-2141
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Shell Factory is really large

We did not visit the Nature Park or Fun Park, we went for the Gift & Museum only. That said, we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
vkingta
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Utica, Michigan
Horrendous

We are locals in the Cape and have been frequent customers of the Shell for a few years until... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
FrquentTraveller2014
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Miami, Florida
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SW Florida's #1 Family Destination! Spend the day with us! Offering shopping for everyone featuring everything from Shells, Coral, Sea Life, Christmas Collectibles, Fine Jewelry & Shell Jewelry,Shell Art & the perfect Gift for that someone special,The Beach Shack-Beach clothing and toys,Betty Boop Cafe',The Game Room with live crab races daily! 3 Museums with FREE ADMISSION! Take a ride on the THE SOARING EAGLE ZIP LINE! $8.50 PP INCLUDES TAX! Stroll The Nature Park with Petty Farm, touch center and see live gators plus much more! Have a blast at The Fun Park with Paddle Boats,Mini Golf, trampolines plus much more! Doggy Heaven Park, Home of The SW Florida Weiner Dogs & Suncoast Dock Dogs-bring your pet! Have lunch or dinner at Capt'n Fishbones Restaurant (open until 8pm) 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!"
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“zip line” (115 reviews)
“bumper boats” (76 reviews)
“gift shop” (100 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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2787 N Tamiami Trl, North Fort Myers, FL 33903-2213
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+1 239-995-2141
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not visit the Nature Park or Fun Park, we went for the Gift & Museum only. That said, we spent almost 2 hours wandering through the Gift & Museum. Must say, we generally don't do "tourist" type things but this proved different. Layout...More

Thank vkingta
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are locals in the Cape and have been frequent customers of the Shell for a few years until today. We requested to speak to Pam the owner who was off, then I requested a manager who was Jessica today who never responded to my...More

Thank FrquentTraveller2014
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to the Shell Factory as a part of a group experiencing entertainment, as a grandparent ushering my little ones to see the many displays and games, and as a daughter showing my Mom the many fun inside venues as well as a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can find just about any souvenir you need at Shell factory in North Fort Myers, Florida. Jewelry, shells, clothing, and even homemade fudge. If you eat at the restaurant across the parking lot be careful because you could have a long wait, poor service,...More

Thank Cordelia W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time visit as a North Fort Myers resident. I thought it would be boring with 3 animals. Was I wrong! Very interactive. Too many animals to mention. You get to feed alligators, birds, fish, goats, cows and pigs. The bird aviary is the most...More

Thank Kim R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place reminded me of South of the Border. A tourist trap with lots of stuff but nothing that exciting. Overall it is pretty old and areas are run down with many of the animals being hard to see through the make shift cages. We...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots to do. Taxidermied endangered species. Mini golf and zipline. Extensive shopping. Interesting. Kind of tacky but not terrible.

Thank smartymartyMinnesota
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

Interesting animal park, store has many interesting shell and animal displays that are educational and entertaining, great restaurant on site. Also miniature golf. Worth a visit.

Thank marygrace2017
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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

My family was excited to see the Shell Factory...but ultimately we should have just kept on driving past. This tourist trap has a interesting mix of junk kitsch, big game hunted (now stuffed) animals, foreign sea shells, live animals kept in deplorable conditions and employees...More

Thank ERNURSE012
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

We recently stopped here on our drive from Punta Gorda to Hollywood, with our 1 and 2 year old sons. We purchased the Groupon for $17 (for 2 adults), which included admission to the Nature Park and mini golf. We didn't use the mini golf...More

Thank SizzlingSkies
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Debbie K
April 3, 2018|
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Response from sl423 | Property representative |
Hello, We have a Flea Market on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays. Saturday's flea market features The Farmers Market. The open time is 7am and close time is usually between 1-2 pm
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dottieb554
March 27, 2018|
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Response from duvallcrawler | Reviewed this property |
As stated above, all the stores are free. Quickly looking at the Shell factory's website the prices for the Nature park are Adult $13 Children (4 to 12) $8 Seniors (55+) $10 Children 3 & under Free Family Annual Pass... More
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ajtarghetta
January 25, 2018|
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Response from lcenlow | Reviewed this property |
Had a lady in a wheelchair with me. Tight, but doable.
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